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Halogen Ovens

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Jean

Jean Report 15 Nov 2012 01:23

i have one and its great. you have to use it to get used to it. i have a smart meter...it has 3 lights green, low power, amber, medium power. red is high power. when i use my normal electric oven, it switches to amber then green when at the correct temp. the halogen stays on green all the time its cooking. i only cook for 2 and it does save money. wouldnt be without it.

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 9 Nov 2012 09:37

AH!!

Domestic/international rescue.........

I remember it well

Bob

trafiklitedol

trafiklitedol Report 9 Nov 2012 07:29

Tks everyone. Sorry for delay in replying, got an urgent call from daughter, ran out of petrol and had no cards or money with her. They leave the family home but you still have to do odd rescue bit .

Think I will be purchasing halogen but have also taken on board Ronald's posting.

Tks once again.

PollyinBrum

PollyinBrum Report 8 Nov 2012 20:32

I have one and I love it. Everything I have cooked has turned out wonderful. I would (and have done so) recommend it.

Ron2

Ron2 Report 8 Nov 2012 20:04

I prefer a small worktop oven. Can cook (for example) couple of chops, roast spuds/parsnips and it does wot a hal' oven wont and thats warming plates up on the top of the oven! Cooks joints OK, has a grill. Works off 13amp plug, hots up quick. We've got both types. OH uses hal oven very occasionally I use worktop oven.

Just to add to it re saving energy costs I cook veg using electric steamer - everything in one container, has rice cooker etc. Cooks veg in 30 mins - after 20 mins chuck in the Broc'

trafiklitedol

trafiklitedol Report 8 Nov 2012 19:34

Tks for replies. Nothing negitive, will discuss OH giving info from you kind people.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 8 Nov 2012 19:17

I have one - great!!

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 8 Nov 2012 17:48

WE HAVE ONE AT THE CARAVAN AND. IT COOKS
MEAT LOVLEY AND ROAST POTATOES PERFECTLY

Mersey

Mersey Report 8 Nov 2012 17:34

Hiya...

I got Mum one of these for a prezzy last year, she loves it also says its very economical........its amazing what you can cook with it......



:-D

trafiklitedol

trafiklitedol Report 8 Nov 2012 17:24

Does anyone have one, if so are they worth having or are they just another way of getting us to spend our hard earned cash?

OH and I are empty nesters and I feel putting on a large oven for the two of us is a bit expensive and thought the oven maybe the answer.

Any feedback welcome