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Monogram Use and Care Guide for ZMC1095 Series Built - In Microwave / Convection Oven MoYlogram ] a _ Microwave / Convection Oven
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Introduction Your new Monogram microwave / convection oven The Monogram microwave / convection oven was makes an eloquent statement of style , convenience designed to provide the flexibility to blend in with and kitchen planning flexibility . Whether you chose your kitchen cabinetry . it for its purity of design , practical cooking features The information on the following pages will help or assiduous attention to detail - - or for all of you operate and maintain your microwave / convection these reasons - - you'll find that your Monogram oven properly . microwave / convection oven's superior blend of form For a listing of dealers - - or if you have other and function wilt delight you for years to come . questions - - please call the GE Answer Cente ( " _ ( 800.626.2000 ) . Contents Hold Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Adapter Plugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Aluminum Foil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Kitchen Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Appliance Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Microwaving Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Power Levels . . . . . . . . . . 7 , 8 , 13 - - 18 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 , 9 Sensor Beverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Combination Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . 26 - - 29 Sensor Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 , 23 Combination Roast . . . . . . . . 28 , 29 Sensor Cooking Control Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Cooking by Temperature . . . . . . 27 Sensor Popcorn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Cooking by Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Sensor Reheat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 , 23 Consumer Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Sound Level Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 , 9 Model and Serial Number Convection Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 , 25 Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Cooking by Temperature . . . . . . 25 Oven Shelf . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 , 10 , 12 , 20 - 22 Cooking by Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 - 28 , 31 Cooking Reference Guide . . . . . . . . . . 30 Precautions to Avoid Possible Cookware and Accessories . . . . . . . . . 12 Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Extension Cords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Problem Solver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 6 Grounding Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Temperature Probe Light Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 . . . . . . . 5 , 8 - 10 , 18 , 25 , 27 - 29 , 32 Microwave Cooking . . . . . . . . . 7 , 10 - 23 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Add 30 Seconds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 What Your Oven Can Do . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Auto Defrost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 , 19 Questions ? Cooking by Temperature . . . . . . 17 Call GEAnswer Center Cooking by Time . . . . . . . . . . . 14 , 15 800.626.2000 Cooking Complete Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 Defrosting by Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Microwave power output ] Delay Start / Reminder . . . . . . . . . . 15 of this oven is 800 watts . / Delayed Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 ( IEC - 705 " I _ st Procedure ) ] Express Cook Feature . . . . . . . . . . 15 2
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HELP US HELP YOU . . . Write down the model and serial numbers . Before using your oven , read this guide carefully . See the Features of Your Oven section for model and serial number location . These numbers are also on the It is intended to help you operate and maintain your new Consumer Product Ownership Registration Card that microwave oven properly . Keep it handy for answers to came with your microwave oven . Before sending in this your questions . card , please write these numbers here : If you don't understand something or need more help , call : Model Number GE Answer Center _ 800.626.2000 Serial Number 24 hours a day , 7 days a week Use these numbers in any correspondence or service calls concerning your microwave oven . If you received a damaged oven . . . Save time and money . Before you request service . . . Immediately contact the dealer ( or builder ) that sold you the oven . Check the Problem Solver in this guide . It lists causes of minor operating problems that yon can correct yourself . 3
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IF YOU NEED SERVICE . . . To obtain service , see the Consumer Services page in NEXT , if you are still not pleased , write all the the back of this guide . details - - including your phone number - - to : We're proud of our service and want you to be Manager , Consumer Relations pleased . If for some reason you are not happy with the GE Appliances service you receive , here are two steps to follow for Appliance Park further help . Louisville , KY 40225 F1RST , contact the people who serviced your appliance . Explain why you are not pleased . In most cases , this will solve the problem . 6
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MICROWAVING TIPS • Make sure all cookware used in your microwave • Paper towels , waxed paper and plastic wrap can be used to cover dishes in order to retain oven is suitable for microwaving . Most glass casseroles , cooking dishes , measuring cups , custard moisture and prevent spattering . Be sure to vent cups , pottery or china dinnerware which does not plastic wrap so steam can escape have metallic trim or glaze with a metallic sheen • Some microwaved foods require stirring , rotating can be used . Some cookware is labeled " suitable for or rearranging . microwaving . " • Steam builds up pressure in foods which are • lfyou are not tightly covered by a skin or membrane . Pierce sure if a dish is potatoes , egg yolks and chicken livers to prevent microwave - safe , bursting . use this test : Place in the oven If you use a meat thennometer while cooking , make both the dish you sure it is safe for use in microwave ovens . are testing and a glass measuring cup filled with one cup of water - - set the measuring cup either in or next to the dish . Microwave 1 minute at high . If the dish heats , it should not be used for microwaving . If the dish remains cool and only the water in the cup heats , then the dish is microwave - safe . VARIABLE POWER LEVELS ( 1 - 10 ) Rest periods ( when the microwave energy cycles off ) How to Change Power Level give time for the food to " equalize " or transfer heat 1 . Press MICRO COOK or TIME DEFROST . to the inside of the food . An example of this is shown with Power Level 3 the defrost cycle . If microwave 2 . Select cooking or defrosting time . energy did not cycle off , the outside of the food would 3 . Press POWER LEVEL . cook before the inside was defrosted . 4 . Select desired power Here are some examples of uses for various power level 1 - 10 . levels : 5 . Press START . POWER LEVEL BEST USES High 10 Fish , bacon , vegetables , Variable power levels add flexibility to your microwave cooking . The power levels on your microwave oven boiling liquids . can be compared to the surface units on a range . High Med - High 7 Gentle cooking of meat and ( Power Level 10 ) or full power is the fastest way to poultry ; baking casseroles cook and gives you 100 % power . Each power level and reheating . gives you microwave energy a certain percent of the Medium 5 Slow cooking and tenderizing time . Power Level 7 is microwave energy 70 % of the such as stews and less tender time . Power Level 3 is energy 30 % of the time . cuts of meat . A high setting ( 10 ) will cook faster but may need Low 3 Defrosting without cooking ; additional attention such as frequent stirring , rotating simmering ; delicate sauces . or turning over . Most of your cooking will be done on High ( Power Level 10 ) . A lower setting wilt cook Warm 1 Keeping food warm without more evenly and with less attention given to stirring overcooking ; softening butter . or rotating the food . Some foods may have better flavor , texture or appearance if one of the lower settings is used . You may wish to use a lower power level when cooking foods that have a tendency to boil over , such as scalloped potatoes . 7
