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KitchenAid KEMS376SBL0 Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Microwave-Convection Oven...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents ..........Inside i=ront Cover Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy ..Microwave-Convection Oven Features ........Features and Benefits ..........Touch Control Panel ..........Touch Operation Check ..........Service Call Check ..........Operation of Touch Control Panel - Programming Directions ....
  • Page 3: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy

    PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open since open-door operation can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat tamper with the safety interlocks.
  • Page 4: Microwave-Convection Oven Features

    MICROWAVE-CONVECTION OVEN FEATURES Oven Diagram: Heat-resistant door handle. Pull lever inside the handle to open door. Oven door with see-through window. Oven lamp. The lamp will light when door is opened or during cooking. Convection air openings. Removable turntable. Waveguide cover.
  • Page 5: Features And Benefits

    Features and Benefits • Turntable system provides more uniform cooking than ever before possible. Automatical- ly turns the food for even cooking. • Microprocessor touch control panel for wide variety of cooking programs not achievable by conventional methods. Entry signal tone. •...
  • Page 6: Touch Control Panel

    TOUCH CONTROL PANEL CONVECTION SYMBOL LIGHTED DIGITAL DISPLAY Shows readout cooking time, convection temperature or time of day. DEF MID CONV LOW M LOW MHIGH HIGH .INDICATORS Indicator lights for Convection (CONV), Variable Cooking, Cook, Mix and Auto Start (AUTO). AUTO COOKING FUNCTION...
  • Page 7: Touch Operation Check

    TOUCH CONTROL PANEL OPERATION CHECK CLOCK A° After the oven has been connected to the power in your home, all indicators will light and _SBSIwill flash on and off every second. Touch STOP/CLE,_,R pad once and -7 -_ m m _.
  • Page 8: Service Call Check

    SERVICE CALL CHECK Please check the following before calling for service: 1. When the door is opened, does the oven lamp light? 2. Place one cup of water in a glass measure in the oven and close the door securely. Oven light should go off if door is closed properly.
  • Page 9: Operation Of Touch Control Panel - Programming Directions

    OPERATION OF TOUCH CONTROL PANEL Your new Microwave-Convection Oven uses a microprocessor, the electronic brain that provides a wide variety of cooking programs which could not be achieved by conventional control methods. The operation of the oven is controlled by touching the appropriate pads arranged on the surface of the control panel.
  • Page 10: To Set The Clock

    To Set the Clock Your microwave oven functions as a clock to keep the time of day. To set the clock, follow this procedure. When oven is plugged in, all indicators will light and _/J-_ will flash on and off every second. Touch STOP/CLEAR pad,[-_C n w II appear.
  • Page 11: Minute Timer

    The touch control panelcan beusedasa timer for timingup to 99 minutes, 9 9 seconds. Thereisno cookinginvolved. * Suppose youwantto time a 3 minutelongdistance phonecall. Display Procedure Pad Order Step Enter desired time. Touch TIMER pad. • I_l I_e TIMER _wlDwl The timer will begin counting down to zero.
  • Page 12: Microwave Cooking

    MICROWAVE COOKING Throughout your Microwave-Convection Cookbook you will find step by step directions for each recipe. Basic instructions follow: 1. Always make certain the metal turntable is seated and in place. The oven should not be used without the turntable in place, and it should never be restricted so that it cannot rotate.
  • Page 13: Variable Cooking Control

    Variable Cooking Control The Variable Cooking Control on your oven allows you to select the rate of cooking: Approximate percentage of microwave power HIGH 100% MEDIUM HIGH MEDIUM MEDIUM LOW!DEFROST Some foods give best results when cooked more sLowly at a lower cooking power.
  • Page 14: Multiple Sequence Microwave Cooking

    Multiple Sequence Microwave Cooking Your oven can be programmed for up to 4 automatic cooking sequences, switching from one Variable Power Setting to another automatically. Check the microwave recipe section of your Microwave-Convection Cookbook for ideas on when to use multiple sequence cooking.
  • Page 15: Convection Cooking

    CONVECTION COOKING Your new oven can also be used for both convection and automatic microwave-convection cooking. During convection heating, air is circulated throughout the oven cavity brown and crisp foods quickly and evenly. The oven should not be used without the metal turntable in place and it should never be restricted...
  • Page 16: To Cook By Convection

    r To Cook by Convection Your Microwave-Convection Oven can be programmed for ten different convection cook- ing temperatures for up to 99 minutes, 99 seconds. * Suppose you want to cook at 350°F for 12 minutes. Step Procedure Pad Order Display Enter desired cooking time.
  • Page 17: To Preheat And Cook By Convection

    To Preheat and Cook by Convection the Same Temperature Your Microwave-Convection Oven can be programmed to combine preheating and convec- tion cooking or preheating and automatic mix cooking operations. can preheat at the same temperature as the MIX temperature or change it to a higher or lower temperature.
  • Page 18 CONV Open door. _-i i-i • l_tLI .0eLiLencL CONy START r"lJ-i I!__ • I_!I_I door. Touch START pad. COOK Convection Fan Symbol will rotate. The cooking time will count down to zero. When timer reaches zero, all indicators will go out and an audible signal will sound.
  • Page 19: Automatic Mix Cooking

