USING YOUR RANGE
SING THE OVEN
Positioning racks and pans
Place the oven racks where you need them before
turning on the oven.
To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position,
raise the front edge and lift it out.
Be sure the rack(s) is level.
Use pot holders or oven mitts to protect your hands
if rack(s) must be moved while the oven is hot.
For best performance, cook on one rack. Place
the rack so the top of the food will be centered in
When cooking with two racks, arrange the racks
on the 2nd and 4th rack guides. Two sheets of
cookies may be baked if sheets are switched at
approximately three quarters of the total bake time.
Increase baking time, if necessary.
For best results allow 2 inches of space around
each pan and between pans and oven walls.
Extra oven rack position (roasting rack)
Use this rack position when roasting food too large to
Extra oven rack position
Use an adequate amount of liquid in the pan (meat
juices or water) so your food does not get overdone.
be placed on the first rack
For proper roasting,
follow these guidelines:
To avoid spillage,
remove food before pulling
out the rack.
Tilt the rack up at the
front before pulling it over
Where to place pans:
WHEN YOU HAVE
In center of the oven rack.
Side by side or slightly
3 or 4 pans
In opposite corners on
each oven rack. Stagger
pans so no pan is directly