After watching one episode of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, I understand why the country is obsessed with her. First of all, she’s adorable. She bubbles with joy and there is not an ounce of judgy-ness in her approach. I am smitten.
I realized that I follow a lot of the principles she teaches, especially in the kitchen. Being organized in the room I spend the most time in is essential. Equally as important, is holding my kitchen utensils in high regard. Each piece that I use sparks joy. Really! I recently purchased a new food processor because my old one had stopped working. The new one is bright red and I have named her “Ruby.” I love taking her off the shelf and using her for big projects. When I am finished, I gently wash her and put her away.
What is your favorite kitchen tool?
All of my utensils and small appliances help me cook in a way that feels effortless. There’s not one spoon or spatula that I don’t enjoy using. That feeling of enjoyment...