Granite, the same stone that portions of ancient Egyptian pyramids are composed of, is ubiquitous in the kitchen for good reason. This stout stone that weathered millennia can easily stand up to kitchen use and abuse.
What is granite? Granite is a natural stone, composed of at least 20% quartz as well as mica and feldspar. Color choices span the rainbow, from a monochromatic slab to bold patterns. Granite comes in many finished surfaces such as polished, honed, brushed, leather, flamed, and ant..