This ad from the Carolina Co-operator, 1938, promotes a new kitchen stove, one that burns "economical" kerosene. Off to the side, you'll also see mention of a modern refrigerator that promises "ice from oil heat!"
"Whatever cooking test you put it to . . . speed . . . cleanliness . . . wide selection of heats . . . perfect control . . . you'll find the High-Power Perfection Range unsurpassed by any kitchen stove in the world . . . regardless of fuel. Thousands of enthusiastic women agree . . . it offers an easier, better way to cook!"