A Smart Tip for Weeding Out Your Kitchen Tools

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Moving? Downsizing? Need to kick a few gadgets to the curb? It can be overwhelming and a little emotionally difficult to weed your stuff — hence this question from a reader.

In the comments was a gem of a strategy — this works every time. Have you tried this?

Smart? Very smart. And you don’t have to move to do this — I have a pantry that sorely needs The Box Treatment. Oh, and a cookbook shelf. What about you?