This Flashback Friday looks ahead to Monday, which is Veterans Day. During WW2, having put its household appliance production on furlough, Norge focused on fulfilling the needs of the military. But mindful of the eventual return of its peacetime market, the company continued to connect with those on the home front. This 1943 matriarch—and her hard-working range—kept her family fed at all hours as they worked around the clock in support of the fight against fascism.
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.