Seffing Surface Burner Controls
Do not place plastic items
such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon
or plasflc wrappings
on top of
the range when if is in use. These items
could melt or ignite. Potholders,
wood spoons could catch fire if placed
too close to a flame.
Setting Proper Surface Burner Flame Size
For most cooking,
start on the highest control
and then turn to a lower
one to complete
the process. Use the recommendations
below as a guide for
flame size for various types of cooking.
The size and type
of utensil used and the amount of food
being cooked will influence the setting
needed for cooking.
In the event of an electrical
burners can be lit manually.
To light a surface
burner, hold a lit match
to the burner head, then slowly turn the
control knob to UTE. After burner
lights push in and turn knob to desired
Start most foods;
bring water to a boil; pan broiling.
a slow boil; thicken sauces, gravies;
Keep foods cooking;
_These settings are based on using medlum=welght
metal or aluminum
pans wlfh llds. Settings may vary
when using other types of pans. The color
of the flame
is the key to proper
A good flame
blue and hardly visible
in a well-lighted
room. Each cone of flame
and sharp. Clean burner if flame is yellow-orange.
of size, always
that is suitable
for the amount
type of food
Select a burner and flame size appropriate
the pan. Never allow
flames to extend beyond
the outer edge of the pan.
flame wastes heat and energy
and increases your risk of being burned
For deep fat frying,
use a thermometer
and adjust the surface control
If the fat is too cool, the food will absorb
the fat and be greasy.
If the fat is too hot, the food will brown so quickly
that the center will be
Do not attempt
to deep fat fry too much food
at once as the
food will neither
brown nor cook properly.