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Blog posts July 2016

Inductions; The Best Option In Stores

From the dawn of civilization human being is using fire to do many things. The most important among those is cooking. Fire was so perfect for cooking foods that people are still using that in their day to day life. And frankly, there is still no alternative to fire when it comes to quality cooking. But, as you know, we have a shortage of firing materials in the around us. And this amount of material is decreasing day by day. Realizing that, mankind has already been trying to find some alternative sources. They have come up with many things like electric stove and others. Among the alternatives the handiest option is induction cooktop.

What is Induction Cooktop

This is a relatively recent invention in which a magnetic field is used to heat up the specially designed pots and thus the work of cooking is done. Sounds pretty easy, right? Though the work itself is not so easy as it sounds. You will get a clearer view when you read the next section.

best induction cooktop

How does it work

In an induction cooktop a coil of copper wire is placed under the cooking vessel. Then AC current is passed to the pot through it. For this an oscillating magnetic field creates a magnetic flux. This flux magnetizes the pot repeatedly. But the pot continuously resists the flux. As a result, the pot gets heated and cooks the foods in it.

What materials are used to build it

Normally it is best to use metals which are magnetic in nature. So Cast Iron or Stainless Steel is best suited for it. But that does not mean only these two metals are used to build a cooking pan to be used on an induction cooktop. Carbon Steel and Copper are also used for this purpose. Even Granite and Stone are being used to make induction pans these days. If you ask us about the best choice to make, we will tell you that you should choose a cookware made of stainless steel which also has cast iron or copper layer beneath it. The cast iron layer will give you the best ferromagnetic quality and the stainless steel will provide you a never before seen non stick experience.

What brands are available in the market

When you look for an induction cooktop, you may find thousands of brands in the market. If you ask us about the ‘best induction cooktop’ to choose from this pool of options we will first tell you to identify your needs and also have a close look on your budget. There are some companies which offer induction cooktops on a really low price. And some are a bit costly. You can find an induction cooktop from a price range of as low as $89.99 to $3190. Various brands offer various features of themselves. You have to know about your need and then match the features with your need so that the cooktop you buy may serve your purpose. Some of the known brands in the markets are Frigidaire, Tharmador, Bosch, Whirlpool etc.
So think about it and then make the choice.

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Dishwasher: Such Comfort after a Dinner Party

BEST dishwaSHERThink of a day when have planned a family dinner party. May be for Christmas or Easter or just for a weekend get together. You have invited all your family members and prepared various dishes for the party. You spend the time together, enjoy the meal, have a little family conversation. Then the dinner party is over. Your uncles, aunts and grandparents are returning to their respective houses. When the last person leaves, you finally come back to your kitchen and boom! There is a big pile of plates, platters, pans and glasses in need of wash. If you have to wash all those by yourself using only your hands, it would be a hectic job. That’s why companies have come up with a solution. Now you can do your dishes in an automatic dishwasher. Just leave your dishes in it and the machine will take care of everything.

Automatic Dishwasher

An automatic dishwasher is a machine in which you put your undone plates, glasses and everything else in a chamber, add washing detergent or liquid in another chamber and then turn it on to do the washing.

How to use a Dishwashing Machine 

A dishwasher may come in different sizes. Mostly used home appliance is countertop or counterside/portable dishwashers (if you are finding the “best countertop dishwasher”, go for Danby or SPT). The way a dishwasher functions is really easy. Just bring your dishwasher closer to your sink. Watch closely that there is a connecting pipe on the back side of the dishwasher along with a power cord. Pull the pipe out. On the end of it, you will find a connector that will help you to connect the pipe with your sink faucet. First fix the connector with the faucet and then connect the pipe with the other end of the connector. There you will also find a red button which can be used to leave off any extra water if there is any. Now take the power cord and plug it in. Open the dishwasher’s door and place your things in it. On the back part of the door you will find a blank space where you have to put the dishwashing agent. Generally this blank space comes in two sizes. One is for small amount of dishwashing powder and another for large amount. In some models there is also a separate chamber for liquids. Put the agents according to your need and then flip the cover keep it away from the water. Then shut the door of the dishwasher. Now when you see, there are power switches, some other switches, a knob and a timer display. Turn on the power switch. Then set the knob on a preset setting of light wash or heavy wash. Some models have a different setting for only glass wash. Normally a light wash takes 1.15 hours to 1.30 hours. And the heavy wash takes almost 2.30 hours time. You may also find a rinse option if you need some extra wiping. So set the setting and leave it to do its task. After the designated time, it will emit some bleep sound. Then put the machine off and take out your finely washed dishes.

Such comfort, isn’t it? No more scrubbing, no more tension with your hands and fingernails.


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