If your house is on the wee side or you live in a pint-sized apartment, you know how precious the kitchen counters can be. One unwieldy knife block can literally be the difference between having a space to prepare your meal or having to chop onions at the dining table. So this sneaky idea struck us as great way to make the most of every square inch.
Without the room for a toaster, you'd have to constantly be schlepping yours up from the cupboards every time you crave a bagel. Ugh. This built-in instead keeps it stored behind the microwave, and a sliding tray makes taking it out a breeze.