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Other Cooking Features

Your oven has 6 convenience pads to assist with meal preparation. There are some foods in the BREAKFAST MENU, LUNCH MENU, DINNER MENU and QUICK RECIPES that use the sensor. Refer to the Sensor cooking information. For foods not using the sensor, follow the directions in the Interactive Display to enter quantity.

Breakfast Menu and Lunch Menu

BREAKFAST MENU and LUNCH MENU are for cooking and heating popular foods that take a short amount of time.

• Suppose you want to use BREAKFAST MENU to cook 2 servings of hot cereal.

Steps Display
1. Touch the BREAKFAST MENU pad M12.JPG
2. Select the desired BREAKFAST MENU setting by touching the desired number pad e.g. Touch number 3 pad to select hot cereal. M13.JPG
3. Enter quantity by touching the desired number pad e.g.Pad number 2 would be for 2 servings. M14.JPG
4. Touch the START pad. M11.JPG

After cooking, follow the directions in the display.

 

  1. Heat rolls/muffins setting has 2 choices. Follow directions in the Interactive Display to choose desired option.
  2. BREAKFAST MENU can be programmed with More or Less Time Adjustment. Touch the POWER LEVEL pad once or twice before touching START pad.
  3. Each food has a cooking hint. Touch HELP MENU pad when the HELP indicator is lighted in the display.
  4. Should you attempt to enter more or less than the allowed amount, an error message will appear in the display.
  5. More or less than the quantity listed in the chart should be cooked following the guidelines in any microwave book.
  6. The final cooking result will vary according to the food condition (e.g. initial temperature, shape, quality, covering). Check food for temperature after cooking. If additional time is needed, continue to cook manually.

Breakfast Menu Chart

Food Amount Procedure
Scrambled Eggs 1 - 9 eggs
  • For each egg, use 1 teaspoon of butter or margarine and 1 tablespoon of milk.
  • Place butter or margarine in dish, measuring cup or casserole large enough for the egg to expand.
  • Mix egg and milk together.
  • Pour onto butter or margarine in dish.
  • Place in oven and program.
  • When audible signals are heard, stir egg mixture moving the cooked portion to the center of the dish and uncooked portion to the outside.
  • After cooking, stir and let stand, covered, until set.
  • Note that eggs will be slightly undercooked when removed from the oven.
Bacon 2 - 6 slices
  • Place bacon on paper plate, lined with paper towel.
  • Bacon should not extend over the rim of plate.
  • Cover with another paper towel.  
  • Allow bacon to stand a few minutes after removing from the oven to complete the cooking.
Hot Cereal 1 - 6 servings

Use individual packets or bulk cereal in your favorite variety: oatmeal, oat bran, cream of wheat, farina or wheatena.

  • Follow package directions for the correct amount of water or milk.
  • To prevent boil overs, it is very important to choose a large container because microwave cooking of cereal causes high boiling.
  • If the oven stops, stir and touch START.
  • After cooking, stir and let stand, covered, for 2 minutes.

Heat Rolls/Muffins

Fresh

 

 

 

1 -10 pieces

 

 

Use this pad to warm rolls, muffins, biscuits, bagels etc. Large items should be considered as 2 or 3 regular size. Arrange on plate: cover with paper towel.

  • To warm fresh rolls and muffins, touch BREAKFAST MENU pad
  • Touch the number 4 pad 
  • Touch the number 1 pad
  • Enter desired quantity
  • Then touch START pad.

For refrigerated rolls or muffins, it may be necessary to double the entered amount to ensure the proper serving temperature. For example, enter quantity of 2 for 1 refrigerated muffin.

 

Heat Rolls/Muffins

Frozen

1 - 10 pieces

Use this pad to warm rolls, muffins, biscuits, bagels etc. Large items should be considered as 2 or 3 regular size. Arrange on plate: cover with paper towel.

  • For frozen rolls and muffins, touch BREAKFAST MENU pad
  • Touch the number 4 pad
  • Touch the number 2 pad.
  • Enter desired quantity
  • Then touch START pad.
Frozen Breakfast Foods*

1

(3 - 6 oz)

This setting works well for frozen breakfast entrees, pancakes, waffles, burritos etc.

  • Follow manufacturer’s directions for how to prepare for microwaving.
  • Allow to stand 1 or 2 minutes after cooking.
*It is not necessary to enter amount.

Lunch Menu Chart

FOOD AMOUNT PROCEDURE
Meal in a cup* 1 cup

This setting is ideal for individual portions of canned food packed in a small microwaveable container, usually 6 to 8 ounces.

