Just because food is traditionally stored in cupboards, doesn’t mean that it always makes the most sense. In fact, drawers act as incredible food storage solutions because they provide easy access to contents in both the front and back of the cabinet space.
A lazy Susan makes it easy to find condiments that otherwise get pushed to the back of the pantry. More simple storage solutions: http://www.bhg.com/decorating/storage/organization-basics/simple-storage-for-less/?socsrc=bhgpin060213lazysusan=3
Vertical Space for Floating Shelves: "This way I can keep all the things I use most often - coffee maker, knives, salt and pepper, paper towels, baskets for bread and produce, and spare grocery items - right on hand without sacrificing counter space"