Kitchens are often seen as the hub of the home, and there are lots of different ways to use your kitchen. Some people like to just use their kitchen for cooking and preparing food, others like to use it as a warm and inviting sitting area, dining area and general work room.
If you are hoping to not only cook your food, but eat it in your kitchen, you will want a comfortable seating area with a table. This could be a separate dining table with chairs, or perhaps an island unit with stools. Some people have their table set as a fold down option on a wall to save space when not in use!
If the kitchen is a large room in your house, you might want to have a combined kitchen and family area, using the space to have not only a functional and working kitchen but a comfy seating section perhaps with a TV too!