  • Remove inner metal lid and replace outer microwaveable lid.
  • After cooking,
  • stir food and allow to stand 1 or 2 minutes.
Hot Dogs in buns* 1 - 4 pieces
  • Place hot dog in bun.
  • Wrap each with paper towel or napkin.
Soup* 1 - 8 cups
  • Place in bowl or casserole dish.
  • Cover with lid or plastic wrap.
  • At end, stir, re-cover and let stand 1 to 3 minutes.
Microwave Pizza*

1

(6 - 8 oz)

Use for frozen microwave pizza.

  • Remove from package and unwrap.
  • Follow package directions for use of package and/or silver crisping disk.
Frozen Sandwich*

1

(3 - 6 oz)

Use for frozen microwaveable sandwiches.

  • Remove from package and follow directions for placing in the oven.

*It is not necessary to enter amount

Dinner Menu and Quick Recipes

DINNER MENU and QUICK RECIPES each offer five simple-to-prepare but great tasting meals. Follow the specific directions on the Recipe Card and in the Interactive Display.

  • Suppose you want to use DINNER MENU to cook Saucy Chicken.
Steps Display
1. Touch the DINNER MENU pad. M15.JPG

2. Select the desired DINNER MENU setting by touching the desired number pad e.g. Touch number 1 pad to select Saucy Chicken.

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3. Follow the Recipe Card for ingredients and instructions. M17.JPG
4. Touch the START pad. M11.JPG
5. When the oven stops, the display will show the instruction number on the Recipe Card. Follow the instructions on the Recipe Card. M18.JPG
6. At the end, the display will show the instruction number on the Recipe Card. Follow the instructions on the Recipe Card. M19.JPG

DINNER MENU RECIPES

(Recipes Serve 6)

Saucy Chicken Hawaiian Pork

1. Place in a 3 quart casserole dish:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

2. Stir well and cover 

3. Touch DINNER MENU

4. Touch number 1 to select SAUCY CHICKEN

5. Touch START

6. Blend together:

  • 8 ounces reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk

7. Stir into the cream cheese mixture:

  • 1  10-ounce package of frozen peas
  • 2  cups cooked thinly sliced chicken breast
  • Salt and pepper to taste

8. At pause, drain liquid from mushrooms, etc.

9. Add cream cheese/peas/chicken mixture and stir together

10. Re-cover. Touch START

11. At end, stir in 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese.

Serve on top of baked potatoes or cooked pasta.

1. Place in a 3 quart casserole:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch strips, seasoned with salt and pepper

2. Stir well and cover

3. Touch DINNER MENU

4. Touch number 2 to select HAWAIIAN PORK

5. Touch START

6. Combine well in a large bowl:

  • 1 cup peach or apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped onions

7. At pause, add preserves/barbecue mixture and stir together well

8. Re-cover. Touch START

9. At pause, add:

  • 1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into 2-inch thin strips
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into 2-inch thin strips
  • 1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained

10. Stir to combine 

11. Re-cover. Touch START

12. At end, stir again.

Serve on cooked rice.

Fiesta Chili Glazed Salmon

1. Place in a 3 quart casserole:

  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup diced red pepper

2. Break up turkey and stir in onions and red pepper

3. Cover

4. Touch DINNER MENU 

5. Touch number 3 to select FIESTA CHILI 

6. Touch START

7. At pause, drain and add to the casserole:

  • 8 ounces chunky salsa
  • 1 11-ounce can of Mexican corn, drained
  • 1 15-ounce can chili with beans
  • 1 to 3 teaspoons chili powder

8. Stir together well  

9. Re-cover. Touch START.

10. At end, stir well.

Serve over cooked rice or nacho chips. Top with 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese.

1. Combine:

  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger or 2 teaspoons ground ginger

2. Place in 7" x 11" glass casserole:

  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon fillet

3. Drizzle 1/2 of the orange mixture over top of salmon 

4. Cover with plastic wrap

5. Touch DINNER MENU

6. Touch number 4 to select GLAZED SALMON

7. Touch START

8. At pause, place around edge of salmon:

  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red pepper, cut into thin strips

9. Drizzle remaining orange mixture over vegetables 

10. Top all with 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds 

11. Touch START

12. At end, allow to stand, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes.

Serve with buttered rice, pasta or potatoes garnished with parsley.

