butcher block counter tops- We used to have one of these in the Dutch Colonial house I grew up in. Real butcher block counter top with cut out for trash underneath. As kids, we thought it was so cool to have it!
Striking Details: A Live Edge Wood Slab Kitchen Countertop — Kitchen Inspiration. I really detest almost all the design choices in this kitchen (personally), but that live-edge slab island piece is BEYOND beautiful!