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What's a warming drawer???

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What's a warming drawer???

SoCal Mother | Nov 14, 2011 03:48 PM

Some of the new ovens come with something called a warming drawer. What is it and what it is used for?

Is it just a built-in toaster oven, meant to be an oven that uses less energy? (That would be nice to not have a toaster oven on the counter.) Or do you keep food warm in it when the regular oven is full, sort of like the little shelf on my BBQ grill?

What is the difference between a warming drawer and an oven turned down low? I mean besides the size?

It can't possibly be permissible to put food from the fridge into a warming drawer on Shabbat, can it?

Anyone own one?

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