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YOUR TOUCH CONTROL PANEL The touch control panel allows you to set the oven controls with the touch of a finger . It's designed to be easy to use and understand . With your new oven , you have several cooking options . In addition to microwave or convection cooking , you have combination cooking , which uses both methods . Also sensor microwave cooking ( Sensor Cook ) and sensor microwave defrosting ( Sensor Defrost ) , and sensor combination temperature cooking ( Combination Roast ) . Or you may make your own programs to suit your own cooking needs . 1 . SENSOR POPCORN . Touch this pad to cook 13 . SENSOR COOK . Touch this pad , number pad prepackaged microwave popcorn weighing 3.0 to for desired code number , and START . The oven 3.5 ounces . No need to touch START , the oven automatically microwaves at preprogramrned will start immediately . power levels and determines the proper amount of cooking time until the food is done and oven 2 . SENSOR REHEAT . Touch this pad for quick shuts off . reheating of prepared foods . No need to touch START , the oven wilt start immediately . 14 . TIME DEFROST . Gentle thawing at automatic Power Level 3 ( Low ) . 3 . AUTO DEFROST . Touch this pad and food weight , then START . The oven automatically 15 . TEMP COOK / HOLD . Use the temperature sets power levels and defrosting time . probe to cook by using a preset temperature . When internal food temperature reaches 90 ° E , 4 . MICRO COOK . Microwave for a selected oven shows temperature until preset temperature amount of time using automatic Power Level 10 is reached and holds temperature for up to 1 hour . ( High ) . 16 . COMBINATION ROAST . Insert probe . Touch 5 . COMBINATION COOK . Touch this pad before this pad ( once for Medium , twice for Welt ) , then entering desired oven temperature , then cook time START . The oven roasts meat with the automatic or food temperature . Combination cooking uses preset program . alternating microwave and convection for maximum speed and browning . 17 . NUMBER PADS . Touch these pads to program the microwave . 6 . CONVECTION COOK . Touch this pad before 18 . CLOCK DISPLAY ON / OFE Touch the 0 entering desired oven temperature , then cook time or food temperature . number pad to turn the clock display on or of I : The Clock Display On / Off feature cannot be used 7 . EXPRESS COOK . Touch number pads 1 through while a cooking feature is in use . 5 for 1 to 5 minutes of cooking . No need to touch START , the oven wilt start immediately . 19 . ADD 30 SECONDS . Press this pad for 30 seconds of cook time , to add 30 seconds to the 8 . POWER LEVEL . Touch this pad before entering cook time as it's counting down , or for an " instant another power level number if you want to change on " for 30 seconds . from automatic Power Level 10 ( High ) for cooking or Power Level 3 ( Low ) for defrosting . 20 . MINUTE . Use this with mmaber pads to enter whole minutes . For example , for 6 minutes touch 9 . DELAY START / REMINDER . Allows you to 6 and MINUTE . program your oven to begin cooking at a preset time of day - - up to a 12 - hour delay . The Reminder 21 . CLEAR / OFE When touched , it stops the oven feature can be used like an Mann clock . and erases all settings except time of day . 10 . START . After all selections are made , touch this 22 . SOUND LEVEL . Press the SOUND LEVEL pad . pad to start the oven . Press number pad 0 , 1 , 2 , or 3 then press START pad to change the sound level of the oven beeper . 11 . DISPLAY . Displays time of day , time or 23 . KITCHEN TIMER . This feature uses no temperature during cooking functions , doneness code words , preheat code words , power level microwave energy while it functions as both a being used , cooking mode and instructions . kitchen timer or as a holding period between defrost and time or temperature cooking . 12 . SENSOR BEVERAGE . Touch this pad to heat or reheat a beverage . No need to touch START , 24 . CLOCK . Touch this pad to enter time of day or the oven will start immediately . check time of day while microwaving . To set clock , first touch CLOCK pad and then enter time of day . For example , if time is 1 : 30 , touch number pads 1 , 3 , and 0 and " 1 : 30 " will appear in display . Then touch START or CLOCK . If you wish to reset or change time , simply repeat above process . 8
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i [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] ! ! When You Plug in the Oven Temperature Probe The panel displays " 88888 " on the upper portion and " PROBE " Appears in the Display all of the oven functions on the lower portion . After • Probe has been forgotten when Combination Roast 15 seconds , all lights disappear and " RESET " or Temp Cook / Hold function is being used . appears in the upper portion . Touch the CLEAR / OFF • Probe is not securely seated in oven wall receptacle . pad , set the clock and oven is ready for use . This wilt happen any time there is a power outage . Clock Display On / Off Feature The Clock Display On / Off Feature allows you to turn the clock display on or off without changing the time on the clock . Touch the 0 number pad to turn the clock display on or off . The Clock Display On / Off feature cannot be used while a cooking feature is in use . 9
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FEATURES OF YOUR OVEN Do not use for microwave - only cooking , 0 D / / \ _ 1 1 . Door Handle . Pull to open door . Door must be 5 . Shelf . The metal shelf must be in place on the securely closed for oven to operate . oven floor when using convection or combination cooking . Remove the shelf when using microwave - 2 . Window with Metal Shield . Screen allows only cooking . cooking to be viewed while keeping microwaves confined in oven . 6 . Touch Control Panel and Digital Display . For detailed information on each feature , see Your 3 . Receptacle for Temperature Probe . Touch Control Panel section . Probe must be securely inserted into receptacle 7 . Oven Floor . before oven will start any temperature or Combination Roast cooking . NOTE : Rating plate , oven light and oven vent ( s ) are located on the inside walls of the microwave oven . 4 . Temperature Probe . Use with Combination Roast , Convection / Combination Cook and Temp Cook / Hold . Cooking Complete Reminder ( For all defrost and cook cycles except Temp Cook Hold ) To remind you that you have food in the oven , the oven will display " End " and beep once a minute until you either open the oven door or touch the CLEAR / OFF pad . 10
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WHAT YOUR OVEN CAN DO Cooking with your new oven offers a wide variety The Microwave Sensor Cooking Features ( Sensor of food preparation options . Microwave cooking Cook , Sensor Reheat and Sensor Popcorn ) do your uses very short , high frequency radio waves . The microwave cooking for you . They are easy and movement of the microwaves through the food convenient - - just follow the step - by - step instructions in this manual . A sensor detects steam from the food generates heat and cooks most foods faster than regular methods , while retaining their natural and automatically adjusts cooking time and power level for best results . texture and moisture . Microwave cooking heats food directly , not the cookware or the interior of Combination Roast uses alternating microwave and the oven . Reheating is easy and defrosting is convection to roast meats to perfection . particularly convenient because less time is Auto Defrost automatically sets the defrosting time spent in food preparation . and power levels for you . Enter the food weight in Convection cooking constantly circulates heated air pounds and tenths of a pound and touch the START around the food , creating even browning and sealed - pad . The oven calculates the defrosting time and in flavor by the constant motion of hot air over the changes power levels during defrosting to give even food surfaces . defrosting results . Your new oven also offers the option of combination The Delay Start / Reminder feature lets you program cooking , using microwave energy along with the oven to start cooking at a desired time , even if convection cooking . You cook with speed and you're not at home . The Reminder feature can be used accuracy , while browning and crisping to perfection . like an alarm clock . You can use microwave cooking , convection cooking The following guide shows at a glance the difference or combination cooking to cook by time . Simply between microwave , convection and combination preset the length of cooking time desired and your cooking . oven turns off automatically . Or you can cook by temperature , by these methods , using the temperature probe to determine the doneness by the internal temperature of the food . This method takes the guesswork out of cooking , shutting the oven off automatically when the food reaches the desired temperature . Comparison Guide Microwave Convection Combination COOKING Hot air circulates around Microwave energy is Microwave energy and convection METHOD distributed evenly throughout food to produce browned heal combine to cook foods in up to the oven for thorough , fast exteriors and seal in juices . one - third less time than ovens , while cooking of food . browning and sealing in juices . HEAT Microwave energy . Circulaling heated air . Microwave energy and circulating SOURCE healed air . HEAT Heat produced within food Heal conducted from Food heats from instant energy from CONDUCTION by instant energy penetration , outside of food to inside , penetration and heal conducted from outside of food . BENEFITS Fast , high efficiency cooking . Aids in browning and seals Shortened cooking time from Oven and surroundings do in flavor . Cooks some foods microwave energy , plus browning not get hot . Easy clean - up , faster than regular ovens , and crisping from convection heat . Read lhis guide to learn the many different things your Microwave / Convection / Combination Oven can do . You will find a wide variety of cooking methods and programs designed to suit your lifestyle . 11
