Our homes are living organisms, our lifeblood: They breathe, consume and sleep in synchronization with time’s passing. The seasons turn like a clock, and as each rolls around a new variety of liveliness fills the air: Bare feet scamper in and out of a slamming screen door in the summer while boots shuffle and shake off snow in the entryway in the winter. Year in and year out, these fluctuations happen to rooms as well as their inhabitants, and the This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fourteen Buy Now Related Stories Food Issue 40 Chow Mein & Jello An ode to the buffet. Food Issue 35 Modern Fancy The humble origins of high-end food. Arts & Culture Food Issue 34 Last Supper What to eat at a funeral. Food Sanchez A taste of Mexico in Denmark. Food City Guide Chulwha From nature to table—via the grill: A new private dining experience in Seoul. Food Issue 29 Pep Talk Does pepper deserve its seat at the table?