Cuisinart Combo Steam and Convection Oven

We really love toasters and this one steams as well as it toasts. We’ve yet to try out a steam oven but we think it’s going to make some mad ribs.

Energy-efficient ­machine cooks up to 40% faster than conventional ovens. Customized Bake-with-Steam and Broil-with-Steam settings –plus all the standard functions of a traditional countertop toaster oven. Gives you up to two hours of uninterrupted steam for fat-free cooking with maximum moisture retention. Specialized dough-proofing technology helps ensure perfect loaves, rolls and pizza crust. 47-oz. water reservoir removes for easy filling … (read more)

Frozen dinners get the steam treatment

Frozen dinners get the steam treatment

“Freshly steams in minutes,” the Lean Cuisine package says about its latest garlic chicken. “Uses the power of steam to cook flavorful Seven Whole Grain pasta in just minutes,” Kashi says of its new three-cheese ravioli. But are those steamable meals any different from standard frozen entrées? We decided to put 10 to the test.

The packaging is clearly different. Kashi and Lean Cuisine use vented plastic bags that release steam during cooking. Healthy Choice and Marie Callender’s have a steamer basket that … (read more)

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.
 
The combination of convection and steam is meant to reduce cooking time, with … (read more)

Steam irons that keep your linens crisp on hot, steamy days

Steam irons that keep your linens crisp on hot, steamy days

Linen has been “a warm-weather go-to fabric for ages,” according to Lucky magazine. And GQ and the Gentleman’s Gazette recommend it for outings this summer. But all three style magazines caution that linen can be a challenge to keep crisp. “It does wrinkle extremely easily, however—so consider yourself warned,” says Lucky. With lawn parties in high season, we asked our textile expert to share her secrets for ironing linen and other fabrics using some of the top-rated steam … (read more)

Sizzle steam pressure cooker by Cook Vision

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)

Cuisinart Combo Steam and Convection Oven

We really love toasters and this one steams as well as it toasts. We’ve yet to try out a steam oven but we think it’s going to make some mad ribs.

Energy-efficient ­machine cooks up to 40% faster than conventional ovens. Customized Bake-with-Steam and Broil-with-Steam settings –plus all the standard functions of a traditional countertop toaster oven. Gives you up to two hours of uninterrupted steam for fat-free cooking with maximum moisture retention. Specialized dough-proofing technology helps ensure perfect loaves, rolls and pizza crust. 47-oz. water reservoir removes for easy filling and … (read more)

Grundig multifunction oven with steam function

The Grundig GEBD 47000 B is a multifunction oven with Steam Assist Cooking, that helps you to prepare more flavorful, tender and less fattening meals. In general, you can expect to lower fat content by 5% comparing to non steam cooking options, while keeping vitamins and minerals intact.

The 65-litre GEBD 47000 B Grundig multifunction oven has 14 heating methods such as Conventional, Convection, 3D Hot Air, Pizza, Fan Grill, Grill, Small Area Grill, Eco Hot Air, Bottom Heat, Keep Warm, Low Temperature Cooking, Thawing, Steam Assist Cooking and Steam Cleaning.

Operating the … (read more)

LG top load washer with steam technology is the industry first

LG just Introduced the new top load steam washer that incorporates innovative Steam, Smart Technologies. The industry first top load washer with steam technology is certified Asthma & Allergy Friendly by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The newest member LG 2013 Smart Appliance family, Model WT6001HVA incorporates smart technologies that, among other things, allow you to monitor and control the appliances inside or outside the home with mobile phone applications via Wi-Fi. Wireless Internet connection is required for Smart Appliance features and sold separately.

This new high efficiency top load washer … (read more)