In this kitchen area that was outside the house proper at Jefferson’s Monticello, you can see the innovations that were here in the late 1700’s. This made it a very modern kitchen for the times. It had the typical fireplace with cooking crane and brick oven, but on the wall on the left you can see the innovative part. Here were a row of ovens, heaters for soups, sauces and other things that was far ahead of its time in America. Thomas Jefferson had gone to Europe and brought back ideas from France.