The oven is one of the indispensable appliances that can not miss in today's kitchens. Although many people opt for the microwave, they are two totally different appliances with their own functions inside the kitchen. The problem of the conventional oven is the expense involved in installing it in the kitchen , that is why in recent years has been gaining ground the desktop ovens that do not require any type of installation.
Next I'm talking about the advantages and disadvantages of having a desktop oven in the kitchen.
- 1 Advantages of desktop ovens
- 2 Disadvantages of tabletop ovens
- 3 Tips on Buying a Desktop Oven
Advantages of desktop ovens
There are many advantages to bench furnaces compared to ovens of a lifetime. If you want to avoid certain problems of the traditional ovens and to be able to cook of a fast and effective way do not lose detail of the innumerable advantages that offer the increasingly demanded furnaces of tabletop. They are quite cheap and cheap so you can enjoy them for only 50 euros. Another great advantage of these ovens is their size and is that not requiring any type of installation, you can store them inside any piece of furniture and save space.
In the market you can find the so called combi ovens or what is the same appliances that work at once as an oven and microwave. When cleaning them you can do it in a much easier way than the conventional ovens since they can be placed next to the sink and remove the dirt in a more comfortable way. There are also ovens that do not need the electricity to operate and they do it by convection. Such ovens consume much less and cook it in less time so they are an excellent choice in the event that soles cook a lot in the oven.
Disadvantages of tabletop ovens
But like everything in life, not all are advantages and the tabletop ovens have some inconvenience that you should know. Unlike the ovens of the whole life, the tabletops are not placed in a piece of furniture and you should put them on the kitchen counter occupying an important part of the kitchen space. The size of these ovens is not very large and usually offer a capacity of about 20 to 25 liters, far from the size of conventional ovens. Anyway, those 25 liters are more than enough for a family of 3 0 4 members. Another disadvantage of these appliances is that they are furnaces that do not last long and over the years the resistances are broken. If you opt for combi ovens, the oven function does not offer many benefits and is far from those that offer a conventional type oven.
Tips on Buying a Desktop Oven
If you plan to buy a desktop oven it is essential that you look at the power of it. It is advisable to buy one that has 1500 watts so you do not have problems when preparing your favorite dishes. It is recommended that the oven be made of stainless steel as a material that is quite resistant and reliable. The oven door should be double-glazed to prevent possible burns. As for the design you will not have any type of problem when choosing the one that you like more since in the market there are endless models of all type.
Another important aspect when it comes to getting a desktop oven is the subject of the timer. It is advisable that the oven can be programmed up to two hours since this way you will not have any problems when making long cooking dishes. The positions of heat are also important because if you have a grill you can get the food you want without any problems. The defrost function is quite practical and will help you thaw the food you want in a short time. A final aspect that you must take into account in relation to the desktop oven is that it must be of an energy rating of type A. In this way the oven will spend very little energy and respect the maximum the environment.
As you have seen, it is very important to have several aspects in mind before you get a tabletop oven for the kitchen. Although there are many advantages to having a lifetime oven, you must know how to choose one that offers a large number of benefits to get the most out of it. Anyway, it is an excellent option to make different types of dishes and avoid the inconvenience that can be caused by a conventional oven.