Pantry with custom shelves in Arts and Crafts kitchen
Photo: Alise O'Brien
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While we're sure that you're familiar with this particular kitchen feature, we're not as sure that yours is not a veritable health hazard. While "pantry" is just a fancy word for "more storage," if you find that you're sharing your two-year old, half-eaten box of Cap'n Crunch with a family of ants, it may be time for an overhaul. Remember: pantries are traditionally used to store dry goods, canned items and spices and definitely not for perishable products, like, say, milk.

A pantry can be anything from a tall cabinet to a whole other room. If you think you need some help in the organization department, look at the 14 Smart Storage Accessories to learn how to stash in a more orderly fashion.
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