The Definitive Guide to Choosing the Right New Oven for Your Homestead
The oven, one of your most important appliances in the kitchen, is going to be used a lot more in your home. If you’re anything like me, it’s become almost second nature to turn on my oven when I’m making toast and ice cream for breakfast. However, that was just my way of thinking before I became a farmer. On your homestead, time is money! The only way to get the most out of your dollar is to make use of every minute in the day possible. For this reason, you need to have a powerful oven that can cook the food at a high temperature and fast!
Now, don’t get me wrong: I love my vintage propane stove. However, its not very efficient in getting the job done. Since it has no thermostat, I found that I would constantly have to eye the food and adjust it as I saw fit. My cooking times were also all over the place because of these issues. Sometimes I would cook things at 300 degrees, other times at 500 degrees, and even once I had it set to 750 degrees! it also takes a long time to preheat!
New Oven is a Buying Decision that You Should Consider Carefully
Some of the most important factors to consider when choosing and buying a new oven are the type of cooking that you’ll be doing, your budget, and whether you already have an existing appliance. If you do have an existing oven, then you’ll probably be investing more into it, since you might have been using it (and its jury-rigged wiring system) for the past few years. If you’ve been using an older, less efficient oven, you’ll probably want to invest in a new one. The cost of a new appliance will greatly depend upon the type and size of unit you decide to purchase. There are three basic categories of ovens: self-cleaning , self-heating, and convection.