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COOKWARE AND ACCESSORIES Cookware Microwave Convection Combination Heat - Resistant Glass , YES YES YES Glass - Ceramic ( Pyrex _ , Fire King : _ , Coming WareC _ , etc . ) Ceramic YES YES YES ( Cookware with no metal trim ) Metal NO YES NO Non Heat - Resistant Glass NO NO NO Microwave - Safe Plastics YES NO YES * Plastic Films and Wraps YES NO NO Paper Products YES NO NO Straw , Wicker and Wood YES NO NO * Use only microwave cookware that is safe to 400 ° E Cookware Tips Convection Cooking Combination Cooking METAL PANS are recommended for all types of baked GLASS OR GLASS - CERAMIC baking containers are recommended . Be sure not to use items with metal products , but especially where browning or crusting is important . trim as it may cause arcing ( sparking ) with oven wall or metal accessory shelf , damaging the cookware , the Dark or dull finish metal pans are best for breads and shelf or the oven . pies because they absorb heat and produce crisper crust , HEAT - RESISTANT PLASTIC microwave cookware ( safe to 400 ° E ) may be used , but it is Shiny aluminum pans are better for cakes , cookies not recommended for foods requiring crusting or or muffins because these pans reflect heat and help all - around browning , because the plastic is a poor produce a light tender crust . conductor of heat . GLASS OR GLASS - CERAMIC casserole or baking dishes are best suited for egg and cheese recipes due to the cleanability of glass . Microwave Convection Combination NO YES , YES , on the floor on the floor of the oven . of the oven . METAL SHELF The shelf is required for good air circulation and even browning when using Convection and Combination cook . Allow at least one inch between the pan and the walls of the oven for air circulation . 12
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HOW TO USE THE KITCHEN TIMER The Kitchen Timer Using a Holding Time The Kitchen Timer has 3 timing functions : The Kitchen Timer can also be used to program a " holding time " between microwave cooking functions . • It operates as a minute timer . The time can range from 1 second to 99 minutes and • It can be set to delay cooking . 99 seconds . A holding or standing time may be found • It can be used as a hold setting after defrosting . in some of your own recipes or in a cookbook . The Kitchen Timer operates without microwave energy . How to Time a 3 - Minute Phone Call Programming Delayed Cooking Step 1 : Touch KITCHEN TIMER pad . To delay cooking up to 99 minutes and 99 seconds , touch either MICRO COOK , TEMP COOK / HOLD Step 2 : Touch number pad 3 and MINUTE pad or COMBINATION ROAST and enter cook time , ( for 3 minutes and no seconds ) . temperature or code . Touch KITCHEN TIMER and Step 3 : Touch START . Display shows time counting enter number of minutes to delay cooking . When down . The timer signals when time is up . delaying Temp Cook / Hold or Combination Roast cooking , be sure probe is in food . Touch START . Timer will count down to zero and cooking will begin . NOTE : Cooling fan comes on during delay time . How to Defrost , Hold and Micro Cook Let's say you want to defrost a frozen casserole for 15 Step 4 : Set standing or hold time by KITCHEN minutes , hold for 10 minutes and then Micro Cook for touching KITCHEN TIMER pad . TIMER 25 minutes . Here's how to do it : Step 1 : Take casserole from freezer and place in oven . Step 5 : Touch 1 , 0 and MINUTE to hold for Step 2 : Touch TIME DEFROST pad . 10 minutes . TIME DEFROST MICRO ] Step 6 : Touch MICRO COOK pad . COOK Step 3 : Touch pads 1 , 5 and MINUTE for 15 minutes J defrosting time . ( Defrosting is automatically set on power level 3 but can be changed by touching Step 7 : Touch 2 , 5 and MINUTE for 25 minutes of the POWER LEVEL pad and the desired power cooking time . level 1 - 10 . ) Step 8 : Touch START . As each function is automatically performed , oven display shows instructions entered and the function . When time is up , the oven signals and flashes " End . " 13
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COOKING BY TIME Micro Cook I Because automatic Power Level 10 is recommended Micro Cook allows you to microwave for a preset amount of time . for this cup of coffee , there is no need to change the power level . ( If Power Level 10 is not appropriate , Power Level 10 ( High ) is recommended for most see " How to Change Power Level " below . ) cooking , but you may change this for more flexibility . See the Cooking Guide . To become better acquainted with time cooking , make Step 4 : Touch START . a cup of coffee by following the steps below . Step l : Filt a cup I _ tll I I Step 5 : When time is up , the oven signals and flashes 2 / 3 full of water , I I1 IIII " End " . The oven , light and fan shut off . add 1 teaspoon of | _ - - ' = " - - - - Step 6 : Open the door . instant coffee and I Ill IIII If you interrupt Micro Cook to check the food , simply stirtodissolve . Illll Ull close the door and press START to resume cooking . Use a cup that has I _ J I If there is not time remaining on the timer you must no metal decoration _ " _ ' J ' _ / / v ' ! _ = g0 ' ' - - - - ' - ' - _ reset the timer to resmne cooking . and is microwave - I _ / " _ / . , r _ Y _ _ safe ( refer to I / / 4 _ _ Microwaving Tips section ) . How to Change Power Level When Setting Micro Cook I Place cup in oven and close door . 1 . Press MICRO COOK . [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] Step 2 : Touch MICRO COOK . MICRO 2 . Select cooking time . [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] COOK 3 . Press POWER LEVEL . 4 . Select desired power level 1 - 10 . Step 3 : Select your time . Touch pad 1 and MINUTE 5 . P _ ssSTART . pad for 1 minute . Using the Micro Cook II Feature The Micro Cook 1I feature lets you set 2 time cooking functions within one program . This is ideal if you Step 8 : Press START . want to change power levels during your cooking operations . Here's how to do it . The microwave oven will start and the time set for Step 1 : Place the food in the oven in a microwave - " COOK T1ME I " will count down . Also , " POWER safe container and close the door . 10 " or the power level selected for " COOK TIME 1 " Step 2 : Touch MICRO COOK . will be displayed . MICRO At the end of " COOK TIME I " , the second power COOK level is displayed and the time for " COOK TIME II " is shown counting down . Step 3 : Select your first cook time . For example , When time is up , the oven signals and flashes " End " . touch 2 , 1 and 5 for 2 minutes and 15 seconds . The oven , light and fan shut off . Open the door . Step 4 : Now is the time to change the power level if If you interrupt Micro Cook to check the food , simply you don't want full power for MICRO COOK . ( Press close the door and press START to resume cooking . POWER LEVEL . Select desired power level 1 - 10 . ) If there is no time remaining on the timer you must Step 5 : Touch MICRO COOK again . reset the timer to resmne cooking . Step 6 : Set your second cook time . Step 7 : Change the power level for MICRO COOK . ( Press POWER LEVEL . Select desired power level 1 - 10 . ) 14
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The Express Cook Feature The Express Cook feature is a short - cut method to To Express Cook your food or beverage : set time for 1 - 5 minutes at Power Level 10 . Touch a number pad ( from 1 to 5 ) for 1 to 5 minutes of cooking at Power Level 10 . For example , touch the 2 pad for 2 minutes of cooking time . No need to touch START , the oven wilt start immediately . The oven will signal and turn off automatically when finished . How to Use Delay Start The Delay Start feature allows you to program Step 2 : Enter the time you want the oven to start . your oven to begin cooking at a preset time of ( Be sure your microwave oven clock shows the day - - up to a 12 - hour delay . correct time of day . ) Step 1 : Touch DELAY START pad . Step 3 : Enter your desired cooking program . DELAY Step 4 : Touch START pad . The display START will show the time you entered . The time REMINDER of day may be displayed by touching the CLOCK pad . The oven will automatically start at the desired time . How to Use Reminder The Reminder feature can be used like an alarm Step 3 : Touch START clock , without starting the oven . set at the time you Example : It is 7 a . m . and you must remember pad . The reminder is now _ EI _ programmed , and will to leave for a dentist appointment at 10 a . m . signal you at that time Step 1 : Touch DELAY START pad . with a beeping sound until DELAY you open the door or touch the CLEAR / OFF pad . START The display will show " REM " until the oven door is REMINDER opened or CLEAR / OFF is touched . The REMinder time may be displayed by touching the DELAY Step 2 : Enter the time you want the oven to remind START pad . The time - of - day may be displayed by you . ( Be sure your microwave oven clock shows the touching the CLOCK pad . correct time of day . The reminder time can be set up to 12 hours later . ) The Sound Level Feature Add 30 Seconds The Sound Level Feature lets you change the The Add 30 Seconds feature provides a ADD sound level of the oven beeper . To set the beeper convenient way to extend cooking time by 30 SEC sound level : 30 seconds while the oven timer is counting down . It will add 30 seconds to Step 1 : Touch the SOUND LEVEL pad . the time shown each time the pad is Step 2 : Touch 0 for No Sound , 1 for Soft , 2 for touched . Normal or 3 for Loud . When you touch each number This pad may also be used as an express cook for 30 pad the oven will beep at the volume that you have seconds of cooking . No need to touch START , the selected . oven will start immediately . Step 3 : When you have selected your desired sound level , touch the START pad . 15
