How to Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891

We love our Hamilton Beach 40891 cordless kettle.  But by necessity, we learned a bit about kettle repair, when the lid for that kettle came apart after several years of use.  We fixed it, and so here, we share how to repair electric kettle lid on our 40891 Hamilton Beach teapot. So, we determined how … Continue reading How to Repair Electric Kettle Lid, Hamilton Beach 40891



Instant Pot Buttons, Smart WiFi, By Column

This piece describes button locations on Smart WiFi Instant Pot.  We list each button location by column.  Note that this post covers only button locations.  It neither describes what each button does, nor how to use it.  For that, please see our   Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker Buttons Guide   that covers the whats and hows … Continue reading Instant Pot Buttons, Smart WiFi, By Column



How to Change WiFi on Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Let’s say you’ve previously set up your Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker.  That is, you created an Instant Pot account through their Instant Pot app, which means that you’ve also installed that app on your mobile device.  You also assigned your cooker a PIN, and it now shows up in the app’s  My Devices  list.  … Continue reading How to Change WiFi on Instant Pot Pressure Cooker



How to Set Up Instant Pot Smart WiFi Pressure Cooker

When you get a new Instant Pot, it’s so tempting to just dive right in and make the best tasting recipes around, in the shortest time.  But note that this electric pressure cooker need some preps before you can use it to fullest advantage.  If you take the time to learn how to connect it … Continue reading How to Set Up Instant Pot Smart WiFi Pressure Cooker



Reset Button on Instant Pot Smart WiFi Cooker

The Instant Pot smart WiFi  reset button has several uses, everything from setting the cooking pressure level to moving between cooking parameter fields, to turning the pot’s WiFi interface ON and OFF.  Here, we explain where the reset button is, and briefly cover how to use it to factory reset your pressure cooker.  We do not … Continue reading Reset Button on Instant Pot Smart WiFi Cooker



Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle 40891 Review

We’ve enjoyed hot instant coffee and tea for more than a score now. So these cordless yet electric tea pots and kettles have therefore, been useful appliances in our kitchens and coffee counters over the years.  Here, we review the Hamilton Beach electric kettle, model 40891 cordless stainless steel version. One electric kettle we’ve used … Continue reading Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle 40891 Review



Instant Pot WiFi Buttons Guide, Button Meanings

The versatile Instant Pot smart pressure cooker now has a WiFi enabled version.  With this, you can control the pot remotely, from any place you have internet access.  The Instant Pot app supports adjustment of some pressure cooker functions.  However many others you can access only on the cooker’s front panel.  So with that in … Continue reading Instant Pot WiFi Buttons Guide, Button Meanings



How to Clean Stainless Steel Percolators

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Stainless Steel Percolator.  We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this silver appliance becomes stained brown.  Then, that ugliness is hard to remove if allowed to build up.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look as long as possible, we looked for procedures and … Continue reading How to Clean Stainless Steel Percolators



How to Reset Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker

Here’s our instructions on how to factory reset Instant Pot Smart WiFi electric pressure cooker.  Factory resetting restores this appliance to factory default state.   Often, factory resetting fixes any strange behaviors you might see occasionally on this Instant Pot.  Resetting to factory default settings also erases any WiFi network info stored in this cooker. This … Continue reading How to Reset Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker



Electric Baseboard Heating Pros and Cons

By now, most of us have heard the horror stories of high electricity bills and insufficient heating capabilities of electric baseboard heaters.  But there are numerous advantages if you use electric baseboard heating.  So we thought that a balanced piece that gives the good and bad of these heaters was in order.  Thus, in this … Continue reading Electric Baseboard Heating Pros and Cons