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The Question of the Dual Oven

by Kuhrich on Thursday, July 10, 2014

The kitchen is the heart of the home; it always has been and likely always will be, and with good reason. It’s where your meals are made, after all, and when does a family and its guests connect more than when it is sitting around the dinner table, eating and enjoying the time they are spending together? A good kitchen can produce great food for an incredible meal, and that’s what really brings people together and forges closer, tighter bonds. To have a good kitchen, though, you need the right appliances and tools, and perhaps none are more important than the oven. In fact, ovens are so useful in so many cases that larger families and those who really like to get fancy in the kitchen often opt for a dual oven; but is that really for you?

Why a Dual Oven?

As with most things worthwhile, when it comes to cooking, timing is everything. When cooking a great meal, your ability to juggle time, temperature, and ingredients is critical to producing the perfect meal right on time, with everything at the appropriate temperature and all of it appearing at once. When you have multiple hot dishes for a single meal, however, that can be very difficult to accomplish; some of it is cooling in a dish while others elements are still in the oven, and you end up with a meal with varied temperatures and states of edibility. That’s not at all ideal.

Thus, the dual oven. Being able to cook two dishes at once allows you to monitor both and time them perfectly while adjusting the temperature for each oven to be perfect for whatever in particular is being cooked at the time. You can time your meal perfectly with dual ovens.

Side-Benefits

If you have children, there is the additional benefit of more safety in the home and the kitchen in particular. By using, say, an upper oven, you put what is a hot, dangerous appliance out of reach of children, ensuring that they will not burn or otherwise hurt themselves with the oven. Large families also benefit from the dual oven, as it allows plenty of food to be prepared for large meals; when it comes to those meals, putting too much food into a single oven often results in everything going undercooked, whereas with a dual oven, everything will get the heat it needs to really turn out great.

Best of all, the dual oven is remarkably affordable when compared to a single oven. Once you factor in the time saved, and you may wonder why it took you this long already.

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com