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Surface Cooking; Panel Light (Select Modeis); The Controls - Maytag CFE9000BCB User Manual

Electric ceramic glass range with touch control
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SURFACE
COOKING
Panel
Light
(select
models)
The
panel
light
is turned
on by pushing
the rocker
switch on tile control panel and holding it in until the
lhmrescent
light
comes
on. It may be turned
off by
pushing
the other side of the switch,
The Controls
Ymr
range is equipped
with surface control
knobs that
proxide
an infinite choice
of heat settings
from Low
to
High.
The knobs
can be set on or between
any of" the
mmlbered
settings,
To operate
the control:
Push in and turn the knob ill
either
direction
to the desired
heat setting,
A surfime
indieator
light on the control
panel will turn on to alert
wnt tlmt one or more
of the surf'aee elements
are on.
After a cooking
operation,
be sure tim elements
and
indicator
lights am off.
Suggested
Heat
Settings
Turn the control
knob to the desiwd
heat setting.
If in
doubt,
it is better
to select a lower setting
and incwase
to a higher
one later if"needed.
It wilI take longer
for
the element
to cool to a lower temperatm'e
than to heat
up to a ]figher temperature.
Use the f_41owing chart as a guideline
m_til wm become
more familiar
_4th wmr new range,
ln[brmation
in the
chart
is
based
ol_ the
use
of heavy
gauge
metal
coo_vare,
()ther
pan materials
may require
a dift}went
heat setting
fbr the same cooking operation.
(For more
information
op_ cookware,
sec' "Cooking
Made
Simple"
booklet.)
HIGH
8-9
7
5-6
3-4
1-2
LOW
To bring liquid to a })oil, blanch or bring
up
pressure
in a pressure
cooker.
Always reduce
to a lower heat setting
when liquids just begin to boil or food
begins to cook.
"1_ quickly brown or sear meat, for lhst
cooking of non protein foods (such as
vegetables or pasta).
To maintain a fast boil for large amomats
of liquid.
To maintain a slow boil for large
amounts oiCliquid, ibr most }_4ng.
To continue eooking uncovered tbods,
fi)r most slow frying, stewing, braising or
steaming.
For long, slow cooking o}'covered foods
(simmering),
To keep |oods warm be|bre serving, melt
chocolate
or butter.
Heat
Retention
The ceramic
glass cooking
area retains
heat tbr a period
of time after
the elements
have been turned
off, Put
this retained
heat to good use. Tmn the elements
off a
f_w minutes
before
toed is eompk'tely
cooked
and use
the retained
heat to complete
the cooking.
Becanse
of
this heat retention
charactenstic,
the elements
xxqll not
respond
to changes
in heat settings
as quiekly
as coil
elements.
In
the
event
of a potential
be|lover,
remove
the pan from
the eooking
area.
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