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Use oven during the summer heat?

Hi, do any moms ever use the oven during the summer heat?
If so, how often with in a month?

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Asked by Sincitymamy at 4:02 PM on Jul. 4, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • No. When it's 115 outside, the last thing I want to do is use my oven. I have a great Cuisinart toaster oven that I use all summer for basic stuff, and the rest goes on the grill.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 4:06 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I try not to use the oven unless the outside temps are below 80 or so. It simply warms up the house too much and we try not to have the AC below a certain temp to save on elec. We do a lot of salads, sandwiches, and even just apps for dinner when it is too hot.

    Answer by silverthreads at 4:08 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I do, but the heat from it doesn't seem to spread through my house like it does for other people.

    Answer by wendythewriter at 4:09 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I use it maybe every other day. Weekends we will use the grill.

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 4:11 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I do but I also use the crock pot more.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 4:14 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I do but like others I use my toaster oven and crockpot more often.

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 4:19 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I try not to use the oven when it's hot out. I also use my toaster oven more in the summer.

    Answer by SWasson at 4:22 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • Yes but not for major stuff- only about a half hour at a time or so -

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 4:29 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • I do, I live in a warmer climate so, if I didn't use the oven when it got too hot, I'd rarely cook.

    Answer by 3libras at 4:59 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

  • We're at 106* currently, so yeah.. I use the oven as little as possible. Maybe 2-3 times per month, if that. I try to avoid it.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:03 PM on Jul. 4, 2013

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