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Questions about selecting, operating, and maintaining conventional and convection ovens.

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I left my non-stick pan in the oven while it was preheating, can I still use it?

Long story short, I left my non-stick pan in the oven while it was preheating. Left it in there for about 20 - 30 minutes, including 15 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Just wondering if I can still ...
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Pizza stone as floor pizza oven vs firebrick

I’m building a pizza oven stainless steel and what i have seen is that they normally use firebrick as the floor but I would like to know if I can use pizza stone 3/4” as the floor having all the ...
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Heating part baked baguettes in lid-covered pyrex

Short question (TL;DR) Is it possible to heat part baked baguettes (or part baked bread in general) in the oven, but keeping it inside a pyrex container with a lid? If yes, is there any change in ...
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Do I need the turntable in a combi microwave when using convection mode?

I have question. I bought a microwave oven that has a grill and convection oven function. It comes with a grill rack and turntable. 2 days ago, I tried to cook frozen pizza with the grill rack ...
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How do I cook frozen pastry

I bought it from a farm shop (meadow fresh) as pictured. I know it goes in the oven. But what temperature or duration. Unfortunately it came with no instructions and I forgot to look for some when I ...
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how does turbo chef oven work and technology in it?

Anyone know exactly how the turbo chef oven works like what technology does it use and how does it supply heat ? I'm interested
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Energy usage of an oven

Does it take more energy to heat an oven to 350 degrees from cold or to leave it at 350 degrees for one hour?
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Why does the breading always come off of my oven fried chicken?

I love fried chicken, but have been trying to cook oven fried chicken instead due to the lower caloric content. I usually use chicken that has been soaked in buttermilk overnight, drain excess ...
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Purpose of hole in stove leading to oven

I'm staying in a hotel and have access to a "electric coil stove" for one of the first times. I accidentally turned on the oven light and saw that the light was shining up through only one of the ...
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Oven does not have a temperature notification sound

Oven is in new condition, however about 10 yeqrs old. The oven does not have a signal to let you know when desired temperature has been reached. Mfg. suggested using an oven thermometer probe. A ...
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Compact steel toaster ovens without glass?

Are there any compact, counter-top, steel toaster ovens that do not have glass windows? The closest I've been able to find are Wisco's pizza ovens, but I would like something smaller (sandwich/pannini ...
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Flames into cooking area

Is this normal to happen it doesn’t happen all the time. Just off and on when using oven
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Is it normal that cooking time of my pizza is 1 hour in oven with 230 degrees?

I know its wired but i need to keep my pizza for one hour in oven with 230 Celsius degrees to properly cook it but everyone says 20 minutes or less is enough i don't know why it takes so long for me ...
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Why are brick ovens used to make pizza?

Why are brick ovens used to make pizza? I have seen restaurants advertising "brick oven" pizza as though it was better than pizza made in a deck oven. Is there any basis to this? One caterer I talked ...
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Heat source of a microwave convection oven

What is the Heat source of a microwave convection oven, is there electric heating elements?
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Dry rub baby back ribs

My daughter likes dry...dry rub ribs.They come out too moist or wet when slow cooked in foil.Can I just put the rubbed ribs on a rack and cook at 200 for 5 or 6 hours?
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Is it safe to cook in a grill\oven that is rarely cleaned?

I don't grill or oven often and there always seems to be dirt and crumbs left over from long ago. it's a mammoth task to clean so i dont clean it. i just think provided the food sits on foil paper ...
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How long should I wait for my gas oven to heat up?

My cheap rental apartment comes with a (presumably cheap) gas oven. Although this oven has a temperature control, it lacks any sort of indicator to tell me when it has reached the desired temperature. ...
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Converting oven time and temp from convection to conventional

I watched a British recipe that instructed for it to be baked at 180 fan. I live in the states and use a conventional oven. What do I set it at. Also, would the baking time change?
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Baking cakes and breads

I am a very experienced baker. I have over 50 years of experience with at least 4 electric ovens. Three years ago, I moved out west and bought a deluxe model LG oven. Since that time, I have had ...
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T function in OTG oven

What does T stand for in OTG oven? If it is for Toasting then can an OTG oven be used in place of a toaster to toast a bread or it serves some different functionality in OTG oven?
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What is a reasonable temperature for slow cooked beef spareribs?

I understand from a little bit of reading that too low of a temperature with beef spareribs will make for very tender muscle but fat that is not rendered (http://www.insearchofheston.com/2014/03/how-...
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Can I take a glass baking dish from the fridge and put it in a hot oven?

I have a glass baking dish my husband put together a meatloaf in it last night and put it in the fridge. Can I put it right in the hot oven? I think no so I have had it sitting on the kitchen table ...
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Turkey took 2 hours longer in oven with no bottom element

Our Christmas turkey, which, according to weight, should have only taken 3 hours to cook, was in for almost 6 hours and still was not quite done at the bone. My oven is new, but does not have a ...
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Can I adjust the cooking time and temperature for my braise?

My recipe says to braise beef in the oven at 180 C/350 F for 1.5 hours. Dinner is in about four hours. Can I also get away with sticking the dish into the oven at a lower temperature (say 150 C/300 F ...
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What to place underneath a convection microwave oven?

