A series of posts on my new home.
As I go about my day in this new place I call home
I frequently think ...
"I like this (xyz) so much better."
Maybe I should write about it.
Cooking is the main function of this room. I don't enjoy cooking! I cook to eat. There is one exception to this - I enjoy making special dinners - like holidays, birthdays, company meals, etc. But the every day cooking, the several times a day kind of cooking - is pretty much a chore.
Unfortunately eating is a requirement of life ... like breathing! I do enjoy eating (and breathing) so I do what I have to do to get by. What to say about the condo kitchen?
|Ha! I didn't even wash the dishes for this picture.|
Surprisingly, I am happy with this kitchen!!
First off ... the kitchen holds every 'kitchen thing' I own. That might seem like an odd statement - but in the townhouse some kitchen things spilled into the basement (down a flight of stairs) and around a corner - down a hall - not nearby at all. Some pantry items also were stored in the basement. This kitchen is big enough to solve that problem.
|Pull out lower shelves|
The most important appliance in the kitchen for me is a refrigerator. It
hoards stores food. I could hand wash my dishes, use a hot plate and toaster oven for cooking, but I like a nice refrigerator. The one in the condo has many problems: too small, exterior casing is damaged, one produce drawer broken, freezer on top rather than bottom. But this refrigerator has one feature I totally adore - it has an ice maker. I have never owned an ice maker and I use a lot of ice. It is also a working unit so we will keep it ... until we have the money to replace it.
There are other minor things that I like about this kitchen, but it has one feature I really really love.
The washer and drier are located in the kitchen. I totally LOVE the location. Most condos do not have full size washer and driers - they have stackable units and many are located in hallways to save space. I most certainly could get along with smaller units, but the luxury of having full size units in the kitchen is a big plus for me.
So the judgement on the kitchen? I'll keep it!