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…

Aprilaire Steam Humidifiers

It’s no secret that dry air can cause discomfort. From dry skin, dry and itchy eyes to irritated nasal passages. More aggravated symptoms can include a bloody nose, an itchy throat. Dry air could also increase static electricity, which you can feel in your clothes, hair and some furniture. Bottom line, no one likes dry…

Trail Appliances’ Professional Installation

Professional installers became part of Trail Appliances’ customer service offerings in 2007. They are licensed installers adept at installing all major appliances such as refrigerators, ovens, washers and dryers. In addition, we have a team of plumbers and gas fitters who will expertly install your new dishwasher and water purification systems as well as outfit…

Appliances & Voice Assistants: A Quick Look

Voice controlled speakers are slowly making our lives easier. You can command them into turning the lights on and off among many other cool commands. But did you know you can also use them to control compatible major appliances? There are a few uses in the kitchen. Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home can help you…