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Is stainless steel on its way out?


Author's Note

When I recently moved into a new apartment, it was like being launched to some strange, unfamiliar and empty planet. After living with roommates for several years, I quickly realized that I didn't have anything to fill my new digs with, especially in the kitchen. One of the first things I did was stock the fridge. That was nice, but there wasn't much I could do with all the fresh food without some basic supplies. More than a month later, I may not have a couch and the TV may still be on the floor, but the kitchen is teeming with stainless steel.

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