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Surface Cooking; Panel Light; The Controls; Suggested Heat Settings - Maytag CRE9830BCE Owner's Manual

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SURFACE
COOKING
Panel
Light
(select
models)
The panel
light
is turned
on by pushing
the rocker
switch
on the control
panel
and holding
it in until the
fluorescent
light
comes
on. It may be turned
off by
pushing
the other side of the switch.
The
Controls
Your range is equipped
with surface control
knobs that
prox_de an infinite
choice of heat settings
from Low to
tligh.
The knobs can be set on or between
any of the
numbered
settings.
To operate
the control:
Push in and turn the knob in
either
direction
to the desired
heat setting.
A surface
indicator
light oll the eontroI panel ,_4!1turn on to alert
you that one or more of the surface
elements
are on.
After a cooking
operation,
be sure
the elements
and
indicator
lights are off.
Suggested
Heat
Settings
Turn the control
knob to the desired
heat setting.
If in
doubt, it is better
to select a Iower setting and increase
to a higher
one later if needed.
It will take longer
for
the element
to cool to a lower temperature
than to heat
up to a higher temperature.
Use the following chart as a guideline
untiI you become
more familiar
x_th your new range.
Information
in the
chart
is based
on the
use
of heavy
gauge
metal
cookxvare. Other
pan materi_ds
may require
a different
heat setting
_br the same cooking operation.
(For more
information
on cookware,
see
"Cooking
Made
Simple"
booklet.)
HIGH
To bring hquid to a boil, 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.
8-9
' To quickly brown or sear meat, for last
'
[ cooking of non-protein
foods (such as
vegetables or pasta).
7
To maintain a fast boil for large amounts
I of liquid.
5-6
i ! To maintain a slow boil for large
....
,
"
_ amounts of liquid for most frying.
To continue cooking uncovered foods,
.
I for mo_ slow fodng, stewing, braising or
t
steaming.
:
(simmering).
LOW
:
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