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Tuesday, July 20, 2010



In this world of excess and more is not less, risking the safety of your home with a potential fire is not Okay. 30,000 BTU's is too high.

Standing up proud and strong with you North of the 49th.

Peggy Deras, CKD, CID

Thank YOU Kelly!

Very succinct explanation of why bigger is not always better.

Julie Warner

Great insight, Kelly. Not everyone needs/can handle a commercial-style range, I agree.


You know, I don't even use all 4 burners I have, let alone need more power on those! I class this development with the wok at the back of the kitchen cupboard - except more dangerous.

Lisa Albert

I've often wondered, with a fair amount of head-shaking, about the need for the sky-high BTUs that so many pro-style ranges offer. It strikes me as a gotcha sales pitch that isn't necessary for the majority of us on the home cooking front. I'm not begrudging anyone who chooses to spend their money on such things but I'd like to see the end of the attitude that one can't be a serious foodie or a good cook without such features. Shhh, don't tell my dear friend who is a marvelous cook that her standard issue range is holding her back from achieving greatness. ;-)

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