Category Archives: history of the kitchen

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Unique Appliances Throughout American History

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While researching the evolution of the modern kitchen for our last blog post, we came across a few appliances that did not exactly prove to be the fittest in the struggle for a place in the modern kitchen. Whether these appliances and design concepts proved to be a  dead end trend, or were simply phased […]

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History of the Kitchen: The heart of the home?

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Ancient Hearth-The Beginning of the Kitchen The kitchen, though we’d have a hard time recognizing it now as such, began as the edge of the hearth, which was responsible for all of the light and heat in a home in antiquity. The hearth was necessary for heat, light, and cooking, so the “kitchen” in a […]

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