Your Chowhound guide to stoves is here. Discuss performance, brands, styles, and more and compare notes with our entire community of passionate cooks.

SMEG and Dolce & Gabbana Just Released 3 Stunning Appliances You Probably Can't Afford

Have you ever wished your drab kitchen appliances better matched your couture-only closet? Well if you have, and you’ve also got a few grand collecting dusts, you can solve this classic quandary quite...

Russell Range Info Please -- any info?

by MPmill 13 years ago

We're remodeling our kitchen and we've been offered a used Russell Range. We haven't been able to find any info about this manufacturer or brand, except that it seems (judging from one other post ...

Russell Range Spare Parts

by inga239 6 years ago

Hi, I too have a 6 burner Russell Range purchased from a distributor. It was used by visiting chefs who gave cooking demos. When the company started having problems, I contacted their executive ...

Propane Range & Hood

by elizbanks 15 days ago

We are moving to a rural cabin on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. Does anyone have a recommendation for a propane range and hood?

Induction Stoves: Analog vs Digital Controls

by westes 12 days ago

I am thinking of an upgrade to an induction stovetop. The vast majority of these are being sold with digital controls. I am considering analog controls and would like to get feedback on certain...

Glass or Stainless Covers for Traditional Electric Stove Heating Coil?

by westes 1 month ago

The traditional electric stove heating element is a coil shape, and this can scratch a stainless pot, usually when the cook slides the pot over the coil's surface. Does anyone make a permanent g...

New to posting, but sure need the ChowHounds! Need stove help fast!!

by HadesHnds 8 years ago

Dearest ChowHounds, I need you. Soon. And a right up there, an apology from the start if I didn't post correctly/in the wrong department. If I did, please give me explicit directons (suitable for t...

Which is Better?

by olunia 2 months ago

Hello everyone, I want to try eggs in my stuffing for Christmas this year. The three recipes below all have eggs yet are a little different. I have used water chestnuts yet never nuts or f...

Williams Sonoma Oven Mitts

by cookingofjoy 2 months ago

My favorite oven mitts and potholders are from Williams Sonoma from maybe twelve years ago. The reviews for the current oven mitts and potholders are not so favorable (shrinking, thinner, falling a...

Scorchprints--A Suggested Method

by kaleokahu 4 years ago

We have many, many discussions here about pan evenness, but short of FLIR thermographic imagery, how do we *really* assess and compare evenness? Using IR and contact thermometers will drive you c...

Help choosing electric range

by LOL303 2 years ago

I live in a beach condo in Florida and we are remodeling our kitchen. I need to use electric and keep to a standard 30 in range, but the reviews are so conflicting! I am interested in a samsung fl...

Russell range / convection oven for sale

by riverdadd 5 months ago

This is a 36" 6 burner Russell Range with a convection oven attached. This is a "new old stock" range that has never been cooked on/in. Located in VA reasonable offers considered.

Russell Range 36" Gas Range for sale

by amyblack 9 months ago

Russell Range 6 burner 36" Gas Range in great working condition. Each burner is 15,000 BTU burner. I love this range top but unfortunately it will not fit in our redesign of our kitchen.

Induction burner rec's

by ar1338 2 months ago

I'm thinking of getting a portable induction "burner" for making stock. I haven't researched much yet - will read Franz's post on century life sometime soon, as he wrote a guide. Seems the Du...

Aluminium or copper diffuser?

by Sirrith 7 years ago

I'm going to pick up a small sheet of either aluminium or copper to use on my gas range to stop small pots from wobbling so much on the grates. But I don't know which to get. Either a 1/8" thick ...

Some physics: Does thicker or thinner conductive material transfer more heat? and more...

by ar1338 2 months ago

A thicker piece of material spreads heat more evenly, and a thinner one will heat up and cool down faster (less thermal mass), but which can transfer heat faster? I believe the theory is that a th...

Musings on heat capacity (and its necessity with high thermal conductivity)

by ar1338 2 months ago

I am wondering about why heat capacity is necessary in cookware. If heat can move into the pan faster than the pan can lose it to the food, then why does a pan need any heat capacity at all? Is t...

Officine Gullo Integrated Oven

by dawnmmurray 3 months ago

Does anyone have Officine Gullo? We are about to pull the trigger on a custom integrated cooking island (6 burners, 1 oven, pasta cooker, fryer, griddle) and hood. It will be our main good range ...

Your Best Thrift/Estate/Yard Find?

by kaleokahu 6 months ago

Prompted by tcamp, the joys of stealing a great piece of cookware at junk store prices is had to beat. For me, it's like finding that long-lost Whistler painting. So what was it? Aloha, Kaleo

Can I use a 30 cm Demeyere Intense fry pan on a 7 in electric coil burner?

by Stephanie_K 4 months ago

I recently purchased a set of Demeyere Intense cookware from Costco. This is my first cookware set and even though I don’t cook every day I wanted to get something that was quality and would last. ...

Who Has Cooked on a Paella Burner?

by kaleokahu 6 months ago

I was in a specialty Spanish food store today that had a wide selection of paella pans--many sizes of SS, carbon steel and enameled steel. Then I noticed that they also carried the 2- and 3-ring p...