Detailed Guide: Buying a Microwave OvenOne can say the microwave oven is one of the most important and vital appliances to have in a modern-day kitchen. Its multifunctional characteristics is a huge selling point — for reheating leftovers, melting frozen food items (chocolate, dairy products), and making certain food (popcorn etc). The microwave is almost an all-around appliance. The speed at which it gets a couple of things done is another advantage. Hence, the need for it every kitchen.
Buying a microwave has never been easier as there are so many types, brands, and of different prices out there. If you do not have a microwave oven in your kitchen, or perhaps you are shopping for a replacement for the old/faulty one in your kitchen, then you might want to read this guide. You need a microwave that best serve your needs.
If you are in the market shopping for a new microwave oven, there are some factors you should take into consideration before making an buying decision as there are varieties of them. See some of them in the list below.
The first step to buying a microwave oven is to meet some need. Why do you need it? — pretty much the first thing to ask whenever you go out to buy anything. Do you intend using a microwave in yiu kitchen to only thaw food items? To bake? Or grill? Or perhaps time do all of this?
There are microwave ovens what perform each individual function. Likewise, there are multipurpose microwave ovens that do all of that you need — bake, grill, cook etc.
Basically, there are two types of oven based on the method they adopt to cook food — Conventional and Convection Ovens.
Conventional microwave (also called Traditional microwave) oven cooks food by emitting microwaves which then passes through glass and plastic containers. A convection microwave oven on the other hand, combines uses microwave together with radiant heat to cook, roast, and grill foods. Convection ovens come with a built-in fan that helps circulate hot air for faster, more thorough and even cooking. Some even say convection oven helps aid flavours to food.
Due to this, Convection microwave ovens usually cost more than the Conventional types.