The way we cooked
From wood smoke to ranges, dry sinks to suites of matching appliances, the evolution of a room can be seen in seven historic New England kitchens.
The 1821 Phillips House in Salem, owned by Historic New England, was renovated extensively in 1911, but its kitchen, with many fixtures dating from the 1880s, was left in late-Victorian style. The coal stove has several cooking and warming ovens, the soapstone sink has the original plumbing, and the cabinets are filled with turn-of-the-century gadgets. One of the Phillips family’s ... (Full article: 609 words)
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