While the open kitchen shows no signs of losing popularity, homeowners are realizing that dishes pile up, appliances create clutter and baking is fun but sure makes a floury mess.
As a result, the scullery is making a comeback.
Once a feature in grand homes in Great Britain and the United States before the 1920s, the room devoted to washing up is becoming popular in local kitchen design.
It’s also a favorite feature of the new house the Terris family built on Lake Minnewashta in Excelsior.
“Inevitably with a family of six, there’s always a pile of dishes in the