Self-Cleaning vs. Non-Self-Cleaning Ovens: Things to Consider

When it comes to being productive in the kitchen, automated appliances can make cooking tasks go quicker and easier. Such is often the case with self-cleaning ovens. Decide if a self-cleaning unit is right for you when you consider the following:

Advantages of Self-Cleaning Ovens

The benefits of owning a self-cleaning oven are many. Here are just a few reasons why it pays to get a one that cleans itself:

Convenience

No need to toil away scrubbing spilled, baked on casserole out of the bottom of the oven. Simply turn on the self-cleaning feature, and you’ll soon see a sparkling-clean oven interior once again.

They’re energy efficient

Self-cleaning ovens feature especially well-insulated doors and walls. This is necessary because the … Read more...

DIY Cupcake Ovens!

In the spirit of Appliance Employee Pricing, we made little ovens for our cupcakes! After printing templates from madebymarzipan.com, we got to work making tiny appliance homes for our cupcakes.

You’re better off printing the template directly on the paper you’re using, but we didn’t have paper in the right size, so we traced it instead.

After about a half hour of folding (and regretting not tracing the lines more carefully), our ovens were nearly complete!

Mine came out a little wonky, but I appreciate its personality!

Now for the cupcakes! They’re super easy to make with a mini cupcake maker.

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