June 17, 2023

Best ovens

During my research, I visited multiple Reddit threads discussing the best ovens and brands, as well as an article from Food Network. There was a general consensus on some popular oven brands, such as Bosch, KitchenAid, and GE Cafe, but opinions varied for other brands like LG, Samsung, and Frigidaire. The sources were related to the original query, and while there were differing opinions, the information provided should help guide your decision.




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KitchenAid Ovens

KitchenAid Ovens

KitchenAid ovens are recommended by several Reddit users who have had positive experiences with their products. The KitchenAid 30 in. 5 Burner Dual Fuel Double Oven Convection Range (model KFDD500ESS) was mentioned as one of the options under consideration in a Reddit thread discussing gas ranges. Another user recommended the KitchenAid KOSE500ESS as a good oven option in a separate Reddit thread comparing GE Cafe and KitchenAid ovens. The KitchenAid KODE500ESS double oven model was also praised for its nice handles and door quality. Additionally, the Food Network article listed the KitchenAid 30" Single Electric True Convection Wall Oven as the best budget option.
Bosch Ovens

Bosch Ovens

Bosch ovens were also recommended by multiple Reddit users, with one mentioning that they've had the best luck with Bosch and KitchenAid ovens. The Bosch 800 Series Dual Fuel Slide-in Range (stainless steel) was one of the ovens under consideration in the same Reddit thread discussing gas ranges. Another user praised the Gas/Gas Bosch 800 series converted to propane as a great option. Bosch 800 Series 30" Combination Oven was listed as the best multifunction option in the Food Network article.
GE Cafe Ovens
LG and Samsung Ovens

LG and Samsung Ovens

LG and Samsung ovens were mentioned in the Reddit discussions, but some users suggested staying away from these brands due to their complicated features and a higher likelihood of malfunctioning. The LG Studio 6.3 Cu.Ft Capacity Slide-In Gas Range with ProBake Convection was one of the options discussed in a Reddit thread, and the Samsung 30 in. 6.3 cu.ft Stainless-steel Slide-in Dual Fuel Range with Air Fryer was also mentioned. The Food Network article listed the LG Studio 30" Smart Enabled Built-In Double Electric Convection Wall Oven as the best smart option.
Frigidaire Ovens

Frigidaire Ovens

Frigidaire ovens were mentioned in the Reddit threads, but users advised against choosing them due to their tendency to break down more frequently than other brands. The Frigidaire Professional 30 in.' Front Control Gas Range with Air Fry was one of the options discussed in a Reddit thread.

High-End Options: Thermador, BlueStar, and Wolf

Thermador, BlueStar, and Wolf ovens were mentioned as higher-end options in the Reddit discussions. Thermador was highly rated by Consumer Reports and recommended in a thread discussing the best kitchen range/stove. One user chose a Thermador range and Bosch dishwasher due to their preference for a more analog range and matching appliances. BlueStar and Wolf ovens were recommended for their performance advantages, but users acknowledged their higher price and maintenance costs may not be ideal for everyone's budget.

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"gas range to choose"

  • Multiple Reddit users discuss the pros and cons of different brands of gas ranges.
  • One user indicates that they are planning to purchase a gas range and are currently looking at several options.
  • Some brands that the users recommend include Bosch and Kitchen Aid. Users have expressed that they have had good experiences with these brands and have had fewer issues with them.
  • Users suggest that LG, Samsung, and Frigidaire should be avoided because they have broken down more frequently based on customers’ experiences, and they may have more complicated features that tend to malfunction.
  • Wolf and BlueStar are mentioned by some users as higher-end options, but users acknowledge that the higher price and maintenance cost may not be ideal for everyone’s budget.
  • Different opinions are exchanged regarding whether an open burner or a sealed burner is better for a gas range.
  • One user who was considering BlueStar open burner states that it is easier to clean because the grates can be placed in the dishwasher for quick cleaning.
  • The performance advantages of having an open burner design over a sealed burner design are also highlighted.
  • Another user recommends a Thermador range, stating that they wanted a more analog range and didn’t require any complicated features.
  • When choosing a range, a matching dishwasher’s quality is also taken into account, with the user stating that they bought a Thermador dishwasher.
  • One user inquires about other users’ experiences and feedback on their chosen ranges.


