How Much Oven Does Your Range Really Need?

In some parts of the world, having a full-sized oven in your kitchen is almost unheard of. But in America – land of casseroles and bake sales – it’s not unreasonable to consider that the standard full-sized oven built into your range might not actually be¬†enough. Dual-oven¬†ranges are great for multi-course and make-ahead meals, letting […]

Kegerators: The Best Way To Get Beer On Tap Right At Home

The best tasting beer is beer that’s served on tap. That means that enjoying your favorite beer the way it’s meant to be consumed often means having to go out and find a place where it’s served on tap by someone who knows how to pour a drink. But home taps – real, bar quality […]

Building A Custom Kitchen Island To Enhance Your Kitchen

In recent years, kitchen islands have become something of a trendy statement piece, emblematic of the trend towards larger, more open kitchens. But a good island isn’t just a fancy centerpiece, it’s an opportunity to make up for any of your kitchen’s shortcomings. Kitchen islands can act as pure surface space, sure, but they can […]

Stylish Outdoor Beverage Coolers And Servers For Your Next BBQ

There are two important features that go into serving drinks outdoors: presentation and chill factor, and it can be a little difficult to find a way to get both at the same time. Conventional beverage coolers will keep your drinks cold, sure, but they aren’t exactly stylish, and plunging your hand into cold water and […]

Seven Simple Ways To Update Your Kitchen On A Budget

Right now, having an up-to-date kitchen is one of the most desirable features in a home. But getting an open floor plan and all the modern conveniences doesn’t come cheap – to say nothing of some of the high end, luxury items you’ve probably seen on TV. But just because you’re on a strict budget […]

Elements Of A Professional Style Kitchen

I realized I’ve talked quite a bit lately about the growing popularity of professional style kitchens, but I haven’t talked all that much about what that actually means. And unlike many other popular kitchen trends, like white cabinets or granite counter tops, a “professional style kitchen” isn’t entirely self-evident. So today I want to take […]

Wall Mounted Ovens – A Trendy Alternative To The Classic Kitchen Range

Kitchen ranges have long been the go-to cooking appliance in most kitchens. But with the growing popularity of large, luxury, professional style kitchens, that’s starting to change. Now, purchasing separate ovens and cooktops is not only a viable option, but also an increasingly common one. Large, double wall mounted ovens offer a higher cooking capacity […]

Six Ways To Make Your Laundry Room More Livable

Like death and taxes, laundry is one of those little inevitabilities of life – it piles up faster than you’d expect, takes longer to do than you think, and it often seems like there’s another load that needs to be run before you’ve finished putting away the last one. In short, keeping a family clean […]

Get The Best Of Both Worlds: Dual Fuel Ranges (And A Few Other Options)

When it comes to kitchen ranges, the question I hear far and away the most often is: is it possible to get a range with a gas cook top and an electric oven. The answer is a resounding yes – you absolutely can, and more are available every day. But whether or not they’re out […]

Creative Ways To Add Color To Your Kitchen And Dining Area

As kitchens move to the forefront of home design, homeowners are starting to have a little fun with the space – specifically spicing up the color palette. While French country and farmhouse style white kitchens are still quite popular, it’s becoming more common for these simple designs to be enhanced with bright, colorful decor. Some […]