Kitchen appliances not only add value and style to your kitchen but also enhance performance. They are convenient and complement the food prepared. Here are ten modern-day top of the line kitchen appliances to rejuvenate your home with.
A microwave oven uses electromagnetic heat waves to warm or cook food. They were first produced after the second world war and have improved greatly in weight, style, performance and even cost. Solo microwaves are limited to heating or defrosting. Microwaves with grill option come with a raised quartz or radiant grill. Quartz heats up faster than radiant but is also pricier.
Grill microwaves allows food to be crispier and browner. A ‘combi’ microwave incorporates grilling, reheating, defrosting and also baking. The latest models also have a steam function for a healthier meal. When making a microwave purchase, consider your needs and ease of use.
The Air Fryer is a revolutionary kitchen appliance used for cooking food without using a lot of oil. It uses rapid air technology to give foods the Maillard effect. Unlike conventional deep frying, a fan in the Air Fryer circulates hot air fast and evenly on food as opposed to dipping in fat. Having an air fryer will help you reduce your expenditure on cooking oil.
A host of top companies has dedicated time and other resources to extensive research in a bid to emerge as the superior brand maker of air fryers. From cutting edge designs, cook books and non-stick pans, there are many options to choose from when picking out the best air fryer for your needs.
Commonly referred to colloquially as fridges, these are electrical devices that ensure your food does not go bad. The refrigerator has a thermal compartment and a heating pump that transfers heat from the inside to the environs. This process makes the interior cooler than the ambient room temperature. Cold temperatures slow down reproduction of bacteria.
From high end double-door fridges, single door, or chest type freezers, prevent food wastage by storing them in a fridge. Do some browsing before buying a fridge. Up-scaling to a larger sized fridge once you already own one is quite a money-consuming venture.
Blenders are used in kitchens or laboratories to puree, emulsify or mix food stuffs. A metal blade is fixed at the bottom of a detachable jar. The jar is then placed on a base powered by an electric motor. They are quite convenient in making juices, smoothies, protein shakes or a host of other mixes.
There are options for hand held smaller blenders or the common counter-top blender that comes with changeable parts for different types of blending.
Juicers / Juice Extractors
A glass of freshly squeezed juice is always a good idea, as a way to kick-start your morning or as a thirst quencher. The juicer is the ideal kitchen appliance to help you extract juice from any fruit, vegetable or even leafy greens. Some high end juice extractors can be used as food processors to grind baby food and nuts.
This is a must have kitchen appliance to help you keep fit and stay healthier. Different companies offer varying features from design, capacity and prices to attract and maintain buyers for their juicers.
Pressure cookers are cooking pots that have air-tight lids and a release valve. They trap steam inside them and optimize the temperature to ensure food cooks faster and uses less fuel. They were invented as early as the 18th century and have undergone a tone of changes and improvements to make them suitable for modern day kitchens.
Currently there are third-generation pressure cookers that use electricity, omitting less noise and steam than the older models. They even come with a preset cooking menu.
An electric kettle is a modern variation of typical old age kettles. They consist of a pot made of metal or plastic, a spout, a lid and a handle but use electricity to boil water. They not only save a lot of time but also help minimize risk by automatically switching off once the water reaches boils.
Options of cordless or even solar powered kettles are available in the market. They come with varying shapes, colors, style and up-to-date features to ease your day to day living. Here is something about Electric Kettle safety.
We all enjoy a well prepared home cooked meal but hate doing the dishes after. The solution to all your dirty dishes is the revolutionary dish washing machine commonly referred to as a dish washer. You load up dirty dishes and cutlery on the racks and using a mixture of detergent and hot water the machine does the rest for you.
Dishwashers can easily do a huge load of dishes at once thus saving a lot of time and energy. There are many types available on the market; each with its own uniqueness.
A rice cooker is an electronic kitchen appliance that’s automated and is used for cooking rice. They are made up of a cooking bowl and a thermostat that controls the cooking temperature, all connected to a power source. This is a must have cooking appliance as it saves time and does not need close monitoring since the machine is automated.
Rice cookers are in a variety of catchy designs, colors and a host of other features for you to choose from. Whichever brand pleases your taste, the result of using a rice cooker is the same; well-done rice.
Sandwich toaster/ makers
Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, a sandwich toaster is a must have kitchen appliance. Traditionally known as the pie iron, the sandwich maker has evolved both in name and design. It is made up of two hinged concave metal plates with handles and is used to toast, heat or seal a sandwich made of two or more slices of bread.
You can choose from a wide variety of different brands to suite your lifestyle. Turn everyday bread into a crunchy golden treat or into your favorite sandwich combo using the ever-handy sandwich toaster.
These appliances will not only give your kitchen a trendy modern look but are also health conscious. They are ideal for saving money, time and energy due to cutting edge technology and the time spent on their research.