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Can't find the owner's manual for my rival 16 quart roaster oven

Need to cook a turkey and can't find the manual operating instructions.

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  • buzzbuzzh Nov 27, 2008

    There was ni instructions in the Box when I bought the Rival Roaster 18 Qt Oven

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    need manual

  • gknudson17 May 11, 2010

    Can't I download the instruction manual somehow?

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Where can I find a manual for the "Easy Cook 737" ?

  • David Nov 26, 2014

    I would heat my roaster to it's highest temperature (450-500 on mine) to preheat it for 15 mins. Once preheated reduce temp to 400 and place bird on top of rack and make sure the handles are up. (I usually brush my bird with mayonnaise and then sprinkle with the seasonings I like.) Cover and roast for 30 mins. to brown the skin and then reduce the temp to 325 and continue roasting for remaining time.(@20 mins per lb.) At the end of the time I use a meat thermometer if the little plastic reminder hasn't popped and the safe temp in the brest is 165 and in the thigh 180... During the roasting do not lift the lid as this will result in loss of heat and make the task take longer... 20 mins per lb is a good rule of thumb... Turkey will be very moist and the liquids coming out of the bird should be CLEAR NOT PINK... Enjoy!

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Http://www.rivalproducts.com/help.aspx?helpNav=1

This link has a chart for cooking/roasting time on Rival Roaster

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Go to ownerIQ.com. That is where I was able to download and print off the manual for my Roaster oven. You need to sign up but its free. They also have roaster oven recipes.

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Set it on 400 and leave it alone check on it every so often

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    thats what i do lost it when i moved

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