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DEFROSTING BY TIME Time Defrost ( Power Level 3 ) Time Defrost is designed for speedy thawing of To become better acquainted with the defrost frozen food and is one of the great advantages of a function , defrost a 10 oz . package of frozen microwave oven . strawberries by following the steps below . Use the Time Defrost setting to quickly thaw foods Step 1 : Place a package of frozen strawberries in such as bread , rolls , vegetables , fruits and frozen the oven and close door . Be sure package contains no metal . dinners . The Auto Defrost setting is preferred for meat and poultry because the oven sets the defrosting Step 2 : Touch TIME DEFROST . TIME time and power levels for you . DEFROST • Power Level 3 is automatically set when you press TIME DEFROST pad , but you may change this for more flexibility . Step 3 : Select one half of the total defrosting time • See the Defrosting Guide for defrosting help . recommended . For example , touch pads 4 , 0 and 0 for 4 minutes . How to Change Power Level completed , the oven signals and flashes 1 . Press TIME DEFROST . [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] Step 4 : Touch START . When the cycle is " End , " then automatically shuts off . 2 . Select defrosting time . 3 . Press POWER LEVEL . [ _ [ _ [ _ [ _ [ ] Step 5 : Turn the package over , close the door and repeat Steps 2 and 3 to set remaining half of 4 . Select desired power level 1 - 10 . defrosting time . Touch START . 5 . Press START . Step 6 : When the oven signals and flashes " End , " open the door , remove the package and separate strawberries to finish defrosting . Defrosting Tips • For even defrosting , some plastic can be defrosted in foods need to be broken up the package . Tightly closed or separated part of the way • oods frozen in paper or packages should be slit , through the defrosting time . pierced or vented , AFTER food has partially defrosted , • Foods that spoil easily , such as milk , eggs , fish , as directed by package . stuffings , poultry and pork should not be allowed to Plastic storage containers sit out for more than one hour after defrosting . Room should be at least partially temperature promotes the growth of harmful bacteria . uncovered . • Check the Defrosting Guide for other defrosting tips . • Family - size , prepackaged frozen dinners can fbeoil defrosted and microwaved . If the food is in a container , transfer it to a microwave - safe dish . Questions and Answers Q . When I press START , I hear a dull thumping Q . Can I defrost small items in a hurry ? noise . What is it ? A . Yes , but they will need more frequent attention A . This sound is normal . It is letting you know the than usual . Raise the power level after entering magnetron is in operation . the time by touching the desired power level pad . Power Level 7 cuts the total defrosting time in about 1 / 2 ; Power Level 10 cuts the total defrosting time to approximately 1 / 3 . During either , rotate or stir food frequently . 16
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COOKING BY TEMPERATURE Internal temperature is the best test of doneness Temp Cook / Hold takes the guesswork out of cooking for many foods . because the oven automatically switches to " Hold " setting after reaching the preset food temperature Use Temp Cook / Hold to cook a variety of foods to and maintains that temperature until you touch the the desired finished food temperature . The Micro CLEAR / OFF pad . Cook setting is recommended for batters , doughs , frozen foods and foods which are difficult to cook NOTE : Oven automatically switches to " Hold " precisely with the probe . when preset food temperature is reached . The Temperature Probe The temperature probe is a food thermometer that gauges the internal temperature of your food . Use Cable _ Handle Sensor the probe when you want to Convection Cook or Combination Cook to a preferred internal temperature . ( Its appearance may vary from picture shown . ) The probe must be used when using Temp Cook / Hold or Combination Roast . To use the probe properly , follow directions in the Combination Roasting section . How to Temp Cook a Rolled Beef Rib Roast to Medium Step 1 : Insert temperature probe and attach probe Step 5 : Touch the START pad . If internal temperature securely in oven wall . Close the door . of the roast is less than 90 ° E , display will show " COOL " ; if temperature is 90 ° E or above , display Step 2 : Touch TEMP COOK / HOLD pad . shows temperature counting up . Step 3 : Touch 1 , 6 and 0 for 160 ° F . Step 6 : When 160 ° F . is reached , the oven wilt sound Step 4 : Touch POWER LEVEL pad . Touch 5 for and display " Hold . " The oven wilt then hold the medium power . temperature for up to one hour . Step 7 : Touch the CLEAR / OFF pad to stop the cycle . Step 8 : Remove probe and food from the oven . Cooking Tips • Use a lower power level ; foods will heat more • Cover foods loosely for moisture control and quick , evenly though requiring more time . even heating . • Be sure frozen food has been completely defrosted • Insert the probe horizontally into the center meaty before inserting probe . Probe may break off if used area not touching bone or fat . Make sure the handle in frozen foods . does not touch the food or top or sides of the oven . Questions and Answers Q . Why did " PROBE " flash on the display ? Q . Can I leave my probe in the oven if it's not inserted in food ? A . " PROBE " will flash if you don't seat the cable end of the probe securely into the receptacle A . No , if it touches the oven walt , it may damage the oven . in the oven wall or if you touch the TEMP COOK / HOLD pad and forget to use the probe . 17
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AUTO DEFROST Auto Defrost With the Auto Defrost feature , the oven Use the Auto Defrost Guide . Enter the food weight in automatically sets the defrosting times and power pounds and tenths of a pound ( see Conversion Guide levels for you . below ) . Then touch START pad . The oven calculates defrosting time and changes power levels during defrosting to give even defrosting results . How to Set Auto Defrost Before you begin , check the Auto Defrost Guide located in this section . It shows minimum and defrost time counting down . Step 4 : Touch START pad . Display shows maximum food weights for a variety of foods . You wilt need to know your food weight before setting Auto Defrost . Twice during defrosting , Step 1 : Remove food from package , place in oven on and " TURn " flashes . _ microwave - safe dish and close door . the oven beeps 4 times y Follow the directions in L _ Step 2 : Touch AUTO DEFROST pad . the Auto Defrost Guide AUTO for what to do at the first DEFROST and second signal . Then close the door and touch START pad . Step 3 : Enter weight . For example , touch number pads 1 and 2 for weight of 1.2 pounds ( 1 pound , When defrosting time is completed , " End " flashes 3 ounces ) . See Conversion Guide below . After and oven beeps 4 times . " End " remains on display approximately 5 seconds " START " flashes . and oven beeps every minute until door is opened or CLEAR / OFF pad is touched . Stand Time Conversion Guide After Auto Defrosting , meat needs to stand in order to let the inside defrost . You may take the food out of the If the weight of food is stated in oven if you wish . Stand time recommendations are pounds and ounces , the ounces given in the Auto Defrost Guide . must be converted to tenths ( . 1 ) of a pound . Ounces Pounds 1 - 2 . 1 3 . 2 4 - 5 . 3 6 - 7 . 4 8 . 5 9 - 10 . 6 11 . 7 12 - 13 . 8 14 - 15 . 9 18
