Things You'll Need
Aroma Roaster oven
Roasting pan insert
Food for cooking
Internal meat temperature chart
Buffet tray holder
Buffet service tray
The Aroma Roaster oven not only roasts but steams, slow cooks and serves your food. This multipurpose kitchen appliance saves you counter space by taking the place of an oven, crock pot and buffet server. Due to its compact size, the kitchen does not feel hot when you cook as it would when roasting or baking in a conventional oven, and unlike an oven, you can steam your food in the Aroma Roaster. Experiment with this appliance by preparing your favorite recipes in the roaster, but recipes for use in a conventional oven apply directly to the Aroma Roaster without time or temperature adjustments.
Plug in the oven and turn the temperature to 400 degrees F and set the timer for 30 minutes. Only do this step when using the Aroma Roaster oven for the first time to burn off dust and debris on the heating element. Expect to smell a slight burning odor and see smoke during this phase as normal effects of this preparation.
Set the roaster pan into the roaster oven and plug the appliance into an outlet. Preheat it to 400 F for at least 20 minutes.
Place the food to cook inside the roasting pan in the oven and shut the lid. Set the timer according to the recipe and turn the temperature down to that required by your recipe. Use the baking rack for your roaster oven if cooking foods in a casserole dish or baking pan.
Cook beef, pork or lamb at 325 degrees F for between 15 and 25 minutes per pound. Roast whole turkeys and chickens at 350 degrees F for 13 to 18 minutes per pound.
Check your food with a meat thermometer by inserting it into the thickest portion of the meat. Use the guide on the side of the meat thermometer for safe internal temperatures for various meats or consult an internal meat temperature chart.
Remove the food from the oven and serve.
Use your Aroma Roaster oven as a buffet server: Pour water into the bottom of the oven, but do not allow the level to touch where the bottom of buffet service trays will sit.
Plug in the roaster and set to 350 degrees F. Wait for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the water boils before setting the buffet holder on top.
Set the buffet service trays with hot food into the holder and decrease the temperature to 250 degrees F for service.
Stir the food and check the water level at 15 to 20 minute intervals adding more water to maintain at least two inches of simmering water in the bottom of the roaster oven.
Always unplug your roaster oven after use, and never it leave unattended while cooking.