In the rush to embrace technology, we sometimes forget that new does not always mean improved. This week the Remodelista editors prepared for the upcoming holidays by reacquainting themselves with some tried-and-true favorites for the kitchen. Here are five modern design tips to steal for old-fashioned feasts and festivities:
See more in Kitchen of the Week: Chef David Tanis’s Low-Tech, Economical, and Beautifully Soulful Kitchen in the East Village.
“My flour sifter looks exactly like my mother’s did without a few decades’ worth of dents (I’m sure mine will develop similar battle scars over time),” says Michelle. “No kitchen tool I use reminds me more of the epic Christmas cooking baking sessions of my childhood.” Read more in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.
Hot and Cold Taps“If Brooklyn townhouses could speak this one would have a detectable British accent,” writes Margot. Read more in Plain English in Brooklyn Heights: A Very Proper Elizabeth Roberts Townhouse Remodel.
Wondering if you need a double sink or not? Read about the pros and cons in Remodeling 101: Single-Bowl Vs. Double-Bowl Sinks in the Kitchen.
Hand-Operated Kitchen Tools
This holiday season Alexa plans to say goodbye to “kitchen gadgets that are so souped-up, overcomplicated, and employ an excess of tech, that they leave you wondering if you’re really cooking at all.” She rounds up her favorite alternatives in 10 Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Hand-Operated Kitchen Tools.
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