The 10 power levels allow you to choose the optimal
power level for your cooking needs.
CUSTOM COOK BUTTON
The Custom Cook button lets you store a customized
set of cooking instructions, and recall this setting later
from memory to begin cooking quickly.
Only one set of instructions can be stored at a time.
1. Press the Custom Cook button. The display shows
TOUCH START OR ENTER NEW
2. Use the number buttons to enter the cooking time.
The display will show the set time.
3. Press the Power Level button and use the number
buttons to enter the power level. The display will show
the selected power level. You can set the power level
from 0 to 9.
4. Press the Enter/Start button again.
5. To retrieve a Custom Cook setting, press the Custom
Cook button, then press the Enter/Start button.
You can only recall one stored Custom Cook setting
at a time.
You can check the power level anytime while
cooking by pressing the Power Level button.
WARM & HOLD
You can keep cooked food warm in your microwave oven
for up to 99 minutes 99 seconds.
1. Press Warm Hold button.
2. Enter the cooking time.
3. Press Enter/Start button.
Warm & Hold operates for up to 99 minutes 99
Food that is cooked covered should also be
covered during Warm & Hold.
Pastry items (pies, turnovers, etc.) should be
uncovered during Warm & Hold.
Complete meals kept warm on a dinner plate can
be covered during Warm & Hold.
16_ cookware guide
For food to cook in the microwave oven, the
microwaves must be able to penetrate the food
without being reflected or absorbed by the dish.
It is important to choose the correct cookware,
therefore, look for cookware that is marked
The following table lists various types of
cookware and indicates if and how they should
be used in a microwave oven.
If you are not sure whether an item is microwave-safe or
not, you can perform the following simple test:
1. Place 1 cup of water (in a glass-measuring cup) inside
your oven next to the item to be tested.
2. Press the Add 30 Sec. button twice to heat them
both for one minute at high power.
After one minute, the water should be warm and the item
you are testing should be cool. If the dish is warm, then
it is absorbing microwave energy and is not microwave-
Can be used in small quantities
to protect areas against
overcooking. Arcing can occur
if the foil is too close to the oven
wall or you use too much foil.
Do not preheat for more than
Porcelain, pottery, glazed
earthenware and bone china are
usually suitable, unless decorated
with a metal trim.
Some frozen foods are packaged
in these materials.
Can be used to warm food.
Overheating may cause the
polystyrene to melt.
Paper bags or
May catch fire.
May cause arcing.
paper or metal