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In 2013, with the help of a terrific new team of tour contributors, we visited a ton of cook's kitchens around the country... and even a few in Canada and Europe! From a family cottage kitchen in Ontario to a glamorous all-white kitchen in California; from a chef's rental kitchen in Boston to a super mid-century-styled kitchen in Atlanta, we were thrilled to have so many home cooks share their space with us. Here are 20 well worth checking out:

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Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2013 roundup!

From December 21 through January 3 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year. We'll also share guest posts, special holiday features, and a sparkling Winter Glam Cocktail Party, the final installment in our 2013 Gatherings from The Kitchn. Happy Holidays!