Storage Tips: Spices

I spend a lot of time thinking about clever ways to save time by cutting out steps (literally) in the kitchen: storing the garlic press with the garlic, tea pots next to the tea, etc.

My friend Paula stores her spices in a drawer where she can see the labels at one glance. It’s a subtle change from the standard spice rack or “shelf of bottles” approach, but having tried it myself now, I really like it. I find it makes finding what I’m looking for much easier – and faster – especially since I have a pretty large collection of spices.

How do you organize your spices?

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