You see, oven timers vary from oven to oven, and many can be annoying. Take, for instance, the one in my current home. It's digital and if you want to cook something for thirty minutes, you have to hit the minute button thirty times. Much simpler to just turn the dial of my familiar Junghans timer. Thus, I've had this timer sitting on the back of the range from home to home to home.
- Find it: Can't. But here's a vintage Junghans clock/timer combo on Ebay, about $12.
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(Images: Regina Yunghans)