An outdoor kitchen is a great way to entertain your guests and expand your living space. It adds value to your home and to your yard, and allows the chef to still be able to entertain and mingle with the guests. There are also some added health benefits to having an outdoor kitchen that you might not have known about.
When grilling your foods, the unwanted fats drip right off from the meat and do not settle in your cooking pan. When you bake or fry, all the grease settles right into your pan and has nowhere else to go. With grilling, the juices are kept in the meat, allowing the harmful fat and calories to be burned off. This is why grilling is known as a healthier way of cooking foods.
Less Butter And Oils
Another added benefit is that you don’t need extra butters and oils to maintain the flavors of grilled foods. Simple rubs and sauces can do the trick and add less calories to your meal, while also sealing in the flavor.
The high heat from an outdoor grill cooks foods differently than a traditional indoor oven. The outsides get more attention from the flame, making foods with a slightly crispy texture. This seals the juices inside, leaving them to improve the taste of the food. This cannot be accomplished in an indoor oven because the temperature stays the same and the food is exposed to the same temperature all around.
Keeps Cooling Costs Down
In the hot summer, it can be uncomfortable to cook inside in your kitchen. An outdoor kitchen is a great way to save on cooling costs. The natural breeze outside will help the heat escape and will bring ventilation into your cooking space. You can avoid all the extra sweating and sticky feelings that come with being stuck indoors while cooking, and instead enjoy the fresh air and your new outdoor entertaining space.
If you enjoy grilling outside, you’ve probably experienced running back and forth to your pantry or kitchen to grab supplies. With an outdoor kitchen, everything is all in one place and ready for you to use. No more will you forget the extra sauce or a burger flipper. All your tools and spices can be stored outside with your grill to simplify your meal. You can simply relax and just enjoy your company!
Creative Pool Designs will be happy to help you design your new outdoor kitchen. Host guests in style with many different features, and you’ll be excited to get back to cooking outdoors. We are one of the top outdoor kitchen builders in the Houston area, with over 20 years of experience. Give us a call today for a free quote.