Self-Cleaning Ovens Get a Face-Lift

Self-Cleaning Ovens Get a Face-Lift

It’s been about 50 years since the introduction of the “self-cleaning” oven, according to a recent press release by Maytag. The same company has declared it time for an update to that technology and has introduced its AquaLift self-cleaning feature...
Remote Oven Control: The New Killer App

Remote Oven Control: The New Killer App

I’m all for the integration of advanced technology into household appliances — I love hood fans that turn on automatically when they detect heat from the range, double-ovens and pan detection features on induction burners. But when the ringing of a nearby...
Gas Range Recall

Gas Range Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Wolf Appliance Inc., announced on September 3rd a voluntary recall of about 24,000 Wolf Appliance Gas Ranges Delayed ignition of gas in the 18-inch oven can cause a flash of flames to be projected at a...
Self-Cleaning Ovens Get a Face-Lift

Cooking Unplugged

We did an entry a couple months ago about a do-it-yourself solar panel that was created by the good people at The Sietch, an online community of green-thinking go-getters. Another of their clever creations—the Solar Oven—uses wood, a junkyard panel of glass,...
Get Steamed

Get Steamed

I’ve been getting into the raw food thing, as I’ve been told veggies lose much of their nutrients when cooked. Steaming foods lightly is apparently ok, which is why I had to mention this clever product. From Gaggenau, the German manufacturer of high-end appliances,...
Self-Cleaning Ovens Get a Face-Lift

Cooking Done Double-Time

Time is always in short supply, especially for those on the go-go-go. Patient preparation of the evening meal is no longer an option for the average household. With a nod to this hectic lifestyle, TurboChef Technologies has released its 30” Double Wall Speedcook Oven...