Kitchen Remodel

Everyone loves a makeover. Before a kitchen remodel, do your research here by chatting with Chowhounds who've gone through the same process. Learn from their missteps and successes and ask any question you have.


Wolf range-- griddle, grill, or none of the above?

by jugo 10 years ago

We're working on a kitchen remodel and are likely going to purchase a Wolf range, probably 48" all gas version, though we haven't yet ruled out duel fuel, and 60" is still an outside possibility. ...

Print (High/Low) fading off stainless range knobs

by OaklandGal 2 months ago

I did a rare and much needed spring cleaning of my gas range and noticed the print fading off a few knobs (‘high’ ‘low’ ‘simmer’ etc). It’s a BlueStar range with stainless knobs from 2014. It gets ...

Recommendations for pan replacement UK based

by Chasingmytail 2 months ago

Hello....Im doing some research on replacing some pans. I currently have some Le Creuset cast iron small saucepans 18/20cm (too small prefer to cook with stock pans)) Also have a cheap stockpot ma...

No Stove, New BBQ - Need Recipes!

by highlyunlikely 2 months ago

We just gutted our kitchen and are without a stove/oven for the next 2 weeks. Fortunately we just bought a brand new bbq that is arriving today. Would love some recommendations for what to make ...

Riddle, copper cookware, look for the mistake?!

by TJFRANCE 10 months ago

Hello everyone, The pages of advice are always good to study but the problem is that many people might think that everything they read or see are normal. But there are things that must never be rep...

What would you like, and what would you like to see in a Kitchenware/cookware store?

by Andrew7291 3 months ago

In terms of pots/ pans, bakeware, utensils, gadgets, unusual hard to find items - maybe used in foreign cuisine, i.e., rolling mats, etc, must- haves and latest must-have gadgets, coffee makers, el...

Jade 36 gas range top?

by OaklandGal 3 months ago

Does anyone know anything about Jade residential gas range tops? I can’t locate any info online and it looks like they are no longer manufactured. Any info appreciated - btus, reliability etc etc. ...

Warming shelf help!

by beej210 4 months ago

In our last house we had a warming shelf above our range and loved it. In our new house we are redoing the kitchen and looking for a warming shelf. I can't seem to find where to buy one of these ...

Built-In or Integrated Refrigerator w/ SS Interior

by poleprince 4 months ago

My wife and I are getting serious about a kitchen remodel, planned for this summer. We've decided on the Capital Culinarian 48", as we previously had the 30" model and absolutely loved it. Re...

Kitchen redo

by GailC 5 months ago

I am moving into my new home. It was build in the mid sixties. We will be redoing the entire kitchen. I cook everyday and bake almost as often. My dream kitchen has a double wall oven and a gas coo...

Tell me about your induction unit(s) and experiences

by drrayeye 5 months ago

One uses the term "induction cooking" in the United States to refer to two quite different kinds of cooking with two quite different devices: 1. the plug in single hob, and 2. the stovetop. T...

CenturyLife-esque review of DTC cookware

by PaupersPride 5 months ago

Recently I purchased a new cookware set to replace my older (and cheaper) non-inducting set. Although I like to think I did my research, it was only afterward that I stumbled across CenturyLife's i...

Seeking advice on a good gas oven

by Adree1 5 months ago

Hello - I now am able to replace my well used Kenmore electric oven with a new gas freestanding oven. Any advice on a good brand or model that is easy to clean, reliable, and bakes relatively even...

Sink grids

by PiperBob 5 months ago

The secondary sink we put in our new kitchen came with a steel grid that fits the bottom. What's the purpose of the grid? It's not this sink, but it's the same grid.

Range Hood for Short Ceilings

by MaestraKarine 2 years ago

Just opened wall between kitchen & dining room. Range is not centered in the opening. Can't install wall mount hood because it will be visible on 3 sides. Chimney hoods are too long. Ceiling is...

Appliance budget of $15k - what would you buy?

by SwissyMom 5 months ago

First time posting, but I've been sifting through a lot of the appliance advice on here and finding it very helpful. My husband and I are preparing for a kitchen remodel (searching for the perf...

Kitchen Design book? Can’t place the name

by Westy 6 months ago

Not sure if it belongs in this forum or not: there was a book a few years back that featured slightly offbeat kitchens from around the world. Same author/artist did one for homes as well. It was no...

Remodeling kitchen - worth getting both teppanyaki and grill?

by Belkisw 6 months ago

We are redoing our kitchen (my first time ever doing this) and have the option of getting both a teppanyaki and a grill, along side our 4-hob stove. Our place is in Spain, and we don't have a balco...

Designing a new kitchen

by beej210 1 year ago

Need some help from my fellow home chefs! We are designing a new kitchen from scratch. For those who have done it, what did you splurge on, where did you save? Any must do's or not worth its? ...

Old Butcher Block Restoration

by BillyMo 7 months ago

Woodworkers, I have an old HEAVY maple butcher block that has been in the family for many many years (late 1800's). Since the 70's it has really just stayed in storage out of sight and mind. I'm...