What is Delay Start, and how long is it?

The Delay Start sets the total time delay prior to the cooking program starting the cooking process. The Delay Start can be set for a maximum of 24 hours. Note: When using the Delay Start allow sufficient cooling down time prior to serving. The Delay Start is not recommended for porridge, oatmeal, or any other foamy and thick liquids. When preparing foods that foam or splatter, the cooking progress should be monitored.