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Safety instructions ....................2-5
Operating Instructions, Tips
Aluminum Foil ........,..,..............4, 15, 18-20
Clock Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Exhaust System ....,...........................,,,.2 2, 23
Hood Extension ............................................23
Ovens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...................12 --25
Baking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-15
Broiling ................................................2• , 21
Light; Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . 13, 27, 28
Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 13, 24
Preheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Roasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 19
Self-Cleaning instructions,.............23-2 5
Shelves ..................12, 14, 15, 18, 24,30
Timed Baking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 17
Surface Cooking .............,................,,.....8-I O
Canning Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Control Settings .,.............,,....................8, 9
Cookware Tips .,..............,.................,,,9, 10
Cooktop Comparison ........,..,,.................,.8
Vent Duct ..................................................4, 28
Care and Cleaning
Plug-In Surface Units ....................,,,,..,.......26
Door Removal ...............................................2 9
Light Bulb Replacement ,.........,..,...,.,......:.27
Self-Cleaning Instructions ......,..........23 -25
GE Appliances
Hi-Low Cooking Center
Problem Solver..,................,..,32, 33
Thermostat Adjustment–
Do It Yourself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...........17
More questions ?..,cali
GE Answer Center" 800.626.2000
Installation
Leveling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Consumer Services ...,..............35
Appliance Registration ..........,......................2
Important Phone Numbers ............,,,........35
Model and Serial Numbers ...,............,.........2
Removal of Packaging Tape ...........,.,.,,,,.....2
Warranty ........................................Back Cover
Model JHP56

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  • Page 1

    More questions ?..,cali Operating Instructions, Tips GE Answer Center” 800.626.2000 Aluminum Foil ..,..,....4, 15, 18-20 Clock Timer ........... 11 Exhaust System ..,......,,,.2 2, 23...

  • Page 2: Help Us Help You

    (include your phone number): Consumer Affairs Model Number Serial Number GE Appliances Use these numbers in any correspondence or service Appliance Park calls concerning your cooking center. Louisville, KY 40225 If you received a damaged How to Remove Packaging Tape cooking center...

  • Page 3

    Teach children not to play with the controls or any other part of the cooking center. precautions should be followed, including the following: Never leave the oven door open when you are not watching the cooking center. Have the installer show you the location of’ the circuit breaker or fuse.

  • Page 4

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Do not touch the surface units, the heating Self-Cleaning Oven (lower) elements or the interior surface of the oven. Do not clean the door gasket. The door gasket These surfaces may be hot enough to burn even is essential for a good seal.

  • Page 5: Exhaust System

    Use little fat for effective shallow or deep-fat Always turn the surface units to off before frying. removing cookware. Filling the pan too full of fat can cause Keep an eye on foods being fried at high or medium high heat settings. If a combination of oils or fats will be used in frying, stir together before heating, or as fats...

  • Page 6: Features Of Your Cooking Center

    FEATURES OF YOUR COOKING CENTER Model JHP56...

  • Page 7

    Lower Oven & Storage Drawer . pper Oven and Control Panel See page See page Vent 1 Oven 4,28 24 Oven Light Switch Use to turn lower oven light on during Vent Hood Grease Filter cooking when oven door is closed. (behind the Hood Extension) 25 Broil Element 4,20,28...

  • Page 8

    HOW DOES THIS COOKTOP COMPARE TO YOUR OLD ONE? The best types of cookware to use, plus heat-up and Your new cooktop has electric coil surface units. cool-down times, depend upon the type of burner or If you are used to cooking with gas burners or other surface unit you have.

  • Page 9: Deep Fat Frying

    HI—Quick start for cooking; bring water to boil. fry, pan broil; maintain fast boil on HI—Fast large amount of food. amount of food. LO—Cook after starting at HI; cook with little water in covered pan. WM—Steam rice, cereal; maintain serving temperature of most foods.

  • Page 10

    SURFACE COOKWARE TIPS (continued) — Wok Cooking Do not use woks that have you use only a flat- support rings. Use of these types of woks, with or without bottomed wok. They are available at your local retail store. dangerous. Placi’ng the ring over the surface unit will cause a build-up of heat that will damage the porcelain cooktop.

  • Page 11: Questions And Answers

    . he automatic timers and clock on your cooking center are helpful devices that serve several purposes. To Set the Clock Push the center knob in and turn the clock hands to the correct time. (If the automatic timer pointer should move also, let the knob out and turn the timer pointer to OFF.

  • Page 12: Using Your Oven

    USING YOUR OVEN — Before Using the Upper or Lower Oven 4. Keep this guide handy so you can refer to it, 1. Look at the controls. Be sure you understand how especially during the first weeks of using your new to set them properly.

  • Page 13: Oven Lights

    Both ovens have four shelf supports identified in this illustration as A (bottom), B, C and D (top). Shelf positions for cooking are suggested in the Baking, Roasting and Broiling sections. Oven Lights The upper oven light is controlled by a switch at the bottom of the control panel.

  • Page 14

    BAKING (continued) Oven Shelves Arrange the oven shelf Type of Food Shelf Position or shelves in the desired locations while the oven is cool. The Biscuits or muffins B or C correct shelf position depends on the kind of B or C Cookies or cupcakes food and the browning desired.

  • Page 15

    When using prepared baking mixes, follow the package recipe or instructions for the best baking results. Cookies When baking cookies, flat cookie sheets (without sides) produce better-looking cookies. Cookies baked in a jelly roll pan (short sides all around) may have darker edges and pale or light browning may occur.

