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Place oven racks in desired position before heating the
Preheat the oven when using the Bake, Convection
Pizza, Broil, and Warm
Allow oven to preheat while
or food items.
Setting a higher temperature
does not shorten preheat
Once oven is preheated,
place food in the oven as
quickly as possible to minimize
the loss of heat and
of oven temperature.
Your oven has one of the fastest preheat times in the
using a concealed
bake element. The lower
is hidden under the oven bottom.
It is normal that
the preheat time is different than your previous
had an exposed
element on the bottom.
Cleaning the oven is easier because
there is no
cleaning around a coil element showing
on the bottom
of the oven. The hidden lower element
from food soils and spills. Wiping
up excess spills is
is not necessary
for meats, poultry,
and frozen foods.
Preheat time will be longer when the electrical
to your house is less than 240 volts.
the oven temperature
will require a longer
preheat time. For example, the preheat time for 425 ° F
is longer than the preheat time for 3503 F.
When broiling, preheat the oven 3-4 minutes. Do not
preheat for more than 5 minutes.
For Best Results
Use the cooking
as a guide.
Open the door as briefly as possible to avoid
Use the interior oven light to view the food through the
rather than opening
the door frequently.
Use the Timer to keep track of cooking times.
Pans and Dishes
Glass baking dishes absorb heat. Follow
Use pans that provide the desired browning.
tender, light, golden-brown
use light, shiny,
Dark, rough or dull pans (nonstick
or anodized) will
absorb heat and result in a browner, crisper crust.
25 °F when using this type of pan. Follow
Insulated cookie sheets or bakeware
will increase the
length of cooking time.
Do not set any heavy object on the open oven door.
Do not keep empty
pans or pizza stones in the oven
during cooking as this could change the cooking
Store the pans outside the oven.
When cooking at high altitudes,
recipes and cooking
times will vary.
For accurate information,
write the Extension Service,
Colorado State University,
80521. There may be a cost for the guides. Specify
which high altitude food preparation
guide you prefer:
cakes, cookies, breads, etc.
It is normal for a certain amount of moisture
from the food during any cooking
The amount depends on the moisture
content of the
food. The moisture
on any surface
cooler than the inside of the oven, such as the control
Broil (Low, High)
Broil* (Low, High)
* Some models only