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Oven bottom storage drawer?

How do you use your storage drawer? It always seemed very awkward to me to store anything down there.

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  1. pot lids and the spatter guard. That's it- the lids are close by when I need them, and tucked away when I don't.

    1. I store lots and lots of baking/cookie sheets. The drawer under my oven is very roomy and I can store them flat.

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      1. Mainly metal things such as cookie sheets, muffin pans, pie pans, etc. Oh, and a rather large ladle that doesn't seem to fit anywhere else.

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        1. re: Boudleaux

          Yup. I have a small kitchen and with out my oven drawer I would have not comfortable way of storing my cookie sheets and cooling racks.

          (and maybe I can get that damn ladle of the wall! Brilliant)

        2. If you have a convection oven, then store the extra racks there.

          1. Mine stores the baking stone and the broiler pan, unless I actually remember that it's really a warming drawer. Then I may turn it on and use it.