Whirlpool WMB31017AB Microwave Oven Review, Over Range

The Whirlpool microwave oven model WMB31017AB fits over the range, and has a large 1.7 cubic foot chamber.  You can easily clean the white inner coatings.  The oven also features a bright blue clock / function display. It has powerful yet hidden venting, and 1,000 watts (1 kilowatt) of heating and cooking power. This built … Continue reading Whirlpool WMB31017AB Microwave Oven Review, Over Range





Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle, How To

We’ve heated gallons upon many gallons of both hard and soft water for tea and hot cocoa making, with many cordless electric kettles.  We find that without routine cleaning, these kettles can get stained brown, especially if you brew the tea directly in it after the water boils.  This can be hard to remove if allowed … Continue reading Clean a Cordless Electric Kettle, How To





Comet Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review

The creamy, thinner texture of Comet soft cleanser with Bleach means that you need not shake it as much as thicker preparations of other brands.  But 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 messes, … Continue reading Comet Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review





Soft Scrub Cleanser with Bleach Review

We’ve tested various versions of  Soft Scrub cleanser with bleach, including this Commercial Solutions potion,  for many years. What we found is that it is quite the versatile, well cleaning, but not too harsh liquid cleanser.  It works well anywhere you need gentle yet scouring powers, like in the kitchen and bathroom. But Soft Scrub cleanser … Continue reading Soft Scrub Cleanser with Bleach Review





Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen Review

Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen smells citrusy. You don’t have to worry about splattering it on your clothes.  Why not?  No bleach here.  It’s superb at cleaning off mildew, grease, limescale, and soap scum in the kitchen and bathroom. We’ve used Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser since 2013.  We find it quite the … Continue reading Soft Scrub Lemon Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen Review





Mainstays G761 Thermometer Review, for Fridge and Freezer

The G761 model of home refrigerator and freezer thermometer by Mainstays,  solves a common problem of most home fridge and deep freezers these days; their temperature controls do not read in degrees. They mostly show numbers like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, where 5 is the coldest (MAX), and 0 is the warmest (or … Continue reading Mainstays G761 Thermometer Review, for Fridge and Freezer





Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review for Flat Top Stoves

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 for Flat Top Stoves





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





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