drawer at the bottom of oven??

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  1. AUMM

    AUMM Diamond Member

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    So my oven has a drawer at the bottom of it, i've basically just used this for storage of some pans. Is there an actual use for this drawer or is it just storage?
     
  2. joesmoke

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    its called a toe-kick i believe

    ive seen it where its a broiler as well, but its usually just storage
     
  3. Heller

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    I have one in the house i've been at the last 12 years. Its used to store the pots and pans that you never gonna fucking use. I haven't opened that draw in atleast 10 years.
     
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    My grandma used to have an oven like that. Sometimes it's a separate broiler, sometimes it's a warming tray. Most just use the space for storage.
     
  6. villageidiot111

    villageidiot111 Platinum Member

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    Mine can be used as a warmer, but I use it as storage.
     
  7. dfuze

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    Just used for storage
     
  8. bob4432

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    on the gas stoves i have seen there is a broiler down there and the electric stoves i have seen it is for storage - we keep our tupperware in there
     
  9. IronWing

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    Ours has a warming drawer there. Our last one was just storage. They are designed so that if you open the drawer, it falls off.
     
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    The thing I hate about them is that they seem to collect crumbs and drips from stuff in the main part of the oven. Crud falls through the crack at the hinge point for the main oven door.

    Every time I have to clean that out I think that there's a fortune to be made in a sealed oven door hinge.

    maybe wall ovens are easier since that drawer isn't there.
     
  11. mizzou

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    pan storage

    too bad the pans get all nasty since it's a horrible place to store clean cookware
     
  12. zerocool84

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    Gas ovens it's a broiler.
     
  13. bob4432

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    really? our last 3 stoves we have had, they stay clean....do you have gas or electric
     
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    gas
     
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    that's where I put my weed.
     
  16. PottedMeat

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    Futurama tells me it's for the wife's foot bath, making her long hours in front of the stove easier.
     
  17. LittleNemoNES

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    Roaches need a place to rest too, no?
     
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    Storage for small children.
     
  19. DrPizza

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    http://pics.bbzzdd.com/users/drpizza/almostdone2.JPG
    Two ovens, the smaller oven is on top instead of on the bottom. Ideal, because we use the smaller oven space more often than the larger oven space. No useless storage or broiler for me. :)
    I'm surprised more aren't made this way.
     
  20. zerocool84

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    Because it's obviously more expensive. Most people have no need for 2 in 1 ovens.
     
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    Mine is just for storage, and I put my frying pans down there.
     
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    I dont have one
     
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    Gets kinda dried out down there, doesn't it?
     
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    I drilled holes in the bottom of our oven, so that drawer functions as a handy oversized drip tray. My wife thought I was so smart with that conversion.
     
  25. IronWing

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    Is it big enough to last the life of the oven or do you have to drain it once in awhile?