Sharon Franke

For more than 30 years, Sharon was in charge of testing and reporting on kitchen equipment and appliances at Good Housekeeping. She has also written for The Kitchn, Reviewed.com, Wirecutter, and more.

5 posts

Gas vs Electric Stove: Which Is Better for Home Cooks?

Gas vs electric stove: You want to know which is the smarter choice for your kitchen. Unfortunately, there’s no straightforward answer. Each has distinct advantages…

Sharon Franke

Induction vs Electric Cooktop: Faster Than Gas?

Induction vs electric cooktop is the key question when you're looking to buy a new smooth-top stove. They look the same, with their flat glass-ceramic surface,…

Sharon Franke

Wolf Cooktop Review (2022)

Wolf cooktops rank among the most beautiful, well-designed, and high-performing cooking appliances on the market. Gas, electric, and induction models are available in a variety of…

Sharon Franke

How (and Why) to Use a Self Cleaning Oven

A self-cleaning oven is one of the great innovations of modern times. The very first self-cleaning ovens were introduced in 1963 by Thermador and were welcomed…

Sharon Franke

6 Real Benefits of Smart Appliances

Smart appliances from dishwashers to ovens can be linked to Wi-Fi by downloading their manufacturer’s app on your mobile device. But are they worth the…

Sharon Franke