USING YOUR OVEN
Every oven has its own characteristics.
Yon may find
that the cooking times and temperatures
from your old oven. This is normal.
Your Maytag range is equipped with pilotless ignition.
With this type of ignition system, the oven will not
during a power failure or if the range is
from the wall outlet.
A lighted match will not light the oven burner.
attempt should be made to operate the oven during a
When opening the oven door, allow steam and hot air to
escape before reaching into tile oven to check, add or
Tile four oven racks are designed with a lock-stop edge
to keep the racks from coming completely
out of the
oven when there is food placed on them.
Be sure the rack is cool. Pull the rack
straight out until it stops. Tilt the front end of the rack
up and continue pulling it out.
Tilt the front end of the rack up and place
it between the rack supports. Slide it back until it clears
the lock-stop position. Lower the front and slide the
Baking and Roasting
rack straight in.
(For additional baking, roasting and convection
Do not cover an entire
oven rack or oven bottom
refer to "Cooking
Made Simple" booklet.)
foil. This will restrict air flow.
Do not attempt to change the rack positions when the
oven is hot. Use the following guidelines when selecting
the proper rack position. Never
1. Place racks on proper rack positions,
on the oven bottom.
2. Press the OVEN TEMP or the CONVECT
and 000 ° will
Baking and Roasting
appear in the display.
3. Press either the • or • pad once and 350 ° will
Used for roastinglarge cuts of meat
appear in the display when in the bake mode. When
and large poultry, frozen pies, souffles
in the conveet mode 325 ° will appear. Press the • or
or angel food cake.
I Used for roasting smallcuts ofmeat,
large casseroles baking loaves of
The word ON will light in the display, the oven will
bread, cakes (in either tube, bundt or
turn on and the temperature
display will rise in 5 °
layer pans) or two-rack baking.
increments while the oven is preheating. A beep will
Used for most baked goods on a
sound to indicate that the oven has preheated. Allow
cookie sheet or jelly roll pan or
10-15 minutes for preheating,
frozen convemence foods.
4. After the cooking operation,
turn the oven off by
Used for most broiling and two-rack
pressing the CANCEL pad. Remove food from the
Used for broiling thin, non-fatty foods
r such as fish, toasting bread.