a combination of
stir together before heating or as fats melt slowly.
be used in frying,
Place the oven shelves in the desired position
while the oven is cool.
Use a deep fat thermometer whenever possible to
prevent overheating fat beyond the smoking point.
Stand away from the range when opening the
door of a hot oven. The hot air and steam that
escapes can cause burns to hands, face and eyes.
Never try to move a pan of hot
deep fat fryer. Wait until the fat is cool.
convenience in lifting heavy foods. It is also a
precaution against burns from touching hot
surfaces of the door or oven walls. The lowest
position “R” is not designed to
Use proper pan size—Avoid pans that are unstable
or easily tipped. Select cookware having flat
bottoms large enough to properly contain food and
and large enough to
cover burner grate. This will both save cleaning
time and prevent hazardous accumulations of food,
heat unopened food containers. Pressure
could build up and the container could burst,
causing an injury.
since heavy spattering or
left on range
ignite. Use pans with handles that can be easily
Do not use aluminum
anywhere in the oven
as described in this guide. Misuse could
result in a fire hazard or damage to the range.
When using glass cookware, make sure it is
designed for top-of-range cooking.
When using cooking or roasting bags in the
oven, follow the manufacturer’s directions.
Keep all plastics away from the top burners.
Do not leave plastic
items on the
Use only cookware that is recommended for
use in gas ovens.
may melt if
close to the vent.
Always remove the broiler pan from
soon as broiling. Grease left in the pan
Vent appearance and location
can catch fire if oven is used without removing the
grease from the broiler pan.
Do not leave any
The hot air from the vent may ignite flammable
items and will increase pressure in closed
containers, which may cause them to burst.
To avoid the possibility of a burn, always be
that the controls for all burners are at
the off position and all grates are cool before
to remove them.
broiling, if meat is too close to the flame,
the fat may ignite. Trim excess fat to prevent
Make sure the broiler pan is in place correctly
to reduce the possibility of grease fires.
If you have a grease fire in the broiler pan,
turn off oven control, and keep broiler drawer and
oven door closed to contain until it bums out.
When flaming foods are under the hood, turn the
fan off. The fan, if operating, may spread the flames.
If range is located near a window, do not hang
long curtains that could blow over the top burners
and create a fire hazard.
Cleaning Your Range
Clean only parts
Keep range clean and free of accumulations of
grease or which may ignite.
careful when you clean the
in this Use and Care
When a pilot goes out (on standing pilot models),
you will detect a faint odor of gas as your signal to
relight the pilot. When relighting the pilot, make
sure burner controls are in the off position, and
follow instructions in this book to relight.
the area over the pilot (on standing
will be hot.
you gas, and you have already made sure
pilots lit (on standing pilot models), turn off the
gas to the range and service technician.
Never use an open flame to locate a leak.
For continuous clean models, do not use oven
cleaners on any of the continuous cleaning surfaces.
Continuous cleaning surfaces can be identified by
their rough surface finish.
Baking, Broiling and Roasting
the oven for a storage area.
Items stored in the oven can ignite.
Keep the oven free from grease buildup.