Unifying the large room are white-painted cabinets, stainless-steel appliances and golden limestone counter-tops. Mirrored backsplashes reflect light streaming in through windows and skylights flanking the stove. Only one electrical outlet is visible within these gleaming surfaces; the rest are tucked under the cabinets.
Other clever design touches include a slot in the countertop for knives and shallow pantry cabinets along one wall that provide instant access to cans and cartons ¬¬– at least for Tracy. “The only things I make are banana bread and BLTs,” O’Donnell says with a laugh.