The gastronomy master appreciates an organised kitchen so everything is easily accessible and cleanup is a cinch. Spices are the most common ingredients in dishes the world over, so spice containers are definite no-brainers for the avid cook. Since they take so many shapes and designs, they also make ideal gifts for the master chef in your family or circle of mates so shop around because there are many nifty designs to choose from.Stainless Steel Spice Containers
If you like industrial style or a modern, clean setup in your food workshop then stainless steel spice containers are your best bet. Common and efficient designs include cans with magnetic bases. They have plain stainless steel lids on which you can stick labels. Another design uses a stainless steel carousel set up when the glass jars sit in angled slots so the labels of the caps face up toward you.Glass Spice Containers
Glass is clean and transparent, ideal for kitchens of enthusiastic cooks. Get a hexagonal spice container set that sticks onto your fridge via magnetic caps. You don’t even need to label them because the bottom of the glass spice containers are so clear that you can identify the spices on the fly. Fancy yourself an alchemist? Get the 9-piece spice vial set complete with retro wooden vial stand for a fun and functional ornament in the kitchen. The glass spice organiser is good for the no-fuss cook. The set consists of a stainless steel rack on which the spice jars can be hung in a cylindrical setup.Ceramic Spice Containers
Classic ceramic is also good for that country style kitchen. Get brown vintage ceramic spice canisters with pre-carved labels that add a whimsical style that makes you feel at home. White ceramic is for the dainty kitchen filled with teacups and baked goodies. There are also white vintage spice jars with painted retro-style labelling.