Me and my wife have been using this as our only oven along with a gas cooktop. We have made just about everything in this thing. We've cooked: Whole chickens, leg quarters, cast iron skillet cornbread(my 12" skillet with handle fits perfectly), biscuits, muffins, pizzas, cinnamon rolls, meatloaf, cakes, pies, cookies. We also use it a lot as a warmer as food is being cooked on the cooktop(I prefer to set the oven to bake @ 200 than use the warm function) I find that thicker stuff like larger chicken pieces and whole chicken does take a little bit longer than in a conventional oven, but not by much and you just set the timer accordingly. The only thing I wish I could cook in it, but can't is possibly a whole turkey. BUT, I usually like those smoked anyway. And pots and pans... Definitely measure the interior before you go out and buy any pans for it. I have modified a few by bending the handles down or up on baking pans to fit the oven perfectly. But a lot of the stuff we cook, we just use the wire racks that come with the unit along with foil lining the drip pan.