Monthly Archives: April 2012

Kitchen Tips: Microwave Cleaning (Part 2 of 2)

In the previous part of this article, we’ve covered general microwave cleaning advice and tips on removing stubborn burnt-in stains. Microwave Deodorizing Even with all the stains gone, there’s frequently an odor issue. Whether someone left the popcorn in for too long, or some marinara sauce boiled and splattered, the end result is the same – a lingering smell that just won’t go away. Luckily, there are several easy ways to banish that scent forever (or, at least, until the

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Kitchen Tips: Microwave Cleaning (Part 1 of 2)

The microwave is a frequently used appliance, and thus very likely to get very dirty very fast. In addition, splatters tend to bake onto the walls of the microwave, making them hard to remove. But, for every problem, there’s a solution, and caked-on microwave crud is no exception. Just follow these tips, and your countertop or built-in microwave will look brand-new in no time. General Microwave Cleaning To clean the inside of the microwave, use a glass cleaner, mild dish

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Sleek, tubular, customizable stainless steel range hood

The Jupiter range hood model from Italian kitchen range hood manufacturer Futuro Futuro offers a powerful ventilation solution in a sleek package. The hood’s tubular body measures just 14″ in diameter, making it ideal for a variety of kitchen designs. It’s equipped with a powerful yet quiet 940-CFM blower with 4 speeds, electronic controls, dishwasher-safe filter, and halogen lights. What makes this model truly outstanding is the possibility of customization by adding a horizontal panel, which can be made from

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Motorized Glass Range Hoods from Futuro Futuro

For those seeking to add a futuristic touch to their next kitchen remodel, Futuro Futuro offers a selection of motorized “Gullwing” range hoods, which open their “wings” at the touch of a button, and close to a compact shape when not in use. Available in 36-inch width, jet-black or glossy-white glass, in island and wall-mount versions. Powered by a 4-speed, 940-CFM blower motor, with an optical touch-sensitive control panel, Fresh Air function, and energy-saving LED lighting. For more information, visit

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Bijou Teardrop Pendant Lights by Fabbian

These sleek teardrop pendant lights by Italian lighting design firm Fabbian are a real gem. The “Bijou” series lights are available in glossy white, midnight black, or polished chrome finish. We think these will make an excellent addition to any modern kitchen remodel – especially paired with a sleek Italian kitchen hood like the “Pearl“. Visit the Fabbian website for more information.              

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Ultramodern Induction Cooktop by Fisher & Paykel

Fisher & Paykel came out with a sleek ceramic induction cooktop (model CE365DBX1) featuring high-speed elements, all-flat profile, and very stylish controls. The combination of black glass and brushed stainless steel will complement any kitchen decor, while the 5-element cooking zone with 7 variable element sizes offers a wide range of cooking modes, including a “Super Simmer” mode.

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