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Oven Use; Aluminum Foil; Positioning Racks And Bakeware - Whirlpool GBD279 Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool built-in electric convection oven use & care guide
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A minus sign means the oven will be cooler by the displayed
amount. The absence of a sign means the oven will be warmer by
the displayed amount. Use the following chart as a guide.
ADJUSTMENT °F
(ADJUSTMENT °C)
5° to 10°F (3° to 6°C)
15° to 20°F (9° to 12°C)
25° to 35°F (15° to 21°C)
-5° to -10°F (-3° to -6°C)
-15° to -20°F (-9° to -12°C)
-25° to -35°F (-15° to -21°C)
Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few
times, or when it is heavily soiled.
During oven use, the heating elements will not remain on, but will
cycle on and off throughout oven operation.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to
the fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to
certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well-
ventilated room.

Aluminum Foil

IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the oven bottom
finish, do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil, liners or
cookware.
For best cooking results, do not cover entire rack with foil
because air must be able to move freely.
To catch spills, place foil on rack below dish. Make sure foil is
at least ½" (1.3 cm) larger than the dish and that it is turned
up at the edges.

Positioning Racks and Bakeware

IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the porcelain
finish, do not place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or
bottom.
RACKS
Position racks before turning on the oven.
Do not position racks with bakeware on them.
Make sure racks are level.
To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front
edge, and then lift out. Use the following illustration and charts as
a guide.
5
4
3
2
1
6
COOKS FOOD
...a little more
...moderately more
...much more
...a little less
...moderately less
...much less

OVEN USE

To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration:
1. Press and hold BAKE until the oven display shows the current
calibration, for example, "0°F CAL COOK TEMP," if not yet
adjusted, or about 5 seconds.
2. On double ovens only, press UPPER OVEN or LOWER OVEN
to select oven.
Each oven calibration can be independently set.
3. Press BAKE to increase and BROIL to decrease the
temperature in 5 F (3 C) amounts. The adjustment can be
set between 35°F (21 C) and -35°F (-21 C).
4. Press START.
Traditional Cooking
FOOD
Large roasts, turkeys, angel food,
bundt and tube cakes, quick
breads, pies
Yeast breads, casseroles, meat and
poultry
Cookies, biscuits, muffins, cakes
Convection Cooking
FUNCTION
Convection baking or
roasting
Convection baking
Convection baking
BAKEWARE
To cook food evenly, hot air must be able to circulate. Allow
2" (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Use the
following chart as a guide.
NUMBER
POSITION ON RACK
OF PAN(S)
1
Center of rack.
2
Side by side or slightly staggered.
3 or 4
Opposite corners on each rack. Make sure that
no bakeware piece is directly over another.
RACK POSITION
1 or 2
2
2 or 3
NUMBER OF
RACK
RACKS USED
POSITION(S)
1
1, 2 or 3
2
2 and 4
3
1, 3 and 5

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