Friday, February 13, 2015

Learning to use my new oven!

I've never had a convection oven before.  In fact, I even asked the sales person why I needed a convection oven!  The new oven can be used either as a conventional oven or as a convection.

So I opened the owner's manual and followed the directions.  But no matter what I did, the convection oven came on (that's my side of the story).  Finally, I sent an e-mail to the sales person at Charlotte Appliance.  She responded, giving me the same instructions as I had been following.

"What am I doing wrong?" I asked myself.

When I turned the knob for conventional baking, I immediately heard a sound that I swore was the fan for the convection oven.  Only this time, I opened the oven door and stuck my hand inside to "prove" that the fan was on. . . except that the fan was not on!

I can laugh at it now, but I was getting really frustrated for awhile. 

I cooked a roast, using the convection setting one night this week.  It turned out great.

3 comments:

  1. Oh I've done things like that before. Good thing we can laugh about it later eh?!

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  2. Let me know how you like it. Eventually the 70 year old gas oven is going to be turned into a neat table for potted plants on the sun porch.

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  3. Sounds wonderful! :) And, lots of fun, too.

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    Hugs,
    Lois

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