Hamilton Beach Programmable 5 Quart Slow Cooker : Won’t work for making bone broth

I am a terrible cook, i can ruin boxed mac and cheese. This crock pot has changed my life. I have made some delicious dishes with minimal effort. A friend suggested that i spray the vessel with pam to prevent sticking and to help make cleaning easier. I haven’t tried that yet but plan to soon.

This cooker is a bit smaller than our last but perfect to go with a small 3 quart. Cooking for two is not the easiest thing to do. Using this machine a couple of times a week and found no problems. Looks good, cooks good and is a ittle lighter to put away.

It’s the perfect size for my little family. I loved it so much i bought a second one to cook my sides or desserts in while i’m cooking dinner in the other one.

I really like this cooker but when i read the instruction booklet, i discovered that it will shut down after 14hrs. I bought it to make bone broth, which requires at least 24hrs. Looks like i will have to purchase a manual cooker instead. It seemed very sturdy and well built when i took it out of the box.

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Hamilton Beach Programmable 5 Quart Slow Cooker (33453), Black

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Bought as christmas gift for a relative. They called me and indicated thatthey had used it and was very happy with the product.

My last one (another brand) boiled wildly on low setting, and was impossible on high setting. I’ve used the hamilton beach several times, and the settings are reliable and accurate.

My old crock pot finally broke so i purchased this hamilton beach programmable slow cooker. It’s really nice and it comes with a rubber band that you can put across the lid and over the handles when you need to take it somewhere full of food. It heats up quickly and the removable pot is very easy to clean (even after chilli was made in it). I have no complaints about it at all.

It really appeared smaller than i expected. The top doesn’t fit secure it is really lose. It cooked really fast meat got done before the vegetables which was only carrots. 5 hours which it should of taken alot longer. I had a rival before so i think the next crock pot would be the rival the top fit perfect it was huge and cooked everything evenly at the same time and not has quick.

Great unit for single family meal — we don’t usually have leftovers when using this 5 quart unless its a soup or chili. I have had no issues with program settings or timers – everything works as it should.

Does what it says, makes delicious food.

Cooks a bit hot, so adjust cooking ,.

I use it 1 to 2 times a week nod it never dissapoints.

I bought to give as a gift and the recipient loves it.

Light weight and cooks evenly.

Hamilton Beach 40911 2-Quart Electric Iced Tea Maker – Nice Product

This is my second hamilton beach 40911 2-quart iced tea maker. The first one still makes great tea, but the push button on the handle of the pitcher that locks the lid on broke. We used our first unit probably twice a week for 3-4 years. We have owned both the ’round’ pitcher type as well as this ‘oval’ type pitcher. We prefer this pitcher because it takes less of a footprint in the fridge. The compartment that holds the tea bags has a dial on the bottom that can be set to three different ‘strengths. ‘ this basically regulates how fast the hot water drips out of it and thus how strong the tea will be. When our pitcher broke, we were very happy to find that this style is still being made. After looking over reviews of the unit, it obviously is still well made and making great tea. We did not even look at what other types were now on the market, we just re-ordered a new one of these.

You put in ice, water, and tea bags, and it does the rest of the work for you. Always make a delicious and perfect glass of iced tea. After brewing, the pitcher can be put directly in the refrigerator. Very convenient, quiet, and a wonderful useful appliance to own.

Ice tea maker works fine with bags but seems not to like loose tea if it has been ground to fine. If tea is ground to fine or has to many small particles it has a tendency to fill the brewing chamber to full and you end up with a mess on your counter top. If this happens you can either live with it or try a diffrent brand. You can also try and set the brew strength for a milder brew strength. I use the one i bought to brew my wild spearmint tea wich usally has some fine flakes in it after i have dried it for future use. I would recommend this tea maker to any one who actually brews regular tea in it.

I originally bought this tea maker on july 15, 2008. It’s quick, easy and makes perfect tea. I like mine on the weak side. I leave the setting dial on medium, and just use one heaped teaspoon (not tablespoon) of bulk tea. The tea i use is taj mahal, which is available at many indian food stores. I’d buy another of these, but the one i have just won’t quitupdate: 07/28/2013 – i just ordered a replacement for the unit i purchased july 15, 2008. That original unit still works fine, but the bottom of the brewer is very rusty. Over five years of use, so i figured i had gotten my money out of it. I decided just to replace it now instead of waiting for it rust through and die. This maker is quick and easy — i can’t imagine anything easier.

This made excellent iced tea for several months, but eventually the tea started not tasting right. I have thoroughly washed it several times, but i can’t get the bad taste out. It tastes a little bit like gasoline. I suspect there is some mold inside the tea strength adjustment dial, but i can’t seem to figure out how to disassemble it to find out. Btw, if you like your tea weaker, i recommend using less tea bags. Don’t set the strength adjustment dial to anything but the strongest setting. You just waste tea bags that way.

I’ve made about 6 batches of tea so far – it takes awhile to get the brew right – i’ve discovered if you put half a cup of sugar on the ice and use three teabags (one lipton or tetley iced tea bag and two orange constant comment bags) at medium strength you get a pretty decent cup of iced tea. Definitely don’t put the sugar into the boiling area. And the sugar doesn’t dissolve or filter through if you put it in with the tea bags. I tried leaving the tea bags in the maker to use again, but even in the refrigerator they molded after a week. Still a great time saver – fairly easy to clean, and fits great in my fridge.

