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…

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…

What Does the Drawer Beneath the Oven Do?

Ovens come with many features and specs to suit your cooking behaviour. Almost all ovens come with a drawer at the bottom. What does this drawer do exactly? Well, many things; some are made for storage and some are made for warming purposes. First thing you should do with a new oven is to check…

Cooking with Kinetico Water

Water is one ingredient that is often overlooked in recipes. Any recipe that contains reducing, boiling, simmering, soaking or mixing contains water, but water is water, right? We don’t think much about the type of water we put in our food. However, what we may not realize is the water we cook with for our…

Why Consider a Humidifier?

Heated indoor air loses some of its moisture and gives a dry uncomfortable and unhealthy atmosphere. By adding water droplets indoors, humidifiers are a great help in eliminating problems caused by dry air. Issues such as dry itchy skin, chronic coughs and static are more prominent during the colder months and can become almost non-existent…