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Removal Of Freezing Baskets From The Freezer; Helpful Hints And Tips; Hints For Freezing; Hints For Storage Of Frozen Food - Electrolux QT3549FX User Manual

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Removal of freezing baskets from the freezer

The freezing baskets have a limit stop to prevent
their accidental removal or falling out. At the time
of its removal from the freezer, pull the basket
towards yourself and, upon reaching the end
point, remove the basket by tilting its front up‐
wards.
At the time of putting it back, slightly lift the front
of the basket to insert it into the freezer. Once you
are over the end points, push the baskets back in
their position.

Helpful hints and tips

Hints for freezing

To help you make the most of the freezing process, here are some important hints:
• the maximum quantity of food which can be frozen in 24 hrs. is shown on the rating
plate;
• the freezing process takes 24 hours. No further food to be frozen should be added during
this period;
• only freeze top quality, fresh and thoroughly cleaned, foodstuffs;
• prepare food in small portions to enable it to be rapidly and completely frozen and to
make it possible subsequently to thaw only the quantity required;
• wrap up the food in aluminium foil or polythene and make sure that the packages are
airtight;
• do not allow fresh, unfrozen food to touch food which is already frozen, thus avoiding
a rise in temperature of the latter;
• lean foods store better and longer than fatty ones; salt reduces the storage life of food;
• water ices, if consumed immediately after removal from the freezer compartment, can
possibly cause the skin to be freeze burnt;
• it is advisable to show the freezing in date on each individual pack to enable you to keep
tab of the storage time.

Hints for storage of frozen food

To obtain the best performance from this appliance, you should:
• make sure that the commercially frozen foodstuffs were adequately stored by the re‐
tailer;
• be sure that frozen foodstuffs are transferred from the foodstore to the freezer in the
shortest possible time;
• not open the door frequently or leave it open longer than absolutely necessary.
• Once defrosted, food deteriorates rapidly and cannot be refrozen.
• Do not exceed the storage period indicated by the food manufacturer.
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