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I have bought this iced tea maker for home and for gifts. It has taken the uncertainty out of making iced tea. It’s so easy; fill with water to the water mark, fill with ice to the ice mark, add the measured tea, and voila great iced tea. Avoid lipton’s which is a very bitter tea. For everyday hot tea, use pg tips. You get a flavorful but never bitter tea. However, for iced tea, i have an even easier and delicious source for iced tea leaves in multiple flavors and even decaf. don’t confuse it with the shangri-la tea site. ]

I originally purchased the ‘other’ popular tea maker & returned it before opening it after i read reviews on how it leaks. I was skeptical to try this one because i did not find a review in which green or white teas were used. Making myself a guinea pig, i combined tips from other reviews on how to get perfect tea & rigged the instructions. I usually decaffeinate my tea by performing an initial 20-second brew in a tea cup & discarding the water before starting. The resulting tea is healthy, smooth, pure-tasting, medium-strength, & perfectly sweet:(1) clean before first use (& after each use). (2) ‘max fill’ the base with cool filtered water. (4) cover the mesh filter with two tea bags, & place another under the drip spout. I use whole-leaf pyramid tea bags, either h. Central market organics green tea or adagio silver needle white tea. (5) push button to auto-brew. (6) when done, add 6-10 tbs sugar (i use 8 tbs raw turbinado) & stir. (7) after 2 mins have passed, refill base & brew again, using the same tea bags.

I bought this iced tea maker about a month ago. It is the first one i’ve ever owned. A friend was telling me how great brewed iced tea was, to have it at home, with your own tea bags. I love iced tea, so thought i’d give this a try. I read lots of reviews before buying this one, and here’s why i chose this one. The reviewers said that the design worked well. Made good tea and didn’t drip all over, like some of the other tea makers. Both were good points, and true. Another thing that sold me on this was the sleek design. It looks nice on the counter-top.

There are plenty of iced tea makers out there. I’m sure that most do the job very well when it comes to brewing the tea. What sets the hamilton beach apart is that it’s so easy to store and clean. The pitcher and filter system are especially convenient. Everything is marked clearly and works exactly like it’s supposed to. The only thing that i wish i had known before buying was that it doesn’t actually brew two quarts: the most it can brew is one quart at a time. But if you fill the pitcher with ice up to the marked line, you will end up with nearly two quarts when the ice melts from the hot tea that gets brewed. This is not a problem if you set your brew nice and strong.

I recently puchased the hamilton beach 2-quart electric iced tea maker because my old tea maker died and i wanted to buy the same make and model, when i could not find it, i decided to try the electric tea maker by hamilton beach. I am glad i did, not only does it make great tea, it is great to look at sitting on my counter. My husband cannot drink alcohol so the tea maker is always in use. He loves the tea and i love the ease in making it. Great product and i am glad that amazon had it for me to buy. I really like ordering what i need because i can get it right away and do not have to leave my house.

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  • Measures 17-1/2 by 11-1/2 by 4-1/2-inch; wash only by hand.
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I have to say that this is an excellent easy to use machine. You really can’t go wrong as other reviewers have said. The machine itself is fairly simple, it is cheap, it’s easy to clean, etc. It has one on/off button, and an adjustment for steeping the tea. The rest is up to you to produce the iced tea in a way that meets your taste buds. My first machine did have a problem in the first 30 days. The on/off button would no longer operate. The replacement has worked fine, and this review comes after 6 months of use, and i probably make a pitcher every other day. My goal had always been to come up with iced tea that didn’t make me have envy of iced tea that i consumed at restaurants or fast food like chick-fil-a, panera bread, etc. Some of my early batches produced ‘burnt’ tea taste. There are lots of experts out there if you google it. I am not an expert, but i tried all their suggestions.

I had to replace an older mr coffee model that i’ve had for almost 10 years. I spent a lot of time researching and bought a couple others along the way and this one by far was the best replacement. It works well and brews a nice pot of ice tea and is very easy to clean. The only thing i don’t like about it is the storage space needed for the ‘brewer’. It is bigger than the older mr. Coffee models (that are no longer made) so it does require some thought as to where to store it. Other than that, it is a quality ice tea maker and a good price.

This is great ice tea maker. I recently fell in love with thai tea. I researched how to make it, but didn’t want to deal with large pots and filters. I figured i’d give this a try. My thai tea comes out perfectly. All you do is put the loose leaf tea into the filter (set how strong you want it), add water to the base, and hit the button. Wala, a few minutes later, tea. Throw it in the fridge and i have a batch of delicious thai tea for a quarter of the price. There are only two negatives i can think off. You can’t really turn it off once its started. A few times i have forgotten to add the tea (ha) and it just heats up the water. The only way to stop it was to to unplug it and wait a few minutes until it turned off. You have to refill it with water and let it run through a cycle to fill up the entire canister. It takes 2-3 brewings to fill up the entire canister, so it is a little annoying to have to go back and refill it a few times. Still much easier than the old way.

I ordered this tea maker for my mom for mother’s day. She had been using a 10 year old tea maker that leaked. I intially went to bed, bath, and beyond to buy a new tea maker for her. Bb&b only had a floor mondel of a ‘mr. Coffee’ teamaker and instructed me that they would no longer carry it, but i could go to wal-mart to purchase the mr. When i got to wal-mart, i noticed the mr. Coffee teamaker looked flimsy, inepensive, and possibly difficult to work with, so i thought i would go to amazon to check out its reviews. Soooooo glad i checked the amazon reviews for the mr. The reviews were mediorce at best, with many people not liking the product at all. So, i did some research and found this hamilton beach 40911 2 electric tea maker instead. The reveiws were excellent and the tea maker was only around $5. 00 more, so i ordered the hamilton beach for my mom instead. A few weeks after mother’s day, i went back over to my moms, after forgetting about even giving her the tea maker, and my mom said, ‘oh my gosh.

