May 7, 2011The Step-Saving Kitchen: A Vintage Video
I totally adore this video. It is produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Motion Picture Service, Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics to show farm wives how to modernize their kitchens.
If you want to know how to lay out a completely efficient, self-sufficient kitchen, this will show you how. Things I particularly love are:
-The smaller, top shelves in the enormous lazy-suzan cabinets.
-The radio in the “Planning Center”
-The flour and sugar drawers. Especially the flour drawer, which is fed by a much larger flour storage bin.
-The seated work area.
-The vegetable prep area, with the in-counter garbage hatch.
-The “Functional House Dress”!!
Does anyone know what she is doing when she is at the seated work area?? It almost looks like she is portioning out coffee or something.