Using an electric oven is fairly straightforward.
- Preheat the oven: Before you start cooking, preheat the oven to the desired temperature. Most electric ovens have a preheat button or setting, which will turn on the oven and heat it to the desired temperature.
- Choose your cooking mode: Electric ovens typically have several cooking modes, such as bake, broil, and roast. Choose the mode that is appropriate for the type of food you are cooking.
- Adjust the temperature: If necessary, adjust the temperature using the oven’s temperature control. Some electric ovens have a digital display that allows you to set the temperature precisely.
- Put the food in the oven: Once the oven is preheated and set to the appropriate mode and temperature, place the food in the oven. Be sure to use oven-safe cookware, such as baking sheets or casserole dishes, and avoid putting anything directly on the oven rack.
- Monitor the cooking process: Keep an eye on your food as it cooks. You may need to adjust the temperature or cooking time if the food is cooking too quickly or too slowly.
- Remove the food: When the food is fully cooked, carefully remove it from the oven using oven mitts or potholders. Be sure to turn off the oven and let it cool down before cleaning.
It’s important to consult your oven’s manual for specific instructions and safety guidelines, as each oven may have unique features and operating procedures.