Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ Review

We’ve laundered hundreds of loads in our Maytag Bravos MVWB750WQ  Washing Machine since we bought one at the end of 2010, and are lovin’ it. I’m ripping curtains off the windows and doilies from tables, just to get some items to wash in the MVWB750WQ. This high efficiency (HE) style  washer differs vastly from older ones we’ve used for decades … Continue reading Maytag Bravos Washer MVWB750WQ Review





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





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





Black & Decker Electric Kettle Review, Model JKC930C

We’ve enjoyed hot chocolate and black tea for over five decades, and so, have often kept electric kettles like the Black & Decker electric kettle  in the kitchen for rapid water boiling for these hot drinks. This water kettle a few minutes faster than stove top tea kettles. But we do miss the stove top … Continue reading Black & Decker Electric Kettle Review, Model JKC930C





Clean Stainless Steel Coffee Maker, How To

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Electric Coffee Maker. So after a short time, we noticed hard water and coffee stains inside. Thus, we learned how to clean this stainless steel coffee maker. This post details the tips and advice we gathered in doing that. We’ve found that without regular … Continue reading Clean Stainless Steel Coffee Maker, How To





Pelonis Electric Radiator Heater, Oil, HO-0260 Review

This Pelonis ™ Electric Radiator Heater, 7 Fin, oil-filled, #HO-0260 model works well for heating a whole room. It sports a tall and thin yet low-profile. So it fits into corners, between furniture pieces, and under most windows. the HO-260 also works well as a bathroom heater with the right ground fault protection.  It blasts … Continue reading Pelonis Electric Radiator Heater, Oil, HO-0260 Review





Clean a Percolator Coffee Pot, How To

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware automatic percolator.  We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this appliance becomes stained brown. Then, that unsightliness is hard to clean off if allowed to build up.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look of our stainless steel coffee pot as long as possible, … Continue reading Clean a Percolator Coffee Pot, How To





How to Free Up a Stuck Garbage Disposal

When we travel, our garbage disposal might not run for several days to a few weeks at a time.  Disposals with iron inside are prone to seizing up when not run for a period.  When you turn the switch on and all you hear is a low hum, you know that your disposal has bound … Continue reading How to Free Up a Stuck Garbage Disposal





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





Change WiFi on Instant Pot Smart WiFi Instructions

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 Change WiFi on Instant Pot Smart WiFi Instructions