What Features Do You Need in Your New Oven?

Reader Ruth Kilner, interviewed here, broke her oven while cleaning it. She asked me to help her shop for a new one, by advising her what features are useful. Before writing I asked my friend Miriam F., whom I consider an expert on kitchen equipment. She said that a feature she recommends has become more […]

Getting the Most Out of Your Conventional Oven

Most American main course recipes recommend use of a conventional oven. Yet most of the energy used by your oven goes to heating up the air inside the oven and around it. Conventional ovens tend to be large and take a long time to get hot, and they are not the most efficient way of […]