    AUTOMATIC MIX COOKING Your Microwave-Convection Oven has two preprogrammed settings that make it easy to cook with both convection heat and microwaves automatically. The LOW MIX/BAKE pad is preprogrammed for 350°F with 10% microwave power, while the HIGH MIX/ROAST pad is preprogrammed for 375°F with 30% microwave power.
  • Page 20: To Change Convection Temperature Of Mix Settings

    To Change Convection Temperature Automatic Mix Settings may want to change the preprogrammed temperature of the LOW MIX/BAKE HIGH MIX/ROAST settings. Check your Microwave-Convection Cookbook for ideas on when to change the temperature. * Suppose you want to cook a roast for 60 minutes on HIGH MIX, 325° F. Pad Order Step Procedure...
  • Page 21: To Preheat And Cook With Mix Settings

    To Preheat and Cook with Automatic Settings * Suppose you want to preheat the oven to 375°F,then cook for 25 minutes on HIGH MIX/ROAST. Step Procedure Pad Order Display CONV Touch CONVECTION pad. CONVECTION CONV Touch desired preheat temperature pad. Enter desired cooking time.
  • Page 22 '-"-' Place food in oven. _! • l_!!_I START Close door. COOK Touch START pad. The Convection Fan Symbol will rotate, The cooking time will count down to zero. When timer reaches zero, all indicators will go out and an audible signal will sound. The time of day will reappear on the display. The cooling fan will remain on until the oven cavity has cooled.
  • Page 23: Convection And Microwave Cooking

    Convection and Microwave Cooking Your Microwave-Convection Oven can be programmed to combine convection and micro- wave cooking operations. Suppose you want to cook at 325°F for 15 minutes and then microwave at MEDIUM for 10 minutes. Pad Order Step Procedu re D isplay Enter desired convection Ira: w-, m-,...
  • Page 24: Broiling

    BROILING Your new Microwave-Convection Oven has special function keys to simplify programming. They are BROI L and SLOW COOK. Preheating is automatic when the BROIL setting is used. Only actual cooking time is entered; the oven signals when it is preheated to 450 ° F. Suppose you want to broil a steak for 14 minutes.
  • Page 25: Slow Cook

    SLOW COOK The SLOW COOK setting is preset for 300°F for 4 hours. It is designed for foods which cook longer than 99 minutes, 99 seconds at 300°F or less. Foods sqch as baked beans or marinated chuck steak are best cooked slowly at low temperatures.
  • Page 26: Auto Start

    If you wishto programyour ovento automaticallybegincookingat a designated t ime of day,follow this procedure: * Check to makesurethe clock is showing thecorrecttime of day. tep_ Procedure Display L 1. Enterthe desired start time. ___1_ I.._ _ILl Touch AUTO START/ • .2ll_l CLOCK pad.
  • Page 27: Use The Stop!Clear Pad To

    Check Auto Start Tim_e Once you have correctly programmed the oven for Auto Start, the correct time of day (not the Auto Start time) will appear on the display. To check the time of day you have programmed the oven to begin cooking, follow these steps: * Suppose you have already set the Auto Start time at 4:30 p.m.
  • Page 28: Cleaning And Care

    CLEANING AND CARE Touch Control Panel: Care should be taken in cleaning the touch control panel. If the control panel becomes soiled, open the oven door before cleaning. This will inactivate the control panel. Wipe the panel with a cloth dampened slightly with...
  • Page 29: Condensation

    CONDENSATION Occasionally some foods will cause the oven to "sweat". The humidity and moisture food will influence the amount of moisture in the oven. Generally, covered foods will not cause as much condensation as uncovered foods. Condensation is a normal part of microwave cooking. CAUTIOUS REMINDERS: Do not operate the oven empty...
  • Page 31: Convection Cooking Guidelines

    CONVECTION COOKING GUIDELINES This section of the operation manual is intended as a guide for the best cooking results using Convection heating alone and combination cooking. Please use it as a guide along with your new Microwave-Convection Cookbook. ACCESSORIES The following accessories are designed especially for use in the Microwave-Convection...
  • Page 32: Convection Heating

    CONVECTION HEATING-, Some foods are best when cooked using convection heat alone. These are foods which often have a cooking time 15 minutes or less and usually need quick crisping browning. These include: Appetizers - frozen, pastry-type, or other Biscuits and rolls - dairy case, brown n'serve,...
  • Page 33: Convection Broiling

    ....CONVECTION BROILING 1 Your Microwave-Convection Oven will broil meats, fresh or frozen to perfection! As in conventional cooking, broiling time will vary with thickness as well as weight. For best results use the directions that follow: Basic Convection Broiling Procedure: 1.
  • Page 34: Combination Baking

    Helpful Hints: 1. If roasting frozen meat, insert dual safe meat thermometer halfway through cooking time. 2. Thin sections of meat and wingtips and legs of birds that may overcook can be shielded with small pieces of aluminum foil. 3. Less tender cuts of beef can be roasted and tenderized using oven cooking bags.
  • Page 35 F-8938 Specifications s ubjectto change without notice. INSEA025-A51 Printed in Japan...

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