These days kitchens are a beautiful thing. Full of granite and shiny stainless steel. Tall pantries and as many drawers and cupboards for whatever you can think of.
Our carries an 8 foot island, dishwasher, big corner pantry and a nice linen cabinet to keep all my tablecloths and china.
But what were kitchens like for women long ago?
Imagine what a kitchen without electricity, easy running water, microfiber moths, and a tall cool fridge in the corner would be. Not pretty to our luxurious way of life is it.
Imagine cooking on a wood stove, or over an open fire even.
Imagine have to can and preserve everything because refrigerators hadn’t been invented yet.
But women made it work.
I found a great article on the History of Kitchens for you.