1The La Cornue Château 120 with three-element cooktop (from $35,000) is hand built to order in France with a choice of 25 colors. Florida Builder Appliances, 5257 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota (941) 926-0700.
2Desperate Housewives seeking stoves with retro style and state-of-the-art technology lust after the Big Chill 30-inch gas range ($4,295) in ’50s colors like pink lemonade, beach blue and fresh orange. bigchill.com.
3A sleek new Designer Series from Viking offers a palette of 24 colors and modern styling in three 30-inch high-tech models: electric, dual-fuel and this Gas Continuous Grate Sealed Burner Range (from $3,899). Go to viking.com to see where it’s sold locally.
4A British classic, the cast-iron AGA cooker (three-oven gas model from $10,000) is crafted with precision mechanics, country charm and 11 gourmet colors. Clive Christian, 108000 Corkscrew Road, Estero (239) 949-3010. aga-ranges.com
5Red hot, this 36-inch dual-fuel range ($5,354.99) is by Kenmore Pro, a brand created for Sears fans who want to step up to professional-grade appliances and designer kitchens. Sears, 8201 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota (941) 921-8213.