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October 17, 2009

Other People's Pantries #90

From Poochie (The Daily Coop), in the Piedmont area of North Carolina:

We live in a 110-year-old farmhouse.

One of our favorite house modifications -- we had the old ironing board cabinet converted to hold spices. 

The carpenter drilled holes for shelf pegs and cut MDF (medium-density fiberboard) to size. Each shelf holds 2 bottles deep and about 6 across. Perfect to keep our spices visible and handy but protected.

Poochie's pantry 

On Saturdays, we peek into Other People's Pantries.

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Comments

very nice. I bet your neighbours love you.....damn, I need a tspn of vadouvan, oh wait, i'll just run acorss to poochies house and ask her for some!

enjoy the day

I love this, you have just about as many different kinds of spices as I do.

What a great idea to turn this ironing board cover into a spice cabinet, I can see how that would be perfect!

I love that it's not too deep. I always forget about the stuff in the back of my cabinet.

I note that nearby is the electric outlet that would have been used for the iron. I'm not nostalgic for ironing!

My father did this same thing for me when I lived in a house built in 1904. So handy, especially since the ironing board was long gone!

Wow, I have a pretty good spice rack, but this is fantastic. I'm having spice cupboard envy!

That's cute. I love deep shelves for storage, but despise them for actually retrieving things!

What a nicely organized pantry!

Great use of that space, it is perfect!

That looks handy and nice

Well worth the time and money put into it

and whoever has enough room for all their spices? ~grin~

Thanks

I love this spice pantry! What a great idea!

that is terrific!
do you do lots of baking - because I think I spy many different extracts towards the top?

I love seeing everyone's pantries. Gives me ideas for my own. I love the "Oohs" and "Ahs" they often provoke.

I had this in my 1930's home in California. Perfect for spices. I oved that the shelves were so shallow. Yours looks great!

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