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Summer Cherry Coconut Crostata Cooked in a Miele M Touch Oven

by Steve Sheinkopf

So Sunday is now dedicated to recipes cooked in different appliances. We have covered grills for a bit. Now we will cook in a convection oven once again.

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Topics: Miele, Wall Ovens, Cooking

Pomegranate Pork Kebabs with Bulgur Jewel Salad on a Lynx Grill

by Nicole Parmenter

Sunday is recipe day. Today we are grilling again with Lynx. Nicole used the Pro Sear to char the meat at a low temperature. Although almost every decent grill has a sear, only Lynx is variable down to 100-200 degrees. Low temps are better for fruits, veggies and other less dense foods.

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Topics: Cooking

What Does Convection Mean? Different Types of Convection Cooking Explained

by Danny Nguyen

Convection cooking is a topic that comes up a lot when selling ovens – but what does it mean?

Here, we will break down what convection really means and how it applies to your appliances, in addition to the different types of convection cooking.

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Topics: Cooking

Convection, European Convection and Dual Convection Cooking (Ratings/Reviews)

by Eddie Jacob

Convection is a fan forced heat, which maintains a more even heat in the oven. Consequently, you bake and brown more evenly. Of course, there are a number of different types of convection.

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Topics: Wolf, Jenn-Air, Bosch, Frigidaire, Convection, Cooking

The Guide To Convection Cooking

by Steve Sheinkopf

Convection cooking has been around since the 1970s. Interestingly enough, Jenn-Air was the first manufacturer to market it in the US. When I started selling appliances in 1983, the big names were AEG, Miele, Gaggenau, as well as Thermador and Jenn-Air.

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Topics: Convection, Cooking

The 3 Newest Ranges

by Steve Sheinkopf

The appliance industry is predictable. Every September/November, there is a plethora (still like that word) of new cooking products. Thanksgiving is a huge opportunity for every manufacturer, as people look to replace their existing stoves before the holidays.

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Topics: Frigidaire, KitchenAid, GE Profile, GE, Cooking

Bertazzoni vs Jenn-Air Professional Ranges

by Steve Sheinkopf

About 10 years ago, Bertazzoni developed the niche of stylish, value-driven professional looking gas stoves. In other words, they look like a pro range only without the BTU output or heat of the pro.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Professional Ranges, Bertazzoni, Cooking

The Return Of Gaggenau Appliances

by Steve Sheinkopf

Our latest construction project (one of several ongoing):

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Topics: Gaggenau, Ventilation, Cooking

The Best Cooking Products for the MA Tax Holiday

by Steve Sheinkopf

Following are the most heavily rebated cooking products for the upcoming 2011 MA tax holiday. We also wrote a feature about the best values for the MA Tax Holiday.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Bosch, Frigidaire, Cooking

The Number One Space Saving Appliance

by Steve Sheinkopf

The over the range microwave is possible the number one spacing appliance. The microwave combines microwave plus a hood exhaust, and thus eliminates the hood and places the microwave at eye level and off the counter. The microwaves vary by internal capacity, features and then add convection for the more upscale units.

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Topics: Microwaves, Frigidaire, GE Profile, Ventilation, GE, Cooking

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