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Appliance Trends of 2021

Appliance Trends of 2021

As we move into a new decade, appliance manufacturers are making moves to match the latest kitchen trends. Clients are looking for modern design and features that will take their kitchens to the next level. Here’s what you should be looking for in your next kitchen...

Tuscan Ham and Bean Soup

Tuscan Ham and Bean Soup

Cold winter Sundays are perfect for soup-making. This Tuscan Ham and Bean Soup makes 12 cups; perfect for stocking up for the week. It's full of vegetables, and the flavors mix together to make a hearty winter soup. Plus it's delicious and healthy for lunch or dinner...

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese

If there was ever a need for comfort food, the time is now. Now is the time to bring in the Three Cheese Mac and Cheese for the ultimate way to treat yourself. This recipe uses whole ingredients—not from a box—with grown-up spices and flavors that will make your...

Double Compressors: Two Are Better Than One

Double Compressors: Two Are Better Than One

Most refrigerator models have a single compressor that does the work for both the refrigerator and the freezer. The compressor pressurizes, or compresses, refrigerant gas to create cool air, and then a fan then pushes this air into the refrigerator to keep it cool....

Chocolate Pecan Tart

Chocolate Pecan Tart

The rich flavors of this Chocolate Pecan Tart are a delightful ending to any meal. This recipe adds depth to your traditional pecan pie with semi-sweet chocolate chips and a touch of bourbon. This homemade pie takes you through each step and is a great dessert to add...

Rosemary and Lemon Roast Chicken

Rosemary and Lemon Roast Chicken

When you cook with a convection oven, you get food that is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. This flavorful chicken recipe from Thermador makes cooking the perfect chicken easy. Simple, natural ingredients combined with the power and speed of convection...

Lasagna

Lasagna

Cooler temperatures are bringing us back to the table for meals that warm and comfort us. There’s nothing quite like a pan of cheesy, delicious lasagna fresh from the oven. Serve with toasted garlic bread and fresh, crisp salad for a satisfying meal. Ingredients 1...

The Best Kept Secret in Premium Dishwashers

The Best Kept Secret in Premium Dishwashers

ASKO, a division of the Sub-Zero Group, Inc., launched a new line of dishwashers with several new and improved features. This may be a brand you don't recognize yet, but their following is increasing, and its availability is good right now. New ASKO dishwashers are...

Compact Luxury: Make it Yours

Compact Luxury: Make it Yours

If you have a compact kitchen, you know that it has some unique benefits and challenges. You can’t afford to waste one inch of space in a compact kitchen, and everything must be neatly tucked into a dedicated area. Thermador understands the challenges and needs of...

Filet Mignon with Pink Peppercorn Chimichurri Sauce

Filet Mignon with Pink Peppercorn Chimichurri Sauce

Pan seared and finished in the oven, this filet has the right amount of char on the outside, with a juicy, tender center. Serve with the Pink Peppercorn Chimichurri Sauce from Thermador for a perfect compliment. Ingredients For the Steaks 2 filet mignon steaks...

Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing

Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing

It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy fresh greens from the farmer’s market, and this dressing adds simple flavor to any salad. Plus you can alter the flavor entirely just by changing up the type of vinegar you use. This dressing recipe also makes a great marinade...

Top Sirloin Steak with White Wine Tarragon Mustard Sauce

Top Sirloin Steak with White Wine Tarragon Mustard Sauce

For a delightful way to add flavor to sirloin steak, try this White Wine Tarragon Mustard Sauce. The complementary flavors in this sauce perfectly balance a quality cut of meat. This recipe is great for guests or even a special dinner for two.  Ingredients For...

Bigger is Not Always Better in the Kitchen

Bigger is Not Always Better in the Kitchen

Several recent trends in home construction have resulted in trends involving compact kitchens. Apartment construction has been on the rise and tiny homes for a more eco-friendly living have also garnered a lot of attention. Even in large homes, homeowners are adding...

Grilled Romaine and Stone Fruit Salad with Feta Spread

Grilled Romaine and Stone Fruit Salad with Feta Spread

Your next cookout of the season is just around the corner, and this Grilled Romaine and Stone Fruit Salad from Alfresco should be on your menu. The Feta Spread is the perfect complement for a delicious combination of flavors and textures. Let the heat of the grill...

Kahlua Coffee Pops

Kahlua Coffee Pops

This may be the best way to enjoy coffee on a hot summer day. Makes ten to twelve 2.5 ounce pops. Ingredients 1-¼ cups half & half¾ cup espresso½ cup Kahlua or other coffee liqueur½ cup water1/3 cup sugar Instructions Soak wooden pop sticks in a glass of warm...

The Benefits of an Outdoor Oven

The Benefits of an Outdoor Oven

When you are building or upgrading your outdoor kitchen, an outdoor pizza and bread oven is a great addition. It can serve as the focal point of your outdoor kitchen and provide a great reason for your guests to gather outdoors. These are growing in popularity,...

Appliance Trends of 2021

Appliance Trends of 2021

As we move into a new decade, appliance manufacturers are making moves to match the latest kitchen trends. Clients are looking for modern design and features that will take their kitchens to the next level. Here’s what you should be looking for in your next kitchen...

Tuscan Ham and Bean Soup

Tuscan Ham and Bean Soup

Cold winter Sundays are perfect for soup-making. This Tuscan Ham and Bean Soup makes 12 cups; perfect for stocking up for the week. It's full of vegetables, and the flavors mix together to make a hearty winter soup. Plus it's delicious and healthy for lunch or dinner...

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese

If there was ever a need for comfort food, the time is now. Now is the time to bring in the Three Cheese Mac and Cheese for the ultimate way to treat yourself. This recipe uses whole ingredients—not from a box—with grown-up spices and flavors that will make your...

Double Compressors: Two Are Better Than One

Double Compressors: Two Are Better Than One

Most refrigerator models have a single compressor that does the work for both the refrigerator and the freezer. The compressor pressurizes, or compresses, refrigerant gas to create cool air, and then a fan then pushes this air into the refrigerator to keep it cool....

Chocolate Pecan Tart

Chocolate Pecan Tart

The rich flavors of this Chocolate Pecan Tart are a delightful ending to any meal. This recipe adds depth to your traditional pecan pie with semi-sweet chocolate chips and a touch of bourbon. This homemade pie takes you through each step and is a great dessert to add...

Rosemary and Lemon Roast Chicken

Rosemary and Lemon Roast Chicken

When you cook with a convection oven, you get food that is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. This flavorful chicken recipe from Thermador makes cooking the perfect chicken easy. Simple, natural ingredients combined with the power and speed of convection...

Lasagna

Lasagna

Cooler temperatures are bringing us back to the table for meals that warm and comfort us. There’s nothing quite like a pan of cheesy, delicious lasagna fresh from the oven. Serve with toasted garlic bread and fresh, crisp salad for a satisfying meal. Ingredients 1...

The Best Kept Secret in Premium Dishwashers

The Best Kept Secret in Premium Dishwashers

ASKO, a division of the Sub-Zero Group, Inc., launched a new line of dishwashers with several new and improved features. This may be a brand you don't recognize yet, but their following is increasing, and its availability is good right now. New ASKO dishwashers are...