Westinghouse WST3007ZE manual


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    2 IMPORT ANT SAFEGU ARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed including the following: 1. Read all instructions. 2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs. 3. To protect against electrical shock do not immerse cord, plugs, or appliance in water or other liquid. 4. Close supervision is necessa[...]

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    3 3 ADDITIONAL IMPORT ANT SAFEGU ARDS CAUTION HOT SURFACES: This appliance generates heat and escaping steam during use. Proper precautions must be taken to prevent the risk of burns, fires, or other injury to persons or damage to property. 1. A person who has not read and understood all operating and safety instructions is not qualified to operate[...]

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    POLARIZED PLUG This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to modify the plug [...]

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    5 5 GETTING T O KNOW Y OUR WESTINGHOUSE WST3007ZE 5 CUP COOL T OUCH RICE COOKER PRODUCT MAY VARY SLIGHTLY FROM ILLUSTRATION WARM COOK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 8 12 11 13 14 1. Lid Handle (P/N 21762) 2. Glass Lid Assembly (P/N 22274) 3. Steam Hole 4. Wire Cooking Rack (P/N 21764TM) 5. Non-Stick Cooking Pot (P/N 22275) 6. Cool-Touch Main Housing 7. Power C[...]

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    6 6 BEFORE USING FOR THE FIRST TIME 1. Read all instructions. 2. Wash Cooking Pot, Glass Lid, Wire Cooking Rack, Rice Measuring Cup and Rice Paddle in warm, soapy water. Rinse and dry well. 3. Never immerse Main Housing in water. 4. Never place liquid in the Main Housing. Place it only in the Cooking Pot. 5. Never try to force the Rice Cooking Sele[...]

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    7 7 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS COOKING RICE Many varieties of rice can be used, including basmati, wild, black rice, arborio, risotto, saffron rice, brown, and long grain. Do not use this Rice Cooker to cook instant rice. A 180 ml ( 3 ⁄ 4 cup) Rice Measuring Cup is included with your Rice Cooker. 1. Make sure the Rice Cooker is unplugged. Take the C[...]

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    8 8 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) COOKING RICE (Cont.) 7. Or, you may measure the water using the markings on the inside of the Cooking Pot. Add rice to Cooking Pot first. then add water to the corresponding level. Example: To prepare 3 cups of raw rice, rinse rice and add to the Cooking Pot; add water up to LEVEL INDICATOR 3. (As you gain experi[...]

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    OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) COOKING RICE (Cont.) 12. Mix the rice. After rice has steamed for 15 minutes, carefully open the Lid as steam will escape. Use the Rice Paddle provided or any other non-metal long-handle utensil to scoop and mix the rice well. Allow all steam to escape. 13. Keep Warm. When the cooking is completed, the Selector Lever[...]

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    10 10 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) TYPES OF RICE (Cont.) White Rice - Includes several kinds of white rice, most of which can be prepared in your 5 Cup Cool Touch Rice Cooker. Long-Grain Rice - Less starchy than short-grain rice, so it separates into individual grains more than short-grain rice. Short-Grain Rice - More moist and tender than long[...]

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    11 11 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) GRAIN GLOSSARY (Cont.) Polished rice (white) has been bleached, cleaned, pearled (polished with talc), then often oiled and coated. This refining process causes the loss of its hull, bran and germ, which are removed from the grain (along with most of its nutrients) leaving only the starchy endosperm. As white r[...]

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    12 12 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) USING THE WIRE COOKING RACK TO STEAM FOODS 1. Using a liquid measuring cup, add 2 1 ⁄ 2 cups (20 ounces) of water to the Cooking Pot. 2. Place the Wire Cooking Rack on the bottom of the Cooking Pot. 3. Larger vegetables can be placed directly on the Wire Cooking Rack. A heat-resistant steaming basket may be u[...]

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    13 13 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) FRESH VEGETABLE STEAMING CHART Suggested Vegetable Amount Cooking Time Artichoke, Whole 2 small, cut tips off 25 - 30 min. and insert upside down Asparagus 1 lb. 24 - 27 min. Baby Carrots 1 lb. 35 - 40 min. Broccoli 1 ⁄ 2 lb. (2" florets, 1" stems) 25 - 30 min. Brussels Sprouts 1 lb. 25 - 28 min. Ca[...]

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    USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS This appliance contains no user serviceable parts. Do not try to repair it yourself. Any servicing requiring disassembly other than cleaning must be performed by a qualified appliance repair technician. Always remember to unplug the unit from the wall outlet when not in use and before cleaning. 1. Be careful not to den[...]

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    15 15 USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Cont.) STORAGE 1. Unplug the unit from the wall outlet and clean all parts. Be sure all parts are dry before storing. Store appliance in its box or in a clean, dry place. Never store it while it is hot, wet or still plugged in. Never wrap Power Cord around the appliance. 2. To avoid damage to the Cooking Pot or [...]

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    16 16 TROUBLE SHOO TING No Indicator Lights are Illuminated. Water overflows during cooking. Cooked rice is too dry or not completely cooked. Cooked rice is too watery. Make sure the 5 Cup Cool Touch Rice Cooker is plugged in. Before cooking, make sure you don’t fill above top water level. Make sure Lid is closed before cooking. Before cooking, m[...]

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    Steam escapes between Glass Lid and Cooking Pot during cooking. Check between the Glass Lid and Cooking Pot for foreign substances, including rice kernels that may prevent the Glass Lid from closing all the way. Be sure the area is clean. 17 17 TROUBLE SHOO TING (Cont.) Rice is scorched. Warmed rice smells bad or discolored. Check between the Cooki[...]

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    LIMITED ONE YEAR PRODUCT WARRANTY Warranty: This product is warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the original purchase date. This product warranty covers only the original consumer purchaser of the product. Warranty Coverage: This warranty is void if the product has been damaged by acciden[...]