How to get the best in kitchen appliances for the holidays without spending top dollar.
top dollar. >> reporter: a professional chef has no problem cooking for a crowd and some new appliances are offer teeingtures to make that easier to do. >> now is a good time to buy. sales are slumping so companies are rolling bargains. >> reporter: consumer reports show many once-pricey features are more common like dual ovens and induction cooktops and high-powered burners. >> all come in handy when you prepare a lot of dishes. >> reporter: professionals have known the benefits of bigger ranges. this 36-inch ge monogram has a built-in griddle and four high- powered natural gas burners that simmer superbly. it also has convection heating that can shave cooking time, package with pro-style design. this range is a wallet buster at $7,500. instead, consider an oven that does double duty. >> dual ovens are great option, cooking main entree and bake a pie at the same time at different temper