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Stoves

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falling oven grates???

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by pengcast 9 years ago

My Mom bought the most expensive Kenmore range from Sears 2-3 years ago. Lately, the oven grates have been falling off the little runner shelves (I can not think of the technical term). Has anyon...

Finally Bought Paderno cookware

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by kissmymuscle 8 days ago

Hi, guys. Thanks for helping me in the past a few days. I finally made my decision , bought Paderno cookware. I purchased a Staub cast iron cocotte in the first day I came to this community. I purc...

Fissler vs Paderno Rondeau and Frypan

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by kissmymuscle 9 days ago

Hi,guys. after a few days looking around in this community ,I am planning to buy a rondeau and a fry pan from the high end company Fissler or Paderno. Both rondeau and frypan gonna be 28 cm. The Fi...

Glass Top stove, what's best to use on it?

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by new to cooking 12 years ago

I have a new glass top stove, rather have gas, but not a choice. What should I use to cook on the glass top, that is easy to clean and will not scratch my stove. thanks.

Russell Range Info Please -- any info?

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by MPmill 10 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 ...

Panasonic Met-All Induction--A Review

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by kaleokahu 2 months ago

I. Introduction This article reviews the 3500W all-metal commercial induction single-hob hotplate by Panasonic, which I believe is the first “all-metal” unit to hit the U.S. market. Where appr...

Tell me about your induction unit(s) and experiences

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by drrayeye 15 days 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...

Control Freak Induction Cooking System

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by westes 2 years ago

I am surprised that no one has authored a post to review the Breville Polyscience Control Freak single-plate commercial induction plate. Aside from being designed for heavy use in a commercial ki...

What is Samsung Convection Roasting?

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by PiperBob 15 days ago

I have a Samsung NX58M6650W gas range. It has settings for convection bake and also for convection roast. I can't figure out what the difference between these two settings is. The manual doesn't ex...

Anyone familiar with Italian ranges? ILVE, Fratelli, etc.

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by vchipp 9 years ago

I have been researching ranges actively and had posted some questions a while back. I remain uncertain as to direction - I really want a stylish range with good performance, but also want quality....

Down The Rabbit Hole With Induction and Scorchprints

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by kaleokahu 1 month ago

I've been doing some more thinking and 'sperimentin with scorchprints and induction. Scorchprints can be useful, but they're certainly not perfect. They're snapshots, and as such can vary by time...

Looking for information on this model of Thermador range

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by Carwashkid 1 month ago

Wondering if this is a good deal, or is it better to just buy new? Hard to not spend 6k on an open burner range. This seems tempting

Range Hood for Short Ceilings

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by MaestraKarine 1 year 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...

Portable Induction Cooktop PIC Selection

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by badgerboyng 2 months ago

I will be starting graduate school next year. All of the apartments in my price range have cheap electric stoves, which I've cooked on for years and drive me nuts. When I move, I'd like to get a po...

For Us "Home Cooks", what is your favorite form of "stove top" cooking (electric, gas or induction?

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by SteveW1952 2 months ago

For cooking with total control of heat behavior, I was wondering what would be the preferred heat source for your "cook-top" appliances. In general, I dislike electric as you can not control temper...

Replacing electric downdraft slide in range

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by SueVeed 2 months ago

We have an old JennAir electric downdraft slide in range that came with our house. I hate it. It has small burners that make it hard to use two pots at once. The other side is a grill we almost nev...

OT: Is a Freestanding Range standalone?

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by mobiledynamics 2 months ago

Just looking at pics of a friend of mind rehabbing the kitchen. Heat aside, are ~all~ freestanding ranges just that - that can be installed with nothing on each side and literally be standalone ? ...

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 ...

Stovetop configuration limbo

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by ulrikP 2 years ago

I found an awesome set of Gaggenau Vario appliances but only have room for half of them in my kitchen. There are 6 modules comprised of 2 x double gas burners, 1 x wok burner, 1 x electric lava sto...

Is cooking on propane dirty??

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by valrn 12 years ago

has anyone experienced cooking on propane being dirty? I have always used gas and now have to move where only propane is available and someone told me it's dirty and leaves residue everywhere? Are ...