The kitchen is where everyone gathers when you have company over. Of course, that’s where the snacks are!
Kitchens are becoming more open these days rather than tucked in a corner to be functional and that’s it.
Check out this kitchen’s layout:
Here’s what I love about it:
- The stove faces the great room. Now that there are pop up vents, you no longer have to face a wall while cooking
- The built-in table allows people to sit with you while you cook, or gives an informal area to eat breakfast without needing a separate room
- Easy access to the rear porch for BBQ’ing
- The pantry creates a visual buffer from the kitchen to the formal dining room; go ahead and leave the cooking tornado until after everyone is gone without having to stare at while holding conversation!