Microwaves are an easy alternative to fix all the issues that come with bulky cooking equipment and outdoor meal preparation. While some might posit that cooking outside is part of the enjoyment of camping and RV lifestyle, you also don't need to be hacking down a tree every time you want your meaty pastry pocket heated up. A microwave is a safe, simple and quick way to make your life on the road quite a bit easier for you and your family.
Our Greystone built-in line, which comes in either stainless steel or black finish, is aesthetically pleasing to look at and will fit with most recreational vehicle designs. Our microwaves are easily installed and offer consistent performance over time. Our systems are well-constructed so that performance isn't hindered, even with the continual beating that appliances take while out on the road. When you buy from RecPro, you'll wave bye bye to all other sellers.
Size matters and our microwaves are made to fit. With a tight fit of 0.9 cu ft., the microwaves in our line will serve the space conscious consumer, leaving room for more appliances to make your life on the road more convenient. Rest assured, the inside of the microwave is spacious enough that you can fit more than half a sandwich inside for reheating. If you're worried about tight fits or trim issues our microwave line comes with an optional removable trim kit.
Now some might say, "A microwave is a microwave is a microwave." Our consistency of quality sets us apart, while offering the same features that you will find with other mainstream 'waves. You'll still have the automatic light that stays on while the unit stays open. Our microwaves also have six presets for automatic cooking. You'll find the market standard settings for baked potato, pizza, popcorn, frozen dinners, beverages and the reheating option as well. Timer options, defrost and cook by weight along with a speed defrost setting are available. Again, the comforts of home at your fingertips while on the road.
Remember; preparing meals can be a hassle when you're traveling the country. A microwave is a must-have appliance for the kitchen of every recreational vehicle. Whether you are taking some time off for vacation or living in your RV for an extended period, a microwave will provide invaluable convenience and benefits for everyday living.
Benefits of a microwave for your RV
Unlike a few decades ago, microwaves are being seen more as a necessity rather than a luxury. The benefits only increase when you are traveling in a vehicle that has less room and requires utilization of interior space in the most efficient way possible.
Fast and easy - Cooking your meals is very simple with a multitude of features that you can choose from to help make cooking easy and fun. Pop some popcorn, melt cheese, or heat up a frozen dinner in minutes.
Save money - Unlike food cooked over a campfire, you can save food as well as money, with the ability to reheat meals on the road or camping.
Specialty heat source - You can heat other helpful non-food items such as therapeutic heat packs for those sore muscles you get during your camping trips.
Alternative cooking application - Microwaves make for a great backup to prepare meals if another appliance malfunctions.
It is important to get microwaves that are specially designed to operate in a recreational vehicle because they have the proper ventilation required for smaller enclosures and are resistant to vibration from being on the road for extended periods of time.
What to consider when choosing your microwave
An important factor to consider when looking to add a microwave to your motorhome is what size works best for your situation? If there is limited space, you most likely want to choose a model with a subdued footprint. If your RV has ample wall space, take advantage of the extra real estate and get a larger model to accommodate serving larger meals for multiple people. Remember: higher wattages cook meals faster.
What's the difference between a convection microwave and a conventional (normal) microwave?
In short, convection ovens combine a microwave with an oven. In addition to the heating capabilities of a microwave, a convection microwave has an extra heating element and fan, which circulates the hot air around the microwave. This lets you bake, roast, crisp, and more, allowing you to make food with home-cooked results.
So, convection microwave ovens are pretty great. But what are the pros and cons specifically?
Convection microwave ovens combine two appliances in one, lessening the need for the second appliance, an oven.
They can be very convenient, effective, and fast, perfect for the RV lifestyle.
They are quick to preheat.
Convection ovens are great for reheating items, melting and browning cheese, crisping pastries, baking roasts, and so much more.
They are perfect for a small family and can often accommodate a roast or pizza, with some options even including a second rack for multiple shelf cooking.
Convection ovens are cheaper to run than an oven, saving you money when you choose a convection microwave oven over an oven in your rig.
They are smaller than ovens and perfect for smaller kitchens, which allows RV owners to include them into their layout without sacrificing as much space.
They are smaller than conventional microwave ovens, leaving less interior space for cooking.
They need to be cleaned more often, as the grease or baked on residue after wash use will be difficult to remove if it is left on. This residue can impact the cooking quality, leading to poorer results.
Because most have stainless steel interiors, they can be difficult to clean.
There is limited browning and crisping for foods that require a base heat, since there is no bottom heating element. Some have a crisp plate, but this still won't give the same result as a traditional oven.