Archive for March, 2014

Favorite Appliances for Small Kitchens

Appliances for Small KitchensThere is a wide array of kitchen appliances out on the market today, from basic functional appliances to appliances that are packed full of features. All kitchen appliances are designed to help you maintain the operations of your home. Appliance manufacturers know you consider more than just quality when purchasing kitchen appliances. You demand value for your money and want products that are both stylish and functional. The following are examples of what to expect to find when shopping for the newest kitchen appliances:

GE PFE29PSDSS Profile 28.6 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator: This refrigerator from GE is out of this world. The features of this product include, but are certainly not limited to; a dual ice maker, 2 adjustable-humidity drawers and 1 full-width adjustable-temperature drawer, trademarked TwinChill evaporators, showcase LED lighting, and stainless steel dispenser with pullout tray.

LG 30” Electric Induction Cooktop: This 100% induction cooking appliance is designed with style, performance, and energy efficiency all in mind. It features trademarked SmoothTouch controls, 100% induction cooking, and a bridge element. The SmoothTouch controls are easily understandable, centralized controls on a smooth surface that easily wipes clean. The bridge element allows you to cook longer pans or griddles.

Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher with 6th Sense Live technology: This stainless steel dishwasher is chalked full of technology. It has both Smart Assistant and Smart Stats programs installed. These programs allow you to control and monitor functions of the dishwasher from your smart phone or tablet.

Braun Impressions 10-Cup Thermal Coffeemaker: This elegant stainless steel design keeps your coffee hot for hours in its’ insulated thermal carafe with a lid that seals in the flavor. The features of this coffeemaker include automatic shutoff, dishwasher safe, one year warranty, and built in water filter that improves the taste of any coffee.

KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer: As far as countertop mixers go, this mixer has it all. The mixer features a tilt-head to provide easy access to the mixing bowl. It also has a pouring shield, 10 speed options, oscillating mixing action, one year warranty, and comes in a multitude of colors.

It is never easy making the final decision when purchasing large items like kitchen appliances. The market has been flooded with countless options. However, with so many choices, it is more likely you will be able to find the perfect kitchen appliance to fit your needs. Good Luck!

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Tips You Must Know Before Buying a Toaster Oven

The party is about to start and the kitchen appliances are fully battle operational, but wait, the last minute appetizer. Awe indeed, “what to do?”, but wait, from the center of the main kitchen stadium arena is the venerated all mighty toaster oven, ready to save the day. Thank goodness, your life is now complete with the mighty toaster oven by your side; nothing can go wrong with this mighty kitchen companion. While the Himalayan Sherpa may not be available to guide us to the perfect toaster oven, there are ways of finding the perfect toaster.

Toaster Oven Standard Features

Counter space and cabinet space come into play when considering any new appliance. Some toaster ovens can handle a full size frozen pizza while others are much smaller in size, measuring at 16 x 8 inches. Beyond size, toaster ovens in general come in two types, the countertop models and those that mount underneath cabinets. The broiler function is excellent for cooking burgers and comes as a standard model feature. The models that use infrared heating will speed cooking time and certain models offer special settings to defrost or reheat food.

Toaster Oven Demonstration Videos

YouTube the best source for free online videos contains many videos that demonstrate brand name toaster ovens. Instructional videos reveal the features, tips, and tricks per model. There are over 19,000 videos featuring savory toaster oven recipes from light cuisine to southern style recipes. In today’s economy, saving money just makes sense and there are perfect recipes that are not only cheap but are also incredible gourmet quality meals that your family will love. In addition, a simple search through your favorite web browser will bring up many of these perfect recipes.

Major Brand Names Offer Support

Hamilton Beech and other major brands offer custom recipes within their website and provide full detailed instruction guides. The new designer appliances feature a range from unique retro style appearance to a more sleek brushed metal or chrome type finish. The custom exterior finish also comes in a variety of colors and interesting metal accents, such as copper. The best interior feature is the less mess, easy to clean nonstick or porcelain interior finish.

Toaster Oven Toast Off is just one of many fantastic websites with a variety of fabulous toaster oven recipes to choose from, along with insightful tips from top chiefs. Rachael Ray from the food network hosted her first ever “Toaster Oven Toast-Off” challenge with chefs Sunny Anderson and Ryan Scott who went head-to-head, which only proves just how amazing the toaster oven really is for its versatility and convenience. The toaster oven is truly the perfect kitchen companion.

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