Infrared oven cooking refers to cooking food using invisible light energy. When light waves hit the foods the food molecules begin to vibrate and heat up. According to Prevention, the infrared technology used in microwaves does not have cancer threats, because they do not have sufficient power to damage your DNA.
Conduction uses heat directly to foods creating crispy golden brown results. Convection disseminates the heat around the food evenly, and which results to fast cooking. Even when foods are frozen, there is no need for defrosting.
There is no need for you to add fats and extra seasoning to enhance the taste as foods natural flavors are not wasted. Since there is no need for fats, cooking convection oven promotes healthy cooking. In addition, you can save time with it both in cooking and food preparation. Defrosting is no longer a necessity.
Infrared oven cooking cooks food up to 50% faster than the standard oven. Not only does it promote healthy cooking; it also supports healthy surrounding as there is no smoke emission, hence, there is no need for a ventilation system in your kitchen.
The Infrared ovens are easy to clean up. Its dome material is durable and safe and not harm by any dishwashing solution. This ovens cooking does not create residue on the walls that are difficult to clean. Its control pad allows you to choose the right cooking time.
In addition, IR ovens are compact in size and light weight. Despite its small size it can still cook a big chicken or a small turkey. Its small size also allows it to be moved or taken on cooking trips. Many people use it for camping, picnics, and other outings.
Both the experts and mothers who tried infrared oven cooking vouched that their lives have changed. All meats-fish, chicken and beef-have succulent and flavorful taste. It browns foods to perfection.
The infrared is neither absorbed nor circulated by air. The energy emitted by the infrared oven is used up by the cooking food. This oven uses flat plates or bowls where food can be placed. The infrared oven adjusts suitably to the varying cooking surfaces with similar efficiency.
To make sure that food has even exposure to radiation, you can rotate the cooking wares to 360 degrees. Even the ovens can be configured to fit the ideal heating rates. Infrared does not have major threats to your health, as some might think.
Experts believe that ultraviolet radiation and microwave radiation have health hazards, and not infrared oven cooking. But for precaution, you are advised against prolonged viewing of high intensity infrared emitter at 15 distance. By using reflectors and shields, you can cook your food faster.
Its maintenance is easy. You only need to clean the reflectors and examine the emitters. To make your infrared cooking oven last longer, clean your oven frequently and replace the component that wear out. If you try the infrared oven, you will find that you will be using it more frequently than your conventional oven.