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Before Setting Surface Controls - Kenmore Gas cooktop Use & Care Manual

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Before Setting Surface Controls

MED
MED
OFF
OFF
OFF
DUAL RING
Figure 1
MED
MED
OFF
SIMMER
OFF
POWER BURNER
Control Locations of the Gas Surface Burners
Your cooktop is equipped with gas surface burners with diff erent BTU
ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as
the burner size increases.
The small
SIMMER burner is best used for simmering delicate sauces,
etc. This burner is located at the right rear burner position on the
cooktop.
REGULAR burners can be used for most surface cooking needs.
The
The
POWER burner is best used when preparing larger quantities of
food and it quickly bring liquids up to a rolling boil.
The
DUAL RING burner gives precise control from 18,000 BTUs all
the way down to 600 BTUs. The small inner ring is used for optimal
simmering, while both rings are used for even heat distribution and
maximum power.
Regardless of size, always select cookware that is suitable for the
amount and type of food being prepared. Select a burner and fl ame size
appropriate to the pan. Never allow fl ames to extend beyond the outer
edge of the pan.
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