Grills, smokers, and wood-fired ovens are all options when planning an outdoor kitchen. This new guide covers all the choices, as well as giving information on outdoor heaters, social fire pits, bug control, lighting, sound systems, and water features.
Deborah Krasner's articles on food, design, and kitchen equipment have appeared in "Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, " and "Cooks Illustrated, " among others. A regular guest on Public Radio International's "The Splendid Table" with Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Krasner is also an active member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), a Certified Culinary Professional (CCP), and she serves on the board of "Gastronomica" magazine. A kitchen designer, she is the author of several books on food and design, including "Kitchens for Cooks: Planning Your Perfect Kitchen." She lives with her family in Vermont.