Relish the thought of a home-cooked meal, ready and waiting when you and your spouse walk in the door? From the what-will-they-think-of-next category comes the Polara Refrigerated Range (available for $1,800 from Whirlpool this fall). Dinner goes in the Polara in refrigeration mode. Program cooking to start that afternoon. When you get home, pop a bottle of good wine, set the table, and take it out of the oven. If you’re late, the Polara doesn’t hold it against you. It’ll keep your meal warm, or if you don’t make it, it’ll return to fridge mode. Look for more great gadgets at