While we ended up with a respectable foot or so of the white stuff, our New England friends [Hello, Wakefield and Marblehead!] took the brunt of Nemo, with nearly three times that amount of snow accumulating up north. That would be sufficient for the hardy, outdoorsy-types among us to construct a snow kitchen. [Don't look at me, please.] Grab your shovel—again—dig an eight-foot-square pit, carve out a counter, and enjoy your frigid, al fresco space. Obviously, I've omitted key details about siting, using a stove plate, and such; for the full story, click and learn.
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.