This was not my husbands favorite ice tea maker. He said it made weak tea even on strong setting. The part on top of the pitcher that holds the tea bags is a pain to clean. You have to take a butter knife to pop it off the strength dial and clean it inside, if you don’t the inside of that area gets really gunked up and makes the tea taste bad. The brewer itself started leaking about 6 months in. I was glad when my husband finally threw it in the trash and asked me to buy a new one.

I’ve owned a couple of these over the past several years because i use them so much. Works great but super important: you have to clean it very carefully and often. Make sure your drip hole is clean (always good advice) as well as the grill on the lid. Those can get clogged and gross and make your tea smell/taste funny. None of the cleaning is particularly difficult – though there are some nooks and crannies that can only be reached with a toothpick and some paper towels – but you do have to make sure that are no brown stains anywhere (again, always good advice).

Measures 17-1/2 by 11-1/2 by 4-1/2-inch; wash only by hand.

My mom got one of these about a year ago, but i was addicted to diet cola at the time and didn’t give it much thought. Trying to get off the diet cola now, and bought one myself. My mom uses loose tea which i think might be just a tad tastier than the tea bags that i use, but both are great. Uses a lot of ice, so if you have an automatic ice maker you will be glad. Well worth the purchase pricejust a tip – i got some food storage covers (looks like a shower cap – plastic with elastic like to cover a bowl) to put over the pitcher when it’s in the fridge. It keeps it from picking up tastes/odors of other things that are in there.

I have had this maker now for several months and i am very happy with it. I am using lipton loose leaf tea and what we do is use 3 table spoons of tea, run the suggested amount of water through and then add that same amount of water to run through for a second time (using same leaves), add sugar and water and just amazing tasting tea. It is much stronger than what we had been making and this pleases the whole family. It is quick and simple and cheap so no complaints there. However, along the lines of cheap, i have to say that the pitcher cracked at the bottom of the handle after about 60 days of use. We called hb and they gave us a new pitcher. We had to pay $5 shipping which was kind of lame but it did get to me in 2 days. I was able to put some sealant on the little cracks and it makes an excellent backup pitcher so now i have two and that is quite handy. Overall i am very pleased with this purchase.

After reading through the reviews here i decided to take a chance and order this product. Not too many iced tea makers get great ratings, but this one does everywhere. I drink a lot of ice tea regardless of the weather and this product makes it so much easier. I use lose teas so this product takes all the work out of making iced tea. Fill the brew tower with water, fill the pitcher with ice (fill markings on both the brew tower and pitcher), put in your tea in the the brew basket (i put my sweetener in here as well) and turn it on. In ~10-12 minutes you have 2 quarts of ice tea ready to go. The good: the brew tower doesn’t take up much space. Its narrow design allows it to remain flat against a wall when it’s not in use (the pitcher is always in the fridge as i always make sure there’s iced tea available). The pitcher itself is also narrow so you can put it on the door or right up against the side of the fridge.

This is the second one of these i’ve purchased. The first one i had for years, but i eventually ruined it when the main unit started to rust away underneath from me not doing a very good job of wiping up my spills – so just be aware that there are metal parts on the bottom that appreciate a dry countertop. In any case, i finally got around to buying another one and am now once again delighted to have freshly made iced tea to enjoy.

This iced tea maker was purchased as a birthday gift for my husband. We both love to drink iced tea, but didn’t love the hassle of having to make tea on the stove and then cool it off before drinking it. This iced tea maker is the perfect solution. It’s quick and easy to set up and use. We made iced tea shortly after opening the box and it was delicious. I recommend using the luzianne brand family size tea bags with this iced tea maker. These bags are specially formulated for iced tea and the tea tastes authentic and refreshing, instead of the chemical tasting iced tea you can buy in stores. I recommend using 2 family size tea bags. This was perfect for the 2 quart pitcher the iced tea maker comes with.

I bought this to make it easier on myself to make tea, it is definitely easier and less of a hassle. I love that it comes with the pitcher so i don’t have to deal with boiling water and searching for a pitcher. It is not so large that it takes much counter space. I usually keep it under the cabinet but it goes together neatly and slides right into the back so it does not take too much room.

Slim, 2-quart pitcher fits in refrigerator door

This is a great ice tea maker although i don’t use it according to the directions. I do not put any ice in the bottom of the pitcher. I have used both loose and tea bags and both work great. It is very thrifty as i can make a whole gallon of tea with 3 tea bags and it is still very tasty. I let the same tea bags in the tea holder and continue to run batch after batch until the tea is at a level close to the tea holder. Then i empty the tea into a half gallon container. Then i do the same again thus making about 1 gallon of tea. The machine is quick and there is no chance for any tea residue to get into the water heating device unlike the tea drop machine which i just disposed of for that reason. Easy clean up tooi would highly recommend this machine.

Bought this about 4 years ago & still going strong. I don’t post a lot of reviews, but i was just making tea this morning and thought this thing deserves a review. Honestly, as cheap as things are made these days, i would have expected it to have broken already. That being said, i only hand wash the container (afraid high heat in dishwasher would crack it over time). Only complaint is i wish the container held more tea in each batch (makes only about 2 quarts).

