Kitchen Design Must-Haves

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Designing your kitchen can be a fun and fulfilling experience. From the planning stages to the installation, completing each step is like leveling up in a video game and at the end, you’re rewarded with a gorgeous kitchen, customized to your liking! Sometimes, the kitchen design game can get tricky and we get stuck, so we look for cheat codes to help us get through.

We’re here to help you throughout the kitchen design process and give you tips for designing your very own Pinterest-perfect kitchen so those tricky levels are a little easier to accomplish. To help make your next kitchen remodel a breeze and turn your Pinterest board inspiration into reality, we’ve narrowed down some of our favorites to bring you 3 must-haves in the kitchen. Elevate your culinary experience with our favorite kitchen staples.

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Microwave Drawer Oven

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The SMD2499FS features dual convection fans for turntable-free baking, roasting, grilling, and air frying.

Countertop space is premium real estate and if you’re looking to clear off your counters to make more room for food prep, a microwave drawer oven may help. Microwave drawer ovens allow for flexible placement and can be installed below an island, peninsula, standard cabinetry, or below a wall oven.

Microwave drawers are elegant, low-profile appliances that combine functionality and accessibility. As you’re upgrading your kitchen design, weigh the Pros and Cons of Microwave Drawer Ovens to find the right microwave oven to meet your needs.

Smart Appliances

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The Smart Combi Built-In Steam Oven (SSC2489GS) and Slide-In Smart Dishwasher (SDW6767HS) are equipped with Smart Technology for Simply Better Living.

Smart technology is here and ready to stay. From smart lighting to smart door locks, there’s something for every room of the house – including the kitchen. As you are adding smart devices to your home, consider expanding your smart home efforts into the kitchen to experience the benefits of smart appliances.

How can I use smart appliances in the kitchen?

Stainless Steel Appliances 

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The SJG2254FS is a Stainless Steel 4-Door Counter-Depth Refrigerator with Water Dispenser.

Stainless steel appliances have been a staple in kitchens for years. The sleek appearance pairs beautifully with many kitchen designs and can be a showstopper. Not only are stainless steel appliances great to look at, but they are also practical and durable.

The Sharp French 4-Door Counter-Depth Refrigerator with Water Dispenser (SJG2254FS) is equipped with a Fingerprint Resistant Exterior and a spacious and sleek interior finish. Resist smudges and fingerprints with a surface that easily wipes clean (perfect for those with little ones)!

As you design your dream kitchen, incorporate a microwave drawer oven, smart appliances, and stainless steel finish to bring your design to the next level!

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Sharp 24 in. Slide-In Smart Dishwasher

The responsive washing cycles work with smart sensors to optimize performance automatically. Place your most challenging cookware above the Power Wash sprayer for extra scrubbing power. Set the Wash Zone to clean smaller loads on either the upper or lower rack. The extended heated dry option uses a fan to efficiently circulate the air as the dishes dry.

Classic and elegant, the SDW6767HS offers luxuries inside and out with two premium interior white LED lights. The SDW6767HS Works with Alexa, so you can skip the control panel and use your Echo device to start & stop, set options, and check the status of your dishwasher in your smart home. Setup can be as simple as scanning a code with your mobile device. Alexa can help with the shopping, too! The Amazon Dash Replenishment service can help ensure that you never run out of detergent or rinse aid.

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1.4 cu. ft. 1000W Sharp Stainless Steel Smart Carousel Countertop Microwave Oven (SMC1449FS)

Designed for the whole family, the stainless steel Sharp SMC1449FS, 1.4 cu. ft. 1000 watt microwave oven works with Alexa for hands-free operation using voice commands. And the SMC1449FS microwave oven is also our best model yet for making perfect popcorn!

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24 in. 1.2 cu. ft. 950W Sharp Stainless Steel Smart Easy Wave Open Microwave Drawer Oven (SMD2489ES)

The Sharp SMD2489ES is the first, built-in Microwave Drawer™ with wifi connectivity for seamless integration with your modern, smart home. Download the Sharp Kitchen app to enable the smart features. The SMD2489ES Sharp Microwave Drawer™ features Built-In Airflow venting. Now you can choose the traditional “proud mount” installation or flush mounting for a streamlined finish without additional trim-kits or vent deflectors.

With our Easy Wave Open feature for touchless operation, simply wave up-and-down near the motion sensor and the Microwave Drawer™ will glide open. With the touch of a button or a gentle nudge, our patented Easy Touch Automatic Drawer System smoothly closes the oven to avoid messy spills. The SMD2489ES Sharp® Microwave Drawer™ stays closed when you walk by, so children and pets won’t accidentally open it.

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Sharp Smart Combi Built-In Steam Oven (SSC2489GS)

The Sharp’s SSC2489GS Smart Combi Built-In Steam Oven is the start of a cooking revolution.

While regular steam only reaches 212°F, the Smart Combi Built-In Steam Oven can create superheated steam up to 485°F. Steam this hot can roast meats and caramelize sugars so your food can be brown and crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside. With the smart Sharp’s SSC2489GS Smart Combi Built-In Steam Oven, you can grill without smoke, roast without drying, and get the roasty-toasty, tasty results you desire.

And don’t forget, the Sharp’s SSC2489GS Smart Combi Built-In Steam Oven is also a powerful convection oven with even heating for superior baking. That’s three ovens in one!

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Sharp French 4-Door Counter-Depth Refrigerator with Water Dispenser (SJG2254FS)

Complete with exterior water dispenser, the SJG2254FS 21.6 cu. ft. capacity, French Four-Door, Counter-Depth, Refrigerator pairs beautifully with other stainless steel appliances, and is a contemporary, and stylish addition to your dream kitchen. This counter-depth refrigerator incorporates a unique Triple-Cooling System that allows you to independently control your refrigerator, drawers, and ice maker for greater flexibility and better efficiency. Inside the refrigerator, the four bright white LED lights give you a clear view throughout the refrigerator, plus there are additional LED lights in the Flex Drawer and Freezer Drawer. The control panel for the refrigerator is conveniently located on the Flex Drawer, where it is easy-to-reach and easy-to-use.

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About Sharp Home Electronics Company of America (SHCA)

SHCA is the US Consumer Products Group of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the US sales subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, a worldwide developer and manufacturer of one-of-a-kind premium technology products.  SHCA includes the manufacturing of premium home appliances in Memphis, TN, together with the sales & marketing, and servicing of home electronics based in Montvale, NJ.  Leading products include Sharp AQUOS™ TVs, Sharp Carousel®, Microwave Drawer™ ovens, SuperSteam+™ ovens, and Plasmacluster® Ion air purifiers.

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