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Old 08-24-2007, 09:56 AM   #21
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Gas is much cheaper to operate.
That all depends on what part of the country you live in I suppose cause the cost of gas for us is about the same as electricity..
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Old 08-24-2007, 10:05 AM   #22
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That's surprising to me. Where are you?

Gas has always been cheaper for the same function than gas here in New England. Years ago when electric heat was used more, it became a negative for selling a house because it cost a great deal more than gas or heating oil.
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:08 AM   #23
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natural gas has become so plentiful worldwide that it's price has fallen through the floor.

it's at a point where the really rich guys are juggling it around to see how they can make more money (aka screw you) with it.

as i was trying to explain global economics and the supply/demand theory to my son, he replied that he understood because i'm a source of natural gas, and with so many men around...

(btw, moms don't fart because they don't stop talking long enough to build up the pressure...)
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:56 AM   #24
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i prefer the "dry heat" of an electric oven & a gas hob.my apartment is all electric so i have bought a flat bottomed wok for stir frying.i find the electric plates get a pan hotter than gas but not as quickly,isn't as controllable & doesn't get the heat up the side of the wok the way gas does.upside is that as the plates are thermostatically controlled it is easier to maintain a boil or slow simmer with electric.
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Old 07-15-2012, 07:07 AM   #25
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Gas for sure

We have a gas oven and a gas stovetop, I feel it is the best way to cook and the most cost effective
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:43 AM   #26
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Madrid: Electric Vitro Ceramic & Italia: Gas

Buonasera,

Personally, I find the electric Vitro Ceramic to be much safer with children about.

However, Gas Flame, the food tastes better in my opinion ...

None the less, the Loft is a rental and in Puglia, we had just bought the apartment last year, and thus, have been renovating and reforming the whole place ...

We are about to re-furbish the whole kitchen and doing alot of research on this very subject.

Good idea for a Post.

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Old 07-15-2012, 12:29 PM   #27
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I've had both. I couldn't wait to toss out the electric and go back to natural gas. The gas Wolf stove is a work horse that never fails.
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Old 07-15-2012, 05:27 PM   #28
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I agree Margi, with gas the food certainly does taste better
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Old 07-15-2012, 05:47 PM   #29
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I agree Margi, with gas the food certainly does taste better
I can't imagine a cake baked in a gas oven tastes any different from a cake baked in an electric oven.

The gas flame/electric coil doesn't come in contact with the food, it just heats the box the food cooks in.
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Buckytom,

Exactly how many days in the doghouse did that last sentence earn you?


Take plenty of water with you cause it's going to be another hot week.
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