To clean an electric coffee percolator, fill the water reservoir with a mixture that’s half distilled white vinegar and half water. After turning on the coffee maker, let several cups of the mixture run through, then turn it off and let it set for an hour. Start the machine again to complete the cycle, discarding the vinegar mixture. Run plain water through the percolator a few times until the vinegar odor disappears.Continue Reading
A coffee percolator consists of a pot with a smaller chamber at the bottom, which is placed closest to the heat source. A vertical tube leads from this smaller chamber to the top of the percolator. Just below the upper end of this tube is a perforated chamber; the desired amount of water is poured into the water chamber, and then the amount of coarse-grounded coffee is placed in the top chamber.
After the percolator is placed on the heart source, the water temperature rises until it begins to boil. The hot water is distributed at the top over the perforated lid of the coffee chamber. This water then seeps through the coffee grounds, leaving the coffee chamber through the bottom and dropping back into the lower half of the pot.Learn more about Appliances
After cleaning and possibly seasoning the food that is going to be steamed, place it in the steamer and fill the steamer with the appropriate amount of water, then turn the steamer on and it will heat the water into steam and cook the food. It is possible to replace the water with fruit juices or broth to give the steamed food a specific taste.Full Answer >
The difficulty of repairing a water heater varies based the component that has failed, but gas water heaters typically have more parts that can break, which makes diagnosing the problem more difficult. However, wiring problems on electric water heaters can pose difficulties for the inexperienced.Full Answer >
To use a drip coffee maker, measure cold water in the carafe, and pour it into the water reservoir. Put a paper filter in the filter basket, and add 1 heaping tablespoon of ground coffee beans for each 5-ounce cup of coffee. Close the lid, and press the start button.Full Answer >
Using a percolator involvesÂ addingÂ coffee and water to its respective chambers, and putting itÂ on the stove or simplyÂ turning it on in the case of electric percolators. A percolatorÂ isÂ a type of pot used to brew coffee, and it consists of two chambers and a vertical tube that goes from the bottom to the top of the pot.Full Answer >