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Electric stoves

kittyfood | | Jun 25, 2006 01:32 PM

My husband and I are moving to a different house, and the only downside is that there is no natural gas in the entire neighborhood. We live in the Phoenix area, and it seems that in the 70s there was a natural gas shortage, and entire neighborhoods were built with no natural gas lines.

I HATE electric stoves! But I am going to have to adapt. Can anyone help me in my search for the least objectionable model and type? Generally, the reason I hate them is because they heat and cool more slowly than gas stoves, and because it's difficult to tell by looking which burners are hot I've had a tendency to set off smoke alarms because I have turned off the burner that I wanted to be hot and turned on the burner under a pan that was supposed to be on low. And then there is the issue with my cats, who must explore new spaces and will no doubt be wandering across the stove at some point and I don't want burned kitty toes.

I've thought of propane but that is probably a huge deal because you have to get your tank refilled by a propane truck, so I'm pretty much resigned to electric.

The up-side of the move is that we will have almost an acre of land and I intend to acquire some chickens post haste, so eventually I may have some lovely fresh eggs.

kittyfood (pka Sarah C)

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