kitchen storage

Epergne Baskets – Practical And Pretty Displays For Small Objects

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Originally from France and made from silver to hold sweets or flowers on tables in more formal dining rooms, epergnes (pronounced, a-pern) were called “surtouts.” Today, they are made from various other metals as well as porcelain. The most common, three-tiered epergne baskets, are used for practical and pretty displays, filled with fruits and vegetables […]

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Storing Pots And Lids: Time To Pot-Tay!

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My dear pal, David Staskowski, shared this smart ‘use what you have’ pot rack idea. You remember David, don’t you? He was the clever ‘Ask David’ columnist from the late, great magazine, Metropolitan Home. Plus, here’s a suggestion for storing your pot lids from my book, Downsizing Your Home With Style: Hang your lids over […]

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