We've all been there: standing impatiently in front of the oven with a full cake pan, ready to pop it into the oven as soon as the preheating light clicks off. But wait, says Dorie Greenspan. There's a good reason why you should give it another minute — or maybe ten.
I recently did an informal poll among my cooking buddies, asking them how hot they heat their ovens when making pizza at home. They blinked at me and universally responded, "As hot as it will go." That's when I realized I've been falling a little short in the pizza department.
BlueStar has always been a source for great-looking and professionally-functioning gas ranges. But now they're introducing a new line of appliances aimed at us - the city cook -that are all a mere 24" wide:
Do you use a microwave? Microwaves have enjoyed a boost of foodie cred the last couple years, thanks to praises from Harold McGee, Mark Bittman, and others who have debunked some of the myths surrounding microwave cooking. But that hasn't changed the microwave oven's footprint ‐ it is still one bulky appliance. Here are six smart ways to get it off the countertop.
While sharing Chef Marcus Samuelsson's cooking advice the other day, we briefly mentioned his new line of "Inspired by Marcus" ranges from BlueStar. One feature of the ranges is so striking that we thought it deserved a post of its own. In fact, it has challenged our assumptions about oven design!