Articles in: Outdoor Kitchens

Man Caves: Building the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Posted by: on April 5th, 2013 | 2 Comments
Image of a rustic outdoor kitchen

Image via Manland


The first rule of man caves is you gotta have a man cave. It needn’t be anything big or fancy, just a place you create to enjoy the things you like to do. And there’s something about grilling over an open fire that for many guys feels a bit primal and essentially man cave-ish.

So, we thought it would be cool to look at some outdoor kitchens that might serve as inspiration for men who enjoy nothing more than firing up the grill year round and preparing great meals.

Whether you want to keep it simple and homey, like Paul’s outdoor kitchen above that we spotted on Manland, or you’d prefer to cook up something special, we encourage you to just do it.

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Places: Outdoor Kitchens

Posted by: on May 24th, 2012 | Make A Comment
Image of a DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Image via Apartment Therapy


Outdoor kitchens bring all the conveniences of the modern indoor kitchen out in the open air, making the experience of preparing meals while enjoying the company of family and friends undeniably more entertaining. And you’d be surprised how affordable it can be to build a functional outdoor kitchen.

Think about it – all you really need is a decent grill and storage space for your cooking accessories. Better yet, just take a look at the charming example of a DIY outdoor kitchen above we found on Apartment Therapy. It’s got workspace for food prep, places to store utensils and other outdoor dining necessities, and even includes some warm ambient lighting.


an outdoor kitchen

You can build your own outdoor kitchen


Even if you prefer an outdoor kitchen with more modern amenities, you can build an outdoor kitchen equipped with the features and conveniences you need, or find modular outdoor kitchen units with everything built-in to match your budget.

And check out the great ideas we found to help you build your dream outdoor kitchen.

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