Is a speed oven also a warming oven?

strayerdarbApril 11, 2013

So...if I get a speed oven can I skip the warming drawer? I was going to put a 3 stack: warming drawer, wall oven, microwave. But if I do a speed oven instead of a microwave, can I ditch the warming drawer?

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xedos

Not anymore than your regular oven takes the place of a warming drawer.

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 2:10PM
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a2gemini

I didn't have room for a warming oven. I use my speed oven for a warming oven all of the time. It may not be as big or hold multiple plates of food - but it holds quite a bit and works pretty darn good. I can choose low, med, or high setting and dry or moist.

The key is how often do you need more than one oven - if frequently, then it won't work - but if not, then it is fine. If you have the space and $$ - I also say - Go for it!

Plus a 3 stack - do you really want to bend down that low to put things into the warming oven.

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 5:54PM
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eleena

The latest recommendation is to place the warming drawer counter height (give or take) or you won't use it.

I might be wrong, but with most ovens and cooktops having a "keep warm" mode, I personally see no reason to spare $$$$ and cabinet space to have the drawer. But I do not entertain that often.

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 6:03PM
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xedos

"The latest recommendation is to place the warming drawer counter height "

This isn't the latest, it's been the preferred place all along.

It's just that more and more people that got these things out of vanity or a sales job and placed them under a wall oven and or close to the floor are coming to realize that they are a complete waste of space and money placed there.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 9:47PM
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strayerdarb

So, if I decide I still want a warming oven do I place it at waist level, such as in the island where I serve anyway?

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 9:52PM
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