Surviving a Kitchen Renovation
Kitchen renovations are a major undertaking which you should attempt only after careful planning; otherwise, your dream project can quickly turn into a nightmare. Renovations take time, space, as well as money. So, you'll need a well-planed schedule to stay on track and smart strategies to help you live relatively comfortably with less square footage, temporarily.
Preparing meals is one of the biggest challenges you'll face as your appliances are not always available. Whatever your needs, compact countertop appliances can help you survive your kitchen renovations without breaking the bank. With that in mind, here are some of our favorite all-in-one appliances that can help you survive a renovation.
Anova Precision Oven
All appliances say they do it all, but this one may actually deliver! It is truly a marvel of countertop appliances. You can bake, broil, roast, dehydrate, or accomplish any other dry heat cooking method you'd expect from a normal oven.
Combi ovens use precision temperature settings, paired with the controlled injection of steam, to create an ideal cooking environment. Until recently, combi ovens could only be found in commercial kitchens due to high price points and space needed to house them
Now you can take advantage of the power and precision temperature control and steam from home to achieve chef-quality results.
Cuisinart 6 qt. 3-in-1 Multicooker
Mulitcookers have evolved from your mother's "crock pot" into multi-functional marvels. The Cuisinart 6qt. 3-in1 Multicooker features Cook Central technology that makes cooking for family and crowds simple; three preset functions will allow you to sauté, steam, and slow cook any recipe to perfection.
The convenient "Keep Warm" feature comes on once the cooking is complete, so you never have to worry about serving cold dishes at dinner time. And when your meal is over, the removable cooking pot is nonstick and dishwasher safe for effortless cleanup.
GE Mechanical Air Fry 7-in-one Toaster Oven
The GE Mechanical Air Fry Oven is a moderately priced combination toaster oven and air fryer. It features seven cooking modes that include air fry, toast, warming, broil, roast, and convection.
The convection mode allows you to achieve golden results every time. It's advanced technology circulates the heat and provides an even bake. In fryer mode you can enjoy your favorite dishes without the "caloric penalty" -thanks to an electric air fryer mode built right into the toaster oven. Cleanup is easy with a removable toaster crumb tray at the bottom of the toaster oven.
Ninja 5.5qt. Air Fryer Max
Ninja is a relatively new brand in the small appliance market specializing in products that allow you to get better, faster results. Functions include: air fry, air roast, air broil, bake, reheat, and a unique dehydration option.
Featuring max crisp technology, the Ninja delivers 450 degrees of super-heated air to cook foods up to 30 percent faster than other brands for hotter, crispier results with little to no oil for guilt free fried favorites. Additionally, the Ninja features a ceramic coated basket that is nonstick and dishwasher safe, to make clean -up quick and easy.
Regardless of your budget or your needs, these multi-functional appliances will help your family survive a kitchen renovation one meal at a time. Bon Appétit!