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When to use convection/fan bake vs bake

Are there any general rules to follow when choosing between bake and fan bake to cook something in the oven? What effect does each have and what are the advantages and disadvantages of both?
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What are the pros and cons of Convection Microwave Ovens?

Are convection microwave ovens a useful item to have? Or are they not good as a microwave and not good as a convection oven either? I understand that a regular convection oven helps to cook things ...
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How can I avoid windswept muffins in a convection oven?

I have a very small multi-function oven (about the size of a microwave) and for baking, the recommended setting is the "convection" one. Things bake fine in terms of taste, but muffins and cupcakes ...
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Difference between conventional oven with fan assisted and convection with fan assisted?

For all my recipes I have been baking using convention plus fan assisted option and my bakes turn out to be good. But now I have moved to new house where there is a convection oven. I tried my cookie ...
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Can I bake in a convection microwave?

I have microwave oven, but I can't bake cakes and cookies in it. So I need an electric oven, but people are suggesting I buy a convection microwave to do both baking and normal microwaving. Will that ...
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Can I roast peanuts in convection microwave?

I found a small bag of raw un-roasted peanuts, around 200 grams, in my cupboard. Any idea how can I roast these peanuts in my convection microwave oven? Would appreciate if some one can add ...
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Is there a difference between a Convection Oven and an Air Fryer?

I'm in the market for a new range. As the subject line asks, “Is there a difference between a Convection Oven and an Air Fryer?” I ask because I can't tell the difference. They both seem the same to ...
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Sous-vide without a pump using convection?

I'm currently planning on creating a sous-vide setup using an induction cooktop and a PID controller. I will be an Arduino micro-controller setup similar to this openschemes.com-manual control of ...
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Uneven baking in a convection microwave oven

I'm just starting to learn to bake. I have a convection microwave oven and I've read at a lot of places that a convection microwave can be used for baking. But, everytime I bake something, it gets ...
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Macarons Problems because of convection gas

I tried the pierre herme macaron ispahan recipe: 250 g de poudre d’amande 250 g de sucre glace 6 blancs d’œufs (180 g) 3 g de colorant rouge carmin 250 g de sucre semoule 65 g d’eau minérale ...
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