GE Café Line in 2011

Cooking enthusiasts can design a kitchen that showcases their commitment to cuisine. GE will introduce its new built-in selection of the Café line of appliances at the International Builders Show, Jan. 12-15, 2011.

“We are expanding our extremely popular GE Café line into built-in wall ovens and cooktops to give consumers even more options,” says Larry Muennich, merchandising specialist for Cooking. The Café line, hugely popular for its professional appearance with oversized handles and stainless steel commercial feel, was previously only available in free-standing or slide-in range models.

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Sur La Table 40-60% Off Annual Sale for 2011

That’s right you can save 40 to 60% off bakeware, cookware, towels – you name it at Sur La Table. They even have up to 75% off in the clearance section of their site. We often take a hard look at our baking sheets and things that you just don’t want to pay a premium for in your kitchen. Sale ends soon and many items are already running low.

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December 2010 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

Happy New Year! December 2010 was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders along with our Holiday Gift Guide. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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What Kitchen Contraptions Did You Get this Holiday Season 2010? Happy Holidays from Kitchen Contraptions – 2010 My Very Own Toy Kitchen


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Solid fuel range cooker from Wamsler

Ideal for a traditional house or contemporary country cabin, Wamsler solid fuel range cooker is offered in three models, developed with modern living in mind yet styled in yesteryear exterior design. If you are looking for the closest replica of range cookers from a century ago, the freestanding Heritage range cooker shown above is right for you. And for a more conventional look, consider the 700 and 900 Century Series solid fuel range cookers which can be integrated with other fitted kitchen units.

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The Best 10 Gifts for the Chef in Your Life

In keeping with our Holiday gift picks and gift guide, we’re always trying to provide more gift ideas for the kitchen gadget person in your life. We found this really good gift guide with 10 suggestions on what to buy.

The gifts include:

TB Groupe Evercut Knife Boos Cherry Cutting Board Ozeri Touch II Kitchen Scale Meat thermometer (newfangled or “original”) Silpat Baking Mat Steel Dough Scraper Something made of cast iron from Le Creuset High-quality Olive Oil Cooking shows on DVD or iTunes

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Silicone Steamer Bowls Make Food for the Future

This is a new one for the Pots and Pans section here at Kitchen Contraptions. These rather oversized silicone bowls can be used for mixing, baking, and other kitchen uses. You can safely wrap and roast a fish in these babies, and they wash up easily. Killer idea.

Via Gizmodo at Silicone Steamer Bowls

Hamilton Beach Countertop Oven with Convection and Rotisserie

This extra-large countertop oven with broil, convection, bake, and rotisserie functions can also make mid size pizzas with ease. It features a 10- to 120-minute timer or “stay on” option for extra long cooking times. It’s adjustable temperature up to 500 degrees F allows you to cook and sear, and the spacious interior can fit a 5-pound chicken or 2 12-inch pizzas. Includes two cooking racks, two baking pans, broiler rack, rotisserie skewer, and rotisserie lifter.

At Hamilton Beach 31197 Countertop Oven with Convection and Rotisserie

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Gourmet oven by Miele Marine

Miele introduces North America to the new H 5981 BP, a 90cm gourmet oven, which features a plethora of unique features not the least of which is a gigantic 85 liter capacity cavity. The oven gives captains, owners or onboard chefs the room to roast 3 chickens on the accompanying spit, or the capacity to bake an 80cm baguette utilizing humidity with the oven unique Moisture Plus feature. With this oven, you can create all kinds of gourmet dishes while swimming away on your luxury yacht. For baking, humidity helps dough rise better and … (read more)