Healthy Frittata

1. Grease 9" pie plate and place in it:

  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 pound chopped low-fat smoked sausage

2. Cover with plastic wrap

3. Touch DINNER MENU

4. Touch number 5 to select HEALTHY FRITTATA

5. Touch START

6. At pause, drain and set aside

7. In a medium bowl, combine and stir together well:

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

8. Add and stir together:

  • 1/2 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

9. Pour mixture in bowl over top of mushroom/onion/sausage mixture 

10. Mix together carefully

11. Do not cover

12. Touch START

13. At end, remove from oven and allow to stand for 3 to 5 minutes.

Serve with tossed salad and sliced tomatoes for brunch.

Quick Recipes 

(Recipes Serve 6)

Beef Wraps Mexican Chicken

1. Place in a 2-quart casserole:

  • 1 pound ground beef

2. Break apart and cover

3. Touch QUICK RECIPES, number 1 to select BEEF WRAPS

4. Touch START

5. At pause, drain fat and break ground beef into small pieces 

6. Add to casserole:

  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
  • 1-3 teaspoons chili powder

7. Stir together well

8. Re-cover. Touch START

9. At end, stir well and place in 8 warmed corn tortillas.

Top with 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese.

1. Place in layers in a 3-quart casserole:

  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 1 cup prepared fajita sauce mixed with 1/2 cup chicken broth or bouillon
  • 2 10-ounce packages frozen seasoning mix (onion, peppers, parsley and celery)
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch thin strips

2. Cover

3. Touch QUICK RECIPES, number 2 to select MEXICAN CHICKEN

4. Touch START

5. At pause, stir together being sure that chicken strips are separated and mixed into the rice/sauce.

6. Re-cover. Touch START

7. At end, stir.

Serve with buttered green beans and toasted tortillas.

Italian Salad Tuna Macaroni

1. To cook pasta: Place in 3-quart casserole:

  • 6 cups very hot tap water

2. Cover

3. Touch QUICK RECIPES, number 3 to select ITALIAN SALAD

4. Touch START

5. At pause, add:

  • 8 ounces tricolored rotini or fusilli pasta

6. Do not cover

7. Touch START

8. At end, drain pasta and set aside 

9. To cook chicken: Place in greased 9" pie plate:

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch thin strips

10. Cover

11. Touch START

12. At pause, rearrange, moving less done pieces to the outside of the pie plate

13. Re-cover

14. Touch START

15. Drain and set aside 

16. To make salad: Place in large salad bowl:

  • Cooked rotini or fusilli
  • Cooked chicken breast
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into eighths
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 3/4-1 cup oil-vinegar type dressing with pesto
  • Toss together to coat all pieces.

Serve immediately or chill to serve later. Ideal when served with warm crusty rolls.

1. To cook macaroni: Place in 3-quart casserole:

  • 6 cups very hot tap water

2. Cover

3. Touch QUICK RECIPES, number 4 to select TUNA MACARONI

4. Touch START

5. At pause, add:

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 1 teaspoon salad oil

6. Do not cover

7. Touch START

8. At end, drain macaroni and set aside in the casserole

9. Combine in bowl:

  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream

10. Cover

11. Touch START

12. Add to macaroni in casserole:

  • Soup/milk/sour cream mixture
  • 1 6 1/2-ounce can solid white water packed tuna fish, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

13. Stir together until well mixed

14. Cover

15. Touch START

16. At end, stir again.

Serve with fresh carrot sticks, tossed salad and dinner rolls.

Garden Medley

1. Place in a 2 1/2-quart casserole:

  • 1 pound peeled baking potatoes, cut into eighths and thinly sliced
  • 1  14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2  teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves

2. Cover with a lid

3. Touch QUICK RECIPES, number 5 to select GARDEN MEDLEY

4. Touch START

5. At pause, stir well and add:

  • 1  16-ounce package frozen stir fry mixed vegetables
  • 2  cups thinly sliced summer squash

6. Re-cover

7. Touch START.

8. At end, sprinkle top with 4 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese.

Serve with spinach salad and chilled melon.

Defrost

DEFROST automatically defrosts all the foods found in the SUPER DEFROST and DEFROST CHARTS. Numbers 1-3 are for SUPER DEFROST that defrosts specific foods and weights very rapidly. For these choices, it is not necessary to enter weight.

Super Defrost

SUPER DEFROST rapidly defrosts specific foods and weights found in the SUPER DEFROST CHART below.

  • Suppose you want to defrost 1.0 pound boneless poultry.
Steps Display
1. Touch DEFROST pad once. M12.JPG
2. Touch the number 2 pad to select boneless poultry. M20.JPG
3. Touch the START pad. M11.JPG
4. The oven will stop so the food can be checked. Follow the instructions on the display. M21.JPG
5. After the defrost cycle ends, follow the instructions. M22.JPG
  1. To defrost other foods above or below the weights allowed on the SUPER DEFROST and DEFROST CHARTS, use time and 30% power. See Manual Defrost section.

