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Wolf 36-inch Induction vs. Wolf 36-inch Gas Pro Range (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Mason Nguyen

Up until 2016, if you wanted a 36-inch range, you purchased a professional gas range. Then, Wolf marketed a 36-inch induction range. So which one do you choose?

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Topics: Wolf, Professional Ranges, Induction Ranges

Induction vs. Gas: What's the Fastest Way to Sear a Steak?

by Nicole Parmenter

In our industry, there is always a lot of talk about which cooking surface would be faster for searing a steak - induction or gas?

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Topics: Induction Cooktops, Wolf, Thermador, Gas Cooking

The 5 Best 30-Inch Induction Cooktops (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Neil Katz

GE developed the first induction cooktop in the 1980s, but Diva popularized induction in the 1990s. It sold for $3,500 for four basic induction burners. Now you can buy a basic Frigidaire induction cooktop for about $1,600. 

However, the best induction cooktops have larger burners and bridge elements (to fit odd shaped pans) as well as advanced technology and controls. 

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Topics: Induction Cooktops, Wolf, Thermador, Miele, Jenn-Air, Frigidaire

Viking vs. Wolf 30-Inch Induction Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Roger Pontes

Induction ranges and cooktops have become increasingly popular over the years. Oddly enough, you did not have many premium choices in induction other than Dacor and then Viking. That has changed recently as Miele (2014) and Wolf (2016) have added very decent induction ranges to consider.

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Topics: Wolf, Viking, Induction Ranges

Wolf vs. Miele Induction Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Ross

Induction is the best way to cook. Quite simply, it is faster with a better simmer than gas. It is also the most child safe, because you need metal to activate the magnets for induction to work. Induction also requires less venting as well.

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Topics: Wolf, Miele, Induction Ranges

Are Steam Ovens Worth Buying? (Reviews/Ratings)

by Rick Medeiros

In the last few years, this category has certainly been picking up steam (pun not intended). I’m sure by now you have been told that it’s the healthiest way to cook.

Moisture does maintain the nutrients and minerals of the food instead of baking them out. The food will also have a lower fat content because you’re not using any oil to keep the food moist when cooking.

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Topics: Wolf, Steam Ovens

Wolf vs. BlueStar 30 Inch All Gas Pro Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Chris Tavares

Wolf and BlueStar are both American, family-owned companies. In many ways, these two ranges are similar, without advanced controls unlike Jenn-Air, Miele or even Wolf''s own dual fuel range.

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Topics: Wolf, Professional Ranges, BlueStar

Most Reliable / Least Serviced Appliance Brands of 2016 (Reviews/Ratings)

by Steve Sheinkopf

I look at lowering repairs and issues all the time. We manage this very closely. It actually starts in the warehouse where the products need to be handled properly. Then competent delivery and installation crews can also solve quite a few possible issues.

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Topics: Wolf, Thermador, Miele, Bosch, Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Appliance Service, Appliance Repair, Electrolux, Maytag, Samsung, Most Reliable Appliances

A Real Review of Wolf Wall Ovens (Ratings / Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

Last week, we reviewed the Miele MasterChef wall oven. The Wolf would be its direct competitor on the premium side along with Thermador, Jenn-Air and Dacor.

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Topics: Wolf, Wall Ovens

Best 48 Inch Pro Gas Rangetops (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Brett Lucero

You really have two choices in kitchen design. You can buy a range and have burners, or a cooktop and an oven in one general area.

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Topics: Wolf, Thermador, Miele, Jenn-Air, Professional Ranges

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