5 Kitchen Gadgets That Have Made My Galley Kitchen Way More Functional
Over a year spent using my kitchen more regularly than I ever have before left me feeling overwhelmed by its inefficiencies. I realized that my apartment kitchen wasn’t suited for everyday, all-day use. It’s a small, galley-style space with few outlets and very limited countertop surface area. So in order to sustainably keep cooking as much as I have been, I’ve needed to reimagine how my kitchen functions. As a renter, though, I don’t have the time, money, or ability to renovate my space.
Instead, I’ve added appliances and gadgets that have expanded my kitchen’s capabilities, transforming it from a tiny, annoying galley where I used to juggle too many pots and pans into a harmonious, creative place I can easily navigate and keep clean. Best of all, I’ve found small, less expensive ways to upgrade my kitchen set-up. These little kitchen gems have made huge logistical, aesthetic, and emotional differences in my culinary life — which matters, because cooking most of my meals at home is a major way my partner and I stay within our budget each month. As such, finding little ways to upgrade our now-well-worn kitchen has felt like such a treat. Here are some of my favorites:
This post originally ran on Apartment Therapy. See it there: 5 Kitchen Gadgets That Made My Kitchen Feel Like It Got a Full Renovation