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summer kitchen

an extra kitchen, usually detached from a house, for use in warm weather.
Origin of summer kitchen
1870-75, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Some accommodations also include a deck with summer kitchen.
  • The farm house was originally a rectangular log structure with a stone summer kitchen directly behind it.
  • One was originally the summer kitchen and the other was a combination smokehouse and food storage house.
  • Originally, the third floor was used as dormitory rooms for hired help, who ate in the summer kitchen.
  • The large fireplace in the spring house was probably used as a summer kitchen.
  • She would spend time working where needed, whether cooking in the summer kitchen or loading wagons.
  • The open summer kitchen contained a stove and table.
  • Most farms consisted of the house, a smokehouse, possibly a summer kitchen and maybe a small barn.
  • Continuing west through the doorway is the family room, which was the summer kitchen.
  • The ell may have contained a summer kitchen and the southwest room may have served as a winter kitchen.

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