A. Oven vent
Before baking and roasting, position the racks according to the
"Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section. When roasting, it is not
necessary to wait for the oven to preheat before putting food in,
unless recommended in the recipe.
Broiling uses direct radiant heat to cook food. Changing the
temperature when Custom Broiling allows more precise control
when cooking. The lower the temperature, the slower the cooking.
Thicker cuts and unevenly shaped pieces of meat, fish and poultry
may cook better at lower broiling temperatures.
For best results, use a broiler pan and grid. It is designed to
drain juices and help avoid spatter and smoke.
If you would like to purchase a broiler pan, one may be ordered.
Please refer to the cover for contact information. Ask for Part
It is not necessary to preheat the oven before putting food in unless
recommended in the recipe. Position food on grid in a broiler pan,
then place it in the center of the oven rack.
Two broil options are available, depending on your range model.
Open Door Broiling (on some models)
If the cooktop control knobs are located on the back panel of your
range, you may use open door broiling. Close the oven door to the
broil stop position.
The oven vent releases hot air and moisture from the oven, and
should not be blocked or covered. Blocking or covering vent will
cause poor air circulation, affecting cooking and cleaning results.
Do not set plastics, paper or other items that could melt or burn
near the oven vent.
The element can be used when the oven is in use as long as the
cookware does not extend more than
Baking and Roasting
To Bake or Roast:
1. Push in and turn the oven control knob to the desired
temperature setting. The OVEN HEATING light will turn on and
remain on until the oven reaches the set temperature.
2. Place food in oven. The bake element will turn on and off to
maintain cooking temperature. The OVEN HEATING light will
turn on and off with the element.
3. Turn oven control knob to OFF when finished.
Closed Door Broiling (on some models)
If the cooktop control knobs are located on the front panel of your
range, broiling must be done with the oven door completely closed.
1. Push in and turn oven control knob to BROIL HI or turn to
BROIL LO to broil at a lower temperature.
2. After broiling, turn the oven control knob to OFF.
" (1.3 cm) over the element.