Posts Categorized: Tips & Tricks

Cleaning Your Range

This video includes simple instructions for removing the oven door for easier cleaning. The oven racks and guides can both be cleaned in the dishwasher. Note: Other range parts should not be cleaned in the dishwasher. If you have any questions regarding the cleaning or care of your range, please call our Customer Care Line… Read more »

Lacanche Multi Cooker

For some people, the Multi Cooker is an essential cooktop feature for cooking dainty dumplings, poached pears, fork-tender fish and more. This healthy cooking method is versatile for steaming, double baths, boiling, reheating, etc. Once people begin to use it they find all sorts of uses that compliments their cooking style. The Lacanche Multi Cooker… Read more »

Cluny or Chagny – How do I choose?

Many people who are in the decision making phase of purchasing their Lacanche range ask themselves, “Cluny or Chagny – how do I choose?” All of the Lacanche ranges are very modular and are built out of the same components (aka either the Cluny-sized oven or the Sully-sized oven as the base), with the Cluny… Read more »

A New Hampshire Farmhouse Renovation

Photographer and blogger Sarah Kenney renovated a farmhouse in New Hampshire that was built in 1828 and owned by Governor Nehemiah Ordway from 1875 to 1907. The home is on the National Registry of Historic Places and Sarah and her husband have undertaken a loving restoration of the old homestead. At the center of this… Read more »

A Well-Traveled Baker

Normally I would write an introduction to this blog post about yet another wonderful Lacanche owner who we are thrilled to have in our family, but Ellen Hall Saunders is a fantastic writer, and I just could not introduce her any better than she has done herself. For more of Ellen’s writing, please visit her… Read more »

Lacanche Burner Ignition

Owning a Lacanche range is exciting and rewarding, but we often find that new Lacanche owners need a little help making sure their burner caps are placed properly on their cooktop to ensure proper lighting of the flame. Here are some helpful hints: Rotate the top brass burner cap so that one of the burner ports is… Read more »

Using the Wok Ring for Heat Diffusion

Lacanche ranges feature powerful BTU gas burners, which makes cooking quite enjoyable! There are times when your recipe calls for a very low simmer. In those cases, we recommend using different implements to control heat diffusion and distribution. If you have the Traditional plate option, you can use the removable center plug as a diffuser,… Read more »

Pancakes on the Plancha

This week I decided to try making pancakes on the plancha on my Chagny 1400 Lacanche range. I started out by grabbing a recipe out of “Big Bad Breakfast” by James Beard Award winning Chef John Currence – “Silver Dollar and Short Stack Buttermilk Pancakes.” The recipe is perfect for super light and fluffy pancakes… Read more »

Homemade Granola in the Warming Cupboard

One of the truly wonderful things about choosing a Lacanche range that suits your individual cooking style and entertaining needs is all of the versatile options available. Since my husband is a winemaker, we like to host small dinners in our home and open up lots of great wines from different regions. We recently remodeled… Read more »