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Steam and convection combine for versatility

The Thermador Steam and Convection Oven offers a healthy and versatile option for the kitchen.

Steam, convection, or both.

Home cooks are faced with many different options for preparing meals. Unfortunately (or not, depending on how you look at it), not all of them are healthy. After all, at times it can be a chore to try and produce a healthy meal. However, one of the healthiest ways of cooking (steaming) doesn't have to be relegated to countertop appliances or elaborate stovetop setups. Instead, it can be as easy as opening the oven door.

The new Thermador Steam and Convection Oven offers an easy way for home cooks to make healthy meals. The oven features three distinctly different cooking methods: steam, convection, and a combination of steam and convection. Convenience is coupled with this versatility, as cooks can choose from a list of forty automatic food programs that adjust temperature and steam for optimal results.

By combining steam with convection, the oven allows for users to really explore new culinary possibilities. Nine cooking modes encourage the home cook by offering a no-hassle method to do everything from reheat foods to proof for bread dough. In addition to the preprogrammed list of options, users can set up to six favorite settings ensuring consistent results every time. Designed to fit in a 30-inch cutout, the oven has a 1.1-cubic foot capacity and the capability to instantly become integrated into your kitchen lifestyle.

The Thermador Steam and Convection Oven will be available August 2010.