I’ve been trying to drink less soda, which has been my main source of caffeine (which i’m not ready to give up quite yet). So, i decided to make iced tea. I did it the old fashioned way for a while (in a big pot on the stove, etc. ), but that was kind of annoying. Then my sister told me that there’s such a thing as a tea-maker. Com, read user comments, and purchased this hamilton beach machine. I love iti take a big, quart-and-a-half nalgene bottle to work every day, and since this machine makes about 2 quarts of tea at a time, i have enough to fill my bottle and a generous glass to spare. I like my tea sweetened, and this machine doesn’t really provide any easy way to add sugar during the brewing process.

Bought this as a gift for my boyfriend, who loves brewing sweet tea at home. Prior to this, he was just using a pot to boil water. This thing makes brewing tea ridiculously easy. For sweet tea, you can even pour sugar (or simple syrup) in the pitcher and brew hot tea directly onto it. We usually will transfer into a bigger pitcher/container and add ice to dilute it/cool it off. If you do this, it’s good to brew the tea extra strong so it doesn’t get too diluted. This product will probably make you addicted to tea.

Arrived on time, retail packaging. I am a southerner, we love iced tea and assume everyone does. So we know tea and we’re always thinking that each of us makes tea the best. Now everyone can make ice tea as good as mine. The strength of tea is an important part of the recipe that you can controlle with this machine. And the controll works, unlike most machines. I hate the tea rings left in containers or brew baskets. Most machines have tea stains, however this is well designed and only the basket and container touch the tea. Therefore the whole thing stays clean and is easy to clean and bright white.

I owned this item about 15 yrs ago and it was wonderful; it died out and i didn’t replace it. Recently i decided i wanted to keep making my ice tea and nearly passed out at the cost now of this item. When i got it it was so complex, that it would take many steps to fix the filter, do the twists and turns to it and in general not get what i was looking for. I ordered this hamilton beach model as it is the one i had years ago. Cheap isn’t always the best way. Now it takes me about 4 minutes to do the water, ice, tea bag – and when it is done my perfect ice tea is in its own pitcher and ready to quench my thirst.

My husband enjoys two oversized mugs of tea in the morning. He doesn’t want to mess with going through the process of brewing each cup of tea much to tea purists’ horror. Over the decades we’ve dealt with various automatic hot tea makers; including one we had to buy from europe in the early 80’s and then get an electric adapter to use the states. Many years ago, faced with a frantic need for a tea maker, i purchased one of these from our local hardware store. My husband brews the tea w/out adding ice and happily takes a cup of tea off to his office. He uses either tea bags or bulk tea depending on what we have on hand. Later, he pours his second cup of tea and heats it in the microwave. (i can hear the whimpering from the tea purists. ) this tea maker costs a fraction of most hot tea makers. Yes, many of them make better tea — but they don’t always make better tea. We live in a rural setting and are on well water. About once a month, i run a couple of cups of household white vinegar through the tea maker which keeps the minerals from building up in the sytem. There’s a small filter in the removeable top to keep loose tea from going into the serving pitcher. If it’s not clean, then i run the same vinegar through a couple more times.

Indicator light and automatic shutoff

This is way better than the mr. My only minor complaint is that it’s only 2 qt, when my mr. Coffee was three, but i probably shouldn’t be drinking that much iced tea in one day anyways, so it’s a good thing.This doesn’t leak like the mr. Coffee did and probably won’t stain my counter top like my mr. Another awesome plus is that i can brew loose tea if i choose too, and cleaning is much, much easier than the brew basket in the mr. It also looks way nicer on the counter top, and is slimmer so it takes up less valuable counter space.

This is a wonderful product. It took me sometime to decide which brand and type i should buy. I really like how clean it looks on my counter top and i used a label maker to put the directions on the side so my husband and son can make their own ice tea without my help. Btw, i make a simple syrup (equal parts water & granulated sugar into a pan and slowly bring to a boil. Cook only until sugar is all dissolved. I then store it in the fridge for homemade ice tea & lemonade). So, instead of adding just the granulated sugar to the pitcher, i add the simple syrup and ice cubes first. Ice tea comes out as sweet as they want it; as does the lemonade. I’d recommend this product to anyone.

It works just as advertised. I haven’t had any issues with leaks, especially since i don’t see where it would leak from. It sounds like a drip-coffee maker when running. I had to take a point off my review due to two issues. Firstly, the white plastic grill that becomes stained from one use with standard lipton tea bags. The unit should have been made with black plastic so that these stains wouldn’t be as obvious. Secondly, the water reservoir only fills the pitcher up 1/3 of the way. It makes tea quickly, so it’s not too much of a hassle to run it twice. Other than that, everything works well. The mesh inside the drip area is small enough to keep finely cut tea leaves from dropping into the pitcher.

Sure i could boil water, add tea bags, ice and refrigerate until cooled and enjoy some ice tea. Then again i can use this and drink chilled iced tea in under 10 minutes. I don’t mean to paint an infomercial type picture where the person is to stupid to boil water and then spills the boiling water all over the place trying to get it into the pitcher. To be honest i wasn’t sure about this product, but after reading the reviews i decided to give it a shot and i am glad i did. I do wish the pitcher was a little bigger ( you get the equivilent of about 4 lg ice teas from your local coffee shop). However, the convenience of having fresh ice tea that brews and is chilled so quickly makes up for the small pitcher. I use 7 tea bags and that works well for me. Although i do notice if the tea sits long enough for all the ice to melt it does taste a little watered down. But honestly it really isn’t a big deal. There’s no mess and no fuss using this machine.

