Caption: TOP: This magnetic resonance cooktop
has power settings between 500 and 1800 Watts, which is about the same as an ordinary cooktop
, but it boils water and fries food in minutes, about five times as fast as gas.
Amenities Pullout queen bed, twin extra-long bunks, mini fridge, induction cooktop
, cork floors, composting toilet, cedar siding, wool insulation, pop top
Keep your kitchen fresh and modern with these new finds, from high-tech cooktops
to sexy metallic barware.
Therefore, it only makes good sense for designers and appliance manufacturers to also include the cooktop
panel in their concepts, jury member and designer Robert Cristinetti is convinced.
The induction cooktop
, says Valdes, is but one example of new technology being employed to help people use electricity more efficiently and cheaply at that.
When I hobbled back into the kitchen, there were flames shooting up from the cooktop
With classic, straight sides and tempered glass lids, the aluminum line has even-heating construction and includes a magnetic stainless-steel base for use on all cooktops
, including induction.
The electric controls may also have touch pads located flat on top of the cooktop
unit that might make them more difficult to see, especially if there is glare.
options include woks, griddles, infrared and induction, all of which can be easily plugged into and removed.
If you are cooking at home, 70 to 80 percent of your meals are on the cooktop
," he said.
ELITE CLASS: Offering 15 temperature settings, the Elite 30-inch induction cooktop
features four cooking zones that automatically sense the presence or absence of cookware.
Such design features might include extra-wide doorways, handrails in hallways, knee space under the sink and cooktop
, pull-out shelves, grab bars in the tub or shower, stepless entrances, more lighting - amenities that allow people to stay at their homes as long as possible.
Another feature in this unit that was tried experimentally but caused some controversy was an on/off switch controlling the cooktop
and located outside the unit.
The assortment, which is being rolled out under the Whirlpool brand umbrella, includes appliance cleaners, cooktop
care products, microfiber cleaning cloths, odor eliminators and allergen relievers.
The source of the heat--a barbecue grill, kitchen cooktop
, or electric-resistance coil in an oven--is not what matters.