Category: Appliances 101

An Intro to Gas Ovens

A gas oven can be a bit tricky if you’ve only used electric ones. All gas ovens have a main burner at the bottom of the oven compartment which is usually shielded by a sheet of metal with vents on the sides. This provides intense radiant heat upwards into the main oven compartment. However, the temperature can fluctuate more widely and the overall heating can be less even. If you’re

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How to Clean a Toaster

Often the perfect appliance for a quick breakfast snack, the toaster is no exception to collecting dirt and food bits over time. Maintaining your toaster will ensure tasty and safer toast. Cleaning a toaster weekly is your best bet to remove crumbs and any leftover residue that can cause a burnt taste or even a fire. If you’re placing other foods into the toaster you may need to clean it

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Cast Iron and Glass Top Stoves: Do They Work Together?

Using cast iron cookware on a brand new glass cooktop can be scary, the last thing you want is to scratch or crack it. If you heed to certain guides and pay attention to a few reminders, you can actually use that favorite cast iron skillet of yours on an electric stovetop. Don’t Slide Your Cast Iron Always exercise a certain amount of caution with heavy cookware on a glass

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Air Fryer Hacks You’re Missing

Your air fryer is capable of so much more than just frying. It’s faster than an oven and healthier than a deep fryer. Here are a few things you may not be aware your air fryer can do. Bake bread. Your air fryer can make delicious mini loaves. You’ll still need small enough pans and allow time for the dough to rise, but your air fryer can get the job

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Organizing Appliances 101

If your kitchen is cluttered and disorganized, there are three steps to manage your kitchen space. This will vary depending on the type of cook you are and what you eat. A pressure cooker front in center may be more optimal for a vegan, while a blender could be more useful for a raw food lover. Group Your Appliances. Sort out your appliances by their frequency of use. Split every

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6 Tips for a Cleaner Refrigerator

There’s no need to dread cleaning out your fridge. Follow with these 10 easy tips to get your appliance back in top shape. Create an all purpose cleaner by combining 1 cup clear ammonia, ½-cup vinegar and ¼-cup baking soda into a gallon of hot water. Pour the solution into a bottle. This will act as a degreaser and prevent any mold or mildew. Wipe everything down with this solution,

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Fixing a Smelly Sink

A kitchen sink is the workhorse of the kitchen. Whether its grease, food or a plumbing issue, sinks are susceptible to smelly odors and potential health risks. Here’s a guide to help determine the problem. Food can rot and may be the culprit of unpleasant scents. Try cleaning out your drain with hot water and dish soap. Fill up the sink about halfway with hot water and squirt some soap

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The Difference Between Slide-In vs Drop-In Ranges

If you’re in need of a new range, you’ve probably come across slide-in or drop-in variations. While they may be similar in build, each has their unique design features with different installation requirements. Freestanding ranges are among the most popular but a slide-in or drop-in model gives a unique integrated look. Here are the main differences between a slide-in and drop-in model. Features Slide-in ranges usually have a bottom drawer

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What Not to Do on a Ceramic or Glass Cooktop

A smooth top electric cooktop is often favored for its stylish appearance versus traditional coil element types. The maintenance for a smooth cooktop differs in that it can discolor or scratch if used incorrectly. Owners should also be proactive in cleaning their smooth cooktops to keep them in pristine shape. Here’s some of the things you should avoid to help your cooktop. Avoid iron cookware. The bottoms of cast iron

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How to Get Started with Cosmo Products

You’ve purchased a Cosmo Appliance, and you’ll soon be on your way to upgrading your kitchen with the design and durability it needs. If you’re stuck on the basics, we’ll be rolling out quick start guides to help you along. These videos give an easy visual reference for all the essentials you should know about your product. Our Range Hood series will be the first out. Subscribe to our YouTube

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