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Heating with high power level
Example: to heat for 5 minutes at 100% power:
1. Press Micro Cooktime
pad.
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2. Use the number pads to enter
desired heating time (cook time may
be set up to 99 minutes and 99
seconds).
3. Touch STARTpad.
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When heating has finished you will hear beeps.
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Heating with lower power levels
Using the highest power level to heat foods with does not
always give the best results when some types of food need
slower cooking, such as roasts, baked goods or custards.
Your oven has nine other power levels you may choose.
Example: to heat for 4 minutes at 70% power:
1. Press Micro Cooktirne
pad.
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cookt rne
2. Use the number pads to enter desired
heating time (cook time may be set
up to 99 minutes and 99 seconds).
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3. Press Power Level pad once for
power level 10 (100% power).
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4. Use the number key to change the
power level to 7. PL7 appears in the
display (70 % power).
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5. Press START pad.
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When heating has finished you will hear beeps.
Suggested power levels for cooking
The 10 power levels available with this microwave will help
you to adjust to the power output best suited for the food
type you are preparing. As with any food prepartion in the
microwave, it is best to follow the microwave instructions
that are printed on food packaging.
The table below provides suggested power levels for various
types of food that you can be prepare in the microwave.
level
output,
10
100 %
High
Boiling water.
Cooking ground beef.
Making candy.
Cooking fresh fruits & vegetables
Cooking fish & poultry.
Preheating
browning dish.
Reheating
beverages.
Cooking bacon slices.
9
90 %
Reheating
meat
slices
quickly.
Saute
onions,
celery
& green
peppers.
8
80 %
All reheating.
Cooking
scrambled
eggs.
7
70 %
60 %
50 %
40 %
6
5
30 %
Cooking
breads
& cereal
products.
Cooking
cheese
dishes
& veal.
Cakes,
muffins,
brownies
&
cupcakes.
Cooking
pasta.
Cooking meats & whole poultry.
Cooking custard.
Cooking spare ribs, rib roast &
sirloin roast.
Cooking
less tender
cuts of meat.
Reheating
frozen
packaged
foods.
Thawing
meat,
poultry
& seafood.
Cooking
small
quantities
of food.
Finish
cooking
casseroles,
stew
&
some
sauces.
2
20 %
Softening butter & cream cheese.
Heating small amounts of food.
1
10 %
Softening ice cream.
Raise yeast dough.

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