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Small Outdoor Kitchen Ideas: 15 Best Designs & How to Plan

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So you want an outdoor kitchen… But your outdoor living space is a bit constrained. Too often we have grandiose ideas of what is possible… Only to have reality come crashing down on us. That’s life, right? Question is… What can be done? Having a small backyard doesn’t mean you have to give up on … Read more

Dimensions for Outdoor Kitchen: The Top 5 Considerations You Need to Know

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One of the best things you can do for your backyard is build a good outdoor living space… Especially one with an outdoor grill island. But whether you have a spacious backyard or a small patio… Planning out the specific dimensions for outdoor kitchen designs can be a challenge. There are so many things to … Read more

Modern Outdoor Kitchen Islands: Current Trends & 22 Great Ideas

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You’re entertaining the idea of an outdoor kitchen project and you’re wondering… What aesthetic do I want my outdoor kitchen island to have? Rustic fits a certain taste… But what you’re really after is a modern outdoor kitchen. Recently, the demand for modern outdoor kitchen designs has skyrocketed. It’s easy to see why. The sleek, … Read more

35 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas: Best Designs For Inspiration & Entertaining

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Have you been daydreaming about an outdoor kitchen project? With all the benefits an outdoor kitchen has to offer… We don’t blame you. We obsess over it too. Time outdoors… Memories with friends and family… Delicious, fresh-grilled food… It’s an experience most of us cherish every summer. But we don’t need to remind you why … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Table: Helpful Shopper’s Guide & 12 Best Options for 2024

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If you’re serious about outdoor cooking and hosting… You’ll want your grill station to be fully functional. Whether you’re looking for a place to sit, set an appliance, or additional room for food prep… An outdoor kitchen table would certainly help you achieve this elevated functionality! Luckily, there are outdoor kitchen tables out there to … Read more

Rustic Outdoor Kitchen: 5 Radiant Ideas & Design Principles

You’re looking to add an outdoor kitchen to your backyard… But not any ol’ design will do. Whether your backyard is already filled with farmhouse-style charm… Or you’re dreaming of string lights and potted plants… You won’t take anything less than a rustic outdoor kitchen. Lucky for you, it’s easy to infuse a rustic aesthetic … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Decor: Aesthetic Tips & 8 Best Design Ideas

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Summer kitchens offer a much-needed reprieve from the realm of indoor living. From breakfast to dinner and beyond… There’s no better place to take a breather. And with the right outdoor kitchen decor… You can truly turn your grill island into your own outdoor oasis. Ornamenting your patio kitchen with pops of color and personal … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Appliances: 7 Top Options & Key Considerations

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When planning an outdoor kitchen project, of course you’ll want the end product to be as functional as possible. The outdoor kitchen appliances you choose are a primary player here… As is how well they suit you and your families’ tastes. But if you’ve never ventured beyond cooking in your indoor kitchen… We know how … Read more

Free Outdoor Kitchen Design Software – How to Design Your Outdoor Kitchen in Just 5 Minutes

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So you’ve decided to design and build a custom outdoor kitchen. You’re probably quite thrilled! With visions of entertaining in your luxurious outdoor space playing in your mind like a slideshow for an HGTV ad… There is much to be excited about. Unfortunately, that excitement may be short lived once you realize how much effort … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Plans: 14 Stunning Ideas & Free DIY Samples

So you’re in the middle of planning your outdoor kitchen and you’re wondering… How is this going to work? You may have plenty of ideas. But how exactly do you put pen to paper? Or find someone to draw them up for you? It’s a tough question to answer. These days, there are quite a … Read more

Building an Outdoor Kitchen – 10 Things to Know First

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Building an outdoor kitchen is an exciting time. Already… You’re probably envisioning all the gatherings and great food you’ll eat. And for good reason. You’re in for years of enjoyment and unforgettable memories. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves… You need to build your grill island first! And in such a project… There is … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Outlet: 3 Unique Options, Key Considerations, & Insider Tips from an Expert Designer

Do you want your outdoor kitchen to run a rotisserie, blender, crockpot, or charging station? Well, in that case… You’re going to need an outdoor kitchen outlet. (Maybe several of them!) The trouble is, there’s not much information out there on the topic. How do you plan for electrical outlets in your island? How much … Read more

Built In Blackstone Griddle: How To for an Outdoor Kitchen

So you’re in the market for a flat top griddle. That’s great! For years and years… Regular gas grills have stolen the thunder of their griddle counterparts. But recently? The tides have been changing. Gas griddles have taken the outdoor cooking community by storm in recent years. And for good reason! Homeowners love the versatility … Read more

Outside Kitchen: 22 Incredible DIY Ideas & Inspiration

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Have you been thinking about building an outside kitchen, but don’t quite know where to start? We get it… It’s a big project with a lot of possibilities! There are so many ways to build them… Where do you even begin? You’ll have to think about the size, the layout, the appliances, the aesthetics, the … Read more

U Shaped Outdoor Kitchen – 3 Amazing Benefits

If you’re reading this, you’re probably researching u shaped outdoor kitchen ideas. Before we dive into the details, let’s imagine your outdoor living space. What does it look like now?  Probably pretty bare, right? There’s a lot of potential to be had. Now, imagine your backyard fitted with an outdoor kitchen. Really picture it. The … Read more

Buying an Outdoor Kitchen? Avoid these 6 Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. It’s a reality of being human… We’re fallible beings. Yet sometimes… Mistakes are avoidable. This is especially true of your outdoor kitchen island project. Whether you’re in the beginning or final stages of your project… You know that an outdoor kitchen is a large investment. Therefore… Any mistakes made come at a … Read more

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