If you’re anything like me, your fridge is almost always in a constant state of disarray. Try as I may, I can’t seem to find an organizational strategy that will stick. Leftovers kept to one shelf? Tried that. Condiments on the door? Tried that. Lucky for me (and probably you) the internet is an untapped well of ideas from other people who happen to be much better at organizing.
Here are some of the most ingenious storage solutions you should steal.
1. Keep raw meats in a separate bin.
Even if you’re not typically squeamish or germaphobic, it probably still grosses you out a bit when a package of uncooked meat leaks onto your fridge shelves. To prevent cross-contamination between raw meats and, well, everything else, try this tip we previously wrote about and keep those packages in a separate bin.
2. Put condiments on a lazy Susan.
For easy access to everyday essentials like mustard, mayo, ketchup, and more, keep your go-to condiments on a lazy Susan. Not only will the system encourage you to properly return the items once you’re done using them, but the easy (and fun!) spinning motion lets you get what you need, exactly when you need it. No more reaching to the back of the fridge and knocking down dozens of bottles along the way.
Read more at Kitchn.