The large diameter of most water-bath or
pressure canners combined with high heat
settings for long periods of tima can cause
damage to the cooktop.
For best results,
use a canner which can be
centered over the surface burner.
Do not place canner on two surface burners at
the same time. Too much heat will build up and
will damage the cooktop.
Start with hot water. This reduces the tima the
control is set on high. Reduce heat setting to
lowest position needed to keep water boiling.
racks and pans
with one rack, place the
rack so the top of the food will be centered in the
Always position oven rack(s) in desired
location before turning oven on. Be sure
the rack(s) is level.
on two racks, arrange racks on
first and third rack guides from bottom.
NOTE: For recommended
rack placement when
broiling, see "Broiling rack position chart" on
When roasting food too large to be placed in
oven with rack in lowest position, place rack on
bottom of oven.
follow these guidelines:
The rack must be level.
Use adequate amount of liquid (meat juices or
water) so food does not get overdone.
Do not try to pull rack out over door. Rack will
be at the same level as door when door is
lf rack(s) must be moved while oven is
hot, use potholders or oven mitts to
Do not place items on the open oven
Be careful when installing and removing
large food items from sixth rack position.
Food will be close to hot surfaces,
including oven bottom and sides.
Failure to follow the above precautions
result in personal injury.