I bought a Sharp convection microwave oven months ago but to date, I have only used its microwave functions. The reason is because I am worried about the heat generated by the oven in the convection ...
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Baking temperature

My oven's max temperature is 200 degrees Celcius( 392 Fahrenheit). There are some baking recipes which ask for more than 392 F. How do I adjust the baking process then? Do I increase the baking time a ...
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What temperature would a “quiet oven” be in old fashioned temperature vocabulary?

I’m looking at a couple of recipes from the early twentieth century. One calls for a quick oven. The temperature for that (375 - 400°F) was easy enough to work out, several places online have it, ...
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What is the purpose of the storage beneath an oven?

In most instances, it seems people use these to store cooking sheets, extra pans, and sometimes lids. However, most (all that I have used) of these storage compartments have terrible tracks and don't ...
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Browning bones in a skillet

I want to try out some recipes that require a bone stock. Ideally a bone stock should be made with bones that have been roasted for 45 minutes, I just moved and do not posses a oven. Is it possible ...
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Is it safe to use staples or paper clips to seal parchment paper when cooking fish en papillote?

When cooking fish en papillote my pouches sometimes leak liquid in the oven. The internet tells me that I could use staples or paper clips for a better seal, but I could not find any information ...
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Is it safe to put a baking steel directly on oven's floor?

I have an electric oven with concealed heating elements, I am considering putting my baking steel directly on the oven's floor for the purpose of doing some cooking experiments. Is this safe? Would it ...
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how do I replace a heating element in the oven

My heating element in the bottom of my oven went out. I replaced it with a new one and it doesn't get hot. Now what?
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I baked custard at too much heat, is there a name for what I created?

Recently a friend from the Americas gave me a simple recipe for custard, I never had custard (or at least not knowingly) and thus wanted to try it out. The recipe in it's original form would be: 3-...
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Baking muffins in non-convection gas oven

We got a used gas oven. Now we are trying to bake some muffins in it. But the muffins are not rising and it seems to take along time to get the brown top. Also muffins that are black on the outside ...
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Would cooking a leg of lamb for 12 hours be a problem?

I found a nice recipe for a leg of lamb. It is however supposed to be baked for four hours. It would be more practical for me if I could let it bake for 12 hours (overnight) -- would 12 hours vs. 4 ...
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New oven still puts out terrible odor 5 days after buying?

I recently bought a new convection oven/microwave/grill combo made by Sharp. The user manual said for first time use to run the convection oven at max heat (230C) for 1 hour, which produced a verybad ...
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Baking Sirloin in Oven on Pizza?

Ordinarily when we make pizzas we throw all of our toppings on and then put raw chicken right on the pizza. Put it in the oven at 425 for about 30 minutes and it's good to go. This week, the ...
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Should I use the fan in the oven [duplicate]

I have a new oven electric, is it good to use the fan or to turn it off? What the importance of using the fan? sometimes my cakes lean, is that because of the fan? thank you
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How to clean melted plastic from oven

My mother recently bought a sheet of what she thought was aluminum foil to line the bottom of our oven, in an effort to make cleaning easier. It turned out that the "foil" was actually plastic, and ...
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How do I translate microwave cooking instructions to fanless conventional oven instructions?

I have a microwavable meal which instructs me to (for a 800 Watt microwave oven) perforate film and cook for 3 minutes on full power, then remove the film and cook for a further 1 1/2 minutes. ...
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Getting Crisp Bacon In A Gas Oven

I have been cooking bacon in ovens for several years. Our new house has a gas oven, a new experience for me, and while I've generally mastered it, I'm struggling with cooking bacon in there. It ...
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Cook steak in oven with tray meant for deserts?

I'm a complete cooking newb. I saw on youtube the other day that you should cook steak in an oven before frying it. I think it makes it softer (not sure, please let me know). But anyway, I never ...
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How do I ensure my puff pastry top stays puffed and crisp on my chicken mushroom pie?

I have read many questions and answers on puff pastry but I still need to know what happened to mine: My pastry did puff up nicely but deflated as soon as I removed it from the oven. Worse, the layers ...
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How do you make sure the roast chicken and the sides are done at the same time?

I often avoid adding sides like rice or potatoes to my roast chicken because my chicken often reaches 165f wayyy before the rice or the potatoes are done. Is there a technique to get both the roast ...
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Why do we use ovens

Prompted by a question a friend asked me, I began wondering - why do we use ovens to cook food, instead of say simply relying on a hob, or a barbecue? By the way, I'm not suggesting that this would be ...
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How to imitate the oven on the stovetop?

I would like to know if there are techniques of replicating oven-cooking on the stovetop, without using actual stovetop ovens (aluminum box that sits atop a flame). Although I can cover skillets and ...
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First time cooking Ribs. St. Louis Style, membrane questions + more

This is my first time cooking ribs so I feel I am making some rookie mistakes. I forgot to peel the membrane off of the rack of ribs I plan on cooking later today and they have already been soaking ...
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pork went over internal temperature, can I make it tender by putting the oven in a lower temperature for a couple of hours?

I cooked a piece of pork shoulder and i put it at 250 celcius for 30 min and 130 celcius for 1 hours. Now the internal temperature is well above the 71 celcius mark and the meat looks tough. If i put ...
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Is it safe to warm bread in the oven with plastic wrap?

I bought a loaf of Italian bread that came with plastic wrapping. Not sure if it was made intentional for toasting in the oven. Should I just get rid of plastic and put bread in the oven (I ran out of ...