Although convection ovens are more expensive than traditional ones, the advantages make the higher cost worth it!
To start, convection ovens have a built-in fan at the back that circulates heat, which greatly increases their efficiency. By evenly circulating heated air throughout the oven, convection ovens allow you and your family to enjoy juicier meats, faster cooking times, and tastier roasted vegetables and casseroles.
In addition, you can bake multiple items together without needing to rotate them halfway through!
Basic Cooking Tips for Your Convection Oven
We don’t need to convince you that your oven’s convection feature is beneficial. However, here are a few additional tips to help you get the most from your unit:
- Don’t rely on recommended cooking times when using your convection settings. Since you can expect food to cook 25-30% faster than in a traditional oven, it pays to take a look at your food’s cooking progress before the timer goes off.
- You can place roasting dishes and sheets on different racks, but avoid cluttering. Leaving a certain amount of empty space will allow the circulating effect to produce the best possible results. Whenever possible, use low-sided pans and baking sheets to help the circulating air do its magic!
- Although your convection setting is great for many of your favorite foods, it may not be the best for baking cakes, breads, and custards. According to many cooking websites, the results may be less impressive than what you hoped for!
While preventative maintenance and basic operating knowledge can help your convection oven last a long time, sooner or later, it may needs repairs. When that happens, give us a call at All Brands Appliance Repair. Serving Wilmington and surrounding areas of Massachusetts, you can count on us for prompt, courteous, and dependable service!