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Seasoning cast iron stovetop grates.

by rainbowbrown 6 years ago

I just got my new Frigidaire gas range delivered and installed yesterday. For the first time, I have a nice range with cast iron grates. My inclination is to season them before use. I want to oil t...

Magic Chef stove.

by aldo123 6 years ago

Hello everyone. I just bought a house and my stove/ oven is an old model " Magic Chef model 24MN72KKW". Everything is ok except the ovens. I cannot turn on the oven. I try tu turn the thermostat bu...

explosion under induction stove plate?

by MaCousine 6 years ago

Hello! We have an induction stove top in an apartment we have rented out. The tenant contacted us today to say that this morning, after 30 seconds of use, there was an explosion and a flash of lig...

New House has a commercial stove...help!

by cajarboe 8 years ago

Just bought our first house with a fantastic kitchen. However, upon further inspection and education, the stove is not pro-style, it is full on commercial. Comstock Castle, 36', huge. I was excited...

Reviews of 36" Thermadore all Gas range

by sbflagg 9 years ago

Hello Chowhounds! I'm looking for a few opinions please. I am looking at a 36" all gas Thermador range.. I mention that it's the 36" because these bigger ones have a lot more BTU power than the 30...

Now I'm Cooking with Gas--and I need a flame tamer

by nofunlatte 6 years ago

I recently got my kitchen remodeled (a gut job) and am now able to cook again. After many, many years (decades!) with cheap electric coil stoves, I now have a gas range again. Looks like I needs so...

portable induction cooktops instead of a traditional stove

by paulpaul 6 years ago

Does anyone here do this? I'm wondering if there are any downsides that I may be overlooking.

best burner element – skillet ratio?

by troukhad 6 years ago

Hi, I have electric cooktop with largest 9” dual element which gives 3100 watts. If I want to buy grill/skillet should I go for 10” (to be honest kind of small for us), 12” or 13”? What is t...


by erica 6 years ago

I am renovating a kitchen in a Florida condo. I cook most nights but will be using this condo only about 4 months per year. There is no option for gas. The condo currently has a coil electric...

Electric stove ruining cast iron

by deejaykamoe 6 years ago

My coil stove seems to be running my cast iron. My seasonings don't stay on in the middle. And things stick. The outer part of my pan is perfect. Eggs don't stick and the seasoning is great. But wh...

Best cooktop / oven

by rms9004 6 years ago

I'm going to be shopping for a new gas cooktop (big BTUs) / oven. I've read on older threads that people like Capital and Dacor brands. Does this still hold true?

30" Wolf vs Viking Vs. Capital Culinarian

by hershy79 10 years ago

Hi. I have 2 days to make the following decisions (due to great rebates available) 1) Wolf 304 ($4000 Canadian plus tax) or the Viking VGCC530-4BSS ($3500 Canadian plus tax or the Culina...

Recommendation for 30" residential gas range?

by foxtailfarm 6 years ago

Hi all - I am in the market for a 30" gas (LP) range, for a farm kitchen that will serve several purposes: canning large amounts of jam and other preserves (need high power burner for quick boiling...

Electrolux induction range vs. GE Induction range

by petruschka 8 years ago

Husband and I are looking at 30" induction ranges - specifically Electrolux EW30IS65JS and GE Profile PHS925STSS. We were strongly leaning toward the Electrolux until we read the online reviews, ...

Wolf Range Nightmares

by martisnyder 10 years ago

Has anyone else had the following problems with their Wolf 48 inch dual fuel range. I just had my range serviced again. The oven bangs loudly and repeatedly, which sets my three small dogs in to a ...

American Range? Buyer Beware!

by foodiefrog 6 years ago

It is with big frustration that I am reporting an unacceptable experience with American Range. Do not buy one unless you expect to get a perfect unit, because if you don't, be prepared to spend lot...

How flat is your glass smoothtop range?

by IHeartRobots 6 years ago

I recently bought a glass-top GE Profile freestanding induction range (to replace a low-end electric I couldn't stand), and noticed the other day that the pan I had on one of the left-hand burners ...

Pro style ranges

by momcn 8 years ago

Hi, we are in the begining of a kitchen remodel and can't decide on a range. We would really like to do a 36 inch pro style range. Found a Jenn air for a great price but can't find any reviews on...

Do you really like the look of stainless steel appliances?

by stratford 13 years ago

It seems to be the fashion now, and HGTV talks about it as the needed thing for any kitchen upgrade. I guess fashion never last forever, but I wonder if people really think it's that beautiful. T...

Gap between stove and counter -- how to seal it? [moved from General Topics]

by Eclipsoid 9 years ago

I have a new stove and counter, and there is a small gap between them. Already some crumbs are getting down into the gap. (The stove is a 30" Wolf, which is very heavy, so this gap is, for all pr...

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