8 Appliances to Transform Your Kitchen

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Transform your kitchen for fall with these dark appliances.

We think you requires some new appliances in the kitchen—from a smudge-proof microwave to a chic espresso machine, we've found eight pieces that will lend a warming touch to the heart of your home.

  1. Stand-Up Job

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    Any serious baker needs a versatile standing mixer to tackle every pastry challenge. We love this dark burgundy one that adds an understated pop of color to a kitchen of any style.

    KitchenAid Professional 600 stand mixer, $450, Williams-Sonoma.com

  2. Rice Dream

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    If you're gluten free, a rice cooker is an essential small appliance to have around the house, and this espresso-hued stainless one will fit in nicely on your countertop.

    Zojirushi Induction rice cooker, $190, Sears.com

  3. Tea Time

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    This sleek kettle allows you to adjust the water temperature to make perfectly steeped tea or brewed coffee grounds—and the warm metal finish is easy on the eyes too.

    KitchenAid Pro Line tea kettle, $180, Williams-Sonoma.com

  4. Get Toasted

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    Forgo the toaster oven and stick to a classic two-slice stainless version that has cool, matte black accents. It'll guarantee your morning toast is done just right.

    Dualit 2-Slice Commercial Soft Touch toaster, $90, BedBathandBeyond.com

  5. Dish Wish

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    Fingerprints are the last thing you want on the appliance that leaves your dishes sparkling clean, so we're opting for this black stainless steel version that's as slick as they come. With enough room for 15 place settings, six cycle options and a patented steam-wash system, your clean-up game is about to enter a whole new stratosphere of awesome.

    LG Black Stainless Steel Fully Integrated dishwasher with Truesteam generator, $1,200, LG.com

  6. Heat Wave

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    Your busy schedule begs for the ability to cook meals quickly, and this black stainless steel microwave will get the job done in style. The best part? Its surface is smudge proof, so you won't have fingerprints staring you in the face after every heat up.

    LG ExtendaVent Black Stainless Steel 2.0 over-the-range microwave with sensor cooking, $445, BestBuy.com

  7. Dish Wish

    lg dishwasher
    Photo by LG

    Fingerprints are the last thing you want on the appliance that leaves your dishes sparkling clean, so we're opting for this black stainless steel version that's as slick as they come. With enough room for 15 place settings, six cycle options and a patented steam-wash system, your clean-up game is about to enter a whole new stratosphere of awesome.

    LG Black Stainless Steel Fully Integrated dishwasher with Truesteam generator, $1,200, LG.com

  8. Mix Master

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    Copper is the metal of the year to have in your home—it's warming, modern and utterly chic. This simple-styled blender will whip up everything from your morning smoothie to afternoon gazpacho.

    WaringPro copper blender, $100, WaringPro.com