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4 Tips to Use Your Steam Oven Better

Since many of our home chefs are new to steam ovens and still learning about them, we sat down and created some useful tips to make cooking easier with F.BLÜMLEIN JU-3200 steam ovens.

1. How do I find the Preheat (Grill) mode?

The JU-3200 steam oven provides 2 preheating options - Preheat (Steam) and Preheat (Grill). The temperature of the Preheat (Steam) mode ranges from 120 - 230 ℉, while the Preheat (Grill) mode ranges from 210 - 450 ℉.

You can find the Preheat (Grill) mode by entering the Oven Function screen and pressing the right arrow to select the Preheat mode. You’ll see the Preheat (Steam) mode first, which is the default function. To get to the Preheat (Grill) mode, press the right arrow again, and you’ll see the icon changes from the steam icon to the grill icon.

For more detailed instructions check out this video:

2. How do I check the oven temperature?

There’s no need to buy a separate oven thermometer. You can check your oven’s real-time temperature during cooking by pressing the Settings and the Oven Light buttons at the same time to display the temperature inside of your steam oven.

Check out the video below to learn more:

If you also want to check the oven temperature in Celsius, just hold the Settings button:

3. How do I set DIY recipes?

Sometimes we forget the exact time or temperature for cooking a dish. We’ve all been there. But now you can leave the hard work to your steam oven by creating and saving up to 10 recipes for later use, knowing you’ll get perfect results every time. With the DIY Recipe mode, you can save the time and temperature for your recipes and set up to 3 cooking stages in one recipe. You also have the freedom to select different cooking modes for each cooking stage.

Watch the video below to learn how to set up your DIY recipes in 2 minutes:

4. How do I keep my oven clean?

Under normal circumstances, cleaning is the only maintenance required for your steam oven. Besides wiping up spills and leftover water with a soft cloth after each use, you can also use the Sterilize mode and the Descale mode to clean your oven regularly.

  • Sterilize mode

This function can sterilize not only your dinnerware, cutlery, baby bottles, or other items, but also the interior of your oven. In addition, if there’s grease build-up in your oven, run this mode to soften it before cleaning. Don’t get burned, as the oven will be hot after sterilizing.

  • Descale mode

Water used during any steam mode may result in limescale or other build-up inside the oven steam lines. Once your steam oven has reached 100 hours of steam-related operation, the Descaling Reminder icon will appear on the panel and will stay on until the Descale mode has been run completely. Check out your manual to learn the whole descaling process on page 21.

If you have any other questions in terms of using your steam oven or if there’s any function you’d want to learn more about, comment below and let us know!


  • Thanks for Dar’s asking, actually thanks for the stainless steel cover for the lower heating element on the bottom of the JU3200, you may feel free to directly put the steam basket on it to steam. However, if you would worry about the oil from the food may drip on the oven, you can feel free to use the baking tray to catch the oil, since the backing tray is easier to clean up then the oven. Any further concerns, please feel free to contact our support team <> for certain help, thanks. — F. BLÜMLEIN Support Team

  • Thanks for Amelia’s asking, please kindly understand the cooking time/cooking temperature can’t be changed during the oven is running. That would need to PAUSE the oven first and then adjust the cooking time with the up and down arrows, and the cooking temperature would need to STOP the cooking process then adjust. And if you would need to adjust the cooing time/cooking temperature every time you make this dish with the oven, I’d like to suggest you can feel free to try to save the whole cooking process with DIY function, that would be much easier without manually adjust everytime. Any further concerns, please feel free to contact our support team <> for certain help, thanks. — F. BLÜMLEIN Support Team

  • Which rack in the oven is best for the steam basket use?

  • How do I change the cooking time and or cooking temperature during the cooking?


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