Spice Racks

Spice Racks

Keep your cumin and your curry straight

By Michele Foley

If we’re to believe the mantra of the sci-fi classic Dune, he who controls the spice controls the universe. Do we exaggerate? Perhaps just a little. But after all, having control of your spices leads to better cooking, easier cleanup, and a happier you.

LE CREUSET SPICE JARS, $14.95 each

Just like Le Creuset’s French ovens, the company’s spice jars are made to last through generations of use, but they carry a much smaller price tag.

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MAGNETIC BAMBOO STORAGE SHELF, $19.95

This shelf attaches right to the fridge door, freeing up precious counter and shelf space. It’s sturdy too: able to hold up to 15 pounds.

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ITALIAN CERAMIC SPICE BOXES, $19.95 each

Give your kitchen some rustic charm with these little boxes. The lids keep moisture out, and the size is great for holding homemade spice mixes.

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BROOKFIELD SPICE RACK, $21.99

Play scientist in the kitchen with these glass laboratory tubes, set into a stand made of red oak and finished with mineral oil.

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RETRO SPICE RACK, $24.99

The glossy enamel coating on these 12 spice jars was inspired by kitchenware from the 1950s, bringing a playful vintage feel to the countertop. Each jar has a see-through lid, making spice identification easy.

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STAINLESS STEEL MAGNETIC SPICE JAR SET OF 6 WITH RACK, $25.95

Keep your spices within reach on this handy metal board—or just pop the magnetic canisters onto any steel surface. Clear lids mean no confusing the basil for the turmeric.

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COUNTER SPICE RACK SET, $38.99

Well-made and durable, this is the perfect utilitarian spice rack. A weighted base keeps it firmly on the counter, and a reinforced back holds the 12 jars in place when you move the rack around.

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APERTURE SPICE RACK, $79

Spice rack or wall art? You decide. A slit along the front reveals a small portion of the spices, creating an abstract play of colors and textures. Made from 18-gauge stainless steel.

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1-LINE SPICE RACK, $199

The modern kitchen needs this seamless rack made from 1/4-inch brushed stainless steel. We love that it fits our favorite olive oil, too.

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Michele Foley is an associate editor at CHOW.