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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Maytag VS Frigidaire Double Ovens

Have you been thinking about buying a double oven free standing range? If so, I’d like to share some insight with you to help you with the process.

There are many benefits to having two separate ovens in a kitchen, especially for family gatherings or holiday meals. You can cook at two different temperatures, use two different cooking modes (bake/broil), and you can use one oven to keep a dish warm while cooking in the other.

These are just a few of the factors that have made double oven ranges so popular. 

Double ovens grow in popularity

In recent times, many of the top manufacturers have added double oven ranges to their line up. I’ve had a chance to test them all, and I’ve come to the conclusion that my personal favourites are the ones built by Maytag and Frigidaire. Maytag Introduced the Gemini double oven range in 1999. This unit’s design offers you a convenient, small, fast-to-preheat upper oven, with the larger full capacity oven below. It now comes with 6.7 cubic feet of capacity, so it will handle almost any family dinner you throw at it. 

Maybe the only negative is it could be physically demanding if you are using the large lower oven on a regular basis to cook something very large, like a 30lb turkey. However, according to surveys, the upper oven is used roughly 85 per cent of the time. So most of your use will be in the smaller, more convenient upper oven.

I think it is still one of the best selling double ovens out there and the design can be seen in other brands as well. 

Equal size ovens

As much as I like the Maytag double oven range, I like the newer design of the FrigidaireDouble oven even more. It has two equal-sized ovens (3.6 cubic feet each) and the upper is a convection oven. (I use convection heat in 90 per cent of my cooking.) Frigidaire advertises each oven can hold a 28 lb. turkey ( which for me is lots) and it will probably handle virtually all your cooking requirements. 

The only potential downfall to the Frigidaire is “cosmetic” in nature: it only comes in stainless steel. However, that might not be an issue for the majority of people, as recent figures indicate that stainless steel currently accounts for over 70 per cent of all appliance sales.

As an added bonus, this stove and the entire Frigidaire Gallery Stainless lineup comes with the patented smudge proof coating, helping to make an already good looking stove easier to keep looking great.

If you have any questions about these or other double oven range please, do not hesitate to contact us

Wayne Faris

1 comment :

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