Cleaning Vinyl Kitchen Floors Instructions

The following hints, tips advice, and instructions describe cleaning vinyl kitchen floors.  Following these directions cleans spills, food, grease, and stuck on messes. They apply best to vinyl, linoleum, and ceramic floor surfaces. If your floor is genuine wood however, these instructions still apply. But use less water to prevent warping and curling. Tools You’ll … Continue reading Cleaning Vinyl Kitchen Floors Instructions





Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review

We’ve used Cooktop Cleaning Creme for several years now. We find it to work as well as the other glass top range polishes we’ve tested.  Cooktop brand cleans the hardened, baked on grime. This builds up above the burners on our flat top Whirlpool electric stove. Cook Top Brand is an effective, low-fume, non abrasive thick liquid cleaner. It … Continue reading Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review





Acurite 00291E Kitchen Timer Review

In preps for the extensive cooking that we do over the holidays, we bought an Acurite Digital Kitchen Timer 00291E for approximately $6.  Here are our thoughts and impressions on this highly useful kitchen tool. While cooking such large-scale meals, we usually have multiple foods baking, boiling, marinating, and simmering at the same time, and … Continue reading Acurite 00291E Kitchen Timer Review





Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept cordless kettles like the   Chef Choice Kettle Teapot Model #679    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 679 glass kettle is not actually cordless.  A cord does exist, attached to the stand base, that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet, that supplies power to the heating … Continue reading Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review





How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda

We’ve heated gallons upon gallons of hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our  Hamilton Beach electric kettle.  In this post, we show how to clean electric kettle with baking soda.  We’ve cleaned ours successfully many times.  We also discuss how to keep the electric kettle clean in the first place. We’ve found that … Continue reading How to Clean Electric Kettle with Baking Soda





Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly, How To

We’ve found that an excellent way to defrost upright freezer quickly, is to use a heat gun or blow dryer.  The blowing warm air really speeds up how fast an upright freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. Have rented a few apartments equipped with manual-defrost freezers. Indeed at this very moment, … Continue reading Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly, How To





Chef’s Choice® International 1.5-Quart Cordless Electric Glass Kettle 680 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept electric kettles like the   Chef’s Choice Cordless Electric Glass Kettle Model #680    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 680 glass kettle is not really cordless.  There is in fact, a cord that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet attached to the accompanying … Continue reading Chef’s Choice® International 1.5-Quart Cordless Electric Glass Kettle 680 Review





Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen Review

Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen smells citrusy great, and you don’t have to worry about splattering it on your clothes, as it contains no bleach.  It’s excellent for removing mildew, grease, limescale, and soap scum in the kitchen and bathroom. We’ve used Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser since 2013, and find it quite the versatile and effective, … Continue reading Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen Review





How to Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle

We’ve heated gallons upon many gallons of both hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with our Hamilton Beach cordless electric kettle. We’ve found that without routine cleaning, this stainless steel kettle, and others like it, can become stained brown, especially if you brew the tea directly in it after the water boils.  That unsightliness … Continue reading How to Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle





Comet Scratch Free Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review

The creamy, thinner texture of Comet Scratch Free Soft Cleanser with Bleach means that you need not shake it as much as thicker preparations from other manufacturers.  However, the creamy texture is none too abrasive. In fact, they call it Scratch Free, because it’s little more abrasive than dish detergent.  But for lighter, non baked on … Continue reading Comet Scratch Free Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review