  • The article presents five best ovens based on Food Network Kitchen’s years of testing and staff experience.
  • The top oven picks in various price ranges are the following:
    • Best Overall: GE Profile Series 30” Built-In Convection Double Wall Oven
    • Best Budget: KitchenAid 30” Single Electric True Convection Wall Oven
    • Best with Wi-Fi: JennAir 30” Double Wall Oven with V2 Vertical Dual-Fan Convection System
    • Best Multifunction: Bosch 800 Series 30” Combination Oven
    • Best Smart: LG Studio 30” Smart Enabled Built-In Double Electric Convection Wall Oven
  • The article explains what to consider when buying an oven, including the flush installation, convection oven, and self-cleaning cycle.
  • Wall ovens require additional considerations and installation knowledge compared to standalone ovens with ranges on top.
  • Wall ovens come in standard sizes, with 30 inches being the most common size. However, if space is restricted, a 24-inch model may be installed.
  • Double wall ovens are available, with identical builds but different cooking programs.
  • Wall ovens may be installed at waist-height for convenience or under a countertop for an uncluttered look in the kitchen.
  • Installing a wall oven is not a DIY project and requires professional assistance.
  • The article provides a brief overview of the essential features of the best ovens, such as heating evenly, roasting and broiling abilities, and self-cleaning cycles.
  • The article points out that the prices and stocks may change after publication and affiliate links are included.
  • Food Network Kitchen relied on professional review sites and star ratings and comments from customers and staff when selecting their best oven picks.
  • The GE Profile Series 30” Built-In Convection Double Wall Oven is recommended as the best overall oven for its convection technology, self-cleaning cycle, and Wi-Fi connectivity. It also has a 4.6-star rating and 7000 karma on Amazon.
  • The KitchenAid 30” Single Electric True Convection Wall Oven is recommended as the best budget oven for its affordability and true convection technology. It has a 4.3-star rating on Amazon.
  • The JennAir 30” Double Wall Oven with V2 Vertical Dual-Fan Convection System is recommended as the best oven with Wi-Fi for its advanced convection technology and touch-screen controller. It has a 4.7-star rating and 20 karma on Reddit

"What's the best kitchen range/stove I can buy?"

  • Tips on choosing the best kitchen range/stove
    • Electric induction stoves are recommended for various reasons such as precision temperature control, fast heating, lower cooking temperatures, and easy cleaning
    • Induction stoves output more usable heat and don’t emit unsafe vapors
    • Gas stoves are heavily marketed and emit unsafe vapors
    • Electric smooth top stoves are also recommended
    • It is important to choose a model from a reliable brand where getting parts for repairs is easy
    • Specific brand recommendations:
      • Thermador (highly rated by Consumer Reports)
      • Bluestar (if you prefer blue) for gas ranges
      • Wolf (if you prefer red) for electric ovens
      • Viking if you want to buy it for life, but it is not reasonably affordable for most people
    • Induction dishwasher-safe cookware is recommended
    • The power output of induction stoves should be considered when purchasing
    • Cleaning and caring for an induction range
  • Gas versus electric stoves debate
    • Gas stoves are favored by most chefs
    • Gas stoves are recommended for cooking things that require a high flame and toasting/cooking over an open flame
    • Gas stoves work during power outages, although it is a Federal regulation that they have a solenoid that disengages when power is cut
    • A cheaper Whirlpool gas stove is recommended over most high-end electric stoves
    • Modern gas stoves may not function during power outages, but there are models available that can be lit with a match
    • Users recommend propane as it is the most efficient type, and an outdoor style kitchen for maximal ventilation
    • Electric home heating is considered idiotic by some as it is twice the cost of gas
  • Additional opinions and comments
    • A user from Quebec mentioned it is unthinkable to heat with anything other than electricity for new constructions due to the availability of hydroelectric dams
    • A user with an all-electric home mentioned that having gas during a normal month costs $350+ where they live
    • A user with solar panels prefers an all-electric home as they heat a 3k sqf home and charge a bolt that is used for a 140-mile commute
    • The Yale Appliance youtube channel is recommended
  • Miscellaneous
    • A three-prong plug and 120/240V are needed for a 4-wire pigtail to connect an electric

"GE Cafe vs. Kitchenaid Oven"

  • The webpage compares two oven brands; GE Cafe and Kitchenaid
  • A user recommends Kitchenaid KOSE500ESS as a good oven option
  • Another user suggests choosing based on the feel of the handle as it varies between brands
  • One user suggests a Breville toaster oven or a little basket air fryer may outperform a full-size oven for air-frying and dehydration
  • A reddit user shares positive experience with the Kitchenaid double oven model KODE500ESS he owns
    • The handles and door quality are described as very nice
    • PowerXL air fryer is used instead of oven as it saves time and energy
  • One user suggests that they would choose the Kitchenaid due to personal preferences over the Cafe brand
  • Another Kitchenaid oven model, KEBS109BSP, is discussed by a reddit user who describes it as fantastic
  • A reddit user discusses their experience with the GE Cafe cts90dp2ns1 and recommends it
    • Dehydration and air fry features are praised as good additions to the oven
  • Users discuss habits around oven usage, including baking, roasting, and broiling and provide recommendations for best brands based on their own experiences
  • Users share recommendations for Kitchenaid and GE Cafe with regards to ease of use, cleaning, and other features.
  • A reddit user suggests GE Cafe ovens for good connectivity and functionality
    • Remote troubleshooting capabilities, Wi-Fi connectivity, and voice commands are highlighted as features that may be useful for some users
  • Kitchenaid oven model KSEG700ESS is also recommended by a reddit user who likes the gliding rack and slide-in feel of the model
  • Users also discuss their experience with Kitchenaid and GE Cafe fridges
    • Kitchenaid model KRFC704FSS is recommended for having excellent veggie preservation and dedicated cold storage drawers.
    • A reddit user suggests a bottom freezer with ice makers would be better for people with a larger household, and suggests browsing Best Buy for options.
    • Good fridge options for people with an outdoor water dispenser are also discussed.

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