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Stoves

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

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by vchipp 10 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....

Looking for Induction Friendly Griddle for Samsung cooktop

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by kennyschiff 2 months ago

I have a Samsung induction cooktop with a 15" x 8" zone that can be used with an aftermarket griddle. Am looking for recommendations.

Induction Hi Heat Safety Function?

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by Robenco15 2 months ago

So this isn’t a huge deal, but am looking for some other opinions on what may be going on. I put a pot of water on my range and turn the dial to “hi”. The water starts doing its thing and bubbl...

Let's talk oven ranges

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by trumpster 2 months ago

My Kitchenaid Superbra is 18 years old. It's a slide in. I"m gathering its not a good idea to replace it with a freestanding unit but now my choices are more limited. What's a good high end and rel...

Samsung gas cooktops

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by odkaty 4 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 ...

New Bosch Gas Stove Can't Boil Water...

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by krisrishere 2 years ago

After much research and deliberation, I settled on this Bosch range below. Three weeks later (and $2,000), I've tried to boil little saucepans of an inch or two of water on the smaller burners and...

Helpful Input re: 48" Prof. Range

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by carpese 3 months ago

Hi everyone, Starting the process of selecting a 48" gas range. It's been a whirlwind, to say the least! I really didn't have any pre-conceived ideas of what I wanted and after visiting applianc...

Russell Range Info Please -- any info?

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by MPmill 11 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 ...

Lagostina Lagofusion 22 cm pot at work

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by CHSeifert 4 months ago

So I finally used the pot I gave to my wife. What an excellent performer I made risengrød in it (rice pudding or so) The first stage towards ris a la Mande (a unique danish dessert for Ch...

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

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by HadesHnds 6 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...

falling oven grates???

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by pengcast 10 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...

Durability of Induction Ranges

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by islandgirl 9 years ago

I'm quite interested in the option of an induction range instead of gas. However I'm concerned about the durability of these ranges given how electronic the components are. Does anyone have any t...

Demeyere Atlantis cooking pot for stock on gas?

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by CHSeifert 5 months ago

I would love to try the Demeyere Atlantis 22 cm cooking pot and use it for small volumes of stock/bouillon for my risotto, sauces and stews. It’s 4 liter volume and 11-12 cm tall. So will onl...

Advice for shopping new electric range

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by BarbAlli 5 months ago

I am in the market to replace a top of the line coil 30" range, used for a year, because the safety button sensor in coil drains heat from center of pans and prevents use of my wok ring AND baking ...

Is Induction Cooking Going to Replace Gas and Electric Coil?

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by gardenvespers 5 months ago

Hi All, I see quite a bit of talk on here, and elsewhere, about induction cooking. I have never used an induction cooktop myself, but I am intrigued by the claims of greater energy efficiency....

Hob Evenness Comparison--Radiant v. Gas

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by kaleokahu 5 months ago

So, a side issue came up on another thread recently about the intrinsic evenness of radiant hobs. The specific, categorical claim was made that for a cast iron pan of any given size, a radiant hob...

Any ideas where I can sell an AGA stove?!

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by gobybee 7 months ago

I'm looking for guidance/suggestions/recommendations - we bought a house that has an AGA cast iron 4-burner gas cooker and we're trying to find an appropriate avenue to sell it to someone who would...

Old/vintage Le Creuset on glass top hob?

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by emmad 6 months ago

I've been looking for some second hand cookware on ebay, and have seen an old Le Creuset saucepan that is in good condition. But, since the bottom isn't also enameled on the older versions, I'm won...

Panasonic Met-All Induction--A Review

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by kaleokahu 1 year 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...

vintage stoves?

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by bolletje 13 years ago

Does anyone here have a vintage stove? I'm thinking about saving up to buy a restored one from the 1920's or 30's that is raised off the floor on bowed legs. I think they are gorgeous and I love t...