Kitchens for Cooks: Planning Your Perfect Kitchen

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Penguin Studio, 1996 - Cooking - 151 pages
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Those who cook for a living have long known that organizing the kitchen into distinct preparation zones (WET, DRY, HOT, COLD) improves efficiency and saves energy. Forget the outmoded work triangle-the real issue is how your kitchen performs, not how it looks. Specially commissioned drawings by an architect, plus 75 full-color photographs of working cooks' own kitchens, illustrate a full range of options in kitchen design, equipment, and durable materials. Don't build of renovate before reading this book!

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User Review  - Amelia_Smith - LibraryThing

I picked up about a dozen kitchen design books at the library and this is the only one I read cover-to-cover. Although some aspects of it are a bit dated (it was published in 1994), I like the way it ... Read full review


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Deborah Krasner's articles on food, design, and kitchen equipment have appeared in "Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, " and "Cooks Illustrated, " among others. A regular guest on Public Radio International's "The Splendid Table" with Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Krasner is also an active member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), a Certified Culinary Professional (CCP), and she serves on the board of "Gastronomica" magazine. A kitchen designer, she is the author of several books on food and design, including "Kitchens for Cooks: Planning Your Perfect Kitchen." She lives with her family in Vermont.

William Stites is a widely published photographer who lives in the Florida Keys.

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