Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Long Island Kitchen Bath Showrooms: Design Blog, Photos, Ideas for Remodeling

4th of July Party Ideas for Grilling and Entertaining Outdoors

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Featured, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

Happy 4th of July! I love this holiday because it connects all Americans with each other in a flash of tremendous gratitude. We are ready...

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Pizza Ovens In and Out of the Kitchen

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Kalamazoo, Learn, Outdoor Living, Products, Trends | Comments Off

  For years we have been implementing pizza ovens in high-end kitchens.  As time has evolved and the cooking channels are getting...

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An Herb Bath

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Featured, Fun, Outdoor Living, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

    Now this is an herb bath! It has been a long winter in New York, and I am starting to think about how I am going to plant...

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Cosentino Launches DEKTON a New Kitchen Countertop Surface and More

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Countertops, Outdoor Living, Quartz, Trends | Comments Off

  Ken and I just returned from KBIS 2014, and it was an honor to be a selected as one of the 15 design bloggers representing...

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Sneak Preview of New Gaucho Grill from Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Cabinetry, Kalamazoo, Outdoor Living, Products, Trends, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

This is truly a sneak preview as the Gaucho Grill’s official release will be at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New...

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Our First Backyard Pizza with the Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Oven

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Cabinetry, Design, Kalamazoo, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

Today I want to show you some live “in the wild” photos of the pizza oven in action. This weekend, we made our first backyard...

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Custom Outdoor Kitchen Photos Kalamazoo Grills and Cabinetry

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Cabinetry, Featured, Kalamazoo, Learn, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products, Trends | Comments Off

Award-winning chefs and individuals who simply appreciate the finer things, recognize Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet as the crème de la crème...

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Kalamazoo Hybrid Grill – A Long Island Outdoor Kitchen Design Exclusive

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Cabinetry, Featured, Kalamazoo, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

At Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, we are gearing up for the best outdoor kitchen season yet. Last year we completed several fully outfitted...

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It’s Here! The One Kings Lane Day of Kitchen Sale

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 in Chef's Tools, Fun, Kitchen Accessories, Musings, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

The One Kings Lane Day of Kitchen sale is here just in time for Spring! This is one of the best sales of the year because of the variety...

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A Clearly Comfortable Kitchen and Garden Chair

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Fun, Outdoor Living, Products, Stools & Seating, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  Combining the back with a border feature, the Sud-Ovest Chair Set obtains chromatic solutions and transparencies that allow you to...

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Wacky Wednesday Beyond the Sea

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Fun, Kitchen Accessories, Outdoor Living, Products, Seasonal Finds, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  1. Sea & Shore Large Salad Bowl |  2. Coquille Pitcher | 3. Ocean Gravy & Sauce Boat | 4. Sea Turtle Tray | 5. Shell Butter...

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Wacky Wednesday Treetop Dining in a Birds Nest in Thailand

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Fun, Musings, Outdoor Living, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

This is what I call nesting with a bird’s eye view, and it is now officially on my bucket list of exotic places to visit. Even a...

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How to Use Fire Elements to Create Outdoor Kitchen and Patio Ambiance

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in How To's, Learn, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products, Seasonal Finds | Comments Off

One of the things I love about summer is the time we spend using the outside of our property. For Ken and I, our yard and gardens are our...

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Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Ovens Sold Out

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Kalamazoo, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

    It is no surprise that we are sold out of our early season inventory of the Kalamazoo Pizza Oven. A new client loved it so...

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Wacky Wednesday Unusual Fork and Silverware Holder

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Fun, Kitchen Accessories, Kitchen Organizing, Organizing, Outdoor Living, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  Purchase Info: Tarnished Silver Utensil Holder This unusual utensil holder is a mixes tarnished silver with glass and metal. It...

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Create an Elegant Outdoor Kitchen and Avoid Two Common Mistakes

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in How To's, Kalamazoo, Learn, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

  When you are ready to design your outdoor kitchen area, think about how you entertain and want to use the space. Many of our...

