Convection steam ovens promise speedy cooking

Convection steam ovens promise speedy cooking

Why reheat day-old food in the microwave when you can rejuvenate leftovers to just-made freshness. That’s one of the promises Wolf makes with its $ 3,800 built-in convection steam oven. We scoured the market for the latest in timesaving cooking appliances, and convection steam ovens, which boast speed, versatility, and healthy food prep, grabbed our attention. Here’s a look at three we have in our cooking labs now.
 
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New snow blower features show promise in early tests

New snow blower features show promise in early tests

This week’s early Nor’easter came just as we were testing this season’s snow blowers at our Yonkers headquarters in New York. The latest batch comprises models from Craftsman, GreenWorks, Honda, Husqvarna, and Toro. Some new features, such as an anti-clog design and a simple-to-use chute control, have made a good first impression. But we’ll reserve final judgment until the results of all our tough tests are in. In the meantime, check out the 23 winners in our current Ratings.

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