refrigerator chalkboard http://kplu.org en Kitchen appliances: Do they make 'em like they used to? http://kplu.org/post/kitchen-appliances-do-they-make-em-they-used <p>My heart says &quot;No&quot; but my head says &quot;They make &#39;em better.&quot; Probably... I think. &nbsp;</p><p>Although it&#39;s true that my kitchen stove, new just four years ago, began emitting un-ignited gas in a near-death fashion, I still think that today&#39;s appliances must be more reliable than those of decades past. Aren&#39;t they?&nbsp;</p><p>My Food for Thought pard, Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson isn&#39;t so sure. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Dick Stein 3990 at http://kplu.org Kitchen appliances: Do they make 'em like they used to?