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Is it okay to use the broil feature in my Viking oven with the door partially open?

No, it is not safe to use the broil feature in your Viking oven with the door partially open. The broil function generates intense heat from the top heating element, and leaving the door open can pose several risks:
1. Safety hazard: An open oven door can increase the risk of accidental burns or fires, especially if someone accidentally comes into contact with the hot surface.
2. Uneven cooking: Keeping the door open may disrupt the oven's airflow, leading to uneven cooking and potentially undercooked or overcooked food.
3. Energy inefficiency: An open oven door causes heat loss, making the oven less energy-efficient and increasing cooking times.
Always use the broil feature with the oven door closed to ensure safe and efficient broiling.
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