9 Ways to Make After-Cooking Cleanup Easier

There are some people who don’t throw dinner parties, because they believe that it’s too much work. Setting the table, preparing the food, and cleaning afterward are all too much for them. I am not one of these people. I love throwing dinner parties, and while I agree that it is a lot of work, the reward of your friends and family joining you for a delicious meal is worth it. However, I can’t say that I love cleaning, and I do my best, whether it’s dinner for six in my studio apartment’s tiny kitchen or Christmas Eve for 12 in my grandfather’s elegant dining room, to maintain cleanliness at all times. In order to spend the least amount of time cleaning, you have to be smart when you’re cooking. Here are nine ways to make cleanup after cooking easier.

How do you maintain a clean kitchen?