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Dec 1, 2010

Performance And Energy Equally Crucial When Replacing An Old Dishwasher

KitchenAid Dishwasher

Those who make, sell and service appliances may not always agree on everything, but on one subject opinion seems to be unanimous. Significant improvements over the last decade in dishwasher energy consumption, water usage and performance make it well worth replacing an older model. Dishwashers purchased before 1994 use about eight additional gallons of water in each cycle compared to today’s ENERGY STAR qualified models.

Those thinking about replacing a dishwasher, no matter what brand they have in mind, should consider these tips on what to look for from the experts at KitchenAid, the brand that introduced their first home dishwasher in 1949…

Nov 30, 2010

3 Sure-Fire Gifts From KitchenAid: Coffee Maker, Toaster Or Countertop Oven?

KitchenAid Countertop Oven

There was a time when coffee makers and toasters were humble kitchen necessities and countertop ovens were little more than toasters on steroids. They were fine as housewarming gifts, but unlikely to elicit a “wow!” when opened as a holiday present.

Those days are long gone, thanks in part to KitchenAid, makers of the iconic stand mixer and other high performance small and major appliances. The newest KitchenAid models were designed not only satisfy the most demanding coffee connoisseurs, the most persnickety toast lovers, and the most serious cooks and bakers, but to deliver the kind of heft and eye-catching good looks that have put the stand mixer at the top of so many gift lists…

Nov 30, 2010

KitchenAid Launches New Artisan Design Stand Mixer Collection

KitchenAid Artisan Design

It’s a workhorse that some refer to as “jewelry for the countertop.” Its distinctive shape, like that of the Coca Cola bottle and iPod, is trademarked. And it’s one of the most coveted of all holiday and bridal registry gifts, topping the lists of established and aspiring cooks alike. Anyone with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer on their wish list should know about the latest eye-catching Artisan Design stand mixer collection featuring metallic finishes in Candy Apple Red, Electric Blue and Sugar Pearl with a clear glass bowl replacing traditional stainless steel…

Nov 2, 2010

Miele Brings The Great Outdoors Home With New Indoor Barbecue Grills

Miele CombiSet CS 1322 BG

Miele, the world’s largest family-owned and operated appliance company, announces the debut of two new electric indoor barbecue grills expanding the culinary diversity of their award-winning CombiSet™ series. The indoor CombiSet™ grills will be available in 12” or 15” widths and offer dual heating zones/controls so searing, cooking or warming can be done simultaneously. For example, searing on the front zone while slow cooking or warming on the rear. Cast iron grates and lava rocks evenly distribute heat to offer an exceptional outdoor grilling experience – with the convenience of cooking inside…

Oct 19, 2010

New Programmable Slow Cooker From Hamilton Beach

Hamilton Beach 33247

Hamilton Beach has introduced the new 4.5 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker (Model 33247) with Good Thinking® Features. It will be available in December, 2010 for $29.99 MSRP…

Oct 14, 2010

The Hamilton Beach Candy Apple 2 Slice Metal Toaster - Add A Splash Of Color

Hamilton Beach 22524E

Hamilton Beach has introduced the new Candy Apple 2 Slice Metal Toaster (model 22524E). It will be available in March, 2011 for $29.99 MSRP…

Oct 13, 2010

New Hamilton Beach Wave Maker Blender Offers Powerful Blending Performance And Easy Cleaning

Hamilton Beach 56221

Hamilton Beach adds new blender to its famous Wave Maker® blender lineup. Model 56221 will be available for $59.99 (MSRP) in December 2010…

Oct 13, 2010

The Hamilton Beach® Stainless 4 Slice Toaster Oven/Broiler

Hamilton Beach 31138

Hamilton Beach unveiled Stainless 4 Slice Toaster Oven/Broiler powered by Good Thinking® Features. It will be available in April, 2011 for $49.99 (model 31138)…

Oct 13, 2010

Hamilton Beach Presents Big Mouth Duo 14 Cup Food Processor

Hamilton Beach 70579

Hamilton Beach presents Big Mouth® Duo 14 Cup Food Processor with Additional 5 Cup Bowl (model 70579). It will be available in October 2010 for $69.99…

Aug 31, 2010

Electric Cooktops From KitchenAid: No Need To Settle

KitchenAid KECD867XSS

There was a time when choosing an electric cooktop over a gas model meant settling for splatter-prone electric coils and far less precision than that afforded by a highly visible and infinitely adjustable gas flame. Why, asked serious home cooks, would anyone choose electric over gas?

Well, things have changed. And for those who prefer or have no choice but to cook with electricity, the change is a welcome one…