Ovens

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  1. Cat53

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    How many of you ( excluding full timers) use the oven regularly? Do you think they are worth the weight and the space they take up?
     
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    I know we are way in the minority but yeah one of our main things when looking for mh was a full size oven and use it all the time.
     
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    Yes! Baked tatties today!!!
     
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    I use the oven in the MH all the time. Quite often take meals that I've made during the week and heat them in the oven. Even thinking of doing an all day slow cooked pork shoulder, will keep the van warm too!
     
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    Ha. A motorhome without an oven is like a virgin without a Hyman.
     
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    Don't have one don't want one
     
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    Ours has an oven fitted and we always use it.
     
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    how would you bake bread without one
     
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    We use ours - to store the saucepans in!
    The flames shoot up the back and scorch anything we try to cook - either there's something missing or it's badly designed. It's a Maxol(?)
     
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    How on earth could i melt the cheese on things like lasagne and cauli cheese????:whistle:
     
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    I say "I". I meant her!!!;)
     
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    No! we can manage without an Oven, we have loads of one pot recipes,, we have a cadac, as well as an Aerosol type stove with a large pan, honestly can't really see the need for an oven, as we are! Sunday Roast etc etc etc we can do without!
    However! maybe some Fulltimers will see the need! Each to their own!
     
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    Ummm. The grill? ;)
     
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    Ours has an oven fitted & we've used it once (for something we'd normally grill, but the grill flame wasn't wide enough)
    Same here on both points.

    But the van does also have a microwave fitted.
     
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    We never used our oven
    We BBQ or use the slow cooker
     
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    Double skillet
     
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    As for the microwave - hardly use it, could do without that. We once had one blow up in a caravan so took it out and put a door on the space to make another cupboard.
     
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    We use ours a lot. We take part-bake in case we can't get fresh bread. We cooked Christmas dinner in it when it was -7C outside. Its also been used outside the house when cooking roasties for 70+ old folks at their Christmas party. Discounted many a motorhome because no oven.

    If you'd asked the question about the microwave, that is a complete waste. Probably used twice in 7 years as we are rarely on hook-up.
     
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    Got one but doesn't do that how we like it!
    Love the double skillet tho!
    We need new ones but she is not reliable now pffft
     
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    Aren't we all different?
    I'd love a microwave in the 'van and may take the oven out and put one in that space.
     
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