Category Archives: Kitchen

Go-Go Gadget Kitchen: Cherry Pitter, Apple Corer, Electric Kettle

As we all know, the RocketDigs kitchen is not roomy. It’s barely even a room. At 47 square feet, it’s roughly the size of a walk-in closet, and while that makes it convenient–everything’s within arm’s reach–it does mean we have … Continue reading

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The Renter’s Revenge: A New Stove!

Seven years ago (or so) I moved in with RocketMan, who had been living in this apartment since 1997. His stove wouldn’t close. Except sometimes, when it did. One afternoon, when trying to bake some bread, the oven closed; and … Continue reading

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Our New 50-Cent Backsplash

Before I dive into the extremely complicated and difficult installation of our new backsplash, let me offer a word of advice: if you want to know how much grime has collected in your city kitchen, take a picture of it. … Continue reading

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What Is For Dinner is What Was For Dinner: The Mashed Potatoes Edition

Way back when I made a post about stocking a tiny kitchen–a constant concern when you’ve got 42 square feet and a love of cooking. One of the other battles one faces in a small kitchen is once you’ve cooked … Continue reading

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The Rocket Guide to Cheap, Fast, Unattractive Babyproofing

Now, you may have noticed over the last year or so that while we’re by no means Apartment Therapy-ready, we try to inject a certain aesthetic into our apartment enhancements. The vacuum cleaner lamp sheds a nice light, but we … Continue reading

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