The new over the range microwave from KitchenAid Architect Series II combines a microwave oven with a ventilation hood, freeing up your counter space and providing ventilation for cooking ranges and cooktops. With convection and high-speed cooking capabilities, this stainless steel microwave hood combination oven gives more cooking options and requires less cooking time than conventional microwaves. KitchenAid also equips this over the range microwave with TruCapture Ventilation System, which is the most efficient ventilation system found in similar ovens. With the 4-speed 300 cfm fan, TruCapture promptly removes cooking odors from your kitchen, and is convertible to recirculating for easy installation. 2 washable grease filters and 2 charcoal filters remove grease, smoke and other impurities from the air. The convection microwave oven not only cooks food faster, but also seals in the natural juices and flavors, resulting in delectable meals, treats and snacks. Convection conversion feature converts conventional cooking times and temperatures to convection, eliminating the guesswork. Digital controls with LCD display are simple to operate and offer quick-touch operation, and the large 2.0 cu. ft. interior easily accommodates dinner-size dishes. Unique OptimaWave technology improves airflow to eliminate cold spots and overcooked edges. Other features of this KitchenAid over the range microwave include One-Touch auto cook, auto reheat and auto defrost functions, soften and melt cycles, and boil and simmer function. Add-a-Minute control lets you easily add cooking time at the end of a cycle or while your food is still cooking, and Keep-Warm function keeps food warm until the rest of your meal is ready to be served. 16" stoppable turntable provides a large cooking surface that rotates to ensure even heating. Halogen cooktop lights illuminate the cooking area for easy food preparation and extra-large window allows you to observe cooking progress. Accessory pan for effortless browning, crisping and pan frying. With 1,200W of cooking power and 10 power levels, this over the range microwave provides the versatility needed to prepare everything from frozen pizza to pot roast quickly and easily. KitchenAid. The price is $1,100. Available also in black or white for $1,000.
Posted in Microwave Ovens at January 26, 2008 4:34 PM
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