Refrigerators have long been thought of as the boxy, boring behemoths of the kitchen, and buying one used to be as simple as choosing between eggshell and off-white. But times have changed, with manufacturers increasingly thinking outside of the icebox to try to redefine what the modern refrigerator is really capable of. Today's shopper will find an ever-increasing range of color and style options, cleverly-designed units designed to disappear into your decor, and a wide variety of new smart features, including ones aimed at transforming your kitchen itself into an entertainment hub. It's enough to make you wonder … Read more
Dryers have come a long way from the noisy, ugly, cubes of laundry days past. These days, you'll find bigger, bolder, more energy-efficient machines boasting game-changing smart features, entirely new levels of functionality, and designs so attractive, you'll feel guilty stashing them in the basement.
In other words, it's a great time to upgrade, or even purchase your very first dryer (I'm looking at you, laundromat junkies.) Armed with the right information, you'll be able to make a purchase that feels even better than putting on a pair of socks straight out of the high … Read more
While cooking up a storm in the kitchen is a fun and rewarding experience, wrestling with the equipment isn't anybody's idea of a good time. When it comes to the range, slow-responding burners or elements can be a hindrance, as well as ovens that don't heat consistently throughout. While cooks everywhere work around the quirks present in any particular appliance, sometimes it can be hard to ignore what else is out there.
With a convection oven and an induction cooktop, the Kenmore Elite Stainless Steel 30-Inch Freestanding Induction Range offers consistency and efficiency in one package. The … Read more
Appliances have a way of taking over the kitchen. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; we need somewhere to store and cook our food. If a strict diet of takeout isn't an enticing option, then all these cooking appliances will just have to find a way to fit in the kitchen. But instead of cluttering countertops and commandeering room on the floor, we can maximize space by just looking up. No, not the ceiling; a little lower than that: the wall.
The Kenmore Elite Stainless Steel 30-Inch Electric Combination Wall Oven combines two everyday kitchen appliances into one … Read more
You know the drill: the washing machine makes a funny sound, or refuses to spin your clothes. You call a repairman. When he shows up--3 days later, natch--buried under Mt. Washmore is the machine. The tech spends approximately 0.37 second assessing the situation, then tells you your load is out of balance. He rearranges your towels, and charges you $195 for the privilege.
What if you could just get your washer to tell the technician exactly what the problem is? That's the goal behind the new Kenmore Connect technology. Not sure if your machine is supposed to do … Read more
The largest appliance in the kitchen is often the one that is most overlooked. It sits there silently humming, a behemoth standing guard over ingredients-to-be. Though the refrigerator may not be the most frenetic appliance, the kitchen would certainly not be the same without it. When it comes features, size is of utmost importance.
Thanks to a door-mounted ice-maker, the Kenmore 28-cubic-foot Elite Trio Ice and Water Refrigerator opens up more storage area inside. The French-door fridge further extends available interior space with multilevel shelving in addition to a convenient split-level design that allows space for odd-shaped items. The well-thought-out … Read more
The microwave oven is no doubt one of the most popular kitchen appliances available. But before its ubiquity, people had to get used to the idea that a few button presses (or physical dial turn as the case may have been) could produce a hot meal with seemingly little work. Then reality sunk in as this common phrase started to hit home: "Cooking time in your microwave oven may vary." While microwave ovens did not prove to be the easy answer to a properly cooked meal, the promise was certainly still there.
Fast-forward to now, and the promise … Read more
Convenience and kitchen gadgets go hand in hand. Certainly, that is true in the case of this Stainless Steel Kenmore Countertop Microwave & Pizza Oven. With the inclusion of a pizza oven into the base of the microwave, it's quite possible any college student will never need another appliance as long as they are in school.
The microwave and pizza oven work independently of each other. The microwave has six automatic One-Touch buttons, for most common microwave usages: Reheat, Cook, Defrost, Express Defrost, Popcorn, and Potato. Additionally, an "Add 30 seconds" button allows for personalized preferences for … Read more
This Kenmore dryer stands at 36 inches tall and has a base with a depth of just under 29 inches and a width of 27 inches. The painted exterior features a chromium frost door ring and handle. The front mounted dial with tap touch controls permit the unit to be stacked with a compatible washer. Further enhancing its space management features an optional pedestal is available. Matching work surfaces and storage towers are available allowing for a high degree of customization in any laundry room.
Behind the see-through glass door, the drum has a large capacity of 6.7 cubic … Read more
It's no pro model, but this Kenmore 30-inch freestanding electric range is a more affordable, dependable workhorse for buyers who aren't seeking extras.This self-cleaning oven (retail about $499) has four coil elements (two 8-inch and two 6-inch) and accompanying porcelain drip bowls on the stove top.
The oven uses push-to-turn control knobs (located in the back, so you have to reach), and electronic controls and has a timer and digital temperature display.
With options for three time-based levels of cleaning, this oven locks to clean and unlocks after a cleaning cycle is finished.
There's a roomy … Read more