I received my iced tea maker, read through the instructions and poured in the water and the ice. I pushed the on button and the light came on and promptly went out. I thought maybe the filter basket was loose or something, so i unplug the machine and check the filter basket and it was okay. I plugged the machine back up pushed the button and nothing happened. I felt the side of the machine and it was warm so i thought i must have the pitcher in wrong some kind of way. So i took it out and repeated the process, same thing, light comes on and goes out. While i’m standing there looking at and cursing the machine for being a piece of junk, i looked at the instructions again and saw that i was supposed to pour the 1 quart of water into the brew tower, not in the pitcher. Especially since i was standing there looking at it wondering how the water was supposed to get out of the pitcher to be heated and then why would it heat ice water. Lol :-)after overcoming that dilemma, the iced tea maker worked liked a charm. I find it easy to use and the ability to have fresh brewed iced tea within minutes a huge bonus. I started not to get it because from the photo, it looked too big and awkward for my limited amount of storage space, but i saw it in a store and realized that the pitcher sits on a tray that slides in so the brewing unit becomes compact. As for the pitcher fitting in the refrigerator door, if you have room in yours, my hat goes off to you.

Every once in a while, a company gets everything right about a product. This iced tea maker by hamilton beach is just such a winner. It’s easy to use, easy to clean up, and most important of all accomplishes its main task of making iced tea very very well. Plus, it’s priced well and has stylish looks. I’m glad they picked a neutral tone instead of making the pitcher red, blue or some other bright color. I used to make my own iced tea by the pitcher by simply brewing tea bags in a large container. I always thought an iced tea maker wasn’t needed. But with this tea maker the whole process is tremendously more convenient, easier and faster. Maybe that’s why my iced tea even seems to taste better now though i essentially use the same recipe as before. Also, you can easily make batches mixing loose and bagged tea.

Adjustable brew-strength selector

I sent this as a gift for my mom, so i only know what she had told me. She is very happy with this tea maker. Coffee and wanted to replace it because the pitcher was etched and stained, and the lid had gotten lost. I was nervous buying this one, because her mr. Coffee had been 3 quarts and this is 2 quarts, but she doesn’t seem to mind. She says the tea is excellent. She also said the pitcher fits nicely in her fridge. Since i don’t personally use it, i don’t know much else. I chose it because the price was comparable to the mr.

I stopped drinking sodas back in february and have been brewing tea ever since. At first i was using instant tea but the stuff i liked (crystal light) wasn’t any healthier. When i noticed my gas bill was sky high, i realized i was paying way too much to boil water just to make tea. Coffee iced tea maker on their shelf that caught my eye but remembering i had an amazon gift certificate at home, i pulled it up on the website. Glad i checked first ’cause the mr. Another ‘ice tea maker’ search turned up the hamilton beach model. With all the great reviews i had to try one. With my gc, i only had to pay $10 to get it to my door (via target).

I am a big tea fan i am really picky on my tea though. I am a stickler to color, clarity , and taste. I don’t like strong overbearing tea. I won’t drink it if it’s cloudy because it means it has seeped too long and has broken down. As you can see in the photos this tea maker makes a great clear rich colored tea that is in my opinion just right. For under $20 i don’t think you can really beat it. Word of advice set it to strong or you will have to use more tea or it will be weak. Edit: wow, i can’t believe i have had this fore almost three years. I bought this when i was in college and it still works great.

It just doesn’t make a strong enough tea for me. It tasted like just barely flavored tea water. I replaced it with the 2 3/4 qt. The west bend makes a much more palatable tea in my opinion (and a bit stronger). Plus, it makes more tea at one time and is just a few dollars more here on amazon (when on sale-which is when i bought it). The west bend seems to make better use of the tea amount used (i calculated my useage to determine this and would have had to use more tea to make less in the hamilton beach unit). I highly recommend the west bend 2 3/4 qt unit-if you can get it for the just under $28 price-i would never pay the $49.

I have made all types of tea from green tea, black to to pomegranate green tea. It gets stained pretty easy but thats expected since its tea. I make it without ice since we don’t have an ice maker. I just put water in the tank and fill the pitcher half way with cold water. I use 5 tea bags so its really cost effective. I use a tablespoon of sweetener per tall glass of tea.

Coffee iced tea maker but always hated it. It was always dripping and a pain to use. The hamilton beach iced tea maker has solved all my problems and i am now happily making a ton of iced tea. My husband and i are drinking a gallon a day now (great for loose leaf teas–actually i think it works better with loose leaf). I even bought another one so we could always have tea made because we are drinking it so fast. I am so glad i bought the hamilton beach. We are drinking a lot of green tea, rooibos, white tea from [.

For years we have used the mr. Coffee iced tea makers and have purchased two of them. This time around we chose to get the hamilton beach 40911 2-qt iced tea maker. Even though i/we haven’t used the feature that allows you to place loose tea in the basket for brewing we totally like the hamilton beach method of brewing tea over the mr. First of all the taste (using luzianne family tea bags was superior to any tea we ever brewed using the mr. Also one very large drawback with the mr. Coffee maker is that the basket, for the bags, sets inside the reservoir and maker and most every time you brew a pitcher and remove the basket you have leakage of tea down in the makers bottom which over time makes for a very ugly looking reservoir, where you put your clean water to brew your next pitcher. Because hamilton beach placed the basket directly inside the pitcher itself there is never any tea that finds its way into the bottom of the tea maker. Also due to ridges in the bottom of the mr. Coffee maker it’s usually almost impossible to totally clean the pitcher and restore it back to the clean condition at the time you first used it. This feature alone makes the hamilton beach a better buy over the mr. Coffee but i thought, before my purchase, that surely the two would make equivalent tasting tea but using both lipton and luzianne family tea bags the hamilton beach not only brews the tea faster but the taste is better. Coffee the strength of the tea is controlled by a sliding knob on the front of the maker whereas with the hamilton beach it is three rigid clicks of control on the bottom of the basket (mild, medium, strong), we usually use medium. We enjoy ‘sweet-tea’ being from the south and anyone that makes good sweet tea knows you sweeten it while it’s hot at the time of brewing. Our method is to first fill the pitcher to the line and fill the reservoir and refill the pitcher to the same water level and then add 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups of sugar and stir with a whisk until very well mixed. Once the tea is brewed you have to stir the tea again but you get perfect sweet tea every-time. If you enjoy tea, even if you never considered an electric tea maker, the hamilton beach will be one purchase decision you will not regret.

