When we made the transition into the RV I culled the cabinets for our lightest weight dishes, glasses, bowls, utensils, etc. Why you may ask, cause weight is important in an RV and glass and stoneware are too heavy! That's not to say we don't have any glassware cause we do but we have very little because in addition to being heavy if it falls out while we are in motion and breaks you have a major mess that is dangerous as well! So for the most part it's lightweight nonbreakable items for us in the cupboards!
Doesn't everyone reuse their Sonic cup??? I DO!
Our rig has a double sink and I think that makes doing dishes much easier, much like at home, a wash side and a rinse side. I do use dish tubs inside my sinks in the RV. Just makes it easier and saves water IMO. I usually only do dishes once a day after the evening meal. Again saves on water usage and just makes sense to me. I draw a small amount of hot soapy water as I begin preparing the evening meal and do up the dishes from the day then add more hot soapy water to finish the dinner dishes. Counter space is such a premium that finding a drying surface is challenging. There is a fold out shelf that helps but it is often inconvenient to have it out if you want to use the coach door. Sometimes I use a TV tray, the dinette table or the cook top. Just depends.
Not a great pic but I am doing those dishes!
In addition to the cabinet above the sink I also have three of my six drawers filled with what I consider the kitchen items. Silverware, gadgets and pans. I love my drawers, drawers are the most awesomest thing ever!
My silverware drawer
My awesome BIG drawers!
These are the drawers directly under the fridge/freezer really easy to get to. Top one has my gadgets and whole hand potholders, measuring cups, small cutting boards, spoons, etc. Also my saran and a few knives are in there. Lower one has my pots and pans and slicer along with foil and parchment paper.
It's a great little hidden storage gem! Course one must NOT forget to empty before using, but since I have to open it to "light" it that hasn't been an issue for me and I love the extra space to stash these pans!
That's pretty much the dish on my dishes...it was an adjustment to go from a 6 burner cook top, double wall ovens, side by side fridge WITH ice maker, dishwasher and huge pantry to this smaller set up but it's been doable! I have been asked what I miss the most in the kitchen and I thinks the ice maker. I loved our in the door water and ice availability. Bet your don't think your kitchen's so small after all do you?
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