We're lucky to visit so many people's home kitchens here at The Kitchn. There's something special about glimpsing into this intimate room of the home, and some of our kitchen tours are particularly warming and cozy. Here are ten of the coziest from our archives:

What do these have in common? I think it's a certain indefinable something that creates "coziness". It's lighting, size, layout, material. But it's also a lived-in feeling that comes only from a well-loved, well-used kitchen. What do you think makes for a cozy kitchen?

Related: So Cozy for Fall: Two Dark and Dreamy Kitchens

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