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Hey, there!

I’m Alison Kent – WELCOME to my Home Kitchen!
This has become a space where I can encourage and elevate my fellow passionate home cooks – or the eager enthusiast.

Here you’ll find encouraging posts, helpful tips & tricks, the story of my own personal journey to a place of belonging, informative videos from a variety of industry professionals, the SHOPS at the Home Kitchen – complete with a curated selection of self-designed, artisan-crafted wares; kitchen goods found in my own home; and the new bookshelf – AND, last but not least, the Kitchen Design Room for advice, e-books AND e-design.

WHEW! Grab a cup of tea or glass of wine, and browse around.
I’m honored to welcome you into the Home Kitchen.

Alison Kent


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WELCOME to the SHOPS at the Home Kitchen!

Browse through self-designed, locally artisan-crafted wares, bits you’ll find me using in my OWN Home Kitchen, and – COMING SOON – a selection from my own bookself!

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Gather around for everyday musings on food, recipes, tips & tricks, ‘the tea’ on Tuesdays, and much, much more to come.

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Watch IGTV Pro Tips

Are you caught up on the latest Videos from IGTV?

All the videos from my YouTube Channel / Instagram Live can be found here.
Informative and inspirational chats with a wide variety of Food Industry Peeps!

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Need some help with YOUR Kitchen Design? An hour of insightful feedback to work out a design problem you’re struggling with? Looking for some inspiration to nudge you out of the box a bit? Wish you knew where to go for help finding the best layout for your unique needs??

Yeah, I’ve got ya.

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about ME

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YEP! That’s me.

Want to know where you can SEE a whole lot more ‘o me?!

Tune in to Instagram LIVE on Mondays (mostly) and listen in as I interview all kinds of amazing food industry peeps!
You can keep up with dates & times through my Instagram Stories.


Tired of my cute face, but still want to hear me CHAT?!

Well, not if you’re my kids, but SOME people might 😉

You can listen in to some incredibly informative moments over at Clubhouse. It’s a great platform for learning/teaching, and I’m honored to host ‘the Home Kitchen’ Club, and moderate/co-mod some other rooms. Tune in!


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Do you love to travel for Food?!

I sure do! Or, did … But one day we’ll be a’travelin’ again and I can’t wait to share Foodie Ventures with you!

Did you know I always take a second small empty suitcase with me so I can bring back unique spices, interesting condiments or ‘new to me’ foodie finds.


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Everyday gatherings around the table for recipes, food tips, tricks from the Pro’s and ‘a story of belonging’ – the journey of finding my place in the Kitchen.

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Elevate your table and sense of place with artisan-crafted wares – designed by me!
You can also ‘shop my Kitchen’ through affiliate links if you like.

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Having an efficient ‘kitchen dance’ is the best way to design a functional kitchen. I can help you compose your best space through eDesign + eBooks.

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