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Freezer Compartment And Food Storage; Removing The Freezer Drawer Container; Tips For Freezing And Storing Fresh Food; Frozen Food: Shopping Tips - Whirlpool BLF 8121 User Manual

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FREEZER COMPARTMENT AND FOOD STORAGE

The freezer compartment
frozen food (for the period indicated on the packaging) and
the freezing of fresh food .
The quantity of fresh food that can be frozen in 24 hours is
written on the rating plate .
Arrange the fresh food in the freezing area inside the freezer
compartment, leaving enough space around the food
packages to allow air to circulate freely . It is advisable that
you do not re-freeze food that has partially defrosted . It is
important to wrap the food in a way that prevents the ingress
of water, humidity or condensation .

REMOVING THE FREEZER DRAWER CONTAINER

Open the freezer door .
Pull the upper container upwards by the right and left
corners (1) .
Remove the drawer (2) .
Install the upper container in the reverse order .

TIPS FOR FREEZING AND STORING FRESH FOOD

We recommend to label and date all your frozen food .
Adding a label will help you to identify foods and to
know when they should be used before their quality
deteriorates .Do not re-freeze defrosted food .
Before freezing, wrap and seal fresh food in: aluminium
foil, cling film, air and water-tight plastic bags, polythene
containers with lids or freezer containers suitable for
freezing fresh food .
Food must be fresh, mature and of prime quality in order
to obtain high quality frozen food .

FROZEN FOOD: SHOPPING TIPS

When purchasing frozen food products:
Ensure that the packaging is not damaged (frozen food
in damaged packaging may have deteriorated) . If the
package is swollen or has damp patches, it may not have
been stored under optimal conditions and defrosting
may have already begun .
When shopping, buy frozen foods at the end of your trip
and transport them in a thermally insulated cool bag .
allows for the storage of
To get more volume, the freezer compartment can be used
without the freezer drawers . Make sure that the door is closed
properly .
ICE CUBES
Fill 2/3 of the ice tray with water and put it back in the freezer
compartment . Do not use sharp or pointed objects to remove
the ice under any circumstances .
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FREEZING ZONE DRAWER
(MAX COOL ZONE) Suggested to freeze fresh/
cooked food .
FREEZER DRAWER
Fresh vegetables and fruit should preferably be frozen
as soon as they are picked to maintain the full original
nutritional value, consistency, colour and flavor . Some
meat, especially game, should be hung before it is frozen .
Always leave hot food to cool before placing in the
freezer .
Eat fully or partially defrosted foods immediately . Do not
refreeze unless the food is cooked after it has thawed .
Once cooked, the thawed food can be refrozen .
Do not freeze bottles with liquid .
Once at home, place the frozen foods immediately in the
freezer .
If food has defrosted even partially, do not refreeze it .
Consume within 24 hours .
Avoid or reduce temperature variations to the minimum .
Respect the best-before date on the package .
Always observe the storage information on the package .
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