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AUTO DEFROST GUIDE RECOMMENDED MIN . - MAX . FOODS WEIGHT FIRST SIGNAL SECOND SIGNAL STAND TIME 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . 5 minutes Chops Separate and shield where necessary . 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Remove defrosted 2 minutes Frankfurters , Sausage Separate . pieces . Ground Meat 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . Remove defrosted areas 5 minutes and break apart . Beef Patties 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . 5 minutes Separate patties . Roast 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over and 30 minutes Shield if necessary . shield . Ribs 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . Remove defrosted 5 minutes pieces . Shield if necessary . Steak 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . 5 minutes Stew 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over and 5 minutes Separate and remove defrosted pieces . separate . Whole Chicken 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over and Turn over and shield . 10 minutes ; shield . run cold water in cavity . 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . Shield where Turkey Breast 20 minutes ; run cold water ( breast side up ) necessary . in cavity . Chicken Pieces Turn over . 5 minutes Separate and remove defrosted pieces . Cornish Hens ( whole ) Remove wrapper 10 minutes ; and turn oven run cold water in cavity . 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turnover . 5 minutes Cornish Hens ( split ) Fish Fillets 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over . 5 minutes Separate and remove defrosted pieces . 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . 5 minutes Shrimp , Scallops Separate . Separate and remove defrosted pieces . Whole Fish 0.1 - 6.0 lbs . Turn over and 5 minutes ; shield tail and Hold under cold head . running water . Edges or thin areas of meat will defrost more rapidly than other areas . After first or second signal , shield warm areas with small pieces of foit . 19
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SENSOR POPCORN Step 3 : Touch SENSOR POPCORN NOTE : Do NOT use the metal shelf with the SENSOR pad . No need to touch START , the oven Sensor Popcorn program . POPCORN wilt start immediately . The Sensor Popcorn feature is designed to be used After the popcorn sensor only with prepackaged microwave popcorn weighing detects steam , the oven 20 & 3.0 to 3.5 ounces . signals and displays remaining cooking COOK Step 1 : Remove the outer wrapper from the time needed . TIME microwave popcorn . Step 2 : Open oven door and place package of Step 4 : When cooking is popcorn in the center of the oven floor as directed completed , the oven by the package instructions . Close oven door . signals and flashes V - - , cI " End " . Open the door and remove the popcorn . How to Adjust the Sensor Popcorn Program to Provide a Shorter or Longer Cook Time If your favorite popcorn is not completely popped , If your favorite popcorn is overcooked , there is a there is a simple adjustment you can make . simple adjustment you can make . Touch the SENSOR Touch the SENSOR POPCORN pad . ( The POPCORN pad . ( The oven will start oven will start PDP ÷ PDP - immediately . ) Then touch immediately . ) Then touch number pad 9 . A plus number pad 1 . A minus sign will appear on the sign wilt appear on the display beside the word " POP " . The plus sign display beside the word " POP " . The minus sign indicates 20 seconds more cooking time is being indicates 20 seconds less cooking time is being provided . provided . Questions and Answers Q . I opened the door to check on the popcorn and Q . Can I use regular popcorn with the Sensor " Error " appeared on the display . Why ? Popcorn feature in my microwave oven ? A . The Sensor Popcorn program first detects steam A . No . This automatic function is designed to be used and then switches to Micro Cook . lfyou open the only with prepackaged microwave popcorn . door while " POP " is displayed , " Error " will appear . Q . When I touched the POPCORN pad , the oven Close the door , touch CLEAR / OFF and begin signalled and " HOT " appeared in the display , again . You may open the door when " End " appears and the feature would not operate . Why ? on display . A . If the temperature inside the oven is greater than 200 ° , the sensor will not operate properly as the oven does not allow the sensor cooking feature to be used . SENSOR BEVERAGE The Sensor Beverage program makes it simple to heat The oven will signal and turn off automatically when finished . a cup of hot chocolate or other beverage . Use a cup that has no metal decoration and is microwave - safe CAUTION : Beverages heated with the Sensor ( refer to the Microwaving Tips section ) . Beverage feature may be quite hot . Remove the container with care . Touch SENSOR BEVERAGE pad . No need to touch START , the oven will start immediately . 20
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SENSOR REHEAT Sensor Reheat is designed for reheating single serving Because all cooking containers must be covered sizes of previously prepared foods . With many during automatic reheating , this feature is best with leftovers , there is no need to look up reheating times foods you want to steam or retain moisture . in a cookbook or to rely on guesswork . NOTE : Do NOT use the metal shelf with By actually sensing the steam that escapes as food Sensor Reheat . heats , this feature automatically adjusts the oven's heating time to various types and amounts of pre - cooked food . Foods Recommended Foods Not Recommended A wide variety Bread products , foods that must of previously be reheated prepared foods including uncovered , leftovers can be foods that reheated using require constant this feature . attention , foods Reheat is calling for a dry recommended for look or crisp single - servings of surface after reheating should not be reheated using this feature . It is best to use Micro Cook . food or plates of leftovers . Keep Door Closed Easy to Use Simply touch the SENSOR REHEAT pad . Do not open the oven door while the word " RHEAT " is displayed - - steam escaping from the oven can No need to touch START , the oven will start affect reheating performance . If the door is opened , immediately . close the door and touch START immediately . Example : Place covered food in oven . Touch Beep sounds when steam SENSOR is sensed and " RHEAT " SENSOR REHEAT pad . No need to REHEAT touch START , the oven wilt start is replaced by time 25 immediately . counting down . Rotate FOOD or stir food if necessary . " RHEAT " and " FOOD " Close door and touch are displayed . START to finish heating . When done , oven displays PHEFtT " End " and beeps every minute until door is opened FOOD or CLEAR / OFF is touched . Questions & Answers Q . If my food is not completely reheated after Q . What ifI don't fully cover the dish in Sensor Reheat ? using Sensor Reheat , what should I do ? A . Use Micro Cook to reheat for additional time A . Oven senses steam too quickly , which shortens until desired temperature is reached . the reheating time and leaves food too cool . Cover tightly and reset Sensor Reheat . 21
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SENSOR COOK The Sensor Cook feature makes cooking your favorite Because most cooking containers must be covered foods easy . By actually sensing the steam that escapes during Sensor Cook , this feature is best with foods as food cooks , this feature automatically adjusts the that you want to steam or retain moisture . oven's cooking time to various types and amounts of food . NOTE : Do not use the metal shelf with Sensor Cook . Foods Recommended Foods Not Recommended Foods that must be A wide variety of foods including cooked uncovered , meats , fish and foods that require constant attention , vegetables can be cooked using this foods that require feature . addition of ingredients during cooking and foods calling for a dry look or crisp surface after cooking should not be cooked using this feature . It is best to Micro Cook them . Foods that microwave best using the temperature probe should be Temp Cooked or Combination Roasted . Easy to Use Keep Door Closed Simply touch 3 control pads - - SENSOR COOK , Do not open the oven door while the word " AUTO " desired CODE , and START . The word " AUTO " is displayed - - steam escaping from the oven can appears on the display and the sensor is activated to affect cooking performance . If the door is opened , sense steam from food . close the door and touch START immediately . Sensor Cook Codes Sensor Cook codes 1 through 7 are designed to give you easy , automatic results with a number of popular foods . See the Sensor Cooking Control Guide section for specific foods and instructions . Example : Word " AUTO " shows Step 1 : Place covered food in oven . Touch SENSOR COOK pad . " ENTER FOOD CODE " flashes on on display , indicating steam sensor is activated . display . DO NOT OPEN DOOR . Step 2 : Touch number pad of desired food code . The OPENING DOOR MAY code and food type you selected will appear on the AFFECT COOKING display . " FOOD " and " CODE " flash . After 4 seconds , PERFORMANCE . " START " flashes on the display . Touch START . Beep sounds when steam is sensed and " AUTO " I " is replaced by cook time . I , , , , , ! POWER Rotate or stir food , if COOK necessary . When done , TIME oven beeps every minute until door is opened or CLEAR / OFF is touched . 22
