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Sous vide and slow cook at home with the new Sunbeam Duos Sous Vide and Slow Cooker (MU4000). With a 5.5 litre capacity, the Sunbeam Duos is easy to use, and makes it simple to get restaurant quality meals at home without any risk of overcooking. It’s $199.

Sub Zero Integrated Refrigeration and Wine Storage

Founded in 1945, Sub Zero is a third-generation family-owned US-based company that invented integrated refrigeration and revolutionised the kitchen design industry. Almost seven decades later, Sub Zero rolls out its largest product release ever with over 20 new models of refrigerators – tall columns and drawers. The New Generation integrated refrigeration offers advanced freshness performance
and limitless design options. Hand-constructed and using premium-grade materials, Sub Zero refrigerators are designed to last decades not years.

Revolutionising the world of window coverings, the Qmotion from Luxaflex allows blinds to be opened by both a remote control and manual pull. Powered by cleverly concealed batteries, they are smooth to open and shut and make very little noise. They can be installed by anyone and start from $299 per roller blind, and $49 for the remote.

Harman/Kardon's new AVR X70 series AV receivers and BTA10 Bluetooth adapter offer the latest in state-of-the-art home audio, designed to bring movies and music to life in your home. Leading the series is the luxurious AVR 370, which delivers high-definition video with 4K pass-through and high-current, 7.2-channel surround sound with 125 watts per channel. Eight HDMI inputs, with 3D and Audio Return Channel, including one on the front panel, plus two HDMI outputs keep you totally connected to all your entertainment devices, playing them back in unbelievably true-to-life quality.

It’s never been so easy to cook pizza like a pro! This fantastic new Pizza Maker oven by New Wave Kitchen Appliances gives you the opportunity to feel like a professional Italian pizza chef.

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The sleek, Spanish-designed, Thermo Chef Natura is part of the New Wave Kitchen Appliances range and allows you to enjoy fresh meals, minus the fuss.

Simply supply the produce and the Thermo Chef prepares and cooks the meal – it even washes itself once it’s done.

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The Cobb Premier is everything you’d want in outdoor cooking and more, weighing just 4.5kg, you can cook anything, anywhere! This multi-purpose, smoke-free cooking facility is a safe and fuel-efficient unit that’s user-friendly and lightweight, $239.90. 

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Don’t let the cooler weather force you back into the warmth of inside. The new range of fire pits from the Patio by Jamie Durie collection from Big W will have you cosying up in your outdoor space in no time. ‘As you know I love to use my outdoor room all year round so these fire pits will extend your outdoor living’ says Jamie. ‘A fire pit is one of the simplest ways to introduce warmth and ambience to outdoor entertaining this winter’. The portable outdoor heaters are designed for backyard or patio use. For stockists, call 1800 251 311.

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Make yummy, beautiful looking dishes with the Gefu Spirelli, $39.95, distributed by VGM Imports. Producing two different-size julienned strips, you can create spirals of firm vegetables such as carrots, zucchinis, cucumbers, radishes and parsnips. Available from leading kitchenware outlets or call (02) 9997 3420.

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Now you can make a delicious crusty pizza in as little as eight minutes with the Pete Evans Pizza Maker from Breville, $139.95. The ceramic stone retains heat while the top and bottom elements keep hot temperatures concentrated in one area – something most domestic ovens can’t do. Choose your favourite pizza topping or have a look through the recipe book included which features options from Pete Evans’ own restaurant menu!

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