Dishwasher Loading Tips – To Rinse or Not to Rinse…

Bosch Home Appliances brand ambassador, Danny Seo, has some dishwasher loading tips for Bosch dishwashers. To rinse or not to rinse, with Bosch there is no need to pre-rinse in their dishwashers. Check out the video below and we at Karl’s love the third rack in dishwashers…

To see the inside of  Bosch dishwashers up close in personal visit a Karl’s Appliance store located throughout New Jersey and servicing the entire NY City Metro area. We have many models on display including Benchmark, 800 Series, 500 Series, and more and we are always having sales.

Easy Clean Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel Appliances

Are you concerned about purchasing stainless steel appliances because you think they will be too difficult to keep clean? Frigidaire offers a solution that may work for you – Smudge-Proof stainless steel. There have been other easy to clean finishes that try to replicate the look of stainless steel but the Frigidaire finish is truly stainless.

Frigidaire Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel Logo

Not sure which Frigidaire appliances offer the Smudge-Proof finish? Look for Frigidaire Gallery and Frigidaire Professional Series models that end in the letter F. Products include top freezer, side by side, and french door refrigerators, gas and electric free standing and slide in ranges, microwaves, wall ovens, dishwashers, and more. To see, touch, and feel this amazing finish visit one of Karl’s Appliance stores located throughout New Jersey.

Bluestar Ranges and Cooking Appliances now Available at Karl’s Appliance

Karl’s Appliance, the leading high end appliance dealer in NJ is now an authorized dealer of Bluestar professional ranges and cooking products. Bluestar specializes in professional gas ranges but also produces hoods, gas wall ovens, cooktops and rangetops. The pro ranges will be on display at our Fairfield, Madison, and Paramus NJ appliance stores.

Bluestar’s parent company has been manufacturing cooking ranges since 1880, but in 2002 the company introduced the Bluestar brand name offering restaurant quality ranges for residential use. Bluestar appliances are manufactured using the highest quality commercial grade stainless steel. These appliances offer specialized technologies such as the 22,000 BTU UltraNova power burner, and fully customizable options including up to 190 color choices.

Bluestar Gas Range

Karl’s Appliance to Open Brand New East Brunswick, NJ Appliance Store

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Karl’s Appliance is adding our sixth NJ Home Appliance store at 251 Route 18 South in East Brunswick, NJ. This location will join our other high end showrooms currently operating in Fairfield, Paramus, Madison, Orange, and Sparta NJ. This new location will feature a large display of kitchen appliances and kitchen vignettes from all of the top brands. Brands that will be on display at the new NJ appliance store include: Viking, Wolf, Sub Zero, Thermador, Kitchenaid, GE, Dacor, and many more.

This new location will be Karl’s first location in Middlesex County, NJ and the store will have the largest display of high end appliances in the Central NJ area. The store should be opening shortly, check back with our appliance website for details.

Steam Oven Recipe: Baby Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Roast Pork

Feeling adventurous? Here’s a new recipe just in time for the weekend for you to try out using your Electrolux Compact Combination Steam Oven.  This recipe serves 6-8, so go ahead and invite some friends for dinner!

Ingredients for Pork:

–       1 bunch baby beetroot (appx. 12 total)

–       100g creamy goat’s cheese

–       thyme sprigs for garnish

–       1kg roast pork loin

–       1 tsp salt

–       1 pinch black pepper

–       ½ c chopped fresh rosemary, basil, thyme or mint

Ingredients for Dressing:

–       ½ c blackcurrant juice concentrate

–       1 tsp bruised anise seed

–       2 tbsp olive oil

–       1 tbsp red wine vinegar

–       salt, to taste

Directions:

Scrub beetroot, leaving part of the tops on. Once cleaned, dry and place in a baking dish. Set your Electrolux Compact Combination Steam Oven at full steam.  Cook beetroot for 30–45 minutes in  preheated oven. Test doneness with a skewer or fork. Rinse in cooked beetroot in cold water and remove skins.

Rub pork with salt, pepper, herbs, and garlic (optional). Place the roast in an ovenproof dish. Roast in preheated Electrolux Compact Combination Steam Oven, using the low-temperature program at 120°C, for about 1hr 50mins. (Core temperature of cooked meat should be appx. 55°C. Let the meat rest under a piece of aluminum foil.

Meanwhile, mix blackcurrant juice and anise seed in a pan. Set some aside for serving, then bring the rest to a boil, reducing the liquid by half. Let the mixture cool, then strain the liquid to remove anise seed. Beat in olive oil and red wine vinegar. Season to taste with salt.

Crumble the goat cheese over the beetroot. Garnish with thyme, anise seed, and dressing. Slice the meat into portions. Serve with beetroot salad. Enjoy!

See the original recipe here: Baby Beetroot, Goat’s Cheese & Roast Pork

Wall Oven Fit System Revolutionizes Re-Installations into Existing Cabinets

Whirlpool Appliances, makers of the Maytag, Kitchen Aid, and Whirlpool brands of home and kitchen appliances, has introduced a new system that is included with all their new wall ovens and microwave combination ovens dubbed the “Fit System.” The video simply explains how this system works – using four adjustable legs and two trim options the ovens may be used in multiple cutout sizes which Whirlpool dubs small, medium, or large. Watch the video to learn more and call or visit one of Karl’s appliance stores to see these ovens in person.

GE Appliances New Slate Finish

GE Appliances has introduced a new kitchen appliance finish called Slate. The new slate finish is low gloss, warm metallic gray that is finger print resistant and easy to clean unlike stainless steel. Beginning in October 2012 GE will manufacture two french door refrigerator models, two free standing gas range models, two free standing electric range models, two built in dishwasher models, and an over the range microwave vent in the new Slate finish. We cannot wait to see these in person in our NJ appliance stores!