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Frozen Food Storage; Thawing; Ice Making - Electrolux 2222 740-55 Instruction Booklet

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fresh food, the yellow light
can be shortened, depending on the quantity of food
to be frozen. After the time has elapsed place the food
to be frozen in the two top compartments of the freez-
er as this is the coldest part; if freezing only a small
amount of food, always use the top compartment.
Once the food is completely frozen (which could take
up to 24 hours) press the fast freeze switch to deacti-
vate the fast freeze mode; the yellow light
Distribute the frozen food packages in the other com-
partments, so that the top compartments can be used
for a further freezing operation.
Only freeze top quality, fresh and thoroughly cleaned
Do not allow fresh food to touch food which is already
During the freezing process, ensure that the freezer
door remains closed.

Frozen food storage

When you first start the freezer or if the freezer has
been out of use for some time, we advise you to run
your appliance for at least two hours in the «fast
freeze» mode before storing frozen food.
To obtain the best performance from this appliance,
we strongly recommend that you make sure that the
commercially frozen foodstuffs were adequately
stored by the retailer and, furthermore, be sure that
these frozen foodstuffs are transferred from the food-
store to the consumer in the shortest possible time (a
temperature increase of the frozen food could shorten
its storage period).
It is also advisable not to exceed the storage period
indicated by the producer of the food.
Finally, do not open the door frequently or leave it
open longer than is absolutely necessary.
Do not put carbonated liquids, (fizzy drinks
etc.), in the freezer compartment.
Ice lollies, if consumed immediately after
removal from the freezer, can possibly result in
a low temperature skin burn.
Do not remove items from the freezer if your
hands are damp/wet, as this could cause skin
abrasions or "frost/freezer burns".
If there is a power failure during the storage of
frozen food, do not open the door during the
whole time of the power failure. If the freezer is
fully loaded, the frozen food will not be affected
if the power cut is of short duration; otherwise,
it is recommended to consume the food within
a very short time.
illuminates. This time
goes off.
To remove the drawers, proceed as follows: pull the
drawer out until it comes to a stop, then tilt it upwards
(see figure).


Frozen food, prior to being used, can be thawed in the
fridge or at room temperature depending on the time
available. Small food items may even be cooked from
frozen; in this case cooking will take longer.
Any frozen food which is allowed to thaw accidentally
should either be eaten as soon as possible or thrown
away. Alternatively, if the food is uncooked and has
not been completely defrosted it can be cooked and
then refrozen.
Defrosted cooked food must never be refrozen.
Making ice cubes
The appliance is provided with a plastic ice cube tray.
Fill the tray 3/4 full to allow the ice to expand and
place it in the freezer. To turn out the ice cubes simply
give the tray a slight twist to release the cubes.
Never tray to free an ice tray that is frozen to the
freezer using a sharp or pointed object.

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