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The Pantry

Its History and Modern Uses

Catherine Seiberling Pond

Photographs by Steve Gross and Sue Daley

The Pantry ponders the history, return and rebirth of the kitchen pantry. With a nod toward the philosophy "a place for everything ...

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The Pantry

Its History and Modern Uses

Catherine Seiberling Pond

Photographs by Steve Gross and Sue Daley

The Pantry ponders the history, return and rebirth of the kitchen pantry. With a nod toward the philosophy "a place for everything and everything in its place," author and historian Catherine Seiberling Pond delves into the past, present, and future possibilities of this important room, and finds ways to incorporate a pantry into any home.

Topics include:

Food storage solutions

What to put in your pantry

How to choose the right materials

Design and layout of the pantry

Display and d├ęcor tips

How to display dishes and collections

Pantries are one of the most requested features being built into today's homes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423600046
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 4/9/2007
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Seiberling Pond is an architectural historian, writer and former house museum manager. She has contributed to Old-House Interiors, New England Home and Victoria, among other magazines, and maintains a blog on domestic life at inthepantry.blogspot.com. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Steve Gross and Sue Daley are photographers based in Manhattan.

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Table of Contents

Preface 11

Acknowledgments 13

the Early American Pantry: Larders, Butt'ries, and Storerooms 15

the Farmhouse Pantry: Workrooms of Self-Sufficiency 27

the Victorian Pantry: The Realm of Domesticity 41

the Great Estate Pantry: Domestic Offices on a Grand Scale 53

the Twentieth-Century Pantry: Its Rise, Fall, and Return 63

the Modern Pantry: Where Everything Old Is New Again 69

Endnotes 92

Sources for the Pantry 93

Pantries Open to the Public 93

Photo Credits 94

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