What Hard Water Does to Your Dishwasher

Ever notice white residue on your glasses and silverware after you’ve just had a load of dishes washed? This is often an indicator that you don’t have soft water. Before we start talking about the benefits of having a water softener, let’s talk about hard water. What makes water hard? Water comes down your tap…

Ready for a New Barbecue? Here Are Some Things to Think About

There is nothing like barbecue season to bring family and friends together and celebrate the glories of warm weather. The smell and taste of grilling edibles enticing palates, making that cold beer or libation of choice more enjoyable to swallow. Before you rush out to buy a barbecue, consider the following to assist you in…

CHEF INSPIRED RANGE WITH EXQUISITE COOKING QUALITY

Let the chef in you shine! Create dishes that oooh and aaah with a Samsung premium range.  Inspired by renowned chefs from around the world, these culinary appliances from the Chef Collection Gas Range, were built with exceptional professional-grade quality. Easily prepare for a large gathering with a 5.8 cu.ft. capacity. Have more cooking power…

How To Stay Entertained While Cooking

Whether you’re getting ready for a big party or just cooking for the week, spending a lot of time in the kitchen could get boring even if you like to cook. We have a few ideas to keep you entertained and productive in the kitchen! There are of course the old scrappy ways, taking your…

“WOOD-FIRED – COOKING THE WAY MOTHER NATURE INTENDED”

Cooking over fire, no doubt, goes back to its first discovery. Imagine the intense hunger in our forebearers sitting around the crackling, dancing flames, salivating from the wafting aroma of that sizzling mammoth steak. In 1987, Traeger created the wood-fired grill to capture the essence of wood-fire cooking, sans dancing flames from a bonfire. A…

Steam Cooking

Attention junior and beginner chefs. This Intro to Steam Oven Cooking is a great guide to the basics. What is Steam Cooking? Steam cooking – as the name implies – uses steam to cook your food. Some steam ovens include True convection cooking, Steam cooking and Combination Modes. They come with either a built in water tank…

Steam Convection Cooking with Miele

By Danah Arnold, Sales Manager, Trail Appliances Calgary South Miele’s Steam Convection Ovens offers many functions in one appliance. True convection cooking, Steam cooking and Combination Modes, offer endless cooking options for the consumer. Pre-programmed MasterChef cooking programs include over 200 food options to choose from, simply set it and forget it. Additional programs include…

Kinetico, Healthy and Eco-Conscious

Water, in most part, is taken for granted especially where there’s an abundance of it. It’s easy to forget that water from the tap goes through rigorous purification processes before it reaches our homes to do as we please with it – drink, shower, wash, cook and so on. Municipal purification aims to make water…

Grilling the Infrared Way

Infrared grilling is one of the most popular of the outdoor cooking trends and that’s because of the superior experience it offers. One of the best perks of infrared grills over conventional grills is the quicker heating time reaching a higher temperature. Most infrared grills will get you cooking in about 3-5 minutes. Infrared also…

Better Water for Your Family

You and your family can enjoy clean water and experience a well-hydrated life. Water that is free of contaminants doesn’t only taste better, but is also better for your appliances and plumbing. But first, what is hard water? Water comes down your tap filled with minerals (yay!); two of which are Magnesium and Calcium. These…

Save up to $2100 on Whole Home Water Systems

Your family deserves clear, pure water. With the Kinetico K5 Drinking Water System, you get exactly that right from your tap. It’s environmentally friendly; every set of filters saves 3780 water bottles from ending up in the landfill. Not only will you have fresh drinking water, but you can use the K5 water to clean…

Alberta Energy Efficiency Rebates

In this day and age, we’re lucky to have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment and not have to compromise financially. Currently in Alberta, there are some opportunities for government rebates when you purchase qualifying appliances through Energy Efficiency Alberta Tankless Water Heaters Not only do tankless water heaters take up…