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Alexandra Dibble Home Economist
Gill Bland of ‘Tales of Pigling Bland’ food and cookery blog
Hayley Gilbert Freelance writer for kitchen magazines, websites and blogs
James McIntosh World award winning cookery writer & demonstrator
Emma Line Assistant Brand Manager
Mark Towns Training Manager
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Easy Batch-Bake Biscuits
Posted by Gill Bland Monday, 20th March 2017
The Rangemaster tall side oven is a wonderful thing - the slight variation in heat from top to bottom is a boon, allowing you to crisp up the roasties at the top while the apple crumble bubbles away below. It’s great for cooking an entire meal but it really comes into its own when you want to batch cook things. Trays full of roasted vegetables, jacket potatoes to feed an army, lasagnes and all sorts of good, wholesome food can be racked up to eat now or to freeze and store later. Yes, all sorts of good, wholesome food…. or cookies. You can whip up an awful lot of cookies in a very short space of time with the tall oven. Even better, you can pre make the dough in all sorts of different flavours and have it stored in the freezer so that you can bring out mounds of freshly baked biscuits in the time it takes for the oven to heat + 10minutes.
Chocolate Tart with Meringue Kisses
Posted by Gill Bland Monday, 13th February 2017
Ah valentine’s day, an excuse for all things chocolate, pink and heart shaped. This month I’m making the most of the multifunction oven to make a chocolate tart. The base is wholemeal which gives it a great al-dente chew to it and ensure that it is not too sweet, which in turn sets off the rich chocolate centre and sugary meringues.
Complement your cooker
Posted by Hayley Gilbert Monday, 7th November 2016
Whether you want your Rangemaster cooker to complement or contrast with your kitchen scheme, there are plenty of appliances that will provide the perfect partner. For a fully co-ordinated look, Rangemaster has a fantastic selection of built-in ovens that offer extra cooking space ideal for Christmas and entertaining. There’s also a variety of matching cooker hoods and extractors as well as dishwashers, sinks and taps.0 Comments
Timing is everything!
Posted by Mark Towns Monday, 8th August 2016
If like me you are forced into standing on a sideline each Weekend to support your childs sporting career, I may, just may have a feature that might interest you!0 Comments
BUYER’S GUIDE TO POTS AND PANS
Posted by Hayley Gilbert Monday, 25th July 2016
Once you’ve chosen your new Rangemaster range cooker, you’ll want a sleek new set of pans to go with it. As you will be using them every day, for everything from family meals to entertaining friends, it’s important to choose cookware that will last and with such an investment to be made, it’s also essential that your new tools are compatible for your style of cooking. Good quality cookware provides even heat distribution, eliminates hot spots and enables you to cook mouthwatering meals, so we’ve compiled a buyer’s guide to pots and pans to help you choose the best kitchen kit for the job…0 Comments
My favourite Rangemaster function
Posted by Alexandra Dibble Thursday, 2nd June 2016
I have been asked to pick my favourite function on a Rangemaster but I can’t choose just one function, so I am going for the multifunction oven and all of the functions therein!
To explain why, I think it will be easier for me to describe cooking something in the multifunction oven which will use 3 of its functions. An all-time favourite – a quiche or a savoury tart, is a good example.0 Comments
Posted by Hayley Gilbert Tuesday, 1st December 2015
They say that good things come in small packages and whilst this is true in many respects, bigger is definitely better when it comes to cooking the Christmas feast. When you consider all the elements that make up this traditional family meal, from the roast potatoes crisp with goose fat to the turkey surrounded by little pigs in blankets, not to mention the vegetables, the gravy and the Christmas pudding, as well as any extra sides and vegetarian dishes, it’s essential to have the biggest ovens you can sensibly squeeze into the kitchen. Rangemaster’s Excel 110 range cooker is guaranteed to take the stress out of the big day as it comes with two large A-rated ovens, a smaller slow cook oven, grill, warming zone, griddle and six-burner gas hob. Take your pick from silver, gloss black, stainless steel, royal pearl, slate or, perfect for the festive season, a mouthwatering cranberry shade to suit your scheme.0 Comments
5 Step Plan to cooking for a party
Posted by James McIntosh Wednesday, 18th November 2015
Four chickens cooked in one oven at a time. That’s right, Four. Or 4 lasagnes’ or 4 cottage pies or even 4 quiches. And I don’t mean small ones. That’s just one of the features of selected Rangemaster range cookers.
With Christmas coming up and family occasions to cook for, most of us host a big meal at least once. It can be stressful planning not only what to cook, but also to ensure it’s all cooked perfectly when served. Ovens can cook more than one thing at once, but do be careful of putting items straight from the fridge into the oven as it will lower the temperature. Rangemaster ovens will come back to temperature quickly though.0 Comments
Defrosting Food in your Multifunction Oven
Posted by Alexandra Dibble Monday, 2nd November 2015
We have probably all defrosted food in a microwave oven with varying degrees of success as the food often becomes partially cooked which isn’t what we want at all! The key to defrosting is to not apply any heat but microwaves do apply heat!
Defrosting food in your Rangemaster multifunction oven is easy; just put the food in the oven and select the defrost function and away you go! If your oven shelves are clean you can put the food directly on to them, if not, put the food on a rack over a tray, this way the air can circulate all around the food (check out my blog on oven cleaning!).
It's Curry Week!!
Posted by Emma Line Monday, 19th October 2015
This week marks National Curry Week and here at Rangemaster we can’t contain our excitement. Seven days to enjoy a vast array of different curries varying in flavour, spice and sauce! Not only are they delicious they are easy to prep and cook on your Rangemaster range cooker too, utilising the various specialist features that make a Rangemaster so special.