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Gas downdraft cooktop
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Usingyour cooktop.
CEAppliances
corn
Use a flat-bottomed
wok.
Wok This Way
We recommendthat you use a fiat-bottomed
wok, available at your local retail store.
Only a flat-bottomed
wok should
be used.
Do not use a flatq)ottomed
wok with a
wok holden
Do
not
rise
a flat-bottollled
wok
Oil }1
support
ring. Placing
tile ring over tile
bm'ner
or grate may cause tile bm'ner
to
work improperl>
resulting
in carbon
monoxide
levels above allowable
cmTent
standards.
This could be dangerous
to
veto" health.
Cookware
Uselargediametercookwareon rear
burners.
Aluminum: Medium-weight
cookware
is
recommended
because
it heats quickly
and evenly. Most foods brown
evenly in
an alumimm_
skillet. Use saucei)ans
with
tight fitting lids when
cooking
with
IIlinilIltllIl
alilO/ints
of _;_teI:
Enamelware: Under
some conditions,
tile
enai//el
of
SOllle
cookwaYe Ill}IV
melt. Follow cookware
mamdactm'er's
recommendations
fin" cooking
methods.
Glass: There
are two t)pes _ffglass
cookware:
those fin" oven rise only
and those fin" cooktop
cooking
(saucepans,
coffee and teapots).
Glass conducts
heat very slowly.
Cast Iron: If heated
slowly, n/ost
skillets will give satisfi_ctox_' results.
Heatproof Glass-Ceramic: Can be used
fin" either
sm'fl_ce or oven cooking.
It conducts
heat very slowly and cools
very slowly. Check
cookware
mantlfi_ctm'er's
directions
to be sm'e it
can
be
used
on
[I
gas
cooktop.
Stainless Steel: This metal alone
has
poor heating
properties
and is usually
combined
with coppe_; ahmfinum
or other
metals fin" improved
heat
distribution.
Combination
metal skillets
usually work safisfi_ctorilv if they are used
with medimn
heat as the manufi_cturer
i'ecolillilends.
Usingthe downdraft ventsystem.
ON
,.,.;
OFF
How to Operate the Downdraft VentSystem
The built-in vent system helps remove
cooking vapors, odors and smoke from
foods prepared on the cooktop.
To tm'n on tile vent tim, use tile vent
control
switch
on the control
panel.
Press down
on the left side of the
switch to turn
tile tim on.
Press down on the right
side of the
switch to turn
tile tim off.
NOTE: Even if the switch is in the
eff pesition, the fan wifl operate
automatically when the grifl burner
is in use.
Continuous
use of tile vent system
while cooking
helps kee I) the kitchen
comfln'table
and
less hmnid,
reducing
cooking
odors
and soiling
moisture
that nommllv
creates
a frequent
need
fin" cleaning.
Tile appearance
of tile burner
flames
may be affected
when
the vent tim is
operating.
IN CASE OFA POWERFAILURE, THE
VENTILATIONSYSTEM WILL NOT OPERATE.
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