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SENSOR REHEAT AND SENSOR COOK CONTAINERS AND COVERS Containers and Covers • Match the amount of food to the size of the Appropriate containers and coverings help assure container . Fill containers at least half full for good cooking results . best results . • Always use microwave - safe containers and cover them with lids or vented plastic wrap . Wonder if • Be sure the outside of the cooking container and it's microwave - safe ? Put it to the test described in the inside of the microwave oven are dry before the Microwaving Tips section . placing food in the oven . Beads of moisture turning into steam can mislead the sensor . • Never use tight - sealing plastic covers - - they can prevent steam from escaping and cause food • Stir or rotate some foods after a beeping signal , to overcook . if required . See the Sensor Cooking Control Guide section . SENSOR COOKING CONTROL GUIDE • Be sure outside of container and inside of oven • Do not open oven door during cycle . When oven signals and countdown time is displayed , door may are dry . be opened for stirring , turning or rotating food . To • After completion of Sensor Cook cycle , if food resume cooking , close door and touch START . needs additional cooking , return food to oven and • Match the amount of food to the size of container . use Micro Cook to finish cooking . Fill containers at least 1 / 2 full . Sensor Food Cook Code Servings Serving Size Comments Canned Vegetables 1 1 to 4 4 oz . Use microwave - safe casserole or bowl . Cover with lid or plastic wrap . Frozen Vegetables 2 1 to 4 4 oz . Use microwave - safe casserole or bowl . Follow package instructions for adding water . Cover with lid or plastic wrap . Fresh Vegetables 3 1 to 4 4 oz . Use microwave - safe casserole or bowl . Add 2 tablespoons water for each serving . Cover with lid or plastic wrap . Potatoes 4 1 to 4 8 oz . Pierce skin with fork . Cluster potatoes in center of oven floor . Fish 5 1 to 4 4 oz . Use oblong , square or round dish . Cover with plastic wrap . Chicken Pieces 6 1 to 4 1 to 2 Use oblong , square or round dish . pieces Cover with wax paper . Ground Meat 7 - - 1 / 2 to 3 lbs . Use round casserole dish . ( Beef , Pork , Turkey ) Crumble meat into dish . Cover with wax paper or plastic wrap . 23
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CONVECTION TIME COOKING During convection cooking , a heating element is For information on suggested cookware , see the Cookware and Accessories section . used to raise the temperature of the air inside the oven . A fan gently circulates this heated air throughout the oven , over and around the food , producing golden brown exteriors and rich , moist interiors . Because the heated air is kept constantly moving , not permitting a layer of cooler air to develop around the food , some foods cook faster than in regular oven cooking . For best results 1 . Place the shelf on the oven floor . 2 . Allow at least one inch between the pan and the walls of the oven . 3 . When converting your favorite recipe from regular oven cooking to convection , lower the oven temperature 25 to 35 degrees and check at minimum time . How to Convection Preheat and Time Cook Step 1 : Touch Convection COOK pad . Step 4 : Open the oven door and place the food in the oven . Step 5 : Close the oven door . Set the desired cooking COOK time in hours and minutes by touching number pads in sequence beginning with hours . For example , to set 2 hours and 30 minutes , touch number pads 2 , 3 , and 0 in that order . To enter time less than one hour , for example , 30 minutes , touch 0 , 3 and 0 . Step 2 : Enter the oven temperature by touching the number pads that correspond with the desired oven temperature . For example , touch number pads is completed , the display shows " End " and Step 6 : Touch START pad . When cooking 2 , 7 , and 5 for 275 ° E Do not enter convection cook the oven signals and turns off . time now . Step 3 : Touch START . lfyou do not open the door within 1 hour the oven will turn off automatically . How to Convection Time Cook Without Preheating Step 1 : If your recipe does not require Step 3 : Set the desired cooking time in hours and preheating , touch the Convection minutes by touching number pads in sequence COOK pad . beginning with hours . For example , to set 2 hours and 30 minutes , touch number pads 2 , 3 and 0 , in that COOK order . To enter time less than one hour , for example , 30 minutes , touch 0 , 3 and 0 . Step 2 : Enter the oven temperature by touching the Step 4 : Touch START pad . number pads that correspond to the desired oven temperature . For example , touch number pads 2 , 2 and 5 for 225 ° E 24
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CONVECTION TEMPERATURE COOKING You can also convection cook with the temperature probe , to assure that foods are cooked precisely to the degree of doneness desired , while the constantly circulating hot air assures even cooking and delicious browning . The temperature probe monitors the internal temperature of the food and turns the oven off automatically when the desired temperature is reached . For best results 1 . Place the shelf on the oven floor . 2 . Allow at least one inch between the pan and the walls of the oven . 3 . When converting your favorite recipe from regular oven cooking to convection , lower the oven temperature 25 to 35 degrees and check at minimum time . How to Convection Temperature Cook Step 1 : Insert probe in Step 3 : Enter oven temperature by touching the I food as directed in the number pads that correspond with the desired oven Cookbook or in this guide . temperature . For example , touch 2 , 2 , 5 for 225 ° F . Plug other end of probe Step 4 : Touch the appropriate number pads in securely into wall sequence to enter the desired food temperature . receptacle . Any food temperature from 90 ° E to 199 ° E may be programmed . For example , touch 1 , 8 and 0 , in that order , for 180 ° F . The temperature selected is shown Step 2 : Touch Convection COOK pad . on the display . reaches preselected temperature , display Step 5 : Touch START pad . When food COOK shows " End , " oven signals and turns off . Questions and Answers Q . After 1 preheated my oven , 1 tried to set Q . Can I store the probe in the oven when it is not in use ? cooking time , but nothing happened . What is the problem ? A . Leaving the probe in the oven is not recommended . A . Until you open the oven door or touch the If you forget and leave it in during cooking , CLEAR / OFF pad , the oven remains in the preheat without having inserted it in food , damage to mode and no further instructions can be entered . the probe or to the oven may result . After 1 hour oven automatically turns off . Q . Can 1 check during the cooking cycle to be sure that 1 have set the correct oven temperature ? A . Yes . If you touch the Convection COOK pad at any time during cooking , the selected oven temperature is displayed on the display . 25
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COMBINATION TIME COOKING Combination cooking offers the best features of microwave energy and convection cooking . Microwaves cook food fast and convection circulation of heated air browns foods beautifully . For best results 1 . Place the shelf on the oven floor . 2 . Allow at least one inch between the pan and the walls of the oven . 3 . When converting your favorite recipe from regular oven cooking to combination cooking , lower the oven temperature 25 to 35 degrees and check at minimum time . How to Combination Time Cook With Preheat Step 1 . Touch COMBINATION Step 4 : Open the oven door and place the food in the oven . COMBINATIOCNOOK pad . COOK Step 5 : Close the oven door . Set the desired cooking time in hours and mimltes by touching number pads in Step 2 : Enter the oven temperature by touching sequence beginning with hours . For example , to set 2 the number pads that correspond with the desired hours and 30 minutes , touch number pads 2 , 3 , and 0 oven temperature . For example , touch number pads in that order . To enter time less than one hour , for 2 , 7 , and 5 for 275 ° E Do not enter convection cook example , 30 minutes , touch 0 , 3 and 0 . time now . Step 6 : Touch START pad . When cooking Step 3 : Touch START . lfyou do not open is completed , the display shows End and the door within 1 hour the oven will turn the oven signals and turns off . off automatically . How to Combination Time Cook Without Preheating Step 1 : If your recipe does not require Step 3 : Set the desired cooking time in hours and COMBINATIOpNreheating , touch the COMBINATION minutes by touching number pads in sequence COOK COOK pad . beginning with hours . For example , to set 2 hours and 30 minutes , touch number pads 2 , 3 and 0 , in that Step 2 : Enter the oven temperature by touching the order . To enter time less than one hour , for example , 30 minutes , touch 0 , 3 and 0 . number pads that correspond to the desired oven temperature . For example , touch number pads 2 , 2 and 5 for 225 ° E Step 4 : Touch START pad . Remember : Questions and Answers • Check the Cookware and Accessories section Q . May I use my metal roasting pan to Combination Cook a roast ? for correct cookware when Combination cooking . A . No . Do not use metal cookware when Combination • For best roasting and browning results , whole roasts cooking . Place the roast in a glass dish . and poultry should be cooked in a dish placed directly on the oven shelf . Q . Is it necessary to place a glass dish on the oven floor when Combination cooking ? • Place meat in a glass dish on a trivet to collect juices and prevent spattering . A . No . For best roasting results , place the glass dish on the oven shelf which rests on the oven floor during • Some recipes call for preheating . Combination cooking . 26
