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#61 Unpopular Poet

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 10:15 AM

The star of my kitchen is the grossly oversized for the space, 48" Bluestar.  We had bought it with hopes of redoing the kitchen soon after we moved in, but 5 years have gone by and we are still pondering.  Maybe soon though.

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 the bump out that holds the massive butcher block, and also  the pot rack from my grandfather's restaurant

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I love this machine -- it has been going strong for 12 years with no inkling of giving up.

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#62 rotuts

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 10:22 AM

Ooooooooooo  Oooooooooooooooo

 

and Isomac Cool touch and matching grinder

 

Sweet !



#63 Porthos

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 10:32 AM

Franci, how does the sink in the corner work for you?


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#64 gfweb

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 01:26 PM

Unpopular, I'd be in no rush to redo that. Looks nice!



#65 rotuts

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 01:58 PM

Unpopular Poet

 

the thing that really matters w a kitchen

 

is how do you use it

 

thats just me.

 

all kitchens here are Sooooo spectacular.

 

by use Ill say this:

 

count your foot steps from here to then and over there.

 

If you can reduce them pleasantly, consider that

 

My kitchen is narrow.  as I like it

 

i turn and am at the other counter.

 

it suits me. two counters, not island.  no amps BTW

 

those extra steps we dont think too much about.

 

they change the character of a kitchen

 

if you go in there to Cook.

 

nothing wrong w and island

 

but but the island is for Friends, family that hope to enjoy you're work

 

while sipping on a Chilly One.

 

exactly as it should be


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#66 Unpopular Poet

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 02:21 PM

Oh, I should have made it clear -- I love the kitchen, but have certain things that are waiting for installation -- I have to put in a new hood, as the one I have is pretty much for show and doesn't do anything but sound like a jet taking off -- I also did something absurd and went out and bought a bluestar salamander (actually drove from Chicago to DC to get it) from a guy who never installed it.  The bump out needs fixing as well.  There is also the back of the house to deal with...some of it is under foundation, some of it not -- so the kitchen is sometimes 35 degrees in the winter...I love the house, but so much to be done.  We have to tear off a portion, so while we are at it, we are going to make the kitchen a little bigger -- something we can eat in, well sort of.  If and when it happens, maybe I will do a blog on here detailing my personal nightmare of a renovation!  


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#67 Porthos

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 02:28 PM

rotuts, if I could change one thing in our kitchen it would be to just make the counter that starts at the dishwasher go straight along the wall to our sliding glass door and add an island. Small appliances would go on the counter and the island would be the prep area. That being said, after 30 years we still like this kitchen very much.

 

I do get to "design a kitchen" every spring when I lay out the ren faire feast kitchen. I have no pictures from this year. A 10 x 20 canopy garage from Costco is the indoor space (tables for counters, pantry shelving, serving bowls and platters shelving, a kitchen range) and then the coolers, Camp Chef camp stove, and my 8-burner event grill are placed outside.


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#68 Franci

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 02:30 PM

Franci, how does the sink in the corner work for you?

 

Honestly, now that you ask I don't like it very much, I wouldn't pick if it is my own kitchen but not complaining to much.

 

Unpopular poet, I already think you kitchen is great but I'm looking forward to your remodeling.

 

You guys are serious coffee people. Put a shame on me.



#69 chefmd

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 03:25 PM

This is a picture of my kitchen just after renovation was completed.  Just before it got messed up.  Surgical cabinets found on craig's list used to hold cookbook.  Splurged on very modern looking Kohler faucet.

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#70 rotuts

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 03:38 PM

nice

 

very nice

 

good lighting too.



#71 cyalexa

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 07:00 PM

- I have to put in a new hood, as the one I have is pretty much for show and doesn't do anything but sound like a jet taking off --

I am also thinking of replacing an incompetent hood. Looking at ratings and searching this and other sites has been on my to-do list for a while. 



#72 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 08:32 PM

Small apartment kitchen, sorry!

 

Stove and refrigerator:

 

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Island:  (Note brand new Belle-V which just came tonight!)

 

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Pots and Pans:

 

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#73 Blether

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 08:44 PM

Rotuts,

 

re: gr onions...

 

Oooooooo   Weeeeeeeeeeeeee !

 

me and Booker T love and will shamelessly copy your green onions caper.


QUIET!  People are trying to pontificate.


#74 gfweb

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 09:30 PM

Congrats on the chamber vac, J N W!  You have a serious kitchen indeed.



#75 scubadoo97

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 09:01 PM

A few shots of our kitchen.
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