Do's And Don'ts - Beko CS5342APW Installation, Operation & Food Storage Instructions

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Do- Clean and defrost your appliance regularly (See "Cleaning and Care")
Do- Keep raw meat and poultry below cooked food and dairy products.
Do- Take off any unusable leaves on vegetables and wipe off any soil.
Do- Leave lettuce, cabbage, parsley and cauliflower on the stem.
Do- Wrap cheese firstly in greaseproof paper and then in a polythene bag, excluding as much
air as possible. For best results, take out of the fridge compartment an hour before eating.
Do- Wrap raw meat and poultry loosely in polythene or aluminium foil. This prevents drying.
Do- Wrap fish and offal in polythene bags.
Do- Wrap food with a strong odour or which may dry out, in polythene bags, or aluminium foil
or place in airtight container.
Do- Wrap bread well to keep it fresh.
Do- Chill white wines, beer, lager and mineral water before serving.
Do- Check contents of the freezer every so often.
Do- Keep food for as short a time as possible and adhere to "Best Before" and "Use by" etc.
Do- Store commercially frozen food in accordance with the instructions given on the packets.
Do- Always choose high quality fresh food and be sure it is thoroughly clean before you
freeze it.
Do- Prepare fresh food for freezing in small portions to ensure rapid freezing.
Do- Wrap all food in aluminium foil or freezer quality polythene bags and make sure any air is
Do- Wrap frozen food immediately after purchasing and put it in to the freezer as soon as possible.
Do- Defrost food in the fridge compartment.
Do- Remove ice cream from the freezer 10-20 minutes before serving.
Don't- Store bananas in your fridge compartment.
Don't- Store melon in your fridge. It can be chilled for short periods as long as it is wrapped
to prevent it flavouring other food.
Don't- Cover the shelves with any protective materials which may obstruct air circulation.
Don't- Store poisonous or any dangerous substances in your appliance. It has been
designed for the storage of edible foodstuffs only.
Don't- Consume food which has been stored for an excessive length of time.
Don't- Store cooked and fresh food together in the same container. They should be
packaged and stored separately.
Don't- Let defrosting food or food juices drip onto food.
Don't- Leave the door open for long periods, as this will make the appliance more costly to
run and cause excessive ice formation.
Don't- Use sharp edged objects such as knives or forks to remove the ice.
Don't- Put hot food into the appliance. Let it cool down first.
Don't- Put liquid-filled bottles or sealed cans containing carbonated liquids into the freezer,
as they may burst.
Don't- Exceed the maximum freezing loads (3 kg in any 24 hours) when freezing fresh food.
Don't- Give children ice-cream and water ices direct from the freezer. The low temperature
may cause 'freezer burns' on lips.
Don't- Freeze fizzy drinks.
Don't- Try to keep frozen food which has thawed; it should be eaten within 24 hours or
cooked and refrozen.
Don't- Remove items from the freezer with wet hands.
Don't- Close the freezer door before placing the compartment cover in its place.
Don't- Leave frozen food at room temperature to thaw; the best way to defrost food is to put
it in the fridge to thaw slowly. Make sure you avoid defrosting food or food juices drip
onto other food.

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