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Designing Your Dream Kitchen: What Would You Do?

 

Whether you live in a small apartment or a two-story house, for those that love to cook the kitchen matters. Stepping into a kitchen that is exactly as you have always wanted it is something that many women, and even men, dream of doing from the time they are old enough to know how to cook. If you had the chance to design your dream kitchen, what would you put in it? Modern technology and decades of trial and error have led to some pretty amazing stuff you can put in the kitchen. If you are considering designing your dream kitchen, read on below for a few of the tools, appliances, and areas you might want to include in the design.

A Gourmet Coffee Corner

If you are like most of us, you love your coffee. Whether it’s iced, specialty, or just that strong cup of joe on the way out the door to work in the mornings, coffee is a must-have in most homes. When designing your dream kitchen, don’t forget to build a special corner of the kitchen for your coffee fascination. An espresso machine, gourmet coffee maker, your favorite coffee mugs, and all of the makings for your specialty coffees should be housed in this area. Don’t forget the Monin coffee syrups so that you will have just the right flavors to start off your day or finish off the evening curled up on the couch with someone you love.

Walk-In Pantry

A walk-in pantry is a must in any kitchen, whether it’s a kitchen with modern lines or a country kitchen with yellow curtains at the windows. If you have ever cooked in a kitchen that has no cabinet space and not a pantry in sight, then you know how important a walk-in pantry can be. Get all of those can goods and drink boxes out of your kitchen and into the pantry where you can close the door on them, but they are still there when needed.

State-of-the-Art Appliances

The one thing that every dream kitchen should have is state-of-the-art appliances. You want these in your kitchen for a variety of reasons. One, they are gorgeous and highly functional, giving your kitchen a clean, cozy look. Two, state-of-the-art appliances, such as fridges, stoves, and dishwashers are made to meet energy-efficient standards in today’s world. This not only will help to lower your electric bills, it is also environmentally friendly and will help you do your part to reduce your carbon footprint on the earth. What’s not to love about that?

A Farmhouse Sink

A farmhouse sink has just as much business being in a modern kitchen as it does a farmhouse. These sinks are deep, which makes them practical and can be used by shorter people as well. This means that the kids can help with the cooking and the dishes that need to be done afterward!
These are just a few of the things that you might want to add to your dream kitchen if you get to design your own. From a coffee bar to unwind from a long day to state-of-the-art appliances that make your life easier, your dream kitchen is just around the corner waiting on you to put the pots on the stove and start cooking!

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