Portable Induction Cooktop: Flexible and Convenient Cooking

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Editor's Pick

Duxtop 8100MC Countertop Burner 1800-Watt Portable Induction Cooktop - Very lightweight and compact induction cooktop. Sleek body, glossy surface, digital timer with 5 minute increments up to 170 minutes. Ten temperature controls. Auto-pan detection will shut the unit automatically after 60 seconds if no cookware is detected.

Max Burton 6015 Portable Induction Cooktop (Combination Set of Stove and Interface Disk) - LED display, 1800-watt power, 10 power levels, 140 to 450 degrees temperature ranges, 180-minute timer, overheat sensor. Weighs 12 pounds with a 14 inches size. With interface disk combination: 8-inch diameter and total stainless steel construction.
Duxtop 8300ST Sensor Touch Countertop Burner 1800-Watt Portable Induction Cooktop - Portable induction cooktop with Sensor Touch technology, stunning exterior, up to 1800 watt power. Duxtop 8300ST weighs 9 pounds. Switch between 10 temperature ranges from 140 to 464 degrees Fahrenheit. Pan detection mechanism shuts off if no pan for 60 seconds.
SPT Induction Cooktop 1300 Watts (Silver) - Impressive touch-sensitive led panel with control lock system. Comes with 7 power settings and 13 keep warm settings. Timer for up to 8 hours limit. For cooking and warming up food (replacement for microwave). A nice way to start off with induction cooking.
Nesco PIC-14 1500-Watt Portable Induction Cooktop - Five different power settings and other features available in more advanced portable induction cooktop, but still affordable. Comes with 5 power settings. Efficient energy utilization features (up to 84 percent). Good heat dissipation for consistent heat. Powerful 1500 watts.
NuWave PIC Review (Precision Induction Cooktop) - Comes with 52 temperature settings, ranging from 100 to 575 degrees Fahrenheit. Programmable stage cooking, up to 100 hours of program memory and performance. Six pre-programmed temperature settings. Great for boiling, frying, steaming, slow cooking and more.
NuWave PIC with Grill Precision Induction Cooktop - Combining the love of grilled food and induction technology, NuWave PIC with grill has everything the cooktop has to offer. State of the art safety features. Cook at 52 different temperatures between 100 to 575 degrees Fahrenheit at 10-degrees increments.
Max Burton 6200 Deluxe 1800-Watt Induction Cooktop - Ten variable temperature settings from 140 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Ten power levels from 500-1800 watts and 180 minute timer. Safety features like in line fuse, overheat sensor, and unsuitable cookware detector. Comes with an option for 3 years warranty.

Though the induction cooktop is in itself a marvellous scientific innovation of modern times, its innovators were eager to lend it a more user friendly appearance, by reducing its weight and size. This gave rise to the portable induction cooktop which is significantly smaller in size and lesser in weight than the initial varieties. With the advent of portable induction cooktops, the modern kitchen-man has been gifted more freedom in choosing his cooking appliances.

The need to allot and a large, fixed space in the kitchen for the induction cooktop has vanished with the successful entry of the portable variety into the present market. These portable cooktops can be handled quite easily and used at any place of the user’s convenience. This reduces the hassles that the stationary variety possesses with regard to maintenance and cleaning from time to time.

Portable Induction CooktopPortable induction cooktops have now formed a significant part of the flourishing cooking industry. Being lightweight and easily manageable, these varieties allow swift movements from one place to another without too many problems.

In a way, these cooktops have heavily skewed the outlook of modern man towards induction cooking, as compared to the earlier gas-based preferences. The hazards associated with cooking appliances have drastically been cut out and the safety issues well taken care of by the induction technology. With a few more minor improvisations to its name in the near future, it can turn out to be one of the best inventions of the century.

Induction cooking has, of late, set a revolutionary trend in the modern kitchen. From being a peripatetic food gatherer to being a sophisticated element of the modern society–man has traversed great distances in his civilization.

The induction cooktop uses generation of a strong and effective electromagnetic field to induce energy into the cooking vessel and thereon to the food that is to be cooked in the vessel. This technology has drastically reduced the wastage of energy that occurs with traditional gas-based cooking methods.

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