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Whirlpool Home Appliances

Cookware and dinnerware use



  • Browning dish (Follow manufacturer recommendations.)
  • Ceramic glass, glass
  • China, earthenware (Follow manufacturer recommendations.)
  • Melamine (Follow manufacturer recommendations.)
  • Paper towels, paper plates, napkins (Use non-recycled paper.)
  • Plastic wraps, bags, covers, dinnerware, containers (Follow manufacturer recommendations.)
  • Pottery and clay (Follow manufacturer recommendations.)
  • Silicone bakeware (Follow manufacturer recommendations.)
  • Wax paper
  • Do Not Use

  • Metal cookware and bakeware
  • Straw or wicker
  • Gold, silver or pewter
  • Non-approved meat thermometers, skewers
  • Twist ties
  • Foil liners, such as sandwich wrappers
  • Staples
  • Objects with gold or silver trim or with metallic glaze

For Use With Convection/Combination Cycles (on some

  • Metal bakeware may be used only during convection (bake) cycles. Use ovenproof, microwave-safe cookware for all other convection and combination cycles.

Convection Rack

  • Use the short convection rack for convection cycles (baking or roasting). Place cookware directly on rack for bake and for some roast functions. Some roast functions require that the food be placed directly on the rack.
  • Use a microwave-safe, ovenproof dish or pan under the rack to catch the drippings.
  • Two-level cooking is not recommended.

For Use With Grill Cycles (on some models)

  • Use ovenproof, microwave-safe cookware to catch drippings.
  • Two-level cooking is not recommended.

To Test Cookware/Dinnerware

  • Place dish in microwave oven with 1 cup (250 mL) of water beside it. Program 1 minute of cook time at 100%.
  • If dish becomes hot and the water stays cool, do not use the dish in the microwave oven.