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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Tips for the Holiday Prep Kitchen

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Tips for the Holiday Prep Kitchen

November 17, 2017

Holiday prep ahead—here are five design tips from the Remodelista editors’ kitchens to make the upcoming season feel serene:

Marble Countertop Care

A marble countertop in a kitchen where cooking happens won’t always look pristine, no matter how well you maintain it; that’s part of the beauty of natural stone. But there are still some things you can do to protect and preserve it. See this week&#8
Above: A marble countertop in a kitchen where cooking happens won’t always look pristine, no matter how well you maintain it; that’s part of the beauty of natural stone. But there are still some things you can do to protect and preserve it. See this week’s Remodeling 101 post. Photograph by Belathée Photography, courtesy of H2 Design + Build.
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Above: “There’s an ever-growing array of eco-friendly cleaning products on the market, all of which ditch chemicals and harsh scents in favor of natural, plant-derived ingredients and essential oils,” writes Annie. See our favorites in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.

Wooden Spoons Storage

Source vintage wooden spoons on Etsy (they have a history and well-loved look) and hang them on the wall; utensil storage as art installation. See more in our Kitchen of the Week post.
Above: Source vintage wooden spoons on Etsy (they have a history and well-loved look) and hang them on the wall; utensil storage as art installation. See more in our Kitchen of the Week post.

Flatware Pouches

Organize holiday table settings with flatware pouches. See our favorites in this week&#8
Above: Organize holiday table settings with flatware pouches. See our favorites in this week’s Object of Desire post.

Spice Storage

Chef David Tanis stores his spices in jars arrayed upside-down in the dresser’s top drawer. “That way I can see what I’ve got, and I don’t have to bother with labeling the jars,” he says. See more in Chef David Tanis’s Low-Tech, Economical, and Beautifully Soulful Kitchen in the East Village.
Above: Chef David Tanis stores his spices in jars arrayed upside-down in the dresser’s top drawer. “That way I can see what I’ve got, and I don’t have to bother with labeling the jars,” he says. See more in Chef David Tanis’s Low-Tech, Economical, and Beautifully Soulful Kitchen in the East Village.

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