Wednesday, June 2, 2010 "Not only is natural gas cheap for the residential consumer, it also has a number of varied uses. The best known uses for natural gas around the home are natural gas heating and cooking. Cooking with a natural gas range or oven can provide many benefits, including easy temperature control, self ignition and self cleaning, as well as being approximately one-half the cost of cooking with an electric range. Many of the top chefs prefer natural gas ranges for their quick heating ability and temperature control. Gone are the days of temperamental natural gas ranges, the newer generations of natural gas ranges allow for some of the most efficient, economical, and versatile cooking appliances ever."