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  • Article

    The Science of Cooktops

    Here’s what you need to know about how they work.

  • Video

    How a Dual-Fuel Range Works

    This video illustrates the differences between gas and electric ovens and stovetops, and explains how dual-fuel ranges harness the advantages of each heat source where it's more beneficial to the cook.

  • Article

    Trend: The four-door fridge

    The newest wave of refrigerators combine a French-door fridge on top with a two-drawer freezer on the bottom.

  • How-To

    Converting conventional recipes for convection

    Q: What are your general guidelines for converting conventional oven recipes for use in a convection oven? Sharon Richardson, Southern Pines, NC A: For roasting large cuts of meat, I reduce…

  • How-To

    The right cookware for convection

    Q: When cooking in a convection oven, do I need to make any changes in the type or shape of the cooking vessel? I’ve heard you do not need to use…

  • How-To

    Convection vs. True Convection

    Q: What is the difference between convection and true convection? Is one better than the other? Carol McKenzie, New York, NY A: A conventional radiant oven has two heating elements—a bake…

  • How-To

    Ask the Expert: Cooking with Convection

    Faster and more efficient, convection ovens deliver impressive results—once you make a few adjustments

  • Article

    Check Your Temp

    Food safety experts call 40º to 140ºF the danger zone, where bacteria thrive, doubling every 20 minutes. I was shocked to find my refrigerator registered 44ºF. But I’m not alone:…

  • Article

    Restaurant-style range and oven

    American Range is now selling ovens and ranges for home kitchens with details that are traditionally only available to the pros.

  • Article

    An oven that does the heavy lifting

    Anyone who has struggled to lift a heavy roast out of the oven or gotten burned leaning over an oven door to baste a turkey will appreciate the Lift Oven…

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