Dacor Distinctive 24" Microwave

Available in sleek stainless steel, the Distinctive 24″ Microwave is a classic combination of beautiful form and superior functionality, with an affordable price that has become a signature of the Distinctive Series. Loaded with exceptional features, the Distinctive Microwave offers convenience for busy homeowners who still want to serve tasty, well-cooked meals and snacks. Equipped with Dacor state-of-the-art Sensor Technology the Distinctive Microwave takes the guesswork out of cooking by detecting the moisture and humidity level of the food inside and cooking it accordingly. A built-in electronic sensor automatically sets the time for cooking … (read more)

January 2011 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

January 2011 was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Baking

Perfect Pie Crust Makers Sur La Table 40-60% Off Annual Sale for 2011

Coffee Makers

Bodum Brazil French Press 34-Ounce Coffee Maker with Pavina Glasses Perfect Pressed Coffee with the Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Maker with Milk Frother DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica Super-Automatic Espresso … (read more)

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.

Consumers can place the Café … (read more)

Baby Belling in black

Belling’s iconic Baby Belling table top cooker has been given a chic new look for 2011 with the launch of the new Baby Belling Black. With a heritage dating back almost 40 years, the Baby Belling is one of the UK’s most iconic and recognisable kitchen appliances, taking pride of place in kitchens, offices, student accommodation and even lighthouses since 1972. The new look model has been launched as black appliances continue to dominate kitchen trends and will give people even more choice when it comes to their kitchen colour schemes.

The table … (read more)

Haier’s New Under-Counter Dual Drawer Fridge

Haier America has introduced a line of built-in dual drawer refrigerators that were designed with today’s integrated kitchens in mind.

Available in stainless steel, white and black finishes, the units have two refrigeration drawers with a total of 5.4 cubic feet of capacity and an easy-to-clean electronic temperature touch-control panel. In addition, the drawers’ divider system easily adjusts with one hand to securely hold different-sized items such as fruits and vegetables, cheeses and beverages.

The dual drawer series also features side installation brackets that allow the units to be easily secured to the … (read more)

New energy-saving 230V Cook-N-Dine teppan grills

CDS-Design of Munich, Germany, builds their ultra-slim built-in teppan grills with the environment in mind. These eye-catching teppanyaki griddles are made from 60-80% reclaimed and recycled German stainless steel. New energy-saving 230V models draw a mere 7.8 AMP on high. CND teppanyaki grills can be installed into any type of counter material, indoors and outdoors, while eating up less than 2 inch cabinet space height.

Cook-N-Dine, now in its eighth year since the US-launch of the world-wide patented teppanyaki grill from Germany, is offering energy-saving 230 Volt models. Not only do they combine … (read more)

PerfektFit AEG-Electrolux side by side refrigerators

The German market demand for side by side refrigerators grew by 47% from 2005 to 2009. That is likely why, AEG-Electrolux brought its popular side by side wine cooler fridge freezer and other side by side refrigerators in Germany as a part of its PerfectFit Collection. The large capacity models are only 60cm deep, making them ideal for European kitchens.

The energy efficient PerfektFit refrigerators feature either curved or 3D door design giving you choices to complement any kitchen style, ice and water dispenser, adjustable shelves, specially designed self-closing door hinges, anti-finger … (read more)

Introducing TepanDine

Despite many of these specific products being featured here before, TepanDine has a very different story to tell. Appliancist had a chance to talk with Tim Frost, TepanDine Commercial Manager based in Bangkok, regarding the company philosophy and unique position in the global marketplace of innovative high end cooking appliances.

TepanDine has the distribution and branding rights for all Asian and MENA markets. The corporate headquarters are located in Thailand and our products are selling through the biggest and highest-quality kitchen agents in the region who have large market share. The focus is on … (read more)