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Cookware Guide - Samsung MW73C Owner's Instructions Manual

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Cookware Guide

To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to
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penetrate the food, without being reflected or absorbed by the dish
used.
Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the
cookware is marked microwave-safe, you do not need to worry.
The following table lists various types of cookware and indicates
whether and how they should be used in a microwave oven.
Cookware
Aluminium foil
Browning plate
China and earthenware
Disposable polyester
cardboard dishes
Fast-food packaging
Polystyrene cups
containers
Paper bags or
newspaper
Recycled paper or
metal trims
Glassware
Glassware
Oven-to-table ware
Fine glassware
Glass jars
Metal
Dishes Spoons forks
Freezer bag twist ties
Microwave-
Comments
Safe
 
Can be used in small quantities to protect
areas against overcooking. Arcing can
occur if the foil is too close to the oven
wall or if too much foil is used.

Do not preheat for more than eight
minutes.

Porcelain, pottery, glazed earthenware
and bone china are usually suitable,
unless decorated with a metal trim.

Some frozen foods are packaged in
these dishes.

Can be used to warm food. Overheating
may cause the polystyrene to melt.

May catch fire.

May cause arcing.

Can be used, unless decorated with a
metal trim.

Can be used to warm foods or liquids.
Delicate glass may break or crack if
heated suddenly.

Must remove the lid. Suitable for warming
only.

May cause arcing or fire.

Paper

Plates, cups, napkins
and Kitchen paper

Recycled paper
Plastic

Containers

Cling film
 
Freezer bags

Wax or grease-proof paper

:Recommended

:Use Caution

:Unsafe
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For short cooking times and warming.
Also to absorb excess moisture.
May cause arcing.
Particularly if heat-resistant
thermoplastic. Some other plastics may
warp or discolour at high temperatures.
Do not use Melamine plastic.
Can be used to retain moisture. Should
not touch the food. Take care when
removing the film as hot steam will
escape.
Only if boilable or oven-proof. Should not
be airtight. Prick with a fork, if necessary.
Can be used to retain moisture and
prevent spattering.

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