Convection Or Standard??

Decorating By melanier5 Updated 13 Jun 2008 , 8:55pm by tiggy2

melanier5 Posted 13 Jun 2008 , 3:30pm
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Im about to buy a new oven and would like to know if ya'll prefer convection or standard ovens.Thanks for your input.

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tiggy2 Posted 13 Jun 2008 , 3:48pm
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I've never used a convection oven before but I'd like to know too as I just ordered a double wall oven with convection on the top for our new house.

PinkZiab Posted 13 Jun 2008 , 4:17pm
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I personally prefer convection as it's what I learned on in school and what I use professionally. Unfortunately, for my home baking, I'm stuck with conventional at the moment, but when I get that new kitchen, I plan on double wall oven with convection on top!

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Deana Posted 13 Jun 2008 , 4:19pm
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I just bought a new oven with double convection... paid a pretty penny for it, thinking this would be great for my cakes... well, while reading the instruction booklet (yes, I'm one of those nerds that reads the books from cover to cover) it actually said that it was best NOT to use the convection feature for cakes - (it has a seperate "cakes" button)..

not sure if this is very helpful.... but it does warrant a bit more research..

good luck!

tiggy2 Posted 13 Jun 2008 , 8:55pm
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Deana, what brand did you buy? Is it a "true convection" or just convection? The one I just purchased was expensive but the True Convection is more expensive and if I remember right not available in commercial ovens.

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