  • Page 16

    TIMED BAKING How to Time Bake Do not lock the lower oven door with the , ,, latch during baking. The latch is used for self-cleaning only. The automatic oven timer controls are designed to turn either oven on or off automatically at ‘.,/ specific times that you set.

  • Page 17

    To avoid possible burns, place the shelves in the OVEN, TEMP correct position before you turn the oven on. You can set the oven control to delay-start the oven, cook for a specific amount of time and then turn off automatically.

  • Page 18

    ROASTING Do not lock the lower oven door with the Most meats continue to cook slightly while standing, latch during roasting. The latch is used for after being removed from the oven. The standing time recommended for roasts is 10 to 20 minutes. This self-cleaning only.

  • Page 19: Roasting Guide

    I cook a Q. Is it necessary to check for doneness with a Q. Do I need to preheat my oven each time meat thermometer? roast or poultry? A. Checking the finished internal temperature at A. It is not necessary to preheat your oven. the completion of cooking time is recommended.

  • Page 20

    BROILING — Do not lock the lower oven door with the When broiling, leave the door open to broil stop position and use the Broiling Guide in this section. latch during broiling. The latch is used for Follow the directions below to keep spattering and self-cleaning only.

  • Page 21

    Always use the broiler pan and rack that comes with When arranging food on the pan, do not let fatty your oven. It is designed to minimize smoking and edges hang over the sides because dripping fat could the shielded 10wer juices in soil the oven.

  • Page 22

    Non-vented models also have a replaceable Charcoal Filter located behind the Hood Filter. Replace as needed with Part No. WB02X7692, available from your GE supplier. Motor The blower motor is permanently lubricated; it does not need oiling.

  • Page 23

    1. To remove, extend the hood as far as it will open. Hood Hook a finger behind flexible bar at each side of extension Flexible bar hood extension and move toward center of hood to move pins out of holes. Hood extension can be removed.

  • Page 24

    OPERATING THE SELF-CLEANING LOWER OVEN — (continued) How to Set the Oven for Cleaning Decide on cleaning hours necessary. Recommended Cleaning Time: Moderate Soil—2 hours (thin spills and light spatter) Heavy Soil—3 hours (heavy, greasy spills and spatter) Add these hours to present time of day, then push 1.

  • Page 25

    /’ Follow the directions in the Before a Clean Cycle section and then follow steps 1 and 2 of How to Set the Oven for Cleaning. Then push in and turn the Start Dial to the time you wish to start. Add the hours needed for cleaning to this start time, then push in and turn the Stop Dial to this desired stop time.

  • Page 26: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Proper care and cleaning are important so your cooking center will give you efficient and satisfactory service. Follow these directions carefully in caring for your cooking center to assure safe and proper maintenance. Surface Units and Drip Pans To replace a surface unit: To clean the surface units, turn the control to the highest setting for a minute.

  • Page 27

    CAUTION: Do not touch the bulb when it is hot or To replace the starter: with wet hands. Never wipe light area with a wet 1. Remove the light glass as explained above. cloth. Interrupt electrical supply to the cooking 2.

  • Page 28

    CARE AND CLEANING (continued) — Lower Oven Light The light bulb is located on the left side of the back wall of the oven. Before replacing the bulb, disconnect electric power to the cooking center at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel or unplug the cooking center from the electrical outlet.

  • Page 29

    TO CLEAN THE DOOR: but it is heavy. You may need Inside of the door: help removing and replacing the Because the area inside the gasket is cleaned during door. Do not lift the door by the the self clean cycle, you do not need to clean this handle.

  • Page 30

    CARE AND CLEANING (continued) Oven Shelves Clean the shelves with an abrasive cleanser or steel wool. After cleaning, rinse the shelves with clean water and dry with a clean cloth. NOTE: The oven shelves may be cleaned in the self-cleaning oven, however, they will darken, lose their luster and become hard to slide.

  • Page 31

    The storage drawer is a good place to store cookware To clean the inside: and bake~are. Do not st&e pfastics and flammable Wipe with soap and water. Rinse well. material in the drawer. Do not use cleaning powders or harsh abrasives which CAUTION: For your safety, plastics and may scratch the surface.

  • Page 32

    QUESTIONS? — USE THIS PROBLEM SOLVER PROBLEM Plug on cooking center is not completely inserted in the electrical outlet. OVEN WILL NOT WORK The circuit breaker in your house has been tripped, or a fuse has been blown. Oven controls nor properly set. Door left in locked position after cleaning.

  • Page 33

    PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE OVEN NOT CLEAN Oven controls not set properly. AFTER CLEAN CYCLE Heavily soiled ovens require a 3%4 hour clean time. Heavy spillovers should be cleaned up before starting clean cycle. OVEN DOOR LATCHED Switch OVEN SET knob to OFF. Allow oven to cool until the door latch ACCIDENTALLY DURING handle will unlock easily.

  • Page 34

    NOTES...

  • Page 35

    We’ll Be There In-Home Repair Sewice 8011626,2000 For Customers With Special Needs... 8011626.21700 Consumers with impaired hearing or speech who ha~e Braille controls f’t)r a ~wict.? of” access 10 a or a con~’entiorral teletypewriter ma)’ call resist in planning a Ixu-rier-f’ree kitchen for persons with limited free of ;har~e, call NN.626.2000.

  • Page 36

    To know what your legal rights are in your state, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. Warrantor: General Electric Company If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 Part No. 164D2966P058 49-8529...

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