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Organizing Your Pantry in 6 Easy Steps

When your pantry is tidy, every trip to grab a bag of chips or stash the week’s groceries will be a treat.

Food pantries can take just about any form. These versatile storage areas for canned goods, paper products and less frequently used small appliances may be housed in a walk-in room, a simple drawer, a wall cabinet or a closet. Hutches, armoires and even open shelving also work well.

Regardless of the setup, the key to a successful pantry is keeping it organized. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started.

Clean it

Similar to a refrigerator, the first step to seeing what you have to work with is emptying it out and giving it a good overall cleaning. Start with the ceiling — look out for spider webs! — and work your way down to the floor.

Next, give shelves a thorough wipe-d...

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