BALTIMORE (WJZ)— This energy saver focuses on ways to be a smart cooker.

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Energy experts say cook with a full oven. If you have three dishes to be cooked at slightly different temps, pick the average to cook all three.

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Don’t peek. Every time you open the oven the temperature is lowered by 25 to 75 degrees. Use a timer if the oven door does not have a window.

And use the broiler when possible. It uses less energy and pre-heating is not required.

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