Kitchen Insights

Go Green this Earth Day: One step at a time

When you think about going green in your kitchen, it may feel overwhelming. But positive change starts one step at a time. We’ve gathered some great ideas for where you can start this Earth Day. Take a look at these simple ideas and pick one or two to start with. You...

Mint Citrus Water

Hydration is so important to our body’s health, but drinking plain old water can be hard. Adding natural ingredients to a pitcher of water, like fruit and herbs, can boost the flavor and entice you to drink more, ensuring you get the fluids your body needs. This...

Pepper & Mushroom Fajita

There are so many healthy benefits to eating clean and cutting out processed foods. And there is nothing better than the flavor of fresh veggies. They're so good for our bodies and so good for our environment. With this fajita recipe from 100 Days of Real Food, you...

Keep Your Washer Smelling Clean and Fresh

One of the biggest problems with washing machines is that they can sometimes get musty or moldy. Here are some tips on how to prevent this from happening, so you can keep your washer smelling clean and fresh. Use the appropriate amount of detergent because if you use...

Berry Coulis

A fruit-based sauce can be the perfect final touch to a variety of desserts from ice cream to soufflés. You might even use it to top off your breakfast favorites too! Use frozen berries to enjoy the taste of summer all year long, even when fresh berries aren't...

Butternut Squash Soup

If adding more fresh foods into your diet is part of your fresh start in the new year, consider this delicious Butternut Squash Soup recipe. This warm and cozy soup will give you all you need in the cold winter months while giving you a full serving of vegetables....

Ganache Truffles

This soft candy is exceptionally easy to make and can be modified for any palate, perfect for your holiday party. Prep Time = 10 minutes Cook Time = 10 minutes Ready in 1 hour, 50 minutes Ingredients 12 oz bittersweet chocolate (opt for a gourmet variety like Guittard...

Indoor Entertaining: Clean as You Go

When you entertain indoors during the holidays, you end up spending a lot of time with your guests in the kitchen. Because cooking with friends is now part of the entertaining experience, it’s important to clean as you cook so the kitchen isn’t left messy right before...

Hummingbird Pancakes

Christmas morning calls for a special breakfast. These Hummingbird Pancakes with Cream Cheese Anglaise from Southern Living might just be what you’re looking for. Stack ’em up and enjoy! Yield: about 18 pancakes Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose...

Banana Cake

Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen or just short on time, our friends at Miele have provided a recipe suitable for breakfast, dessert, or snack. Using a steam oven ensures that this cake stays moist and flavorful. Cooking Time: 1 Hour Preparation Time: 20 Minutes...

Kitchen Makeover in 6 Steps

Remodeling your kitchen can change the look and feel of your entire home. When planning for a makeover, six basic steps transform your old kitchen into the kitchen of your dreams. PAINT This is one easy step, and it’s fairly inexpensive too. Neutral colors are always...

Elegant Gas on Glass Cooktops

Do you love cooking with gas but sometimes wish that the surface was easier to clean? Do you want your gas stove to carry out the sleek, modern design of the rest of your modern kitchen? With the introduction of two Gas on Glass cooktops, Miele, the largest...

Secret Barbeque Ribs

There’s nothing better than a big plate of barbecue ribs that have the perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors. If you’re looking for a delicious way to grill ribs, look no further. Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 8-10 minutes, 50 minutes Yield: 4...

Kitchen Design Trends Coast to Coast

From San Francisco to New York City, kitchen design trends differ on a wide scale. We’ve seen charming historical spaces, to ultra-modern designs, and everything in between. While today’s kitchen cabinets, countertops, and flooring options are ever changing with a sea...

Two Surprise Benefits of Induction Cooktops

It may seem like some sort of magic, but once you understand how induction cooking works, you realize that it's actually pretty simple science. Under the glass cooktop are magnetic coils. When an electrical current passes through these coils it transfers a magnetic...

Wild Salmon Roasted in Foil With Vegetables and Herbs

If you’re looking for a tasty, new way to cook salmon, check out this recipe from Wolf. The fresh herbs add just the right amount of flavor to the salmon and vegetables, giving you one delicious meal. Ingredients 2 tablespoons salt 1/2 pound baby carrots, peeled 1...

Ice is Cool. Seriously.

Let's face it. Ice is cool, and it really adds a special touch to your chilled beverages. The best mixologists can produce great cocktails, but if the ice is soft, watery or off tasting, their skill is for naught. High quality ice takes your drinks to another level....

Mini Fruit Desserts

If you are looking for a simple summer dessert that will impress your guests, then we have a the perfect recipe from KitchenAid. This trio of easy recipes allows you to customize a finger dessert to fit any menu or table. These colorful and refreshing pastries will be...

The Missing Link in Kitchen Remodeling

You are deep into the process of a kitchen remodel. Your builder is working in harmony with you and your designer. Your dreams are turning into reality as you see your new kitchen emerge from the cabinetry, countertops, and flooring then something goes terribly wrong....

The Legend in Quiet Becomes a Legend in Loading

You have loaded your dishwasher in the most efficient way possible, carefully arranging things so no space was wasted. However, no matter how well things are arranged, some pieces always get left out. You shift and replace items repeatedly, but still can’t seem to...

Go Green this Earth Day: One step at a time

When you think about going green in your kitchen, it may feel overwhelming. But positive change starts one step at a time. We’ve gathered some great ideas for where you can start this Earth Day. Take a look at these simple ideas and pick one or two to start with. You...

Mint Citrus Water

Hydration is so important to our body’s health, but drinking plain old water can be hard. Adding natural ingredients to a pitcher of water, like fruit and herbs, can boost the flavor and entice you to drink more, ensuring you get the fluids your body needs. This...

Pepper & Mushroom Fajita

There are so many healthy benefits to eating clean and cutting out processed foods. And there is nothing better than the flavor of fresh veggies. They're so good for our bodies and so good for our environment. With this fajita recipe from 100 Days of Real Food, you...

Keep Your Washer Smelling Clean and Fresh

One of the biggest problems with washing machines is that they can sometimes get musty or moldy. Here are some tips on how to prevent this from happening, so you can keep your washer smelling clean and fresh. Use the appropriate amount of detergent because if you use...

Berry Coulis

A fruit-based sauce can be the perfect final touch to a variety of desserts from ice cream to soufflés. You might even use it to top off your breakfast favorites too! Use frozen berries to enjoy the taste of summer all year long, even when fresh berries aren't...

Butternut Squash Soup

If adding more fresh foods into your diet is part of your fresh start in the new year, consider this delicious Butternut Squash Soup recipe. This warm and cozy soup will give you all you need in the cold winter months while giving you a full serving of vegetables....

Ganache Truffles

This soft candy is exceptionally easy to make and can be modified for any palate, perfect for your holiday party. Prep Time = 10 minutes Cook Time = 10 minutes Ready in 1 hour, 50 minutes Ingredients 12 oz bittersweet chocolate (opt for a gourmet variety like Guittard...

Indoor Entertaining: Clean as You Go

When you entertain indoors during the holidays, you end up spending a lot of time with your guests in the kitchen. Because cooking with friends is now part of the entertaining experience, it’s important to clean as you cook so the kitchen isn’t left messy right before...

Hummingbird Pancakes

Christmas morning calls for a special breakfast. These Hummingbird Pancakes with Cream Cheese Anglaise from Southern Living might just be what you’re looking for. Stack ’em up and enjoy! Yield: about 18 pancakes Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose...