Cooking is quite literally what keeps human beings going, and the great outdoors is known to enhance your living, so if you add them together, you’re sure to be getting an
Outdoor kitchens are in vogue these days, and why wouldn’t they be? They combine so many things that make life worthwhile, and you’ll be open to more benefits so long as you learn how to do it the right way.
Our team of experts are here to guide you in what types of appliances you can have for excellent outdoor kitchen experience.
Here are some of the appliances for you can have in your outdoor kitchen.
The grill is one of the most popular and, frankly, vital items all outdoor kitchens need. The grill has been respected for decades, and rightly so. Grills come in different shapes and sizes, so before choosing one, you should assess whether it will be a comfortable fit for your backyard.
Grills are super useful for an array of cooking styles.
Smokers are super popular at the moment, but they’re also versatile. They imbue meat and fish with a better taste, and they have become staples of many outdoor kitchens. It’s worth noting that cooking with a smoker allows you to create food that has a hickory or barbecue flavor that cannot be achieved when you are simply cooking on a grill. That’s just the tip of the iceberg of possibilities.
Refrigerators come in different shapes and sizes, and you should consider the quantity of food and beverages you anticipate storing in your outdoor refrigerator. Don’t hesitate to go for high quality as that’s the longest-lasting legacy of a fridge.
An EVO Grill is also a fantastic addition to your outdoor kitchen that you should consider. The EVO has been described as the future of grilling. EVOS may run on propane or natural gas. Some of the best things about EVO Grills are the electronic push-button ignition and the ability to control the temperature with remarkable ease.
Next on the list is the highly versatile Green Egg, which is easy to use, quality is assured, and it
is incredibly durable, making it a staple of outdoor kitchens for years to come.
A Kegerator is a refrigerator that has been designed to store and dispense beer, coffees, teas or wine.
You most likely will need ice for drinks when having a backyard cookout or gathering. In less than 10 minutes, an outdoor ice maker can produce ice for a couple of drinks and a little under an hour to get enough ice to fill a bucket.
Everything in an outdoor kitchen needs to be able to help minimize time and but maximize the experience. That’s why you need a burner of some sort, preferably a power burner. A power burner helps produce a controlled flame by mixing a fuel gas such as acetylene, natural gas, or propane with an oxidizer such as the ambient air or provided oxygen, allowing for ignition and
combustion. A power burner can get the work done of boiling water in record time compared to a traditional side burner.
A hood may be necessary over your grill in your outdoor kitchen if your outdoor kitchen is in a covered environment. You don’t want to smoke out your guests. A hood can help provide proper ventilation.
Now it’s easy to make pizza yourself in the comfort of the gentle breeze outside your back door. A pizza oven can heat up as high as 900⁰F. Your pizza will be ready quickly and cooked to perfection in your outdoor kitchen.
If you’re looking for something to hold and warm your dishes while you’re preparing additional food, then a quality warming drawer might be another terrific addition to your outdoor kitchen.
Warming drawers allow you to cook multiple dishes simultaneously, and the best part is that everything will come out at the proper temperatures all at once.
Having a sink as part of your outdoor kitchen to clean and prep foods is helpful.
Factors You Should Consider
In an ideal scenario, your outdoor kitchen will not be very far from your indoor kitchen so you can carry things from the inside to the outside efficiently. You may also require less appliances if your outdoor kitchen is closer to your indoor kitchen.
All the stations in your outdoor kitchen are vital. We can help you map out space for areas to prep, cook, serve, and clean.
It’s necessary to add outdoor dining furniture to your list of considerations for setting up your outdoor kitchen and living space.
Unlike in an indoor kitchen, entertainment may be something to consider when setting up a proper outdoor kitchen space. From music to movies to sporting events investing in an outdoor tv or built-in speakers can help make your outdoor space even more enjoyable.
If you are interested in an outdoor kitchen as part of your existing home renovation or new custom home, we are here to help design and build your amazing outdoor living space.
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