Induction cooking is really clean, fast, and safe without fuzz. If you already own one of these hardworking cookers, you probably are enjoying its performance. You bet, almost all users are saying the same thing. In fact, more than 88% of new users of this kind of magnetic induction cooking find the machine relatively cheaper economical compared to other types of tools for cooking.
Many households are fascinated with this device. They consider that induction cooktop is a mystery or magic for some. It is almost close to that, well, for the time being. Induction cooking is really a technological marvel that remains phenomenal in this age of the Internet and mobile phones.
Because of this somewhat confusing process for some users, we are just too enthusiastic to guide you on your endeavor to commit to the best performance and achieve the longest life possible for your induction burner.
PROVERBIAL DOS AND DON’TS IN INDUCTION COOKTOP COOKING TIPS
If you need just simmering for your pasta or simple steaming of vegetables for salad, you might want some guide not to do mistakes if you are a novice user of this fascinating product. To give you the best from your induction cooker, we have here the dos and don’ts for you to be guide at so that you could attain or achieve the longest possibly life on your cooktop:
- Always keep your pot, pan, and all conduction-ready cookware clean. Cooking vessels with dirty bottom could affect the heating performance of your cooktop, so better clean your cookware base before and after using them.
- Wipe clean any spilled on the cooktop’s surface, it may burn onto the glass-ceramic top.
- Read thoroughly and understand the instructions written on the accompanying owner’s manual before its first use.
- Use only cookware that is induction-compatible to give you the best results.
- Keep its power cord away from the burner, it might burn or soften the plastic/rubber insulation.
- Use the cooktop as a resting place for other things even if it is turned off.
- Use empty pots or pans. You heard it right, empty cookware should not be left on the hotplate.
- Let aluminum foils, plastic, or any soft objects near the burner when it is hot.
- Let other magnetic devices (such as credit cards) or any similar objects near the cooktop while it is in operation.
- Put other metallic objects such as a fork and spoon on the stove’s surface while it is on, they might heat up and may cause skin burn.
- Spray water on the burner even in mist although it is off. The unit might short circuit and since water is a good conductor of electricity, it could damage its electronic parts when turned on.
- Use a pressure washer as a cleaning tool.
- Put the hot pot on its control area, it might damage the cooktop’s control.
- Use deformed bottom or warped base cook wares because the stove’s capability might be diminished as it will not have full contact with the burner.
- Drop anything heavy or sharp, the glass-ceramic top might be broken or damaged.
You may probably wonder that there are so many don’ts than the dos regarding the use of the more modern induction cooktop? But you should not be dismayed, the good thing is: there are information and warnings on the proper handling of these seemingly effective cooking tools. Use these to your advantage and you will be glad to find out the safest ways in dealing with an induction cooktop.