Go Back  The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum > BOATING FORUMS > Dockside Chat
Reload this Page >

Convection or no convection oven

Notices

Convection or no convection oven

Old 10-07-2016, 04:10 PM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 273
Likes: 0
Received 67 Likes on 47 Posts
Default Convection or no convection oven

So my 10 year old Frigidaire oven finally called it quits.

I have a budget of $750 for a new oven and have found covection are about $50 on average higher than conventional. Narrowed it down to a few choices but want to hear what the THT brethren have to say.

Yea or nay on convection and any models recommended.
Old 10-07-2016, 04:14 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 5,763
Likes: 0
Received 2,131 Likes on 1,135 Posts
Default

Some dishes call for a convection oven while others don't, if you've never used one before your apt to burn some food. Also some dishes you'll find you need to turn the dish half way through the cooking/baking process especially if the air doesn't circulate well in the oven itself. It can be more difficult with larger portions ie. using more then 1 rack to bake on.

(I Baked in a commercial kitchen for 4 years)
Old 10-07-2016, 05:19 PM
  #3  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: East Central Florida
Posts: 6,596
Received 1,345 Likes on 664 Posts
Default

Yes.
Old 10-07-2016, 05:45 PM
  #4  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location:
Posts: 1,324
Received 156 Likes on 82 Posts
Default

I have a convection oven and convection microwave and never use that feature. Don't know why, just never think to set the convection when I use either one.
Old 10-07-2016, 06:25 PM
  #5  
Admirals Club
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 2,341
Likes: 0
Received 478 Likes on 268 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by MakoMike236 View Post
So my 10 year old Frigidaire oven finally called it quits.

I have a budget of $750 for a new oven and have found covection are about $50 on average higher than conventional. Narrowed it down to a few choices but want to hear what the THT brethren have to say.

Yea or nay on convection and any models recommended.
Mako 236, isn't that the coolest of all boats?

anyway, I look at that convection feature as just another thing to break. Without some need, I would skip it.
Old 10-07-2016, 06:30 PM
  #6  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Kent Narrows, MD
Posts: 7,129
Received 771 Likes on 363 Posts
Default

Convection. Never use Conventional anymore
Old 10-07-2016, 06:32 PM
  #7  
Senior Member
 
tcpip95's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Posts: 2,289
Received 1,556 Likes on 691 Posts
Default

Yes. Convection is definitely the way to go. Heats the food more uniformly - and quicker. We had them on our aircraft and would heat our meals up extremely quickly. We'd take frozen pot pies with us and they would cook them from frozen to ready-to-eat in about 20 minutes.

I've got one now and use it all the time.
Old 10-07-2016, 06:59 PM
  #8  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
flyau98's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: The Blackwater River, FL
Posts: 3,475
Received 211 Likes on 99 Posts
Default

I discovered the convection feature of our microwave when I was cooking some chicken nuggets one day... I've never used it in the real oven, but it made a world of difference cooking the nuggets.

It took a little longer, but they came out much better.
Old 10-07-2016, 07:05 PM
  #9  
KDM
Senior Member
 
KDM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Posts: 5,228
Likes: 0
Received 213 Likes on 99 Posts
Default

Convection in an oven!!!!
Old 10-07-2016, 07:06 PM
  #10  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Middle of SC
Posts: 338
Received 2 Likes on 1 Post
Default

I'll never own a "non-convection" oven ever again.

Even heat, multiple rack utilization to the full effect.

Makes not sense not to get one.
Old 10-07-2016, 07:21 PM
  #11  
Senior Member
 
David2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: SE PA & NC
Posts: 2,300
Received 1,336 Likes on 932 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by swat1 View Post
I have a convection oven and convection microwave and never use that feature. Don't know why, just never think to set the convection when I use either one.
Same here. I would use it but have no clue how much shorter I should cook ;?
Old 10-07-2016, 07:31 PM
  #12  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 404
Likes: 0
Received 150 Likes on 73 Posts
Default

We had a microwave/convection oven in our motorhome for about six years. It's a nice convenience if you use it, and know how to use it. When it died we replaced it with a microwave only, and frankly we have never missed it. We have discovered that you can do almost anything in the microwave that you could do in the convection oven if you simply know how. There's lots of info on the internet about cooking in a microwave. My wife bakes cakes in ours. So you really don't need a convection oven.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.