Broil vs. Oven

What's the Difference?

Broil and oven are both cooking methods commonly used in kitchens. However, they differ in terms of the heat source and the cooking technique. An oven is a versatile appliance that uses dry heat to cook food. It typically has a heating element at the bottom or top, or both, which circulates hot air to evenly cook the food. On the other hand, broiling is a cooking method that uses direct heat from above to cook food quickly. It involves placing the food on a rack close to the heating element, allowing it to brown and develop a crispy texture. While ovens are ideal for baking, roasting, and slow cooking, broiling is perfect for quickly searing or browning the surface of food items like steaks, fish, or vegetables.


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