Cooking for many people is a challenge many face during the holidays. Having a kitchen that is appropriately situated and properly equipped for large scale cooking is the ideal situation for these kind of events. Several homes that are currently on the market in the area come equipped with gourmet kitchens that have all of this and more.

9510 State Highway 56 in Sherman - Listed at $1.2 million

This 7,463-square-foot property on over 45 acres listed by Lisa Hitchcock with Easy Life Realty comes equipped with a kitchen ready for not just one but two chefs. The gourmet kitchen with commercial-grade freezer is meant to provide dual appliances and ample counter space to accommodate two people cooking two completely different meals at any given time.

This ideally suits the needs of a large family holiday feast. With the ability to put two or more people to work, dinner is sure to be ready twice as fast. The kitchen features dual ovens, two dishwashers, three sinks, two stoves and two warming ovens.

Finished out with granite countertops, stainless steel vent hood and large walk-in pantry, it is a kitchen chefs and holiday enthusiasts are sure to enjoy.

55 Jimmy Street in Pottsboro - Listed at $399,900

Christmas at the lake anyone? This three-story, 5,334-square-foot home with lake views listed by Irene Hilliard with Hilliard Realtors comes equipped with an energy efficient gourmet kitchen that will make holidays not only faster but more affordable.

Featuring a commercial grade stove and vent hood, it also has a commercial grade refrigerator and freezer. These energy efficient appliances will perfectly cook your meal while also saving you money on your electric bill.

An extra wet bar provides an additional sink and counter space ideal for prepping meals. The additional cabinet space in this kitchen is ideal for storing holiday glasses and dishes.

Perfect for baking or making candy, the exceptional amount of counter space is what makes this kitchen unique.

1410 Bentbrook Lane in Sherman — Listed at $799,900

This 4,961-square-foot property on over one acre listed by Dean Gilbert Junior with Century 21 Dean Gilbert Realtors also comes equipped with a gourmet appointed kitchen. The ornate kitchen contains an oversized central island perfect for chopping vegetables and rolling dough. The island also provides an additional sink for cleanup.

What is unique about this kitchen for entertaining is that it is adjoined and open to the dining and living center, providing a wonderfully open gathering area for friends and family. The contiguous flow of the rooms allows the person cooking to be able to interact with guests while still providing a dedicated space for cooking and eating.

Stainless steel commercial grade appliances finish out the kitchen, with a chandelier-fashioned light fixture overhead.

154 Palmilla Drive in Gordonville — Listed at $629,900

Listed by Rosie Blake Reed with Legacy Point Realty, this 2,616-square-foot property on around half an acre contains a clean modern style kitchen with features the secret barista in you will love.

The kitchen bar is over 10-feet long with built in plumbing that means you will never have to refill your Keurig with water. The plumbing also services an ice machine in the bar area. A wine cooler keeps your wine at the perfect temperature.

Ideal for entertaining, the vent for the cook top is recessed into the cabinets. This prevents it from obstructing the views from the kitchen into the living area. When it is needed, the stainless steel hood emerges from the counter with the push of a button.

An oversized stainless steel refrigerator and freezer along with quartz countertops finish out this gourmet kitchen.