Cuisinart 17-Piece Chef's Classic Cookware Set : The stunning mirror-polished exterior with aluminum encapsulated base heats quickly and retains heat along the bottom and side walls for professional-cooking performance. Eliminates hot spots. Satin-finish, stainless-steel interior releases food easily and maintains its smooth appearance throughout the lifetime of the cookware. This Cuisinart set features pans with flared rims to allow dripless pouring of sauces and ingredients. Helper handle on the saute pan provides firm hand control transferring the pan on and off the stove top. Signature Cool-Grip handles with solid stainless-steel rivets stay cool on the stovetop for added safety and convenience. Constructed for a lifetime of use, dual rivets are formed from stainless-steel for permanent attachment to the lids and pans. Unique to Cuisinart cookware is the tapered lid rim, that creates a tight-fitting seal to the pan, allowing retention of moisture and nutrients for healthy meals. Oven-safe to 550 F. Dishwasher-safe. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Cuisinart is an innovator of premier kitchen appliances including waffle makers, food processors, mini processors, blenders, toasters, coffeemakers, toaster ovens and cookware. Set includes: 1 1/2-qt. saucepan with lid 2-qt. saucepan with lid 3-qt. saucepan with lid 8" open skillet 10" open skillet 12" skillet with lid 4-qt. saute pan with lid 9-qt. stockpot with lid universal steamer with lid pasta insert Product Features Premium stainless-steel with aluminum core maintains its original brilliant exterior finish Tri-ply base ensures professional performance. Heat is distributed evenly throughout the bottom and side walls of the pan for uniform cooking without hot spots Smooth, satiny-finish interior releases ingredients for easy meal prep Stainless-steel cooking surface is ideal for simmering delicate sauces, rolling boils and reduction of liquids as well as searing meats and deglazing Helper handles provide support and balance when lifting pans and pouring Flared rim allows dripless pouring of sauces and ingredients Lids feature tapered rim for a snug-fitting seal Cool-Grip handles permanently attached with stainless-steel rivets stay cool to the touch on the stove top Constructed for a lifetime of use Suited for electric, gas, glass ceramic, halogen cooktops Oven-safe to 550 F
Cuisinart Chef's Classic Nonstick 14" Pizza Pan : This Cuisinart Chef's Classic perforated pizza pan ensures uniform baking and crispier pizza crust. Heat rises evenly to bake pizza, calzones, breads, rolls or pastries to golden perfection. Cuisinart bakeware provides the even-heating performance of heavy-gauge aluminized steel and durable nonstick interior and exterior for easy release. This high-quality baking pan is backed by a lifetime warranty for exceptional, long-life performance. Extra-thick rolled rim adds tensile strength to the structure of this Cuisinart bakeware. Prevents warping or bending, and provides an easy-transport grip. Also ideal to bake French fries or breaded appetizers. Oven-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Inspired by French kitchens, Cuisinart has been designing innovative cookware and appliances for more than 30 years. Culinary experts in the food preparation industry, Cuisinart is endorsed by gourmet connoisseurs such as James Beard, Jacques Pepin and Hubert Keller. The recipient of numerous design awards, Cuisinart continues their tradition of excellence with a superior line of nonstick bakeware. Product Features Heavy-gauge aluminized steel ensures even heating for crispier pizza crust Durable Xylan nonstick interior and exterior for easy release and cleanup Heat rises uniformly to bake pizza, calzones, French fries or breaded appetizers Thick rolled rim provides tensile strength to prevent warping or bending, while providing an easy-to-transport grip Cuisinart adds to their innovative line of premier kitchen appliances, accessories and cookware with a superior line of nonstick bakeware
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
My pizza crust was the best ever. I have used a pizza stone for a million years -- and I just bought a new one from Chef's as well. However, I love the way the pizza pan cooks the crust. I had the best pizza ever at a restaurant in St. Petersberg, Florida,and the chef told me the secret was using a pizza pan with holes. He was right! I'm looking forward to making thinner crusts on this pan that will be just perfect.
John Boos Commercial Maple Cutting Board : John Boos & Company is America's oldest manufacturer of premium quality kitchen equipment. Crafted from hard maple with edge grain construction, reversible board features a natural, food grade, oil finish and carved-in hand grips. Created to meet the exacting standards of professional chefs around the world, every John Boos cutting board is designed to deliver many years of service. Each board maximizes space so there is ample room to chop mounds of vegetables, or slice extra large cuts of meat and crowd-pleasing poultry. From the White House to your house, these cutting boards are at home in the kitchen. Product Features Awarded the Gold Medal by Chefs of America. Edge grain construction. Penetrating FDA-approved oil finish. Made of northern hard rock maple. Reversible with two smooth, flat sides. Hand grips are carved in for easy maneuvering. NSF approved. Built to last a lifetime, with proper care.
I don't know why I waited so long to purchase a Boos block. I am very happy with this purchase. It feels like I have made a purchase that will last a very long time. Board is weighty, which is nice when preparing foods - no sliding around the counter top. It is also gorgeous. Yay!!!
