ASK YUMMY: Can I cook several dishes in the oven at the same time?

Learn how to multitask with an oven.

<>.

Banana Bread in the Oven

Q:
I'm preparing for a dinner party and I'm looking for ways to save on time. Is it alright to cook three of four dishes in the oven simultaneously?



A: Cooking multiple dishes simultaneously in the oven is perfectly fine, as long as you're not cooking delicate and heat-sensitive dishes. The big challenge is to heat various dishes evenly. With a full oven, the hot air circulates less freely, thus creating hot and cold spots. To achieve even heating, rotate the placement of the dishes halfway through cooking. Also, arrange the dishes such that there's enough space between them, making sure the edges don't touch each other, to allow the hot air to flow easily.

For recipes by Rachelle Santos, click here.


Photography by Jason Nelson

0
Comments. Join the discussion below!
Comments
LATEST FOR YUMMY.PH

5 Fast and Easy SPAM Recipes You Need To Make

This grocery favorite is more versatile than you know.

WATCH: How to Make Kalihim (Pan de Regla)

This bakery staple is easy enough to make at home.

6 Must-Try Recipes From Batangas

Savor the flavors of Batangas at the comfort of your own kitchen.
Load More