Remember when I realized I was slowly turning into a Mexican?
It’s happened again.
I used to make fun of my mother-in-law for this, as well as former roommates, landlords and friends.
Yes. I use my own oven for storage instead of baking. It’s just so darn convenient!
I think this cultural habit stems from two factors:
1. Mexican cooking requires more use of the stove, not the oven.
2. As in many non-American countries, Mexican kitchens don’t offer much in the way of cabinets.
So Voila! Perfect solution: Unused oven = storage.
American readers: Feel free to mock me.
Mexican readers: Feel free to say “I told you so”.