I don't get it: In 1963, did people store food in their cars? Or park their cars in the kitchen? A refrigerator in the garage wasn't that unusual, either—so what's going on in this scenario, Westinghouse? A scan of the copy somewhat solves the mystery. It turns out this three-door fridge had sufficient capacity to hold enough victuals to eliminate a few of the weekly runs to the grocery store. All well and good. But one question remains: What of the rake?
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.