Comparison of countertop convection ovens

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Comparison of countertop convection ovens
Cookies and other foods can cook more quickly in a countertop convection oven than in a standard range. (cookies image by William Berry from Fotolia.com)

When you need to cook dinner in a hurry, a convection oven can be a handy thing to have. These ovens use fans to circulate hot air around your food, allowing it to bake more quickly. Countertop convection ovens allow you to cook small meals and save energy by not heating up a large range.

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Functions

Countertop convection ovens can toast, bake, broil and reheat food. Some may feature a rotisserie option or the ability to dehydrate foods. Temperature settings range from 65.6 to 260 degrees C, and most timers can count up to 120 minutes. These countertop ovens can accommodate one or two pizzas, a roast or a whole chicken and hold a 9-by-11-inch pan.

Features

Many countertop convection ovens have one or two baking shelves, but some commercial models can have up to four. A broiling grid, pizza pan and baking pan may be included with your purchase. Some ovens have non-stick interior and a removable a crumb tray for easy cleaning. Models may feature digital displays and interior lights, as well as an auto-shutoff feature. They may feature preset cooking programs for specific types of items, such as bagels, cookies or pizza. Racks may be adjustable and dishwasher safe.

Size and Weight

Standard-size countertop convection ovens are about 19 inches long, 14 inches wide and 12 inches high. Larger, commercial versions can be 28 inches long, 24 inches wide and 20 inches high. Countertop convection ovens can weigh 9.98kg. or more.

Cost

Prices for countertop convection ovens can range from £39 to £55 for basic consumer models. Commercial-grade models can cost between £325 and £910.

Warranty

Many basic models come with a one-year warranty, while commercial-grade ovens can offer two years of protection.

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