How to Use a Roaster Oven

A roaster oven can help you a great deal in the kitchen, especially in the busy holiday season when you have so much food to prepare and only one stove.

Using and maintaining a roaster oven, however, can be quite confusing if you do not know the proper steps for use.

So below we have prepared a simple guide for you to follow to successfully maneuver your roaster oven.

Things you will need:

  • Roaster Oven


  1. Familiarize yourself with the roaster oven before attempting to use it.
  2. Remove all units from the box.
  3. Carefully clean each section of your toaster oven.
  4. Wipe out the heating part of your oven with a dry cloth.
  5. Remove any small pieces of packing material.
  6. Assemble your roaster oven following the manual.
  7. Plug in and allow to heat for 15 minutes.
  8. Consider all the recipes you will be cooking with your new roaster oven.
  9. Use your oven when you please.


  • Allow to heat up when you first get your oven to help burn off some of the chemicals used in manufacturing the item.
  • Consider all the uses of your oven as some units may also be used to keep side dishes warm.
  • Visit the manufacturer’s website as some manufacturers sell inserts for your oven.


  • Do not worry if when heating for the first time an odor is given this is normal.