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Specialty Appliances

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2019? And What Kinds of Deals Can You Expect?

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is on July 15—maybe. That's the date that recently leaked, but it's not officially confirmed. Still, that would be around the time Prime Day has happened in the past, and we've...
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Print (High/Low) fading off stainless range knobs

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by OaklandGal 20 days 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 ...

Can anyone recommend a one-burner solution (Wok/Disco)?

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by krivera1 7 years ago

Hi group, I am looking to buy an outdoor burner to be used for high-temperature wok cooking, as well as medium temperature disco cooking. For those of you not familiar with a disco it is a very...

36" Rangetop: Hestan vs. Bluestar

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by durhamois 2 months ago

I'm building a new house, and had been planning to install a 36" Bluestar 6-burner Platinum Series Rangetop. I'm now seeing ads for what I believe is a new line of Hestan indoor appliances, which i...

Jade 36 gas range top?

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by OaklandGal 2 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. ...

High BTU burners, are they worth it?

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by DonaldT123 4 months 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 ...

Warming shelf help!

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by beej210 3 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 ...

Kitchen redo

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by GailC 3 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...

Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven

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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 4 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...

Help with which double ovens to buy

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by ccw 4 months 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...

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 8 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 8 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 12 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 9 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...