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.
The combination of convection and steam is meant to reduce cooking time, with … (read more)
Speedy Raven tractor grounded again, perhaps for the season
When Consumer Reports’ mower testers heard about the speedy Raven MPV-710 lawn tractor with a built-in generator, they were excited to put it through its mowing paces. But it’s been a bumpy ride for the $ 3,000 hybrid tractor. Shortly after our tests Lowe’s, the exclusive retailer, halted sales when the manufacturer, Denver Global Products, found a flaw that allowed the blade to spin when it wasn’t engaged. More problems followed and with the Consumer Product Safety Commission possibly … (read more)
Lowe’s speedy Raven mower back on sale after flaw fixed
Hybrid gas-electric power, a built-in generator, and a blistering 17-mph top speed helped make Raven’s new $ 3,000 MPV-710 lawn tractor a brisk seller at Lowe’s, where it’s sold exclusively. Then Lowe’s brought Raven sales to a screeching halt in late February after its manufacturer, Denver Global Products, found a sample that spun its blades when it shouldn’t have. Lowe’s recently put the Raven MPV-710 tractor back on sale after its manufacturer checked and cleared other Ravens in Lowe’s … (read more)