what about steam ovens

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by gwegrowcook, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. gwegrowcook

    gwegrowcook

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    I have just recently found this forum while researching new appliances: I am starting a complete kitchen renovation process and am considering a steam/convection oven as a possibility for my second oven (I'm a home cook, not professional).  Would greatly appreciate hearing of anyone's experiences with these, and particularly what brands have or haven't been good.  (I am currently in London, so have been visiting showrooms of some of the European and upper end US brands, but I'm not sure how popular steam ovens are in the US, which is where my new kitchen will be.)

    Thanks,

    gwegrowcook
     
  2. nathan kreider

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    Although they can be quite expensive, if you have the money you could always buy a small multi-option convi oven. They are great if you want to save time and steam potatoes for mash instead of boiling them, but you can also use it as a convection oven.
     
  3. fermi fang

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    u cook for fun? (home cook?)
    why u need a combi oven <just curious>
     
     
  4. gwegrowcook

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    Yes, I am a home cook--not professional.  I plan on getting a second oven in my new kitchen, in addition to my range, as I currently have 2 ovens and have found it so convenient-and many times necessary-that I can't imagine my kitchen with just one oven. I have read about them and I'm curious about steam ovens as they seem to offer a healthy and tasty way of cooking. So I wanted to get some feedback from any steam oven owners out there.

    Thanks,

    gwegrowcook