Cuisinart Griddler GR-4N : The floating hinge makes it easy to adjust this grill for contact or open cooking. Use the flat grill plates as a breakfast griddle or ridged side for grilling or a combination half griddle/half grill. Reverse to the ridged sides for contact or open grilling. Grill/Griddle selector knob and adjustable temperature controls feature a "Ready" indicator light. Features easy slide-out drip tray to collect grease and keep countertop clean. Removable, reversible grill plates, drip tray and scraping tool are dishwasher-safe. Turn the Griddler into a 6-in-1 kitchen appliance with waffle plates: Cuisinart Griddler Waffle Plates, item 26235 Product Features Sturdy panini-style handle with hinged floating cover adjusts to thickness of food Panini press/contact grill will grill sandwiches, breads and quesadillas Flat and ridged plates cook pancakes on one side and sausages on the opposite side, regulated by separate temperature controls and indicator lights Open flat grill plates cook burgers, steaks, boned poultry, fish or vegetables Removable, nonstick/grill/griddle plates drain grease for healthy cooking and clean easily Power "on" light Attractive brushed stainless-steel and cool-touch housing Includes: Base with reversible griddle/grill plates Removable drainage tray Cleaning and scraping tool Illustrated instruction book and recipe guide with 19 recipes
I went back and forth between panini presses / griddlers offered at several sites. I am extremely pleased I selected the Cuisinart Griddler. It is easy to operate, it has the most flexibility in terms of grill / griddle plates, it is amazingly non-stick!, and it is very handsome. Having the ability to operate 2 surfaces at the same time is very handy. Panini has turned out perfectly. I am very, very pleased with this product.
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Stainless-Steel Commercial Mandoline
Stainless-Steel Commercial Mandoline : Made of
18/10 stainless-steel with nonslip rubber grip and legs,
this heavy-duty mandoline's dial adjusts thickness
of cuts while the safety pusher protects fingers and
holds food in place during slicing. Includes 2 julienne
blades 3/8" and 1/8" (blade thicknesses
1/8", 1/4", 3/8"), stationary straight
blade, stationary waffle blade and storage case.
Product Features Polished 18/10 stainless-steel
construction Nonslip rubber grip and legs 5 blade
attachments for straight, waffle, or julienne cuts
Safety holder with easy-grip knob to protect fingers
from blades Storage case
A superb addition to the kichen
PostedJuly 12, 2010
Professional quality mandoline. I read and re-read the instruction booklet, just to ensure that I knew how to approach it.... I love the fact that all of the blades are built in. Although it makes it a little bit (just a little bit) more difficult to clean up, I like the fact that I do not have to change blades, worry about the fit, possibly get cut by a blade, etc. The mandoline is stable on its feet, and is evenly balanced when you are using it. Fabulous purchase. Fabulous price. Fabulous potato chips!
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KitchenAid Blender KSB560
KitchenAid Blender KSB560 : When entertaining, keep the smoothies and iced drinks coming with this 0.9 horsepower blender that's built for back-to-back blending. The 56 oz. contoured pitcher slides ingredients into the blade for faster blending. Patented blade strikes at 4 planes for optimum performance. Commercial-grade polycarbonate pitcher is remarkably strong and lightweight and resists temperature extremes and scratches and stains. Push of a button crushes ice evenly and you can pulse at any speed. Puree hot soups, chop thick veggies, and mix smooth batters faster than ever with ultimate consistency and control. Hassle-free 1-year replacement warranty. 7"W X 8 1/2"D x 15 1/2"H. 12 lbs. Model: KSB560. Product Features High-powered 0.9 horsepower motor with 740 watts reaches speeds up to 13,000 rpm Patented stainless-steel blade tines operate on 4 different planes for speedy, thorough blending 5 speed touch-pad controls from stir to liquefy are easy to use Intelli-Speed® rapidly monitors speeds and adjusts power to accommodate thicker mixtures Soft Start™ feature reduces start-up and pulls food or ice into the blade before increasing to the selected speed 56 oz. polycarbonate jar is shatter- and scratch-resistant Pitcher contours guide ingredients for fast, thorough blending Blend-and-serve pitcher features a soft, non-slip grip for easy handling One-piece pitcher eliminates food traps and any need to disassemble Automatic ice crush option pulses at staggered intervals for optimum crushing efficiency Commercial-quality coupler with 12 interlocking teeth is steel-reinforced for added strength and durability Stay-put lid with removable 2 oz. ingredient cap Advance air flow design keeps blender cool during continual use Heavy, die-cast metal base with 4 non-slip feet ensures stable, quiet operation Base's lustrous finish is plated a minimum of 5 times for durability and corrosion-resistance Clean Touch™ control pad is smooth and seamless so it wipes clean in an instant Pitcher is bottom rack dishwasher-safe. Lid and ingredient cap are top rack dishwasher-safe Easy-store power cord wraps under base Includes instruction and recipe guide in English, French and Spanish Assembled in the USA
I love this blender
PostedJuly 12, 2010
This blender is a dream. The design - with the blades inside the pitcher - is so smart. Makes cleaning it very easy. The different levels of the blades makes it extremely efficient. The crush ice button works wonderfully. My smoothies are the best ever. I am totally happy with this product.