How to Tell if Convection Conversion Temperature is Correct
Is the Convection Conversion Temperature Correct for My Jenn-Air Oven?
When using convection, the temperature and time displayed on the oven may be different than what was entered and this is normal. The convection conversion feature is a function that converts a standard thermal bake cook time and temperature into an ideal cook time and temperature for convection cooking. Refer to the Owner's Manual to see if your model has a convection conversion feature and how to use the feature.
Example: When using the convection feature on the range or wall oven, the oven temperature is set to 350°. After preheating, the temperature displayed on the range or wall oven is 325°.
How Convection Works
When using convection, the fan circulated hot air distributes heat more evenly than the natural movement of air in a standard oven. This movement of hot air helps maintain a consistent temperature throughout the oven, cooking foods more evenly, crisping surfaces while sealing in moisture and yielding crustier breads.
Because of the efficiency of a convection oven, most foods can be cooked at a lower temperature or for a shorter time. Some ovens will automatically reduce standard recipe temperatures and times for cooking when the convection feature is used.
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