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Simmer - KitchenAid KICU540BSS Use & Care Manual

Touch-activated electronic induction cooktop
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ToUse
1. Press P OWER.
The indicator lightabove t hePower keypad a ndadash ("-")
ineach surface c ooking a rea will l ighttoindicate t hateach
surface c ooking a rea isready t obeactivated.
Inactivity for1minute a fter t hemain power hasbeen turned
onwill a utomatically
turn offthepower tothecooktop.
If acooking f unction o rthepower slider i stouched w ithout
first s electing asurface c ooking a rea, alldashes (one foreach
zone) will flash and an invalid tone will sound 3 times.
To Turn On a Surface
Cooking
Area:
1. Touch directly on the display area for the surface cooking
area you want to use.
The current power level and indicator light will flash for
10 seconds then remain on.
Touching any other feature or the power slider stops the
flashing and information
for the keypad that was touched will
be displayed.
When a surface cooking area is selected, the timer will also
turn on to show that it can now be set.
2.
When a surface cooking area is left at the "0" power level for
1 minute, the surface cooking area will automatically turn off
and display only the middle dash without the indicator light.
Select a heat setting from 1 to 9 by touching/sliding
on the
power slider. The heat setting will appear in the surface
cooking area display.
The power slider consists of 9 positions plus a "Boost"
position. When the user slides to 0, "0" will be displayed. The
surface cooking area will not turn on but remains active/
selected.
When a surface cooking area is left at the "0" power level for
1 minute, the zone will automatically turn off and display only
the middle dash without the indicator light.
Use the following chart as a guide when setting heat levels.
Setting
Recommended
Use
9 - Boost
Bring liquid to a boil.
9
Start food cooking.
7 - 8
Quickly brown or sear food.
6-7
Hold a rapid boil.
5- 6
Fry or saute foods.
Cook soups, sauces and
gravies.
4- 5
Maintain a slow boil.
Stew or steam food.
3 - 5
Range of simmer levels for
simmering with or without a lid.
Melt
Melt chocolate or butter.
Simmer
Simmer sauces.
3. Touch POWER to turn off the cooktop when finished.
Hot Surface
Indicator
An "H" will appear in the heat setting display as long as any
surface cooking area is too hot to touch, even after the surface
cooking area(s) is turned off.
A B
MIN
BOIL
A. Heat setting display
B. Hot surface indicator "H"
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit for more than one hour before or
after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness.
This function allows you to temporarily
hold a cooking process,
and then resume the cooking process, returning to the previous
settings.
NOTE: The Boiling Sensor function and any Timer settings will
not resume after using the Pause function.
To Use'.
1. Press the PAUSE key.
2. "1 I" blinks on the display in place of the power levels.
3. Press the PAUSE key again to turn off Pause and resume
cooking.
A
A. Pause function display
This function automatically
selects the ideal power setting for
bringing water to a boil and signals when the boiling point is
reached.
To Use:
1.
After positioning
the pot of water, press
POWER
and select
the desired
surface
cooking area.
2.
Press the BOILING
SENSOR
key. "A" appears
on the display,
and the indicator
light turns on.
3.
During heating,
an animation
is displayed
in the space next to
the surface
cooking area display.
4.
When the water comes to a full boil, the first of 3 signal tones
will sound.
5.
After the second
signal tone sounds,
a timer is automatically
activated
to keep track of the boiling
time.

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