The kitchen island may be the most underappreciated piece in your kitchen, possibly even your home. It plays a number of different roles—roles that are important every day. A kitchen island is a place to cook, a place to prep, a place to store things, a place to work, a place to sit, and more. However, you need to decide which of those roles is the most important in your life, and the main purpose you want to bring a kitchen island into your home. Here are a few tips that will help.