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Frigidaire microwave oven use & care manual
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Eggs, sausages,
Puncture egg yolks before cooking
nuts, seeds,
to prevent "explosion".
fruits &
Pierce skins of potatoes, apples, squash, hot
dogs and sausages so that steam escapes.
Use specially bagged popcorn for microwave cooking.
Listen while popping corn for the popping to slow
to 1 or 2 seconds or use special popcorn pad.
Baby food
Transfer baby food to small dish and heat carefully,
stirring often. Check temperature before serving.
Put nipples on bottles after heating and shake
thoroughly. "Wrist" test before feeding.
Cut baked goods with filling after heating
to release steam and avoid burns.
Stir liquids briskly before and after
heating to avoid "eruption".
Use deep bowl, when cooking liquids
or cereals, to prevent boilovers.


It is not necessary to buy all new cookware. Many pieces
already in your kitchen can be used successfully in your new
microwave oven. Make sure the utensil does not touch the
interior walls during cooking.
Use these utensils for safe microwave cooking
and reheating:
Glass ceramic (Pyroceram
heat-resistant glass (Pyrex
Microwave-safe plastics
Paper plates
Microwave-safe pottery, stoneware and porcelain
Browning dish (do not exceed recommended preheating
time. Follow manufacturer's directions.)
These items can be used for short time reheating
of foods that have little fat or sugar in them:
wood, straw, wicker
Metal pans and bakeware
dishes with metallic trim
Non-heat-resistant glass
), such as Corningware
Non-microwave-safe plastics (margarine tubs)
Recycled paper products
Brown paper bags
Food storage bags
Metal twist-ties
Should you wish to check if a dish is safe for microwaving,
place the empty dish in the microwave oven and microwave
on hIGh for 30 seconds. A dish which becomes very hot
should not be used.
The following coverings are ideal:
Paper towels are good for covering foods for reheating
and absorbing fat while cooking bacon.
Wax paper can be used for cooking and reheating.
Plastic wrap that is specially marked for microwave use can
be used for cooking and reheating. dO NOT allow plastic
wrap to touch food. vent so steam can escape.
Lids that are microwave-safe are a good choice because
heat is kept near the food to hasten cooking.
Oven cooking bags are good for large meats or foods that
need tenderizing. dO NOT use metal twist ties. Remember
to slit bag so steam can escape.
Cook eggs in shells.
Reheat whole eggs.
dry nuts or seeds in shells.
Pop popcorn in regular brown bags
or glass bowls.
Exceed maximum time on popcorn package.
heat disposable bottles.
heat bottles with nipples on.
heat baby food in original jars.
heat or cook in closed glass jars
or air tight containers.
Can in the microwave as harmful
bacteria may not be destroyed.
deep fat fry.
dry wood, gourds, herbs or wet papers.

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