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View Poll Results: What type of stove do you use at home?
Gas...run of the mill 18 39.13%
Gas...high end professional 6 13.04%
Electric...coil 9 19.57%
Electric...smooth surface ceramic 10 21.74%
Other... 3 6.52%
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:46 PM   #21
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mine is a gas cooktop, recently purchased, has 5 burners, back burner has a simmer burner . stainless steel . old cooktop bit the dust after 20 yrs.

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Old 02-05-2008, 06:36 PM   #22
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I'd love to have a quasi-commercial kitchen (but with residential features) but neither of our two homes has anything close nor is there reasonable potential to remodel to get closer.

I have a GE Profile ceramic top at our house in town and we HATE it. Burner output is anemic compared to the Whirlpool Gold we have at our country house. For a smoothtop, the Whirlpool isn't half bad. We will probably replace the GE with something else although guests are impressed with its look.

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Old 02-05-2008, 06:37 PM   #23
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Wow, this is a really old thread
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:53 AM   #24
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I prefer gas ... love the "instant" heat control. But, since I'm renting a house in an "all electric" community - gas isn't an option (I don't think we even have gas lines out here) ... even if I was willing to shell out the $$$ for a gas stove.
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Old 02-07-2008, 11:41 PM   #25
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Gas, Jenn Air cooktop... excellent for heat control, specially at low.

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