Following the instructions found on the bag, place the popcorn bag in the microwave and press the “popcorn” button on your appliance. The popcorn setting makes popping a bag of popcorn for movie night quick and easy.
To use the potato preset on your microwave, first pierce the potato’s skin with a knife or fork several times. Then place it on a paper towel towards the sides of the microwave turntable and press the potato button. Let the potato stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Place 1 to 3 slices of pizza on a paper towel-lined plate inside the microwave. Press the pizza button on your appliance. This preset will reheat your pizza to the correct temperature without overcooking it.
The defrost setting on your microwave will help you defrost foods like meat, poultry and fish. Preset times and cooking powers are typically programmed on the appliance and can be found in the owner’s manual. For best results when using the defrost setting, food should be 0° F.
The soften and melt functions can be used to soften or melt your foods such as butter, ice cream and cream cheese. Times and cooking powers are typically preset for a number of food types. You can find this information in your owner’s manual.
Times and cooking powers have typically been pre-set for reheating a number of food types such as pizza, soups, sauces and baked goods. You can refer to your owner’s manual for specific information about different types of foods and the reheat settings.
The keep warm setting is great for getting everything on the table hot during a busy mealtime. It uses the crisp/brown element available on some microwaves. For best results, your food should be at serving temperature when you place it in the microwave and use this setting.
The timed Dual Crisp setting is a manual crisp mode setting available on select Maytag® microwaves. The Dual Crisp feature with crisping tray uses an extended cycle to crisp up everything from soggy pizza slices to frozen fries. A broiler-like crisp element combines with microwave cooking power to deliver better microwaved meals. Always use an oven-proof and microwave safe dish.
The Brown setting is available on select Maytag® microwaves. This setting is meant for top browning cooked foods such as casseroles. It adds a crunchy layer to the top of food using direct heat without microwave cooking power and gives a finishing touch to a meal without having to touch an oven. When using this setting, use an oven-proof and microwave-safe dish or plate.
Select Maytag® microwaves are equipped with Sensor Cooking. Sensor cooking adjusts to your meal with ideal time and microwave power settings for everything from large casseroles to pasta.