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American Kitchens: A Brief History

This week, as you coax your Brussels sprouts out of their climate-controlled produce drawer, mince your celery in a high-speed food processor, or call up a cranberry relish recipe on your iPad, take a moment to savor all the innovations that have gone into kitchens over the years. In homage to Thanksgiving, This Old House takes a look at the messages buried in kitchens past, from the white-porcelain spaces of the 1920s, to the...well, take a look. 

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