Save time in the kitchen with these speed cookers
Cooking appliances are the engine of any kitchen. Wimpy burners, a wonky oven, and a microwave with a mind of its own can get in the way of efficient meal prep. Our latest tests of kitchen appliances found plenty of first-rate models with true timesaving enhancements. That includes high-powered cooktops that will bring water for pasta to a rapid boil and double ovens that let you simultaneously prepare two dishes at different temperatures.
But not every speed claim from … (read more)
Slow cookers a charm for holiday potlucks
With the cold weather, holiday crush, and a pile of party invitations, now’s a great time to get out your slow cooker. It’s the perfect appliance for making comfort food while you do other chores or for preparing a dish for a potluck supper. In Consumer Reports’ past tests of slow cookers, the models didn’t differ significantly in how well they cooked. Where one rose above the other was in its convenience features, such as a locking lid, electronic controls, and easy … (read more)
The versatile and highly successful Smeg 110cm Victoria range cooker is now joined by two 90cm wide models, the 3-oven TR93 and the single-oven TRI90.
The TR93 cooker features 3 oven cavities, including a separate grill oven. Each cavity comes with triple glazed removable door, and the all glass inner door is finished in Smeg special EverClean enamel, which brightens the oven interior and makes cleaning simple as it reduces the amount of cooking grease that sticks to the oven walls.
The 63-litre main lower-left oven has a side opening door for … (read more)
Slow cookers are a must for fast-paced lives
Slow cookers, often called Crock-Pots after the original, may seem like a throwback to the 1970s but it turns out that twice as many households use one today as did just a generation ago. In fact, according to an industry report on eating patterns, one in five families plans to use a slow cooker within the next two weeks. And with their electronic controls and better safety features, slow cookers have come a long way as Consumer Reports discovered in its last … (read more)
The feel of nostalgia for good old times will disappear when you add a solid fuel stove cooker from Oranier to your home appliances. These modern solid fuel stoves serve both as cookers and heaters.
You can keep warm between 120 and 150 m³, depending on your particular solid fuel cooker. Prices range between € 900 and € 1,200. Oranier.
Wood cook stove from Heartland
Vescovi Perla cook stove
Haas & Sohn wood burning range cookers
Classica wood … (read more)