Hacks that’ll make your life easier in the kitchen

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August 27th, 2015 by

When life gives you lemons, come up with a kitchen hack that will go viral over the internet! Some people enjoy their time in the kitchen and others not so much. We hope these kitchen hacks (all tried and tested by Appliance Online employees) make life a lot easier and more enjoyable in the kitchen for those who do not, and maybe produce a good tip or ... Read more

Find your oven’s hot and cold spots with the Simple Test Cake

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August 26th, 2015 by

It’s an inconvenient truth that not every oven is perfect. Even the highest-quality ovens can sometimes heat unevenly, leaving some corners of their chambers warmer or cooler than others. This can result in baking that's decidedly substandard, at least until you have a good idea of how your oven performs. The practical team over at Chef have found a great way to check whether your new oven ... Read more

Will your fridge survive summer?

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August 24th, 2015 by

It's not long now until Spring hits us, with Summer just around the corner after that. When the time comes, do you reckon your old fridge will be able to stand the heat? While your fridge may have cruised its way through winter without a care, when the mercury starts to rise, you may want to take another look at your fridge’s temperature settings. Why? Well, when the ... Read more

Fast delicious recipes that can easily be cooked in your microwave

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August 20th, 2015 by

We’re living in the era of fast paced lives, which usually means people are opting for faster meal options. Now when we think of ‘fast food’ we usually always think of certain franchised restaurants that maybe easy to obtain, but not so easy on your waist line.  With these great microwave recipes, ‘fast food’ no longer has to be the thought of unhealthy eating. Start your day ... Read more

Pets and heaters – how to keep your pets safe and warm in winter

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August 19th, 2015 by

On cold winter nights, my Cairn Terrier Alfred loves to snuggle up in front of the fireplace. He will stay there for hours, almost hypnotised by the orange flickering flames. However, on some occasions his wagging tail has gotten a little bit too close for comfort and his fur is often very hot to touch. Household heaters may be comforting for pets like Alfred, but can be dangerous. ... Read more

How to make Sun Tea

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August 18th, 2015 by

While all too many of us are heavily addicted to coffee (and resent its absence), a substantial number of us are equally addicted to the devil-bean’s primary rival – tea. This classic beverage forms an integral part of culinary traditions around the world, and has a culture surrounding its preparation and consumption that’s every bit as complex and rich as that of coffee or wine. One interesting tea-preparation ... Read more

Jabra Solemate™ Max Wireless Speaker review – bigger and louder sound!

Jabra Solemate™ Max Wireless Speaker review

August 17th, 2015 by

For those of you who haven’t heard of the company Jabra, they are a worldwide supplier of headphones and speakers, renowned for their excellent quality and innovative use of technology. Jabra has won a hell of a lot of design awards in the last 10 years for quite a few of their products, including the globally-recognised Red Dot Award, iF Product Design Award and the CES (Consumer ... Read more

How having a spare freezer can benefit you and your family

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August 14th, 2015 by

Growing up as a child, I remember we were always freezing things in a deepfreeze located in our garage. At the time I didn’t think much of it, but the older I got, the more it made sense.  As grocery prices rose, sales in the supermarket never looked more appealing. But there always seemed to be one recurring problem; the best sale items are always in bulk, ... Read more

What the heck is a Dual Fuel Stove?

What the heck is a Dual Fuel Stove

August 13th, 2015 by

Continuing Appliances Online’s irregular “What the Heck?” series, today we explain an occasionally tricky appliance definition – the Dual Fuel stove. So what the heck IS a dual fuel stove? In short, it’s a stove (as in, a freestanding upright oven with a cooktop mounted on top) that utilises two types of fuel to power your cooking performance – gas and electricity. Westinghouse WFE914SA Freestanding Dual Fuel Oven/Stove This usually ... Read more

Steak Béarnaise – a classic BBQ recipe with a French twist

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August 12th, 2015 by

Sometimes a certain craving comes over any barbecue lover, and that’s the craving for a good steak. Nothing can quite come close to the classic staple, but this recipe with a French twist will not only hit the spot, but add a little extra oomph to your delicious sirloin, or mouthwatering porterhouse. Also, keep this part a secret to anyone you serve it to, but the trick ... Read more

Looking for the right fridge? Our videos answer your questions

Looking for the right fridge Our videos answer your questions

August 11th, 2015 by

Choosing the right fridge or freezer can be a challenge. You could replace your old one with an identical model, or you could upgrade to a design that suits your household's needs a little bit better. Make the right choice when picking out your new fridge, with the help of our handy videos, starting with our buying guide: What type of fridge is right for my kitchen? What hinging ... Read more

Equipping a vegetarian kitchen

Equipping a vegetarian kitchen

August 10th, 2015 by

Going vegetarian is widely acknowledged to be a Good Thing, both in terms of ethics and health. But going vegetarian isn’t as simple as just giving up meat - it also means getting creative when you're cooking. For example, removing the steak from a meal of steak, chips and salad isn't going to leave you with a satisfying vegetarian meal. source: Siddhantsahni28 on Wikimedia Commons Making healthy and delicious vegetarian ... Read more

World Retail Awards 2015- We’re finalists, again!

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August 9th, 2015 by

We have some exciting news to share with you! Appliances Online has been shortlisted as a finalist for the e-Commerce Retailer of the Year Category of the World Retail Awards 2015, and boy are we thrilled! We’re also please to announce our founder (and CEO of the Winning Group) John Winning is a finalist for the Young Retail Entrepreneur of the year award– Congratulations, John! [caption id="attachment_33153" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Image Courtesy Of http://www.couriermail.com.au/[/caption] At ... Read more

Mums and Bubs- How the MBR-2107M magic bullet can benefit you and your baby

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August 7th, 2015 by

The Story As a parent you definitely want what’s best for your child. We keep them safe, warm, and well fed day in and day out. But when it comes to food and nutrition, do we really know what is in store bought baby food? Recently I baby-sat my 10month old niece (I do not have any kids of my own… yet) and as I was feeding her ... Read more

Choose the right cooking appliances with the help of our videos

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August 6th, 2015 by

Whether you’re looking at new ovens, cooktops, or barbeques, you don’t want to make mistakes when it comes to buying cooking appliances – replacing them can be time-consuming and costly! Luckily, Appliances Online is here to help. Check out our collection of videos answering some of our most frequently asked cooking appliance questions: What are all the different types of ovens and which one is right for me? How ... Read more