  2. Any setting in the DEFROST can be programmed with More or Less Time Adjustment. Touch the POWER LEVEL pad once or twice before touching START pad.

  3. Touch HELP MENU pad when the HELP indicator is lighted in the display for a helpful hint.

  4. If you attempt to enter more or less than the amount as indicated in the DEFROST chart, an error message will appear in the display.

Super Defrost Chart

Food Amount Procedure
Ground Meat* 1.0 lb  
Boneless Poultry* 1.0 lb
  • At pause, turn over and separate into pieces.
  • At end, let stand, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes.
Bone-In Chicken pieces* 2.0 lb
  • At pause, turn over and separate into pieces.
  • At end, let stand, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes.

*It is not necessary to enter amount

Super Defrost provides just enough defrosting that the foods can be used in recipes or for cooking. There will be some ice crystals remaining.

Defrost

  • Suppose you want to defrost a 2.0 pound steak, using Defrost.
Steps Display
1. Touch the DEFROST pad. M12.JPG
2. Select desired DEFROST setting by touching the desired number pad e.g. touch the number 5 pad to select steak. M23.JPG
3. Enter weight e.g. touch number pads 2 and 0 for 2.0 lbs. M24.JPG
4. The oven will stop so the food can be checked. Follow the instructions on the display. M25.JPG
5. After the first stage, open the door. Shield any warm portions. Close the door. Touch the START pad. M11.JPG
6. After the second stage, open the door. Shield any warm portions. Close the door. M26.JPG
7. Touch the START pad. M11.JPG
8. After the defrost cycle ends, follow the instructions. M27.JPG

Defrost Chart

Food  Amount Procedure

Ground Meat

.5 - 3.0 lb
  • Remove any thawed pieces after each stage.
  • Let stand, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes.
Steaks, Chops or Fish .5 - 4.0 lb
  • After each stage, rearrange and if there are warm or thawed portions, shield with small at pieces of aluminum foil.
  • Remove any meat or sh that is almost defrosted.
  • Let stand, covered, for 10 to 20 minutes.
Chicken Pieces .5 - 3.0 lb
  • After each stage, rearrange pieces or remove portions should they become warm or thawed.
  • Let stand, covered, for 10 to 20 minutes.
Roast 2.0 - 4.0 lb
  • Start defrosting with fat side down.
  • After each stage, turn roast over and shield the warm portions with aluminum foil.
  • Let stand, covered, for 30 to 60 minutes.
Casserole/Soup 1 - 8 cups
  • After audible signal, stir if possible.
  • At end, stir well and let stand, SOUP covered, for 5 to 10 minutes.

Check foods when oven signals. After final stage, small sections may still be icy. Let stand to continue thawing. Do not defrost until all ice crystals are thawed.

Shielding prevents cooking from occurring before the center of the food is defrosted. Use small smooth strips of aluminum foil to cover edges and thinner sections of the food.

Beverage

BEVERAGE enables you to SENSOR REHEAT coffee or tea to a more suitable drinking temperature or to make instant coffee or tea.

  • Suppose you want to SENSOR REHEAT 2 cups of coffee.
Steps Display
1. Touch the BEVERAGE pad. M12.JPG
2. Select desired BEVERAGE setting by touching the desire number pad e.g. touch the number 2 pad to SENSOR REHEAT coffee. M28.JPG
3. Enter quantity ny touching the same number pad 2 repeatedly e.g. touch number 2 pad four times. M29.JPG
4. Touch the START pad. M11.JPG
  1. BEVERAGE can be programmed with More or Less Time Adjustment. Touch the POWER LEVEL pad once or twice after selecting the amount. See page 24.

  2. Touch HELP MENU pad when the HELP indicator is lighted in the display, for a helpful hint.

  3. More or less than the quantity listed in the chart should be made following the guidelines in any microwave book.

Beverage Chart

Food Amount Procedure
To make Coffee or Tea

1 - 4 cups

  • Use this setting for heating COLD TAP WATER to a temperature somewhat below the boiling point to make instant coffee or tea.
  • Touch number 1 pad for 1 cup increase per touch.
  • Stir liquid briskly before and after heating to avoid “eruption”.
To sensor re-heat beverage

.5 - 2.0 cups

  • This setting is good for restoring cooled beverage to a better drinking temperature.
  • Touch number 2 pad for a 0.5 cup increase per touch.
  • Stir after heating.
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