In fact in i keep 2 pitchers in my fridge. One with caffeine and one without. The best iced-tea maker i used was salton but they stopped making it. Coffee teamaker but it sucked cause it brewed weak tea. This hamilton beach 40911 icetea maker is the best cause right away after you hit the brew button you can tell it is brewing and extracting the dark tea right away. The major problem is that the brewer will start to leak by the 6th month. I know cause after the 2nd teamaker i started marking dates on them. So now i’m on my 4th teamaker as of this week. I used the teamaker every other day for both types of teabags. When in you look inside the teamaker the bottom by the draining hole you can see a slit that is shaped like california. All those teamakers have the same mark. Bottom line, eventhough it’s broken after 6 months i would still buy it for the flavor. Just make sure you pour the brewed tea rightaway in the pitcher before the leak gets bigger.

This product is reliable and a good bargain. The only complaint i have is that there are no printed instructions for making sweet tea. This would involve leaving out the ice (which is recommended in the instructions). Instead of ice, i put 1/2 cup of sugar per 8 tea bags and a full reservoir of water. (as i often run a second reservoir through with eight more tea bags, i use a full cup of sugar. ) then i chill the entire pot in the refrigerator overnight. I can run the brew while showering or washing dishes, so i do this during my nightly ritual before going to bed. I use decaffinated tea, so the ability to make tea at home is valuable.

A friend warned me against bacteria possibilities with my familiar sun tea, so i bought this to replace sun tea and like the taste better than sun tea. I gave it minus a star only because it takes up so much counter space, but i love the way it works. Also it is all plastic, so i don’t know about longevity. You can use the included pitcher, but i found a narrow one for the fridge and i like that better. I don’t think the pitcher would take a drop very well. I am quite satisfied with it and the tea it makes. You need to add ice to the pitcher when making the brew and it takes a little over a quart of ice.

I bought this iced tea maker to put in our office at work since we have so many iced tea drinkers. We make an average of 2-3 pitchers (4-6 quarts) of tea daily. So far the unit is holding up well. The plastic pitcher is suitably thick and is not showing any signs of cracking or structural failure. The brewer works quickly and quietly with only one small nuisance. There is a slide out rest that the pitcher sits atop and then it snaps into place under the brewing spout. As the pitcher sits on this plastic rest and sweats water pools on the plastic rest and around the pitcher in general. You need to wipe down the area every so often to keep its living space tidy. The brew strength adjuster is set in the strainer and is manual; you can rotate it and choose between mild, medium and strong. As with any brewing device regular cleaning is a must, but overall this is a good quality product for the money.

Hamilton Beach Party Crock Cast Iron Dutch Oven, Love it

This little unit worked great for our office potluck. My co-workers especially the ladies were impressed with the texture and taste of the pork ribs i cooked in this little crockpot. I highly recommend this to everyone especially guys who like to cook. 5 or 3 quart version of this. Crockpot for bigger gatherings.

If you read the product description you know it is a party sized ‘slow cooker, dip warmer, chocolate melter, magical’ kitchen gadget. It’s about 1 1/2 to 2 pint size. There are so many things you can do with this. I wish i could say that i got this at a discout, or free, for my review. I paid full price, and i now i need the other two colors.

Perfect for anything that likes long, slow cooking. Crockpots always cook too fast, even on low. The source of heat seems poorly distributed in crockpots. And most are too large for one or two people unless you want tons of leftovers, lol. Yes, a cook needs to be mindful when washing and drying this little red zinger, but i always take care of the things i love,.

Key specs for Hamilton Beach Party Crock Cast Iron Dutch Oven, Red (33410):

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  • Porcelain-enameled cast iron cookware for exceptional cooking performance
  • 3 piece cooking and serving set
  • 1.5 quart crock and cover
  • Electric cooking base with low, medium, and high settings
  • Cordless warming stand

Comments from buyers

“Love it
, Love my party crock!
, Very nice cast iron Dutch Pot

This is a beautiful little pot, about the same quality as a lodge enameled cast iron pot. I own le cruset, staub, and lodge. The metal knob means it can go in the oven at high heat. It’s a great size for making a small batch of sauce or for serving hot goodies at a party. I received the set with both the heating base and the candle warmer. Feels very light and cheesy compared to the pot. I heated 2 inches of cold water from the tap. After one hour on low the temp of the water was 114 degrees f. Another hour on medium and the temp of the water was 148 degrees f.

Very nice cast iron dutch pot. Perfect size for small amounts. I like the versatility of being able to heat on the cooking base, or using a candle warmer, or just heat on the stove.

It’s very handy for parties with both savory and sweet. It can rust so don’t soak it or leave it wet.

