Chef'sChoice Cordless Electric Kettle 677 : Elegant and sleek contemporary design is attractive in kitchen and serving area. Cordless kettle lifts from base for easy filling and serving. Concealed heating element never comes in contact with water, eliminating mineral deposits to ensure better flavor. 1 3/4-quart capacity with auto shutoff when water boils, plus boil-dry safety shutoff and cool-touch bottom. Water level gauge is easy to see in the handle. Cord stores neatly in base and adjusts to desired length. Lid locks in place for secure pouring. 1500 watts. Imported. Model: 677. 10"H, 7 1/2" Dia. 1 3/4-quart capacity. Product Features Handsomely crafted polished stainless steel kettle looks as good as it is durable Convenient push button opening lid is easy to use Large, 1 3/4 quart capacity makes enough for everybody 1500 watt heating element brings water to full boiling more quickly than stove or microwave Convenient on/off switch and indicator light provides ease of use Automatically shuts off when water boils and features boil-dry safety shutoff Cool touch bottom won't burn hands or table Includes illustrated instruction booklet 1 year warranty UL approved* *Underwriters Laboratories is an independent, not-for-profit product-safety testing organization.
I requested this kettle as a Christmas gift to replace a smaller electric kettle I have been using at work. My other kettle was made of plastic. With all of the information regarding plastics emitting chemicals that are unhealthy, I wanted a stainless steel kettle. I feel much safer knowing that my kettle is not leaching hazardous substances into the water I boil for tea, coffee and instant soups while at my workplace. The automatic shutoff feature is essential and eliminates any danger of running the kettle dry as could happen with a regular stove top kettle. In fact, I like it so much; I'm going to ask for another one to use at home when my birthday comes around this year.
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Scanpan Classic Square Griddle
Scanpan Classic Square Griddle : The large, square cooking surface is slightly elevated, with a surrounding channel to catch fat runoff from meats; also ideal for pancakes and grilled sandwiches. Now dishwasher-safe, Scanpan's nonstick cooking surface is impossible to scrape away, even with metal utensils. The heavy-duty, pressure-cast aluminum body has an extra-thick base for quick, even heating, and the extraordinarily hard exterior surface is a ceramic/titanium compound, super-heated and fired on for lasting strength. Patented spring-lock handle stays cool during normal stovetop use. On the forefront of cookware technology, this Danish company uses a patented ceramic-titanium nonstick process to craft pots and pans that not only offer foolproof release but also sear, brown, deglaze and make sauces. Made with extra-thick pressure cast aluminum for excellent heat distribution and superior heat retention with no hot spots. Tempered glass lids let you monitor the cooking process. Engineered for use on most cooktops. Cannot be used on induction cooktops. Oven-proof to 500 F. Dishwasher-safe. Made in Denmark. Full lifetime warranty. Product Features Patented ceramic-titanium nonstick technology consistently wins top nonstick cookware ratings from leading consumer publications Extra-thick pressure-cast 100% recycled aluminum base ensures excellent heat distribution with no hot spots and superior heat retention Ideal for frying without added fat, and for searing, browning, deglazing, and making sauces Patented spring-lock handle stays cool during normal stovetop use Engineered for use on all types of cooktops, including halogen and ceramic (excluding induction) Metal-utensils will not damage non stick coating Oven safe to 500 F Will not warp, peel, blister or crack Handles guaranteed not to loosen Provides perfect food release every time Pan base heats up fast and evenly Dishwasher-safe
A must have in my kitchen!
PostedOctober 19, 2007
The Scanpan Classic Square Griddle is versatile and essential to my collection of Scanpans. It's great for making French toast, pancakes, grilled cheese sandwiches, heating tortillas and more. I also use it to cook sliced polenta, zucchini and tofu squares. The griddle surface is even and flat which is important when making pancakes - the batter doesn't run to the side of the pan. I love this pan and highly recommend it.