The Benefits of Cooking with Natural Gas

Are you Atlanta’s next Top Chef – or are you still learning basic culinary skills? No matter your level of cooking experience, we have a secret to share: nothing beats the convenience and precision of cooking with natural gas.

But don’t just take our word for it. After all, natural gas grills, ovens and stoves are the preferred kitchen appliances for restaurants and commercial kitchens across the nation. And for good reason: from creating instant heat to maintaining a consistent temperature, cooking with natural gas allows for more efficient – and delicious – meals.

Lean more about the top five benefits of cooking with gas:

Natural gas stove burner knobsControlled Temperatures: Temperature plays a key role in perfecting any dish, so keep temperature control in mind when deciding whether to cook with gas or electric heat. When cooking with gas, you have the ability to closely control the temperature of your stovetop with a simple turn of a knob.

 


Woman cooking with natural gas on stove topEven, Thorough Cooking: In addition to precise temperatures, natural gas stoves distribute heat evenly to cook your favorite dishes perfectly every time. This is especially important when cooking more complex recipes that require an even distribution of heat, such as paella, Béarnaise sauce and even pad Thai.

 


Stove top burner with blue natural gas flameEfficiency: Did you know it takes about three times as much energy to produce and deliver electricity to your stove? Because natural gas is a relatively affordable fuel, natural gas appliances tend to come with lower energy costs than their electric counterparts. Further, natural gas stoves and ovens only use natural gas while cooking – whereas electric appliances can give off standby energy even when they’re not in use. 

 

Cooking with natural gas on stove topInstant Heat: While electric ranges take time to heat up, the burners on natural gas stoves provide instant heat that can be adjusted based on the size of the flame. That means shorter cook times and higher temperatures with virtually no wait.





Cleaning natural gas stove topEasy to Clean: It's true: cooking can cause quite a mess, even for the most experienced professionals. Natural gas appliances, however, are simple to clean. Clocking in at just under 10 minutes, cleaning these appliances can be quick and simple.

 


If these reasons aren’t enough to convince you to switch to natural gas, remember that installing natural gas appliances can also increase your home’s resale value. Talk about an added bonus!

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