Great size, very good looking and heavy duty. Works like a champ for smaller recipes that need to be served hot.

Only used once so far, but made a cheese dip in no time. Pot is very versatile, oven, stove top, heating base and perfect size to put into frig for overnight.

Like the option of electric or candle.

This is my favorite crock that i own. It is great for queso, as it does not burn as easily as a traditional crock pot. My only complaint is that, despite hand washing, the rim rusts. I scrub it with barkeepers friend and, viola. Just seems like an unnecessary step, although it doesn’t take long to do. I would most definitely recommend this product.

Love the size it’s great for one or two people.

Nicely made and works really well. My husband uses it at work to heat up his lunch. We have tried to eat healthier and i make lots of food ahead, put it in mason jars and freeze it, so he has a variety to choose from each day. We don’t use microwave ovens any more and this is lead free and i feel confident that this is the best option for him to prepare his food safely.

The new version is even better than the old version i have. However, i use this mostly as a coffee warmer. So-called coffee warmers never keep the cup hot enough, but this is perfect on the medium setting and i use the crock for serving and other needs.

From the other reviews i expected something really small–it is exactly the right size for what i wanted: to serve hot dips or appetizers at a party. I have never owned a crock pot –i would not call this a crock pot exactly. I do have many le creuset items which i love, however. This is comparable at half the price. This little dutch oven can be used on the stove, in the oven, or with the heating element. The keep-warm stand that holds a candle is also cast iron–which is to say, not easily tipped over by someone who had one too many at your cocktail party. Like any porcelain/cast iron cookware–it does require a bit more tlc. The exposed cast iron rims will rust if not dried quickly and completely. I recommend sealing the cast iron rims with a bit of cooking oil after drying. Avoid getting detergent on the exposed rim, instead just use hot water.

I almost use it every day to cook soup, black garlic, roast meat. I bought a second one for my daughter’s up coming christmas gift.

Is not the same color than in the picture, not match my other yellow appliances.

Just wrong color,that’s ok it does the job i need it for.

I love that this can use electric heat and or a tea light to warm. This works perfectly for my tailgate food. I can heat up on the electric base and then switch over to the tea light when we are outside to keep my food warm. The cast iron is nice and evenly heats, which i enjoy because i mostly see ceramic crock pots. This has a great heavy duty feel and i have used it every weekend since i received it.

This small capacity ‘party’ crock bowl has the quality of le creuset as it fits nicely on its heating element making it very efficient. It is perfect for the 1-2 family household. Don’t be fooled by the ‘party’ in the title, this crock will do most anything a larger crock pot can, just smaller portion. With two temperature setting, you have the flexibility to prepare a dish, or keep a dish warm during a party. Another fine feature is the removable crock can be used on top of the stove or in your oven, or refrigerated taking much less space. It is an enamel coated cast iron much like le creuset or staub so heat is retained allowing cooking at lower temperatures. Only precaution – hand wash like any other enamel pan to maintain the quality and don’t use scratch pads that would damage the surface.

This party crock is somewhat versatile as it can be used on the stove or oven to cook the food, then kept warm either via the electric base or under a warming stand (with a tealight candle). The heavy cast-iron enamel holds heat well, so the tealight candle actually does keep the food warm if a hot pot is placed on top of the warming core, and it is nice to not need a cord to keep food warm on a buffet. Because it is removable, it’s also easy to wash. The biggest downsides are the size (1. 5 quarts is pretty small) and the electric base, as the cord isn’t very long. In addition, it’s not on a timer, and has 3 temperatures: low, medium and high. It comes with a small recipe book with some suggestions. It’s great for fondue or warm dips, a bagna cauda, or a smallish appetizer. It’s not a ‘must have’ but is a nice addition for opportunities to keep food warm. It will definitely be getting a lot of use this holiday season.

It heats evenly and stays warm nicely when placed on low. I like that it can cook like a crock pot or you can put it in the oven as a dutch oven cooker.

Just the right size for small get togethers oe couple. It is heavy duty and well made.

Put this crock in our rv , perfect size for the two of us.

This product is great for entertaining. Keeps very warm on the burner but no so much with the using the candle. I was using a tea light so maybe using a little bit bigger candle would work better.

Hamilton Beach 33139 Oval Slow Cooker : Ok so far!

It’s perfect for cooking for one person. It’s easy to clean in that it is light-weight. I love the multi-color design too.

Just what i was looking for. I have a bigger crockpot which i use for making bigger meals. This is the perfect size for cooking meals for 2 people. I used it for when my husband and i went camping.

I have several different sizes of crock pots but this is the one i use the most. Perfect size for 2 or 3 people.

This is the perfect size to make smaller meals for two. Just what this “crockpot chef” ordered. Not too small, not too big, just right.

  • Perfect Size, Great Settings, & Easy to Clean!
  • I love this slow cooker
  • easy to clean and very bright and pretty to look

Hamilton Beach 33139 Oval Slow Cooker, 3-Quart / Leaf

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  • 3-quart oval stoneware
  • Removable crock
  • Dishwasher-safe crock and lid
  • 3 heat settings: keep warm, low and high
  • Holds up to a 3 lbs. chicken or 2 lbs. roast

Gift for my parents and they love it.