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COMBINATION TEMPERATURE COOKING With this function of your new oven , you can enjoy the benefits of combination cooking with the precision of the temperature probe . The probe makes it simple to cook to the exact degree of doneness desired , by monitoring the internal temperature of the food . This function is exactly like combination time cooking except you set internal food temperature desired instead of cooking time . For best results 1 . Place the shelf on the oven floor . 2 . Allow at least one inch between the pan and the walls of the oven . 3 . When converting your favorite recipe from regular oven cooking to combination temperature cooking , lower the oven temperature 25 to 35 degrees and check at minimum time . How to Combination Temperature Cook Step 1 : Insert probe in Step 3 : Enter oven temperature by touching the food as directed in the number pads that correspond with the desired oven Cookbook or in this guide . temperature . For example , touch 2 , 2 , 5 for 225 ° F . Plug other end of probe Step 4 : Touch the appropriate number pads in securely into wall sequence to enter the desired food temperature . receptacle . Any food temperature from 90 ° E to 199 ° E may be programmed . For example , touch 1 , 8 and 0 , in that order , for 180 ° F . The temperature selected is shown Step 2 : Touch COMBINATION on the display . COMBINATIOCNOOK pad . Step 5 : Touch START pad . When food COOK START reaches preselected temperature , display shows " End , " oven signals and turns off . 27
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COMBINATION ROAST Combination Roast is a combination function which is similar to combination temperature on the oven floor when using convection or combination cooking , using both microwave and convection [ _ _ _ _ , The metal shelf must be in place cooking in conjunction with the temperature cooking . The food is placed in a probe . However , the Combination Roast feature glass dish on a trivet for cooking eliminates most of the steps necessary to program during Combination Roast . combination temperature cooking . How to Combination Roast Step 1 : Insert temperature probe into meat and plug Step 3 : Touch START . When food reaches the probe firmly into oven wall receptacle . the programmed temperature for proper START degree of doneness , the oven will sound Step 2 : Touch the COMBINATION and display " Hold " . The oven will then COMBINATION1 ROAST pad once for cooking your hold the temperature for up to one hour . roast to MEDium doneness . Touch the ROAST J pad twice for cooking to " WELL " . t _ IOBE Combination Roast Guide ( UseProbe ) Food Medium Welt Beef , / , / Lamb _ / _ / Pork - - J Chicken - - , / Turkey - - _ / tThe U , S . Department of Agriculture says " Rare beef is popular , but you should know that cooking it to only 140 ° E means some food poisoning organisms may survive . " ( Source : Safe Food Book . Your Kitchen Guide . USDA Rev . June 1985 . ) 28
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Questions and Answers Q . When I cook poultry , the thin , small areas like Q . Meats often take longer than indicated in the legs and wings often overcook before the rest of guides to reach the desired internal the bird is thoroughly cooked . How can I temperature . Why ? prevent this ? A . If the meat is recently defrosted and still very cold A . Thin , uneven portions of poultry may be shielded or icy inside , it will require a longer cooking time with aluminum foil during cooking . Do not allow than meat which has been merely refrigerated . foil to touch shelf or oven sides , arcing may occur . Times shown in the guides are usually for meats that are refrigerator temperature . Q . Usually my temperature probe gives very accurate results , but this time it didn't . What Q . Do most meats require standing time after happened ? cooking with Combination Roast ? A . If the temperature probe is positioned touching fat A . You may want to let meats stand briefly , to altow or bone , an inaccurate reading may result . Be sure easier carving and serving . Most meat roasts to place the probe in solid muscle , usually the continue to cook for a few minutes after removing from the oven . thickest , meatiest part of the roast or poultry , or in the center of a meat loaf or casserole . 29
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COOKING REFERENCE GUIDE * - - Best Method This is a Quick Reference to guide you in selecting A - Alternate the best method of cooking . Specific recipes can be N Not Recommended adapted to any method of cooking . Foods Microwave Combination Convection Appetizers Dips and Spreads * N N Pastry Snacks A * A Beverages * N N Sauces and _ lbppings * N N Soups and Stews * A N Meats Defrosting * N N Roasting A * A Poultry Defrosting * N N Roasting A * A Fish and Seafood Defrosting * N N Cooking * A A Casseroles A * A Eggs and Cheese Scrambled , Omelets * N N Quiche , Souffle A A * VegetabLes , Fresh * N N Breads Quick A A * * Yeast N A Muffins , Coffee Cake A * A Desserts Cakes , Layer and Bundt A A * Angel Food and Chiffon N N * Custard and Pudding * N NA Bar Cookies A * Pies and Pastry N A * Candy , Fruit * N N Blanching Vegetables * N N Frozen Convenience Foods * A A 30
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CARE AND CLEANING Keep your oven clean and sweet - Don't use sharp - edged utensils smelling . Opening the oven door on your oven . The inside and outside oven walls can be a few minutes after cooking helps air out the inside . An occasional scratched . The control panel thorough wiping with a solution can be damaged . of baking soda and water keeps BE CERTAIN POWER IS OFF the inside fresh . BEFORE CLEANING ANY PART OF THIS OVEN . How to Clean the Inside • , _ ) Walls and floor . Some spatters can be removed After using Bon Am _ brand cleanser , rinse and dry with a paper towel , others may require a damp cloth . thoroughly , following instructions on can . Do not uusech Remove greasy spatters with a sudsy cloth , then rinse Bon Ami _ brand cleanser on the painted surfaces s with a damp cloth . Do not use abrasive cleaners on as the walls . It may scratch the paint . oven walls . NEVER USE A COMMERCIAL OVEN Automatic Temperature Probe . Probe is sturdy , CLEANER ON ANY PART OF YOUR but care should be taken in handling . Do not twist MICROWAVE OVEN . or bend ; avoid dropping temperature probe . Door ( inside ) . Window : Wipe up spatters daily Clean as soon after using as possible . To clean , and wash when soiled with a damp cloth . Rinse wipe with sudsy cloth , then rub lightly with plastic thoroughly and dry . scouring ball if necessary . Rinse and dry or wash in Metal and plastic parts on door : Wipe frequently dishwasher . with a damp cloth to remove all soil . DO NOT USE Shelf . Clean the shelf with mild soap and water or in ABRASIVES , SUCH AS CLEANING POWDERS the dishwasher . Do not clean in a self - cleaning oven . OR STEEL AND PLASTIC PADS . THEY WILL DAMAGE THE SURFACE . Special note when using Brown ' N Sear Dish : If grease is present , high heat generated on bottom of a Brown ' N Sear dish may cause the grease to burn onto the oven tray . This may be removed with a cleanser such as Bon Ami _ brand cleanser . How to Clean the Outside Case . Clean the outside of your oven with soap and Door Surface . When cleaning surfaces of door and damp cloth , rinse with a damp cloth and then dry . oven that come together on closing the door , use only Wipe the window clean with a damp cloth . Chrome mild , non - abrasive soaps or detergents applied with a trim is best wiped with a damp cloth and then with sponge or soft cloth . a dry towel . Power Cord . If the cord becomes soiled , unplug and Control Panel . Wipe with a damp cloth . Dry wash with a damp cloth . For stubborn spots , sudsy thoroughly . Do not use cleaning sprays , large amounts water may be used , but be certain to rinse with a of soap and water , abrasives or sharp objects on the damp cloth and dry thoroughly before plugging cord into outlet . panel - - they can damage it . 31
