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Jul 7, 2011 07:57 PM

Keeping a Clean Kitchen

So, I live with two other people, and we all like to cook, but we struggle with keeping the kitchen clean. There's been a lot of finger-pointing, bickering, and general discontentment,

Before there is any blood spilled and left to dry until it forms a hardened crust, could anyone offer advice on how to keep a clean kitchen?


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  1. Do you clean up as you go? Alternatively, when one cooks the other two clean and all three of you have to agree to a minimum level.

      1. You cooked it, you clean up after it, if it was cooked for you, you clean for thank you, you used it, you put it away/clean it. You stepped on it, you sweep wash it. You used the last, you replace it, make sure it's o the list to buy more.

        If that is too hard, a set chore list. But let's face it, it's individual responsibility and all acting adult.

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        1. re: Quine

          Thanks Quine. It is not that difficult if everyone acts like RESPONSIBLE adults.

        2. Find new roommates, or get a place with two more kitchens.

          1. I see disposables in your future.