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January 14, 2012

Other People's Pantries #181

From Pauline, in Bulgaria:

This year we finished renovating our village house in Bulgaria. It's five miles from the Black Sea coastal town of Primorsko. We have lived in Bulgaria for seven years and we are from the UK. I thought you might be interested in my little pantry which my husband built.

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January 7, 2012

Other People's Pantries #180

From Yolanda, in Manila, The Philippines:

Like many typical urban Filipino homes, my house is actually made up of two kitchens. The so-called "dirty" kitchen outside the main house, between the garage and the laundry area, is where I do most of my cooking. It is also where the house helpers do the basic -- messy and stinky -- food preparation: cleaning the seafood, pounding the shrimp heads, dressing the chicken, chopping the vegetables, or barbecuing the meat. It is a holdover from the outdoor prep-area of the provincial fiesta, where cooking and food preparation are done in the yard, camp-style.

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December 24, 2011

Other People's Pantries #179

From Allison (Atticmag) in Alabama:

A hidden feature of our French Gray Kitchen is our walk-in pantry. Originally, it was the closet for a bedroom we turned sunroom during the pre-building stage. 

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December 17, 2011

Other People's Pantries #178

From Judith, in Jerusalem, Israel:

Growing up in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, I had the luxury of growing up in house that had an actual pantry in the basement with cabinets and shelves in abundance. It was like a little mini-market just down the stairs. Now that I live with my family in a small apartment in Jerusalem, I've had to get used to something else.

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