What's the Difference Between a Conventional and a Convection Oven?

It comes down to how the heat is distributed. Both convection and conventional ovens are powered by gas or electricity. But the heat source in a conventional oven is stationary, usually...

Air fryer - what does it excel at?

by CHSeifert 3 months ago

My wife wants the Philips XXL Premium Airfryer. But what is an air fryer good for? What can it do, that you can’t do in a regular oven and on the stovetop? I fail to see the advantages to...

Sliding oven racks... are they sturdy?

by Curlyjeepgirl 13 days ago

My wall oven needs replacing (door broke and replacement part N/A on the 21 year old oven) so I'm looking at getting new. The one I want has a rolling rack. I'm not keen on this, as I fear the roll...

Officine Gullo Integrated Oven

by dawnmmurray 3 months ago

Does anyone have Officine Gullo? We are about to pull the trigger on a custom integrated cooking island (6 burners, 1 oven, pasta cooker, fryer, griddle) and hood. It will be our main good range ...

What’s an oven for?

by saacnmama 5 months ago

Still designing my fantasy kitchen here in Berlin for an apartment I don’t have yet. We are looking for a pre-war apartment with no built-in kitchen. I’m looking forward to making my kitchen just t...

Outdoor Pizza Ovens?

by zackly 6 months ago

I see on my Facebook page advertisements for Ooni pizza ovens. Chowhound gave one away in a promotion awhile back. Anyone have any experience using this brand or any others? I would only buy a mode...

Why Does Boiling Water in Oven Take Higher Temperature Than Stove?

by westes 7 months ago

I am boiling water in a decent quality saucepan that is three-ply, with thick sidewalls. The pan will bring water to boil on a low-end induction plate set to 275F. But if I put the same pan wit...

Wolf Wall Oven

by soccermom13 8 months ago

We are going to need a new wall oven soon. I am wondering if a Wolf is worth the substantial cost. What do you think?

Samsung Convection Bake vs Convection Roast

by loves2cook82 9 months ago

I recently got a new range, the Samsung Flex Duo with Dual Fuel (NY63T8751SS). The manual is awful and does nothing to describe the functionality of the different cooking modes. All it says is Conv...

Need Help Understanding "Convection Multi-Tray" Oven Option

by westes 10 months ago

I have a Bosch HBN5651UC/04 double electric oven with true European convection in the top oven. European convection adds a fan in the back of the oven with a third heating element behind it. On...

Compare Convection on Frigidaire vs GE and Bosch Double Wall Ovens

by westes 11 months ago

I need a replacement 27-inch double oven, and I want convection. I am generally sold on the value of European convection with the heating element behind the rear fan. In my price range, General...

NEED: Wood burning + Natural Gas Pizza oven

by DBennun 1 year ago

Does anyone know of a pizza oven sold in the US which can use both natural gas and wood? The natural gas would mainly be used to get the wood fire going quickly. Could be for inside or outdoor use....

Oven & cooktop choices for new kitchen

by ehAllison 1 year ago

I need to make a decision on the appliances for a new kitchen. Because of the design of the kitchen, what I easily have room for is a wall-stack of ovens and a separate 36” rangetop or cooktop. ...

falling oven grates???

by pengcast 12 years ago

My Mom bought the most expensive Kenmore range from Sears 2-3 years ago. Lately, the oven grates have been falling off the little runner shelves (I can not think of the technical term). Has anyon...

My oven wont light - can I use my broiler?

by Bigley9 1 year ago

Something is off with my oven and it won't light (gas oven). It creeps up a degree or two every few minutes. I'd have to start at 8 am to have a 300 degree oven by dinner. So, while I await a re...

Temperature/Cover for baked poultry breast?

by lisaleira 1 year ago

This is unfortunately not a deep cooking question, but more of a cheap and easy approach question. If I’m rushing and want to prepare some protein that I don’t have to watch or stir, so I decide to...

Will Challenger fit in the Breville Air?

by bloodboy 1 year ago

Does anyone know if the Challenger bread pan will fit in the Breville Smart Oven Air? I was thinking of the Fourneau also, but I don't think it will fit. The dimensions of all three are: Brev...

Baking (bread, etc.) in Breville Air?

by bloodboy 1 year ago

I posted a post about baking bread (and other goodies) in the Breville Smart Oven Air with the Challenger bread pan below: https://www.chowhound.com/post/challenger-fit-breville-air-1093996 I a...

Time to replace ancient 26-inch wall oven :(

by IndyGirl 10 years ago

Hi everyone, Surely I cannot be the only one dealing with this. Our house, built in the 1960s, features in its kitchen a 26-iinch wall oven, which is way smaller than most these days, but not as s...

Seeking help for removing oven light bulb cover

by NotSoHot 8 years ago

I don't know if this is the right place to ask the question, but we've tried DYI forums, Home Depot, Lowes, etc. and no one has been able to help us get the $%! cover off our burned out oven light ...

Kitchen Remodel - Appliance Brands?

by ssutton1958 1 year ago

I'm starting a kitchen remodel soon. I live in a sought after community where high end appliances are expected. I think I've decided on a 36 inch induction cooktop and double wall ovens. I like ...