Kenmore 148.1665601 Gas Grill User Manual

VERY IMPORTANT: Burner tubes must reengage valve
Indirect Cooking
Poultry and large cuts of meat cook slowly to perfection on the
grill by indirect heat. Place food over unlit burner(s); the heat
from lit burners circulates gently throughout the grill, cooking
meat or poultry without the touch of a direct flame.
This method greatly reduces flare-ups when cooking extra fatty
cuts because there is no direct flame to ignite the fats and
juices that drip during cooking.
Indirect Cooking Instructions
Always cook with the lid closed.
Due to weather conditions, cooking times may vary.
During cold and windy conditions the temperature setting
may need to be increased to insure sufficient cooking
Place food over unlit burner(s)
Food Safety
Food safety is a very important part of enjoying the outdoor
cooking experience. To keep food safe from harmful bacteria,
follow these four basic steps:
Clean: Wash hands, utensils, and surfaces with hot soapy
water before and after handling raw meat and poultry.
Separate: Separate raw meats and poultry from ready-to-eat
foods to avoid cross contamination. Use a clean platter and
utensils when removing cooked foods.
Cook: Cook meat and poultry thoroughly to kill bacteria. Use a
thermometer to ensure proper internal food temperatures.
Chill: Refrigerate prepared foods and leftovers promptly.
For more information call: USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline
at 1-800-535-4555 (In Washington, DC (202) 720-3333, 10:00
am-4:00 pm EST).
How To Tell If Meat Is Grilled Thoroughly
Meat and poultry cooked on a grill often browns very fast on
the outside. Use a meat thermometer to be sure food has
reached a safe internal temperature, and cut into food to
check for visual signs of doneness.
Whole poultry should reach 180° F; breasts, 170° F. Juices
should run clear and flesh should not be pink.
Hamburgers made of any ground meat or poultry should
reach 160° F, and be brown in the middle with no pink juices.
Beef, veal and lamb steaks, roasts and chops can be cooked
to 145°F. All cuts of pork should reach 160° F.
NEVER partially grill meat or poultry and finish cooking later.
Cook food completely to destroy harmful bacteria.
When reheating takeout foods or fully cooked meats like hot
dogs, grill to 165° F, or until steaming hot.
WARNING: To ensure that it is safe to eat, food must be
cooked to the minimum internal temperatures listed in the table
Correct burner-to-valve engagement
1 Burner Cooking
Cook with direct or indirect heat.
Best for smaller meals or foods.
Consumes less fuel.
2 Burner Cooking
Great indirect cooking on low.
Produces slow, even heating.
Ideal for slow roasting and baking.