That recessed space at the bottom of a kitchen cabinet is dead space, only there for ergonomic reasons. With a cheap drawer kit from Ikea and a little carpentry work, you can turn that space into something much cooler: a hidden drawer.
Nicole Wills writes on Tradewind Tiaras how she did this during her kitchen renovation. The DIY basically involves purchasing a Rationell drawer kit and measuring and cutting pieces of wood for the sides of the drawer so it fits the cabinet properly.
Hit up the link for photos of this top secret drawer if you want to create your own.
Kitchen Renovation: How to Make a Secret Toekick Drawer [Tradewind Tiaras via Ikea Hackers]