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Convection oven questions

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1BONS
Jun 3, 2010, 2:46pm

In my kitchen remodel the cabinets are out, the double wall ovens are out, a wall is removed. Time to decide on the oven so we can build around those measurements.

The oven that can be either regular or convection seems to be the way to go. There is also one that will ask you a few questions and will do the conversion for you.

Any experience and comments on these ovens. I know the electrolux brand looks nice with 3 racks, plus a "cooking drawer" but I am removing the double wall ovens because on a day to day basis I do not use those. Trying to not get wrapped up in the retail hype.

2cyderry
Jun 7, 2010, 8:43pm

I know that when we remodelled our kitchen I wasn't sure whether I wanted Convection or regular, so I have both.

I have a microwave that can be convection and I have a regular oven that can also be convection. I rarely use the convection function on the microwave but the oven, I love having the option. The oven was manufactured by Fischer & Paykel - it's great.

3BONS
Jun 8, 2010, 9:31am

cyderry, so you do find yourself using that function? I love the thought of 30 % less cooking time. The conversion time is rather easy to understand?

4cyderry
Jun 30, 2010, 4:36pm

Bons,

Sorry,for not gettng back sooner.

I use the convection when my husband forgets to call when he leaves for home or when I have guests. Usually then is when I want to spend less time in the kitchen or I have to speed something up. My oven came with a great little guide on time conversion for each of the cooking modes so I use that if I have any questions, but I'm one of those lurkers in the kitchen and can basically tell when something is near done and then a thermometer gets inserted for perfection.

5BONS
Jun 30, 2010, 11:13pm

cyderry, thanks.. we did buy one. It's sitting in my living room as they work around laying my hardwood floors. The cabinet maker is now remaking my cabinets as he has so messed up my order in the finishing phase. He would be the first thing I would like to place in my oven!!!!

6cyderry
Aug 3, 2010, 1:28pm

LOL 8-)