Next stop is the kitchen, where Jay says his simple but practical appliances help him get the job done. "Below the shelves, I've got my stove, which runs off the same propane tanks as the fireplace in the great room. I've got my water here above the sink. A very primitive but very effective method—gravity-fed plumbing." Jay gets his water from an outdoor spigot, which is just a few feet from the front door.