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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December 10, 2011

Other People's Pantries #177

From Adriel (10 Months Makeover) in Fayetteville, Arkansas:

I have almost no cabinets, but I'm a Sam's Club once-a-month shopper. This works for me because I DO have a freezer and I'm a very proficient freezer cook. My pantry is the four small shelves over my washer and dryer, but I make them work hard for me.

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December 3, 2011

Other People's Pantries #176

From Leon, in Glendale, Arizona:

I just got done building my wife's pantry.

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