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...

Revisited: Dual Fuel v. Gas ovens -- advantages/disadvantages of each?

by zin1953 6 years ago

The last discussion on the topic (http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/797313) was a couple of years ago, so I'm looking for updated opinions, if any . . . My wife is a dedicated gas user, and is r...

Victorian cast iron oven, free in San Francisco

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by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

Noticed this ad posted 4 hours ago for a Victorian cast iron oven in San Francisco. "Free. Looking for a good home. Made by John G. Ils & Co. of San Francisco; could be well over 100 years old. "

Indoor Venting of Electric Wall Oven

by Marissa 9 years ago

We just had installed a Kitchenaid double electric wall oven and are shocked that the oven vents into the room (our old wall oven had a vent to the outside, so the vent conduit is still there). I ...

convection bake/ convection roast -what is the difference

by BJE 12 years ago

My new oven has two convection modes, bake and roast. Does it operate differently in each mode? In the convection bake my fan doesn't seem to come on at all. I am wondering if there is something...

Gas Oven Broilers - Do Any Really Work?

by MikeR 6 years ago

I had a basic oven that came with the house I moved into 33 years ago. It was a Caloric 24" gas wall (built-in) oven and it had a perfectly functional broiler. Not as good as firing up the Weber, b...

GE Cafe Wall Oven, door must be closed when broiling?

by jcorn9 4 months ago

I’m baffled because we always broiled with oven doors cracked slightly open. However, the owners manual indicates that the door mist be closed and, only that but the oven will shut off if the door...

Clean Electric Oven Constantly Smoking

by dessay13 6 months ago

Hey everybody! I have an oven issue... Hubby and I love to cook, but we're renting a house with an old electric oven. The house was built in 1999, and I'm sure the oven is original. It smokes no...

falling oven grates???

by pengcast 10 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...

Kitchen redo

by GailC 9 months ago

I am moving into my new home. It was build in the mid sixties. We will be redoing the entire kitchen. I cook everyday and bake almost as often. My dream kitchen has a double wall oven and a gas coo...

Seeking advice on a good gas oven

by Adree1 9 months ago

Hello - I now am able to replace my well used Kenmore electric oven with a new gas freestanding oven. Any advice on a good brand or model that is easy to clean, reliable, and bakes relatively even...

Thoughts On Buying A Used 48" Wolf Range From 2002?

by KeenInTheKitchen 10 months ago

I would especially love anyone who has an older model wolf 48" range to weigh in on this and anyone else with experience in fixing them. It is all gas, and has a grill. Model R486c made in 2002. ...

Seeking help for removing oven light bulb cover

by NotSoHot 5 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 ...

ILVE Nostalgie vs American Range Performer 36" range

by HappyOutside 3 years ago

We are purchasing a new home which does not include appliances. This beautiful, everything my husband has always wanted kitchen, has the built in opening for a 36" range. Retired firefighter, he's ...

How long to cook kg of beef brisket?

by fasttlane 11 months ago

I bought a brisket its only a kg. Im going to be cooking it @ 200F. My original recipe was to get a 2kg brisket and cook it for 8 hours. Should I just cut the cooking time in half?

Oven liner? A good idea? Or not?

by fauchon 10 years ago

I spent much of the morning cleaning my oven & wonder if anyone has used an oven liner. Do they really help? Do they affect heat distribution? Is any one brand superior to the others? Thanks fo...

Oven glass shatters during self-clean

by reneethe1st 3 years ago

Folks, has anyone had this happen? I ran a self-clean cycle on my (under 1 year old) Capital Connoisserurian 36" range this morning and with about an hour to go the oven glass shattered. The first...

36" or 48" Range with French Cook Top? Anyone?

by EatinginAustin 2 years ago

Hello, fellow Chowhounders! We are renovating our kitchen and are in search of a new range to replace our existing 30" Viking. We are happy with the Viking, for the most part, but since we are re...

Want Quality Gas Range (30"), but not "Wi-Fi" etc.

by jemcpi 1 year ago

Have an old crappy gas range ("stand-alone" type). Want to get a new gas range. The maximal cooking area of the slide-in models appeals to me. Also, a double oven would be nice. But I don't need di...

Brevilles Answer to the Rockboxx

by mobiledynamics 1 year ago

Not sure if anyone saw this. It's Breville's new pizza oven. While looking online for toaster reviews I came across this. Must be new or newish. 1st time I've seen it. https://www.williams-so...

Steam Ovens

by mobiledynamics 1 year ago

Who here has a full size steam oven and are familiar with it's nuances. Moreso , the following Presuming there will be condensate left over that must be wiped/mopped out on the oven interior - ...