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16 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas Perfect for Entertaining

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in Chef's Tools, Fun, Great Gadgets, Kalamazoo, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

One of the hottest trends we are seeing on Long Island is an increase in requests for outdoor kitchens… not just a new BBQ...

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Wacky Wednesday Two Men and a Boat Tray

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Fun, Kitchen Accessories, Outdoor Living, Products, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

    Here are a couple of helpers that are willing to serve.  This decorative tray features two men and a boat and is finished in...

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Wacky Wednesday These Boots Are Made For Planting

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in Fun, Outdoor Living, Wacky Wednesday | Comments Off

  This Waterproof Porcelain Vase by designer Maxim Velčovský is in the shape of a Wellington boot. Here’s the twist,...

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How to Build the Best Outdoor Kitchen Together

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Appliances, Cabinetry, Design, How To's, Kalamazoo, Learn, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

The best outdoor kitchen design starts with a thorough evaluation of your outdoor cooking and outdoor entertaining needs. Ask yourself the...

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The Emeco Navy Kitchen Counterstools Chairs and Barstools

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products, Stools & Seating | Comments Off

Shown here are the fabulous (and comfortable) Emeco Navy® chairs and stools.  They are  enduring, timeless, hand welded and hand brushed...

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Outdoor Living Resources

Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 in Kalamazoo, Learn, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products, Resources | Comments Off

  Outdoor Living Resources: Quick Links Update: To easily do your kitchen planning and shopping research, we have moved our designer...

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Sag Harbor Kitchen Showroom at Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly

Posted by on Oct 27, 2011 in Allmilmo, Appliances, Bentwood, Bornholm, Cabinetry, Design, Events & News, Fun, Kalamazoo, Kitchen Design, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Wood-Mode | Comments Off

The first display is finished in our Sag Harbor Kitchen Showroom on Long Island’s East End!  The kitchen showroom is in the heart of...

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Indoor Outdoor Spaces With Glass Walls by Nana Wall

Posted by on May 6, 2011 in Design, Green Design, Outdoor Living, Products, Windows & Walls | Comments Off

As summer approaches, we typically spend a lot of time between the kitchen area and the the outdoor entertaining areas. Large opening...

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Introducing The First Outdoor-Rated Dishwasher

Posted by on Apr 8, 2011 in Design, Kalamazoo, Learn, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

Spring and fall are the two main seasons when our clients come to us for outdoor kitchens. This  year our top brand, Kalamazoo, announced...

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Big News – Grand Opening: Kitchen Designs’ Shopping Blog

Posted by on Nov 13, 2010 in Bath Accessories, Chef's Tools, Events & News, Kitchen Accessories, Kitchen Faucets, Kitchen Sinks, Kitchen Tables, Lighting, Outdoor Living, Products, Seasonal Finds, Stools & Seating | 0 comments

  WHAT’S NEW: We are finally ready to announce the launch of our shopping products blog http://www.shopkitchendesigns.com...

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Outdoor Kitchen Designs: Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Oven Video

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in Design, Kalamazoo, Kitchen Design, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

Recently I blogged about Outdoor Kitchen Designs and Kalamazoo’s newly designed  Outdoor Pizza Oven. The video and interview below...

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Fire Ambiance with a Twist: Affordable, Portable & Clean Burning

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010 in Fun, Great Gadgets, Green Design, Kalamazoo, Lighting, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

A personal favorite at the Kitchen Bath Industry Show (KBIS 2010) were these table-top fire pits featuring Venturi Flame™ Technology,...

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Cook with Any Combination of Charcoal, Wood and Gas on a Kalamazoo Hybrid Grill

Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in Design, Kalamazoo, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

Not your typical run-of-the mill Bar-B-Ques–this is one incredibly designed product. It is no suprise it inspires such a loyal...

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Outdoor Kitchens: Kalamazoo Artisan Fire Pizza Oven…Right in Your Own Backyard

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Design, Kalamazoo, Outdoor Kitchens, Outdoor Living, Products | Comments Off

Bring old-world pizza oven cooking to your outdoor kitchen with Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet’s stainless steel pizza oven. Create...

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