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Cookware And Dinnerware; Aluminum Foil And Metal; Positioning Baking Tray - KitchenAid Built-In Convection Microwave Oven User Manual

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Cookware and Dinnerware

Cookware and dinnerware must fit on the turntable. Always use
oven mitts or pot holders when handling because any dish may
become hot from heat transferred from the food. Do not use
cookware and dinnerware with gold or silver trim. Use the following
chart as a guide, then test before using.
MATERIAL
RECOMMENDATIONS
Aluminum Foil,
See "Aluminum Foil and Metal" section.
Metal
Bottom must be at least ³⁄₁₆" (5 mm) above
Browning Dish
the turntable. Follow manufacturer's
recommendations.
Ceramic Glass,
Acceptable for use.
Glass
China,
Follow manufacturer's recommendations.
Earthenware
Melamine
Follow manufacturer's recommendations.
Paper: Towels,
Use nonrecycled and those approved by the
Dinnerware,
manufacturer for microwave oven use.
Napkins
Plastic: Wraps,
Use those approved by the manufacturer for
Bags, Covers,
microwave oven use.
Dinnerware,
Containers
Pottery and Clay
Follow manufacturer's recommendations.
Silicone Bakeware Follow manufacturer's recommendations.
Straw, Wicker,
Do not use in microwave oven.
Wooden
Containers
®†
Styrofoam
Do not use in microwave oven.
Wax Paper
Acceptable for use.
To Test Cookware or Dinnerware for Microwave Use:
1. Place cookware or dinnerware in microwave oven with
1 cup (250 mL) of water beside it.
2. Cook at 100% cooking power for 1 minute.
Do not use cookware or dinnerware if it becomes hot and the water
stays cool.
†®STYROFOAM is a Registered Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company.

Aluminum Foil and Metal

Always use oven mitts or pot holders when removing dishes from
the microwave oven.
Aluminum foil and some metal can be used in the microwave oven.
If not used properly, arcing (a blue flash of light) can occur and
cause damage to the microwave oven.
OK for Use
Racks and bakeware supplied with the microwave oven (on some
models), aluminum foil for shielding, and approved meat
thermometers may be used with the following guidelines:
To avoid damage to the microwave oven, do not allow
aluminum foil or metal to touch the inside cavity walls, ceiling or
floor.
Always use the turntable.
To avoid damage to the microwave oven, do not allow contact
with another metal object during microwave cooking.
Do Not Use
Metal cookware and bakeware, gold, silver, pewter, non-approved
meat thermometers, skewers, twist ties, foil liners such as
sandwich wrappers, staples and objects with gold or silver trim or a
metallic glaze should not be used in the microwave oven.

Positioning Baking Tray

Baking tray can only be used with convection cooking and broiling
(on some models). To avoid damage to the microwave oven, do not
use baking tray in combination with microwave cooking.
Place baking tray on slide rails as shown below. Push in tray to
stop position. Check that the baking tray is level.
For best cooking results, use baking tray only in the recommended
position.
A
B
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A. Slide rail
B. Baking tray

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