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Re: OT- ovens/ranges


LOL - maybe Zem loves her job every day, it sounds great.  But most
people?   No.  If it was that much blinkin' fun, they wouldn't have to pay
people to do it IMO.  that's why it's called WORK.   Cracks me up.

On 10/2/06, Rich Apking <red4@omni-tech.net> wrote:
>
> Hi Auralie, The stove that I remember was one that burned corn cobs.  It
> was
> huge (maybe I was just small) and had a water resivour (sp) to hold and
> heat
> hot water, that was used for our baths on Friday nights.  We three kids
> would draw straws to see in what order we used the water.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 12:30 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT- ovens/ranges
>
>
> Since we bought our first house in  '54 I have never had a conventional
> "range."  I have always had the oven separate from the cooktop.  And
> since we moved here in ''70, I have had a gas cooktop and an electric
> oven.  Just seems to work better that way for me, and if we are out of
> power I can still cook.  Until we redid the kitchen in '92, my ovens had
> always been above the counter.  Now I have two large ones below the
> counter, but not beneath the cook-top, which is on an island in the
> center of the room, with storage room below.
> In fact, when I was a child, living with my grandmother in Florida, the
> oven was on top of the kerosene stove she used in the summertime
> when she didn't want to heat up the large wood stove. I'll bet no one
> else remembers primitive arrangements like that!
> Auralie
>
> In a message dated 10/01/2006 10:57:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> not regional, I don't think.  They are called both here.  Also, Theresa's
> message seemed to indicate that oven is also synonymous w both stove and
> range, but to me the oven is the bottom part of a stove.  Or an oven can
> be
> purchased separately but has no cooktop surface.
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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