Whirlpool CoolVox fridge plays music to cook by
Refrigerators with built-in TVs never quite made it to prime time for a public that apparently responded with a collective yawn. But what if you could listen to your music collection, catch up on an audiobook, or hear step-by-step spoken recipes without leaving the kitchen?
Whirlpool hopes that possibility will spark your interest in its new French-door refrigerator, which was announced as a concept at last year’s International CES. This year attendees can see it and listen to it. … (read more)
Electrolux innovations can make you a better cook
Electrolux had a dream kitchen at Design and Construction Week featuring all the fancy professional appliances it markets to restaurants and commercial kitchens. Called Grand Cuisine the line includes steam ovens, induction cooktops, high-powered gas brass burners, a vacuum sealer, blast chiller, and a griddle. Electrolux is trying to gauge consumer interest in these technologies, which cook foods faster, seal in more of the natural juices and can make a home chef a better cook.
Currently, in Consumer Reports’ cooking … (read more)
Top-rated gifts for your favorite cook
For some, pushing a microwave button counts as cooking and then there are those who enjoy spending a Saturday afternoon leafing through cookbooks and trying new recipes or rolling out dough for an after dinner sweet. Here’s some cooking gear that impressed the testers at Consumer Reports and that your favorite cook will appreciate.
The sharpest knives in the drawer. Zwilling J.A. Henckels is a premium name in kitchen knives and its $ 315 Twin Professional “S” 7-piece set was … (read more)
Küppersbusch Meisterstück is the gourmet cooking centre, inspired by the fine restaurant cuisine. Designed as a professional restaurant kitchen in two configurations, the comfort+ and profession+, the gourmet cook centre can be individually coordinated to suit the needs of ambitious and demanding cooking enthusiasts. Offering an innovative concept of integrated kitchen islands, Meisterstück allows you to arrange the kitchen according to your requirements.
A 90 cm wide oven with 17 baking and roasting programs, an induction hob with LCD display and 12 power levels, a Tepan Yaki, a lava stone grill, a wok … (read more)
You can cook fast yet healthy, with the versatile steam pressure cooker from Cook Vision, appropriately named Sizzle. The steam cooker features 18/10 stainless steel pot and simply redefines healthy cooking, making food preparation an easy and enjoyable chore.
Anyone can cook with Sizzle, since the handling is as simple and intuitive as can be. This Cook Vision steam pressure cooker comes with the glass airtight lid, so you can keep an eye on the food while it is cooking. The lid can be opened as necessary, in spite of pressure, to add … (read more)
News from our labs: Best way to cook frozen pizza
While choosing a frozen pizza from among the myriad pies in the freezer section of your local supermarket isn’t exactly a big deal, it can be confusing. But once you get home and are ready to nosh, a more important decision awaits: to nuke or not to nuke?
In preparation for our test of individual frozen pizzas for an upcoming report, we compared microwave and conventional-oven cooking methods. Some manufacturers list both preparation methods on packaging and leave the … (read more)
If these professional ovens by J. Corradi look a bit too nostalgic for you, as does this vintage fridge, we certainly hope the company contemporary Capri line of modular cooking systems is more to your liking. Designed to create a focal point in your house for the most unforgettable moments either indoors or outdoors, these versatile modular cooktops bring a restaurant quality cooker in your home or in your garden. You built the cooking system to your preference, you pay and get it delivered. Later, this open system can be further … (read more)
Good things come in big packages and that is certainly true when it comes to cooking. If you like the AGA range with four ovens but it isn’t enough, you can now get for the first time ever an AGA cooker with five ovens. Want even more? With the addition of a module this new AGA range can have up to seven ovens. And thanks to the new AGA in-room venting technology, an AGA cooker can now sit anywhere in the kitchen, even within an island. The new launch follows hot on the heels of the runaway success of the first ever on/off AGA cooker, AGA Total Control and the remotely operable AGA iTotal Control . The addition of five-oven ranges means there truly is an AGA cooker for everyone. These new ranges are the result of many years research, and simple controls allow you to choose which part of the cooker is on, ensuring no energy is used unnecessarily and that delicious AGA food is available at the touch of a button. The 5-oven range cookers are ideal for passionate cooks, those with a large kitchen, owners of 4-oven AGA cookers who wish to replace their existing cooker, as they occupy the same footprint, or anyone who loves the versatility of a larger AGA cooker. The five ovens are Roasting, Baking, Warming, Simmering and Slow Cooking. The exciting addition of a slow cooking oven makes this new range is perfect for those with a large family or anyone who simply loves to cook. The slow cooking oven is ideal for dishes such as shoulder or leg of lamb, steamed puddings, casseroles and stocks. The slow cooking oven and the warming oven operate together via a switch on the cooker. And as well as the two hotplates, there is a useful warming plate. The roasting oven, baking oven and simmering oven can be operated independently of each other, as can each of the two hotplates. These can also be controlled via a remote control, the integral touch-screen panel or – in the case of iTotal Control model – with a PC or tablet or via a mobile phone using text or the AGA app. The all new 5-oven AGA Total Control and 5-oven AGA iTotal Control are available in 11 colours and prices start at £11,895. … (read more)