“Would you like to eat indoors or out?”
is a question we hear in restaurants everywhere, and
lately, at home as well. With options available today, outdoor kitchens not
only can function just as well as indoor ones, they can look like them too.
And, with the right planning and weather protection, you can enjoy an
outdoor kitchen year round in many areas of the country. We’ve seen
appliances migrate from indoors to out from grills of course, but also warming
drawers, refrigerators, sinks, ice makers, wet bars and even ventilation from
manufacturers such as Viking
and many others.
My money is on outdoor dishwashers next.
Since if you can do
everything else outside, why take your dirty dishes in? Until then, rolling carts like this one from Pottery Barn
and large trays work well to tote food outside and dirty dishes in. Just
make sure you think about food safety and don’t put clean food on a dirty tray.
Cabinetry has also been upgraded from simple stainless steel boxes to
wood and even steel painted in wood tones and color. Danver
special cabinets to withstand all conditions, even salty coastal regions. This
green colored outdoor kitchen is actually steel but looks like painted wood.
I hope you get to enjoy the outdoors this year, even if it’s
a simple grill setup with an ice cooler and a couple of chairs. No matter how
nice the furnishings and appliances, food seems to taste better in the fresh
Share your photos of your outdoor setup, we would love to
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