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Specialty Kitchen Appliances

November 24, 2014
If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, a specialty appliance or two can be a great investment. From warming drawers to wine refrigerators, take a look at kitchen appliances that are both fun and functional.
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Fast and Ferrous

An induction cooker uses electricity to heat ferrous cooking vessels as opposed to generating heat in the burner itself. The result is a process that is fast, precise and energy efficient. Product shown: True Double-Burner Induction Cooktop

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Full Steam Ahead

Relying upon only super-heated steam to cook foods, steam ovens require no additional fats, oils or other unhealthy additions for meal preparation. About the size of a microwave, these flexible appliances can steam fish and veggies, keep cooked foods warm and moist and even proof bread dough. Product shown: Miele DG4082 Convection Steam Oven

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Slide-Out Convenience

With temperature settings that range from 90 to 250 degrees, warming drawers can be used to keep cooked foods warm, proof bread dough and warm plates and coffee cups. These appliances are priceless when entertaining a crowd, as they free up valuable space in the kitchen's main oven. Product shown: Dacor Millennia Warming Drawer

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Vino, Vidi, Vici

With zones for both red and white wine, a dedicated wine fridge is designed to store your prized bottles at optimal conditions. Options run the gamut from freestanding units that hold a single case on up to built-in appliances capable of stowing 150 bottles and more. Product shown: Marvel Wine Refrigerator

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