Last summer we ran the Small Cool Kitchens contest — our big yearly event to showcase and celebrate small(er) home kitchens. Here's a look back at a few of the winners and most memorable kitchens.

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Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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