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Old 02-15-2011, 06:26 AM   #1
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Would you want a three burner stove?

The other day I had a conversation with the folks who build the Trillium trailer in California. I told them the only two things I would change are the bed size and the three burner stove. It's a very nice stove sink combo that I believe is made by SMEV/Dometic. In fact it is a big improvement over the Atwood we had in our old rig. But short of full timing it in a 40 ft land yacht, I can't imagine us needing any more than two burners. I'm curious, if the cost were the same are there folks who would prefer (i.e. use) a three burner stove? Raz
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:44 AM   #2
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We have a two burner in our Casita. The problem with our two burner is that the burners are too close together. They should be offset from each other.

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Old 02-15-2011, 08:12 AM   #3
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Hi: P. Raz...The debate over 2 vs. 3 burners has to do with space. We have a 3 burn. and have on rainy occasions had to use all 3 for dinner. The small groove between the sink and stove top isn't hardly big enough to hold a spoon...but I'd still rather have the larger cook top. We also have the optional hinged cover.
My daughter bought me a wonderful tray with removeable sauce cups, spoon rest, cutting board and silly cone feet to carry to n fro the BBQ. It just so happens to be exactly the same size as the stove cover and sits there all the time now. I really love multi use items in a small space!!!
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:52 AM   #4
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I have a 3 burner and I fulltime...but not in a huge rig :-P

Since I am without hook ups most of the time, I leave my coffee pot on the back burner all the time. I find it very handy, leaving the other two front burners open without having to shuffle items to use the two I generally need for every meal.

I had a 4 burner in the motorhome, I don't think I ever had 4 going at once, but 3 or 4 takes the same amount of counter space, so it was not an issue, really.
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Old 02-15-2011, 09:38 AM   #5
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I have a 3 burner stove in the Aliner, and have used all of the burners when cooking dinner before.

It's nice, but certainly not an essential.
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Old 02-15-2011, 12:13 PM   #6
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I just want an oven.
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Old 02-15-2011, 12:18 PM   #7
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I think the only time we use more than two burners even at our house is Thanksgiving or Christmas, when we have family visiting.
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:02 PM   #8
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I have a 4 burner and an oven, and I use them all. Usually 3 burners, to fit my pots on.

we cook a lot inside in rainy or cold weather.
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:49 PM   #9
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We seldom cook in the trailer except in really bad weather. Two burners works just fine. Sometimes you do have to juggle things a bit to keep all the pots happy.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:25 PM   #10
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as good as an oven, almost

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I just want an oven.
Our Boler has three burners, no oven.

We bought a Cobb (I've raved about it here in the past). It was originally designed for Africa (corn cob was is the usual fuel) to cut down on the amount of fuel (and therefore smoke) needed to cook. Six coals get you roast chicken with spuds and carrots.

PRO: Set it on the picnic table outside, the base stays relatively cool.
CON: Sorry, no pan scrapings for gravy: ashes get in the bottom.

PRO: Medium pizza fits.
CON: Large pizza too big.
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:28 PM   #11
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Hi Liz, I have been cooking with a Nuwave Oven at my house for a few years now and so has my best friend. When we get our trailer I plan to purchase another Nuwave just for the trailer. They are awesome and work just as well as the infomercial says. The best part is they dont heat up my kitchen in the summer and clean up is really easy. I cant believe how much fat drips off what I thought were "lean" burgers. You could set it on a picnic table outside if you like as long as the cord reaches an electric outlet. You dont have to go through the website any longer to order, Kohls has them and I think I saw Kmart has them as does Amazon. My folks are getting one for their 5th wheel. Here is the "official" website just for info. I probably wouldn't order from there though b/c they always want to sell you add'l stuff and sell your info to other commercial interests. I have no affliation with the product or site but am really happy with the product!

Nuwave Oven - Official Site - www.mynuwaveoven.com

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Old 02-16-2011, 10:57 PM   #12
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I could easily use a third burner. I am so cramped for space with only two burners and no where to set hot pots and pans that I feel forced to cook outdoors. Never thought I would want an oven, but yep, I do.
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It has more to do with how YOU cook, than how we cook. Most outdoor Coleman-type stoves are two burners. Did you tent camp and use one? Maybe you hauled along a gas barbeque? I don't think you'd be sorry to have three burners tho. Whatever you get you'll probably want to have or build a stove top cover. The one in my trailer is homemade out of wood and covers the entire stove top. Once covered, it makes the entire counter usable. It's strong enough I can put the flexible plastic cutting board on it and chop celery! I'm not sure I'd want to do that with a metal cover...
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Talking We have 3 burners and 2 ovens

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I just want an oven.
Robert is a "foodie" and an excellent cook. The Fiber Stream has a 3 burner range with a gas oven and we added a convection/microwave oven above the refrigerator. I've witnessed him using all of them during the preparation of one meal.
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