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GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded . In the event of an Consult a qualified electrician or service technician if electrical short circuit , grounding reduces the risk of the grounding instructions are not completely electric shock by providing an escape wire for the understood , or if doubt exists as to whether the electric current . This appliance is equipped with a appliance is properly grounded . power cord having a grounding wire with a grounding Where a standard two - prong wall receptacle is plug . The plug must be plugged into an outlet that is encountered , it is your personal responsibility and properly installed and grounded . ( Fig . 1 ) obligation to have it replaced with a properly grounded three - prong walt receptacle . _ l [ TAY _ N TFN T / ' _ VVt _ klXAN IIN kJ - - Improper use of the grounding Do not under any circumstance cut or remove the plug can result in a risk of electric shock . third ( ground ) prong from the power cord . Do not use an adapter plug with this appliance . PREFERRED METHOD Do not use an extension cord with this appliance . Ensure proper ground exists before use Fig . 1 LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT Oven Light To replace your Step 3 : Rotate oven light , first the light bulb disconnect housing out and toward power at main fuse or circuit you to access breaker panel the light bulb . or pull plug . Replace the burned - out bulb Step 1 : Open with a 40 - watt the oven door . incandescent bulb WB02X4253 ) available from your Step 2 : Remove the front grille by taking out the 2 GE supplier . screws that hold it in place . Reverse Step 2 and Step 3 to replace the grille , while making sure the grille is flush against the control panel . 32
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QUESTIONS . 9 USE THIS PROBLEM SOLVER PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE OVEN W1LL NOT • A fuse m your home may be blown or the mrcuit breaker rapped . Replace fuse or COME ON reset circuit breaker . • Set the clrcmt breaker to the offposmon . Walt 30 seconds . Reset the mrcmt breaker to the on position . CONTROL PANEL • Door not securely closed . LIGHTED , YET OVEN • START pad must be touched after entenng cooking selecnon WILL NOT START • Another selecnon entered already m oven and CLEAR / OFF pad not touched to cancel it . • Make sine you have entered cooking rune or temperature after touching MICRO COOK or TEMP COOK / HOLD pads • CLEAR / OFF pad _ , as touched accidentally . Reset cookmg program and touch START pad . • Temperature probe not inserted properly or not being used donng Combination Roast or Temp Cook Hold . • Make sure you have entered a desired finished tbod temperature or oven temperature after settmg temperature coohng programs . • Make sure you have entered a code number after touching SENSOR COOK " ' PROBE " APPEARS • Temperature probe is missing or not plugged m securely when using cookmg ON DISPLAY funcnons that measure food temperature • Temperature probe is inserted for a program that does not use the probe " ' EITor " APPEARS • During Sensor Cook . Sensor Reheat , Sensor Beverage or Sensor Popcorn program , ON DISPLAY the door was opened before steam could be detected , or steam was not detected m maxunum time , " ' HOT " APPEARS • This is nonnal \ vhen the temperature msMe the oven is greater than 200 degrees ON DISPLAY and the door is opened • One of the sensor cooking pads was touched when the temperature reside the oven was greater than 200 de _ ees These features will not operate when the oven is hot . All these things are normal with your microwave oven : • Dunlnlng o \ en hght and change in blower sound • Stealn or vapor escaping ffoln around the door . may occur while operating at power le \ els other • Light reflection around door than high . • Dtmng cooking yon will hear " ' cracking ' " and • Dull , thumping sound while oven is operating " ' popping ' " nmses which are nothlng more than • Solne TV - Radlo interference might be notlced while normal expansion of the oven using your microwave oxen It's smular to the • At the end ofmlcrnwave cycles you will hear a interference caused by other small apphances and shght thulnp This is normal does not indicate a probleln with your o \ en . lf _ ou need more help . . . call , toll free : GE Ans ¢ , er Center " / 800.626.2000 / consumer information service 33
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With the purchase of your new Monogram appliance , receive the assmance that if you ever need infomaation or a _ ssistancefrom GE , wdll be there . All you have to do is call - toll - fiee ! GEAnswerCente ® r 800.626.2000 Whalever your question about any Monogram major appliance , GE Answer Cenler ¢ ' information smwice is available I { ) help . Your call - - and your question - - will be answered promptly and courteously . And you can call any time . GE Answer Center e ' service is ( ) pen 24 hours a day , 7 day - s a week . In - HomeRepairService ( 8oo44 ¢ ta45 ) AGE consumer seIwice professional will provide expert repair seIwice , scheduled at a time that's convenient for you . Many GE Consumer Service company - operated locations offer you service Ioday or tomo _ Tow , or at your convenience ( 7 : 00 a . m . to 7 : 00 p . m . weekdays , 9 : 00 a . m . I { } 2 : 00 p . m . Saturdays ) . Our factoly - trained technicians know your appliance inside and out - - so most repairs can be handled in just one visit . ForCustomersWithSpecialNeeds . . . 800.626.2000 GE offers , free of charge , a Consumers with impaired hearing or speech who have brochure to assist in planning a access I { } a TDD or a conventional teletypewriter may call 800 - TDI ) _ GEAC ( 800 - 833 - 4322 ) to request barrier - free kilchen for persons information or smwice . with limited mobility - . ServiceContracts 800 - 626 - 2224 You can have flae secure feeling that GE Consumer Selwice will still be there after your wmTamy expires . Purchase a GE con tract while your walTanty is stil1 in effect and you'll receive a substantial discount . With a multiple - year contract , you're assured of future service at today's prices . PartsandAccessories 800 - 626 - 2002 User maintenance instructions contained in this booklet Individuals qualified to service their own appliances cover procedures intended to be performed by any user . can have needed paris or accessories sent directly I / } Other servicing generally should be referred to their home . The GE parLs system provides access to over 47,000 parts . . . and all GE Genuine Renewal Parts are qualified service personnel . Caution must be exercised , since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation . fully - warranled . VISA , MasterCard and Discover cards are accepted .
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YOUR GE MICROWAVE / Staple sales slip or cancelled check CONVECTION OVEN here . Proof of original purchase date is needed to obtain service WARRANTY under warranty . WHAT IS COVERED FULLONE - YEAWR ARRANTY For one year from date of original * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * purchase , we will provide , free of This warranty is extended to the charge , parts and service labor in original purchaser and any your home to repair or replace any succeeding owner for products part of the microwave / convection purchased for ordinary home use in oven that fails because of a the 48 mainland states , Hawaii and manufacturing defect . Washington , D . C . In Alaska the warranty is the same except that it is LIMITED ADDITIONAL LIMITED because you must pay to NINE - YEAR WARRANTY ship the product to the service shopel For the second through tenth year or for the service technician's trav from date of original purchase , we costs to your home . will provide , free of charge , a All warranty service will be provided replacement magnetron tube if the by our Factory Service Centers or by magnetron tube fails because of a our authorized Customer Care ® manufacturing defect . You pay for servicers during normal working the service trip to your home and hours . service labor charges . Should your appliance need service , during warranty period or beyond , call 800.444.1845 . WHAT IS NOT COVERED • Service trips to your home to teach If you have an installation problem , you how to use the product . contact your dealer or installer . You are responsible for providing Read your Use and Care adequate electrical , gas , material . exhausting and other connecting If you then have any questions facilities . about operating the product , • Replacement of house fuses or please contact your dealer or our resetting of circuit breakers . Consumer Affairs office at the address below , or call , toll free : • Failure of the product if it is used for other than its intended purpose or GE Answer Center ® used cemmercially . 800.626.2000 consumer informationservice • Damage to product caused by accident , tire , floods or acts of God . • Improper installation . WARRANTOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages , so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . 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 ZMC1095
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Pub . No 49 - 401t98 ] hlfl NO 1641 ) 3 _ 70P095 General Electric Company Louisville , KY 40225
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