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GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

Posted by NYMK (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 15, 13 at 21:11

I was looking at the GE Cafe Oven with the baking drawer and I was all set to buy it when my friend pointed out how big the vents were on the stovetop. The oven vents out all the way in the back of the stovetop. The holes are pretty large. Definitely easy enough for a chocolate chip to fall through there.... well easy enough for us messy cooks. Has anyone had a problem with this? Anyone else know what I am talking about?


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

so far I haven't dropped chocolate chips or anything else down there - at least that I know of. ;)


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

Aah! Now I want to send a probe down there to see what I've dropped (I'm definitely a messy cook...).

Seriously, this never occurred to me. The vents are in the back and I'm not usually flipping things around back there, but you never know.


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

We've had our GE Cafe range for 2 1/2 years and never spilled anything in that direction.


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

Finally ... someone besides me who notices these things (so, yes, I know exactly what you are talking about!) Unfortunately, I have no solution for you as all ranges seem to have some openings for food to fall into and disappear, though some appear to be worse than others.


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

Don't worry - the mice will eat any food that falls down there :-)


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

So, are there frequent instances of food being flung willy nilly about you kitchen? I thought food fights were only in school cafeterias!

5 years. 0 problems.


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

Good to know that the current owners aren't haven't any problems.

Hollysprings, as I get older, I seem to be getting messier. So we don't even need to worry about food fights ... just getting messier me :)


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RE: GE Cafe Oven has huge vents openings. Does food fall in?

We have GE Cafe for almost 2 years now, no problems with food getting into the vents.


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