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What to Do with Your New Instant Pot

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We're sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too. Here, find out everything...
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Samsung gas cooktops

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by odkaty 3 months ago

Does anyone have a Samsung gas cooktop? Good? Bad? Need to replace a 30" gas cooktop that suffered a sad demise today. If you have other suggestions, the budget it $1k. We're not remodeling, so ...

DryAger, SteakAger, SteakLocker or Custom Build

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by kageryu 1 month ago

Hello Everyone, I've been reading up all I can on dry aging steaks at home. I started by reading Jess Pryles' article on dry aging. That setup looked interesting, but the fridge used in the setu...

Need a sous vide machine? Or electric mixer? Berkeley Public Library to begin lending kitchen tools

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . The city’s popular Tool Lending Library is expanding its offerings to include kitchen appliances, making it one of the few libraries in North America — and the first in California — to lend...

I will never buy a Capital Range again

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by csimmonds3165 2 months ago

I purchased a Capital Connoisseurian series dual fuel range (Model COB366) in August 2016. At that time I thankfully also purchased an Extended Service Plan for $1326.00. Since purchase in Augus...

Mashed Potato - do you prefer a potato ricer?

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by CHSeifert 3 months ago

I just got myself my first ever potato ricer. The mashed potato is more like a purée, when I use this device instead of the traditional potato hand masher where you mash the potatoes directly i...

Panini grill - best bread to use and need recipes

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by Beau711 12 years ago

I recently bought a panini maker as I love those grilled sandwiches in restaurants. I bought a large whole Ciabatta bread and found the slices too thick for my grill. I've read that Ciabatta and so...

Rice Cookers

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by codmeister 3 months ago

Are rice cookers worth buying? Do they make the rice preparation process any easier than boiling water and cooking rice for 20 to 30 minutes?

Reducing noise on Kitchenaid stand mixer

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by Skip2 4 months ago

I have a 20+-year-old KSM that is a tank -- still has lots of Hobart DNA and parts. Has a nice solid sound to it. I just bought a KSM Professional 5 Plus for my granddaughter and was taken aback by...

Appliances for new home

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by berlinrl 5 months ago

I'm so excited to be building a new home! Of course I'll need to select all appliances for this project. I've made a few decisions so far. I'm going to splurge and buy 36" Wolf gas cooktop, and...

New Wok Burner

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by GerryBrad 4 years ago

Hello to all of you who have been following the discussions here over the past year and to any newcomers who might find this page interesting. I hope all of you are having fun with your wok burners...

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...

Appliances - What's on your countertop?

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by mobiledynamics 1 year 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...

Is it totally ridiculous to buy a second stand mixer?

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by dainish 8 months ago

I had a Cuisinart 5.5 qt that I got about 10 years ago when I got married. I disliked it for a number of reasons, so I finally sold it on FB marketplace and purchased a KitchenAid Artisan 5qt. I ...

Print (High/Low) fading off stainless range knobs

OaklandGal
by OaklandGal 9 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 ...

36" Rangetop: Hestan vs. Bluestar

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by durhamois 10 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?

OaklandGal
by OaklandGal 11 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 1 year 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 11 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 12 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...