Last Updated on June 28, 2022 by Jessica Lauren Vine
Are you asking, “How do you use a propane oven in an RV?”
Cooking in your RV is a great campground luxury, but if you don’t know how to do it properly, it can quickly turn into a nightmare. Burned food, undercooked food—you get it. Not good.
The most important thing to remember when cooking in your RV’s propane oven is that the temperature may be off. You should use a thermostat to see if the temperature is accurate before you try to cook with any of your usual directions.
Lighting Your RV’s Propane Oven
Since I lived in an RV for seven years as a kid, using a propane oven in an RV was how I knew to do it. I have to remember that not everyone grew up this way and here is the easiest way to light the propane oven in your RV.
Lighting the cooktop burner is simple because you just turn the propane on, use the long snout lighter and wah-lah, it’s lit. However, lighting the oven can be a little bit more difficult.
Once you open your oven, turn the oven knob to the fire icon. Once your knob is turned to the fire icon, hold the knob in for around thirty to sixty seconds. After thirty seconds, you may have enough propane going to start the oven, so give it a try. If you don’t, then keep going and give it a try again at thirty seconds.
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"Hung it in there, and immediately saw a temperature problem with my oven thermostat. Accurate and easily readable gauge." - Janet Z.
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