Help! My New Oven Is Venting Too Much Heat
Q: My husband and I purchased a new gas range as part of our kitchen renovation and the oven has been a nightmare. The stainless steel panels generate so much heat from the oven vents that they’re practically scalding. Is this a normal occurrence with stainless ovens, or did I just pick the wrong model?
Also, the oven is still off-gassing after several “break in” bake cycles, Do you have any recommendations on how to expedite the process? The manufacturer has been unhelpful on both fronts.
Sent by April
Editor: Readers, does anyone have experience with stainless steel ovens, or have any suggestions for breaking in a new oven?
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