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Questions tagged [oven]

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

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Can I bake 2 cakes at a time on 2 different shelves in my oven toaster grill?

I have a 45 liter capacity oven toaster grill, with 3 rack levels. Can I use the 2 shelves at a time, to bake 2 cakes simultaneously?
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My oven heating element and broiling element both out at same time…should they?

My heating element went out in oven, and when I tried to use broiler, it also was out....are they connected?
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Technical terms for an oven that would resist to cleaning products wipping out painted symbols?

Hi not sure if anyone could help with this but I aim to buy an oven that would keep its settings symbols for a decent amount of time. Would be great if ovens had a technical term(s) that would ...
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What is the difference between a conventional oven with air circulation and a convectional oven? [duplicate]

As far as I understood the concept, a convectional oven circulates the air and heats it in a third heater, located near or behind the fan, whereas a conventional oven rotates the air, but heats it ...
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Rough guidelines for oven temperatures

How can I master the oven temperatures at which to cook things and corresponding cooking times without having to remember them specifically for each dish? Are there some charts anywhere on the ...
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How can I roast/heat all these foods for one meal?

I'm a microwave cook wanting to get fancy for a Christmas dinner tomorrow. I'm having trouble putting together a schedule for what to put in a regular gas oven at what temp, when, for a 4pm dinner. ...
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Can I still use my oven, even if it has melted aluminum foil stuck to the bottom?

I have melted aluminum foil on the bottom of my oven. Can I still use the oven for baking?
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Can poulet noir be prepared as standard chicken, or is there anything special to consider?

I got "poulet noir" or "black feathered chicken" for Christmas, but I couldn't find much information about it or how to prepare it. Is it safe to assume, that it can be prepared like any other ...
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Oven temperature when increase bread recipe?

I increased my bread recipe by 50% to get a larger loaf. I used the oven temp for the original (smaller) loaves I baked consistently with success in the past.After the same baking time the center ...
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Oven timer functions in (likely) Admiral oven?

I have been trying to figure out my highrise rental unit's oven timer functions for years. I don't have a model for it, but based on this post, it looks like an Admiral. Here are medium-range and ...
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How to clean molten plastic from a pizza stone?

I have a pizza stone, which has molten plastic on it (it touched the edge of a plastic chopping board briefly, while hot). I cleaned as best as I could with water, but when I put it in the oven it ...
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Has anyone tried placing a steel plate in direct contact with the heating elements in an oven?

I've been cooking pizzas at home almost every day for months now, I figured that was as good as they get and dare I say they are quite good. Recently I had an opportunity to use an oldschool wood ...
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Why doesn’t my gas oven cook well?

I have a gas oven, and I use an oven thermometer. Even though I cook at the correct temperatures, it takes significantly longer to cook than recipes say, sometimes even double or triple the cooking ...
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How do i dry papaya in oven?

I like to use papaya powder in my kitchen. Green papaya doesn't have a long shelf life, so I'd like a method to dry it in my oven and make my own papaya powder.
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Measuring Oven Temperature: Surface or Air?

I've noticed in my convection oven, there is a difference between the air and the surface temperature of the metal baking pan on the top shelf. Which is the better reference for measuring oven ...
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Can oven cleaning sprays poison the quality of the food baked in an oven if not cleared away?

I want to ask Is it good to use oven cleaning sprays to clean oven. Does the quality of the food baked in an oven will not goes down or become unhealthy?
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How do I need to alter a recipe if I am using a convection oven? [duplicate]

How do I need to alter a recipe if I am using a convection oven as if a recipe calls to use a regular oven? Do I need to alter the recipe or there would only be the differences of baking time/...
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When a recipe calls to reduce oven temperature mid-cooking, should you leave the door ajar until the oven reaches said temperature?

I have always wondered this. Many recipes will ask for 15-10 minutes browning at 450f and then continue cooking at 350f. But should you leave the door open until the oven hits said lower temperature, ...
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Gas oven heated from the bottom [duplicate]

I moved to a new place and I have an ancient gas cooker that I can't replace just yet. As the heat source is at the bottom of the oven (rather than the top), would a baking stone help even out the ...
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Managing oven temperature [closed]

I know that the temperature inside an oven fluctuates, but I'm just curious. Won't the temperature inside continue to rise? How do I manage, or control, the temperature inside the oven after ...
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Do you leave the oven thermometer inside the oven while you are baking?

We have a very old gas oven at home. I just started baking but every time I use it for baking, I end up having burnt cookies, unevenly baked cakes, etc. I plan on buying an oven thermometer. I'd like ...
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Should my oven have a hole like this? [duplicate]

I moved to a new apartment and under the far left burner is a hole into the oven: That is my pizza stone you are seeing through the hole. I understand that the oven needs some ventilation, but this ...
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How do I follow a recipe if my oven doesn't go as high as the recipe states?

I want to bake bread. I found this recipe from Alex French Guy Cooking on YouTube.. His recipe says that the oven should be 250 degrees Celsius. My oven only goes to 220 degrees. I bought an oven ...
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Rack vs Baking Pan vs Roasting Pan and Position

What are the differences in cooking in the oven between putting the food directly on the rack, putting it on a baking pan, and putting it in a roasting pan? How does the existence of metal under the ...
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Should I keep the microwave turntable and plastic turntable support ring in the microwave oven when using convection mode?

I am trying to operate a microwave convection oven for the first time. It is a GE Profile convection/microwave oven. I am wondering if I am supposed to keep the glass microwave turntable and plastic ...
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Oven temperature?

Readiing a previous question regarding determining the accuracy of oven temperature I wanted to comment/ask more on the topic. My GE Profile wall oven is 17 years old, its electronic board was ...
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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 ...