Homeowners spend a lot time in their kitchens. As a result, product manufacturers and kitchen designers have rolled out some new kitchen innovations, in the House Beautiful Whole Home project, that will make cooking healthier and easier. The following features may seem a little far-fetched now, but they have the possibility of making it to the mainstream later.

1. Grow Room – In-kitchen grow rooms are the new wine fridges. Grow all your greens and herbs without having to worry about space for an outdoor garden. If you've got them in your kitchen, you're more likely to actually eat them.

2. Larder – You can keep healthy choices right within arm's reach when you have a cold larder. This glammed-up preservation room can store your fruits and veggies at the ideal temperature of 58 degrees. Bonus: You can also use this to store red wine.

3. Smart Sink – Toss your measuring cups—this smart faucet from American Standard is all you need. The Beale MeasureFill model includes precision-measuring, so you can simply twist a dial and have it pour exactly as much water as you'll need for whatever you're cooking or baking.

Check out the three additional innovative features at House Beautiful.

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