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Kitchen Storage: 3 Smart Ideas

The featured photo above highlights the kitchen storage display at our showroom. We recently remodeled to install dozens of storage options for you to see and try. Every open door and drawer above contains a storage discovery. Come by and give them all a try. Consider our line-up of kitchen storage solutions below as a starting point. Spice Things Up Small items like individual spice jars are often the hardest… Read More »Kitchen Storage: 3 Smart Ideas

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Kitchen Cabinets – Pull Out Storage Solutions

These days, innovations in kitchen cabinetry are more to do with how the space inside the cabinets is used than the cabinets themselves. For example, if you do not have the space for a walk-in pantry, we now have ways for you to simulate a pantry by putting its contents in pull out racks. In fact, in a way you get a better result. They certainly make better and more… Read More »Kitchen Cabinets – Pull Out Storage Solutions

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Kitchen Cabinets – New Solutions for Blind Corners

Almost every kitchen will have at least one blind corner cabinet. This is just the nature of the space. But they are a cook’s nightmare. They are where the sun don’t shine. They are where long unused kitchen utensils languish. They are deep, dark and hard to get at. Old time solutions to blind corners included: Simply blocking the corner off and not having any cabinetry there, a huge waste… Read More »Kitchen Cabinets – New Solutions for Blind Corners

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A Microbrewery in Your Kitchen? Perfect for an Appliance Garage

We recently posted on appliance garages: https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/appliance-garages-clearing-kitchen-counter-clutter/. And we have just come across a perfect candidate for this application. If you like gadgets and beer, the Pico from PicoBrew could be just right for you. It is new on the scene and we have only just come across it. So we can’t speak from experience but you will see it has excellent ratings on Amazon. The Pico offers a Keurig coffee… Read More »A Microbrewery in Your Kitchen? Perfect for an Appliance Garage

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Kitchen Cabinets – Aging-in-Place

We have covered Aging-in-Place generally elsewhere on this site. Please see https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/aging-in-place/ This blog addresses how the principles of Universal Design, which make kitchens “age-friendly,” specifically apply to the design and accessorizing of cabinetry. We start with the sink, which is where a great deal of kitchen work happens. Here cabinetry is designed to leave a space below the sink to allow a wheel chair to approach closely. If desired, doors… Read More »Kitchen Cabinets – Aging-in-Place

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Elkay’s Quartz Luxe Collection of Sinks

When choosing your kitchen cabinetry and counter top material, be mindful of the type of sink you will install. Elkay’s Luxe sink is a lighter weight alternative to the standard enameled cast iron. It comes in a variety of configurations and is made from a stain and scratch resistant blend of stone and acrylic resin all reinforced with fiberglass. The micro-fine quartz material used is smooth and non-porous. It will… Read More »Elkay’s Quartz Luxe Collection of Sinks

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Kitchen Charging Stations

Beyond food prep, cooking, and cleaning up, the kitchen is the center of many other family activities. These include children’s homework, recipe research, and bill paying. Since all of this now tends to be done online, the kitchen needs to accommodate laptops and other electronic devices together with a means to keep them charged. So a new or remodeled kitchen needs some space designed and dedicated for the purpose. A… Read More »Kitchen Charging Stations

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Trends in Kitchen Sinks

The kitchen sink is the hardest worked feature in any kitchen. It needs to be functional and durable, while being at the same time a stylish addition to your kitchen design. Today’s sinks come in a wide variety shapes, sizes and materials and can include accessories such as cutting boards, utensil trays, drying racks and colanders. In the slideshow above you will see: 1. Twin sinks The primary sink is… Read More »Trends in Kitchen Sinks

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French Door Ovens

French door wall ovens are trending. They are stylish and also practical. They are great if you have limited space because you don’t have to allow room for a conventional fold down door.  Plus it is much easier on the cook not having to lift a heavy roasted turkey over a fold down door. American Range started the trend. And now French door ovens are also offered by Viking and… Read More »French Door Ovens