As far as beverages go, it's always smart to stock up on soda and mixers. Make sure to have coffee (regular and decaf), cocoa, cider and a basket of teas handy. Keep your bar stocked with vodka, rum and a few choices of wine.
The large island in this kitchen is an all-in-one baking station with a single oven, prep sink and lowered counter. The final element of the baking station is this pop-up mixer stand that saves counter space and makes storing the appliance between uses a breeze.
Rather than leaving your standing mixer on your countertop, install a hidden shelf under the counter and store your mixer there. Leaving it in one easily accessible place makes baking easier and frees up counter space.
A stand mixer on the counter next to the kitchen’s stylish wine refrigerator with stainless steel and glass bowls has a high performance motor with a title-back mixer head that makes it easy to access the bowl and beaters. A collection of cookbooks on the counter next to the mixer with subjects ranging from easy weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook to casual spreads for every occasion offer lots of inspiration.
Keeping mixers and blenders in cabinets when they’re not being used is a good space-saving idea, but pulling them out can be tough on your back. This device does the heavy lifting for you (and makes it likelier that you’ll use that weighs-a-ton stand mixer).