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How To Clean A Grill Like A BBQ Master: A Guide

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Whether you’re just getting started with barbecuing or have been mastering flames and marinades for years, learning how to clean a grill is must-have knowledge. Discover all about the best ways to keep your backyard cooker in shape, along with how often to clean it, below. If you’re fine with splurging and want a deep clean handled by the professionals, we can handle that too. Give us a call at 847-954-4100 to…

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Abt’s Holiday Gift Spotlight: Sous Vide

Sous Vide Holiday Spotlight

Continuing with last week’s theme of shining a spotlight on potential gifts for the home chef, we’re showcasing the latest trend in home cooking for the holidays: sous vide. Cooking food sous vide (or “under vacuum”) first started in France in the 70’s, all with the goal of keeping as much flavor in the dish as possible. When that first foie gras was served, it had managed to retain more flavorful fat…

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Abt’s Holiday Gift Spotlight: Stand Mixers

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Is there a passionate pastry chef or avid home cook in your life? Someone with big culinary talent can be hard to shop for–after all, they probably have all the latest gadgets or a set of high-quality knives.  If you’re feeling stumped, have no fear: a stand mixer, whether it’s upgrading their old one or something they haven’t been able to splurge on, is a gift with wow factor for your favorite…

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A Fall Maintenance Checklist for Home Appliances

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Most people have heard of spring cleaning, but what about fall maintenance and cleanup? Winter is coming, which means now’s as good a time as any to complete your seasonal maintenance checklist for home appliances. Everything from your fridge to your toaster could probably use some TLC, so roll up your sleeves, grab a pumpkin spice latte and get to work. Once you’re finished, you’ll have the perfect space to work on…

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Abt’s Must-Haves for National Coffee Day

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Today is National Coffee Day. What would we do without this beloved caffeinated beverage? It fuels our busy mornings and offers warmth and comfort on cool autumn days. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your own at-home coffee setup or surprise the coffee lover in your life with a great gift, Abt has what you need. Below, we’ve shared our top coffee essentials for National Coffee Day: Obviously the essential component of a…

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Happy National Air Fryer Day!

National Air Fryer Day 2021

It’s National Air Fryer Day, and that means it’s time to share a little love and appreciation for our dual convection countertop cookers. If you’re not familiar, air fryers are the latest in quick-cooking technology and have been helping users to make quick, healthy dinners for years. Designed for anyone who needs to get food on the table fast, these devices are most popular for meals like chicken wings,  potato wedges, tasty…

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How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home

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It’s officially fall–after all, pumpkin spice lattes are back at your favorite coffee shops. What if we told you that you could enjoy your PSL as often as you want while saving a ton of money? A bag of premium coffee beans costs between $10 and $20, which would only be able to get you a few lattes from your usual coffee chain. The best part is that Abt sells several varieties…

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Top Picks from Our 2021 Labor Day Sale

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year–Abt’s Labor Day sale, that is! It’s one of the best times to get awesome deals on some of our top rated electronics and appliances. We’ve rounded up our top picks to check out whether you’re looking to upgrade your kitchen appliances, start a fitness journey or something else altogether. As always, if you have questions you can call or email our experts or visit…

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Smart Kitchen Appliance Innovations from CES 2021

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While CES has always been a place for TVs, smartphones, and other tech gadgets to shine, kitchen appliances also get their share of the spotlight. This is increasingly true as the lines between electronics and appliances blur, and the once simple products in your kitchen room continue to get smarter. After all, these days, it’s not hard to find a fridge that has the same capabilities as a high-end smartphone or tablet.…

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Great Scott! “Back To The Future” Technology That Exists In Real Life

Here’s a red-letter date in the history of science: October 21, 2015. Yes! Of course, October 21, 2015. That was the day that Dr. Emmett Brown and Marty McFly traveled to from 1985 in “Back to the Future Part II.” In the real world, we commemorate that date (and the whole “Back to the Future” franchise) every year as Back To The Future Day. Many of us here at Abt are big…

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