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Setting Surface Controls; Operating Surface Elements - Frigidaire FFEF3010LWB Use & Care Manual

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Operating
surface elements
- Surface elements may appear to have cooled after
they have been turned off. The element
surface
may still be hot and burns may occur if the element
or the area surrounding the element is touched before
it has cooled sufficiently.
-
Do not place flammable
items such as plastic salt
and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic
wrappings on top of the range when it is in use. These
items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or
wooden spoons could catch fire if placed too close to
the surface elements.
Protective
liners--Do
not use aluminum foil to line
surface drip bowls, or reflector pans. Zmproper
installation of these liners may result in risk of electric
shock, or fire. Only use aluminum foil as
recommended in this manual.
To operate
surface elements:
1.
Place correctly sized cooking utensil on surface
element.
2.
Push in and turn the surface control knob (See Fig. 1).
in either direction to the desired setting. Start most
surface cooking on a higher setting and then turn to a
lower setting to finish. The surface control knobs do not
have to be set exactly on a particular spot. Use the
graphics provided as a guide and adjust the control
knob as needed (See Fig. 2). Each surface element
provides a constant amount of heat at each setting. For
more information see the Suggested surface
element
settings table (See Fig. 3).
3.
When cooking is complete, turn the surface element
OFF before removing the cookware.
o The size and type of utensil used, and the amount and
type of food being cooked will influence the surface
setting needed for best cooking results,
The surface indicator light will glow when one or
more surface elements are turned ON. A quick glance
at this indicator light when finished surface cooking is
an easy check to be sure all surface controls are turned
OFF.
Fig. 1
OFF
SIM
2
3
4
5
6
hi
Fig. 2
Suggested
surface
element
settings
The suggested settings table provided below are based
when cooking with medium-weight aluminum pans with
lids. Settings may vary when using other types of pans.
Suggested
surface element
settings
table
Settings
Type of cooking
High (Hi- 9)
Start most foods, bring water to a
boil, pan broiling
Medium high (7 - 8)
Continuea rapid boil, fry, deep fat fry
Medium (5 - 6)
Maintain a slow boil, thicken sauces
and gravies or
stea m veg eta bles
Medium Low (2 - 4)
Keep foods cooking, poach, stew
Low (LO or S[M - 1)
Keep warm, melt, simmer
Fig. 3
Do not allow aluminum
foil, orANY material that can
melt to make contact with the surface elements,

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