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Old 02-23-2008, 09:54 PM   #1
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What do you want for your kitchen?

I would like to get a convection oven, mandoline, dutch oven, dehydrator, and indoor grill. I would like lower counters and lower island, I'm short 5' 1 "and the counters are really too high for me, they are at 36 inches, it should be around 30 inches for my height. I read that counters or work area should be waist high. Tall people lived in the house before we bought it and they had it built to their specs. I also would like more storage space for all my kitchen gadgets and small appliances.

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Old 02-23-2008, 10:10 PM   #2
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Rangetop, dishwasher, new sink, new cabinets, new floor, new walls, new ceiling, new fixtures, convection oven wall unit....among other things.
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Old 02-23-2008, 10:11 PM   #3
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I want...a kitchen. Our current kitchen is one step above a campfire.
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Old 02-23-2008, 10:33 PM   #4
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I want...a kitchen. Our current kitchen is one step above a campfire.
oooh that bad?
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Old 02-23-2008, 10:34 PM   #5
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Rangetop, dishwasher, new sink, new cabinets, new floor, new walls, new ceiling, new fixtures, convection oven wall unit....among other things.
sounds like a remodeling job.
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Old 02-23-2008, 10:35 PM   #6
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One step above Katies by the sound of it, LOL.
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Old 02-23-2008, 11:09 PM   #7
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Mavericks idea sounds good, but I will need 3 separte stoves, 3 sinks and 3 dishwashers, as well as everything else in 3's. That would be ideal kosher kitchen. I love the idea of indoor grill.
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Old 02-23-2008, 11:09 PM   #8
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Cabinets. I don't have enough space, I have my soups and dry pastas in plastic containers.
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Old 02-24-2008, 01:55 AM   #9
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A bigger kitchen to start with!! Then a new microwave that doesn't go klunk, klunk as it rotates, a dishwasher, a new all in one stove/oven/grill with wok burner, a light and a rangehood, a pigeon pair fridge/freezer (not an all in one), a Kenwood Chef (like a Kitchen Aid), a bread machine, more storage space, a versatile juicer, a mandoline, a kitchen hand, a walk-in pantry, a chef, a waitress/waiter, a vacuum sealer and then of course a much bigger house to put it all into!!!!
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Old 02-24-2008, 06:18 AM   #10
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Yeah, Im in the ' need a new kitchen' boat too, bt after i got the estimate for the kitchen i really want, seams like ill have to put it off for awhile :)
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Old 02-24-2008, 06:43 AM   #11
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I pretty much am happy with my kitchen. It was built in the 1800s, the cabinets were put in during the 60s, but are older than that (a man who helped us re-do them said someone probably rescued them from an older house). I had Corian counters and sink put in, new drawer "boxes" put in. I eventually want the old (again 1800s) floors sanded down and poleurthaned, and the wallpaper torn down and backsplashes tiled. But generally I'm not fond of kitchens that are too fancy, the ones that look like fancy dining rooms. Mine looks like a country kitchen and everyone hangs there. Actually the room I cannot keep people out of is my dining room. People love to hang out there! It is a great room.
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Old 02-24-2008, 07:24 AM   #12
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a fume/smoke hood thingy, that way I can still do BBQ in the middle of winter Indoors :D
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Old 02-24-2008, 08:01 AM   #13
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To get it finished
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Old 02-24-2008, 08:22 AM   #14
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A basting brush!
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Old 02-24-2008, 09:11 AM   #15
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I'd like a better stove and a convection oven.
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Old 02-24-2008, 10:03 AM   #16
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Realistically - 36" 6 burner stove with a hood that vents outdoors, larger fridge, either dual wall ovens or a 48" range with 2 ovens, larger sink with a foot operated faucet.

Not realistic - all of the above, salamander, deep fryer, wood fired brick oven.
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Old 02-24-2008, 10:10 AM   #17
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Well, besides a normally layed out kitchen, where the stove isn't around a corner on a different wall I would love a skylight. My kitchen doesn't have any windows and I always have to have the lights on when doing anything. I think I could fish one of those reflective, round skylights in somewhere... It wouldn't be exactly where I want it, but at least it would add some natural light.
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Old 02-24-2008, 10:21 AM   #18
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larger sink with a foot operated faucet.
Ohhh... I like that idea, especially when I have been handling raw meat!
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Old 02-24-2008, 10:27 AM   #19
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We just renovated our kitchen last year, including appliances, and I got a new set of Calphalon stainless cookware for Christmas, so there's not much I need right now. A Le Creuset 7.25-qt. Dutch oven in Dijon is about all I want.
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Old 02-24-2008, 11:42 AM   #20
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[quote=Jeekinz;555560] larger sink with a foot operated faucet.

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now that is something I could use !!
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