It turns out that the drawer underneath many ovens serves a very specific purpose and it s not just for storage.
Drawer under oven not for storage.
It sounds crazy that appliance manufacturers expect us to let such a large potential storage space sit empty but on some oven models it s designed to be a spot to keep your food warm.
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The easiest way to know if your bottom drawer is simply a storage drawer is to read the instructions that came with the oven.
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Be warned though this space can get fairly warm from the oven above it so only put tools and equipment that can stand some higher temperatures.
According to roberts that drawer could be a storage drawer or it could be a warming drawer.
But apparently that drawer under the oven is not necessarily for storage and popsugar s anna monette roberts did everyone a huge favor by figuring out what exactly the mystery drawer is for.
Be aware however that the drawer will still get hot when the oven is on after all it is positioned directly underneath the oven.
This is a good place to store cast iron pots and pans because the warmth from.
If you don t have the instructions you can look up your oven model online and read about the product features.
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Do not store plastic paper dishes or utensils cookbooks cloth.
Published 29 december 2016.
The bottom drawer is most likely a storage drawer if it doesn t have settings or a heating element.
But regardless of what you put in it we bet you aren t using that space for its intended purpose.
While many ovens have a warming drawer below the main compartment this feature is not available on all models.
There s a good chance that you like me use that drawer located underneath your stove for storing pans cookie sheets and muffin tins.
Unfortunately we ve all been doing it wrong according to.
In this reporter s kitchen the oven drawer holds a couple of baking sheets and.
Most people utilize their oven s drawer for storage whether or not it s meant to be used that way.