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Kitchen redo

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by GailC 12 days 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...

Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven

Pipenta
by Pipenta 5 years ago

The bastard child of a pressure cooker and a toaster oven. Might be really nifty, might be ridiculous. I'm wondering what's involved with cleaning the thing. Anybody got one? Review it for us plz?

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

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by SwissyMom 1 month 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...

Help with which double ovens to buy

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by ccw 1 month ago

Hi Everyone, I'm new to Chowhound and am in desperate need of some guidance on this decision. I replaced a 15 year old Thermador double oven that I loved: Even browning and perfect roasting. I ha...

High BTU burners, are they worth it?

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by DonaldT123 1 month ago

Hi, I just wanted the opinion of people who have invested in high BTU burners, be they cooktops or full ranges, is the extra money you've paid for high BTU burners worth it in your opinion? Do you ...

Finding a grinder that works for masa

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by zora 17 years ago

I went in to Sur La Table several months ago, and talked to a clerk about needing a better way to grind lime-treated corn (nixtamal) to make fresh masa. I've been using my Cuisinart, and it really ...

ILVE Nostalgie vs American Range Performer 36" range

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by HappyOutside 2 years ago

We are purchasing a new home which does not include appliances. This beautiful, everything my husband has always wanted kitchen, has the built in opening for a 36" range. Retired firefighter, he's ...

Stand mixer for small quantities

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by gamma50g 5 months ago

Which stand mixer is best for small quantities like beating 1 or 2 eggs, kneading 1 loaf of bread etc. I am thinking of getting one especially since I want to make a loaf of bread once a week.

Steaklocker?

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by NateHevens 4 years ago

http://steaklocker.com/ Anyone ever heard of this? Anyone using it? I'd love to read thoughts on this thing. Basically, it's an at-home steak dry-aging machine. Seems expensive for what it do...

Appliances - What Are Your Regrets?

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by mobiledynamics 5 months ago

Part 2 of my multi part Appliance dissertation. Any appliance duds you have? Mine are not really duds, but just operator error flaws I'll start Kuvings Slow Juicer Not really a dud but i...

Help with a Turkey

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by kitt614 4 months ago

The wife and I decided we were going to host thanksgiving this year. Originally, it was only going to be a handful of people, but I wanted lots of leftovers, so I talked her into a 20lb turkey (las...

Best range hood insert and size?

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by kymobrophy 4 months ago

We're renovating our kitchen and I'm in need of advice, please. We will have a 48" Wolf Range and need to purchase a hood insert (photo attached): 1. What size should we get? 48 or 52" ...

Bluestar and Bigchill Recall - Explosion/ Burn Hazard

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by kuniewski 5 months ago

FYI to anyone on Chowhound with a BlueStar or BigChill gas range. Almost 10,000 ranges were recalled in the US and Canada on September 11, 2018 due to explosion/ burn hazard. Stop using your range ...

Anybody scared of where appliances are going these days?

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by mobiledynamics 9 months ago

In the day and age of Bluetooth, touchscreen, etc. How long will said appliance last before a circuit mainboard goes bad. A touchscreen that goes unresponsive. etc, etc. Noticed the new line of Vit...

Appliances - What's on your countertop?

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by mobiledynamics 5 months ago

I am a cookware wh0re hoarder but deep down I'm a minimalist at heart On the counter, sits espresso maker, grinder and toaster oven. I refuse to have anything else exist unless I use it everyda...

Can you recommend a decent two slice toaster that won't break the bank?

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by PeachLakeBaker 5 months ago

I'm looking for a decent two slice toaster. No special features required, basically just for toast and bagels. Not looking to pay more than about $50. Any recommendations?

Edible Carving: How 3D printers Could Create Your Next Meal

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by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . 3D food printing has found itself at the forefront of digitally printed objects. Currently, confectioneries around the world are using 3D printers to produce vibrant layers of candy. The cu...

Slow Cooker Recommendations?

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by DuffyH 6 months ago

My trusty 6qt Hamilton Beach analog slow cooker bit the dust last week and will no longer come up to the correct temperatures at either Low or High. With the holidays coming up in a few months I'm ...

Any small kitchen applicances NOT made in China?

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by Deenso 9 years ago

I'm getting the feeling that this is a fruitless search, but I'm looking for a new 4-slice toaster. I examined the boxes of every brand on the shelves at Target this weekend and literally all of th...

36 Inch Pro Range (Wolf,Thermador, BlueStar)

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by dl8675309 7 months ago

Hello - I’m building my home and have been going back and forth on which range to get. I’m between Wolf, Thermador, and BlueStar. Consumer Reports gives higher marks to KitchenAid as well. Any a...