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On Monday, June 14, 2021 at 6:40:50 PM UTC-10, Michael Trew wrote:
> On 6/14/2021 3:45 PM, cshenk wrote:
> > Michael Trew wrote:
> >
> >> On 6/13/2021 1:26 PM, John Kuthe wrote:
> >>> On Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:29:00 PM UTC-5, Michael Trew wrote:
> >>>> I'm not sure what recently compelled me to make a double recipe
> >>>> of toll house cookies, but it somehow came out to be about 9
> >>>> dozen cookies. In a house without A/C on a near 90 degree day,
> >>>> that wasn't my smartest idea.
> >>>>
> >>>> I decided to turn off the the pilot lights on my stove to save on
> >>>> heat in the kitchen, and supper was just a cold chipped chopped
> >>>> ham and provolone sandwich. The humidity has my fridge
> >>>> desperately needing defrosted as well. I suppose it's all better
> >>>> than snow, however.
> >>>
> >>> I turn of my stove's pilot light permanently! I went all ELECTRIC!
> >>> And I have my gas company come and pull their gas meter from my
> >>> house!
> >>>
> >>> John Kuthe, RN, BSN...
> >>
> >> Natural gas is dirt cheap around here, I'll keep my stove. I don't
> >> care about the oven, other than the cost, but I hate cooking on an
> >> electric stove top.

> >
> > Same here but it's all in what you are used to. Gas is far more
> > flexible than electric or induction.

> I'd never want induction. If my cast iron pans don't work, it's a
> useless stove to me.

Cast iron works great with induction. My guess is that an induction range works faster than gas because you're not heating the pan by conduction. The pan actually acts as a heating element. These days there's no need to use cast iron. Carbon steel pans are lighter and bear a cooking surface uncannily similar to cast iron.