I can cook simple meals over a stove top but with this, i haven’t used a stove since i’ve purchased it. It’s 3-quarts so it’s not huge, but can still make food for 2-3 days. I can safely fit 3 chicken breasts in it for 3 days of food, or put a pound of beef in it with beans and potatoes for another 2-3 days of food. It has 4 settings: off, keep warm, low, and high. I always use low and let it cook for 8 hours, but the low is powerful enough that my food is probably done in 6 hrs or less; i just like to have the meat fall apart and stay juicy. The bowl is a breeze to clean and i always enjoy how this makes my house smell wonderful while i cook. Small & compact enough to fit even in a dish cupboard, i recommend this to anyone and everyone who wants to make a moderate amount of food and be sure that everything will work out fine. Honestly, it can cook 3 chicken breasts at a time, so that should be big enough for you.Just made 2 chicken breasts, a sweet potato, and beans and had room to spare.

This was just the right size for my 74 year old mother. Easy to clean and very bright and pretty to look at. I would buy this again if needed.

Works great and very ascetically pleasing. Great for 2-3 people, if you have a bigger family or feeding more then that, this isn’t the product for you.

The crockpot was at my door 3 days after i ordered it. A very nice piece of cook ware. I have used it and the size is perfect for the 2 of us. I would definitely order from this vendor again.

I am going to purchase for gifts.

Bought this as a gift for my 90 year old aunt. She loves it and has had a lot of compliments on the leaf design. She makes a 1 lb roast in the crockpot (with veggies) and is enough for 2 meals – much better for her than the fast food she used to buy.

This is better than i expected. I’m making cream of broccoli and cheese soup in mine right now and it’s the perfect size (9 x 11. 8 inches) to feed me and my husband. And i love the colorful pattern on it too. I get so tired of solid colors. It has an off, warm, low and high setting. And it doesn’t have lid locks. The crock is removable for easy cleaning and can be refrigerated.

I hate giving a bad review, but i am so disappointed in this slow cooker. I loved that this slow cooker had a white ceramic bowl. I loved the design on the outside, but it is a very, very, slow cooker. I cook beans in my crockpots. Where my other slow cookers take about 4 hours, this one does not cook them in 12 hours. I have to remove them and finish cooking them another way. I have had hamilton beach cookers before and they were excellent, this one is not.

Not large enough to feed cox’s army, but just right for a small chicken or roast (4-5 lbs).

I bought this one for the color pattern. I have a very colorful kitchen, so a plain crockpot wouldn’t do. I so far have only used it for making two-person meals (which i usually fill less than half the crock), though there is room for so much more. It cooks perfectly with the recipes i have used.

Bought it for my granddaughter and she loves it.

Good size for dinner for myself and another person. I purchased a 6-quart slow cooker for more people. I haven’t had any problems with it yet and it has cooked well. One time i had too many vegetables in it and they didn’t cook as soft as i’d like. Next time i make that meal i’ll know to cook a little longer or not fill it up as much.

Perfect size for 2-3 lb roasts, chicken breast, etc.

Mom loves this not to big and not to small. And its oval shape works pretty good and you can take the pot out of the cooker to clean it.

Arrived promptly and in great shape. So far i’ve made a personal size pizza in it, buttermilk biscuits and southern style creamy grits. Did a great job on all 3 recipes. The crock fits in a standard size dish rack. The leaf motif is pretty and looks nice in my kitchen.

Love it, works just as well as my other one, which is plain white. I cooked some chicken in it, about 1. 5 lbs with a bottle of frank’s hot sauce and a packet of ranch dressing mix and it shredded nicely after about 3 or 4 hours on high.

Other one we have is too big for us. It pretty look in the kitchen, also.

Hamilton Beach Toaster 2 Sl Toastation : Great size

Bought for the office, great product two in one appliances.

Its a little small but its toast your bread fast, however you must stick around because when the bread pops up it actually fly up high in the air so you have to catch it otherwise it may land where you don’t want it to.

The unit looks good on the counter. That was concern #1 of the wife. It toasts fairly well, however it takes a setting of nearly 5 on the 1-6 scale to get a decent toasting for sourdough bread. Haven’t tried wheat or white yet. Wife and son baked some refrigerator cookies on the oven tray which they said turned out fine. One issue is that the oven does not shut off when it reaches the temp set on the thermostat. Since there’s no timer, baking anything entails constant observation, with an external timer set, to monitor progress. The oven pan is very difficult to persuade to sit level; i don’t know if that’s a flaw or just operator error. The oven does heat and bake very quickly; i suppose that’s a point in its favor. My three star rating reflects a downgrade for the thermostat, the baking pan, and for the high toast setting needed.

I really love the size of this, great toaster but the oven is really limited. I expected it to be small but the heat element is above tray and burns most items quickly.

  • Toastation 2 Slice Toaster and Oven
  • Toastation 2 Slice Toaster and Oven in Black is, GREAT!
  • I had this toaster oven before and I loved it. However

Toaster 2 Sl Toastation

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  • Save on counter space with this two-in-one appliance.
  • Product Dimensions: 16 x 9 x 8 inches ; 8.7 pounds
  • The unit functions as both a traditional toaster and as a toaster oven
  • As a toaster, it provides a 1-1/2-inch-wide toasting slot that can fit up to two slices of bread
  • two frozen waffles, or two halves of a bagel or English muffin.

I sent this to my husband who lives in an apartment andwanted a toaster. This seemed to add to the idea ofjust having a toaster. He called me and told me it workswell.

I have a small kitchen with little counter space. This works great as both a toaster and toaster oven. I love it and am very gladi purchased it. Also arrived in a timely manner.

I have always missed toast from a toaster. It is wonderful to have the convenience of a toaster oven and toast that cooks perfectly. The oven arrived in great condition and in a timely manner.

Unlike a typical toaster-oven, this one is primarily a toaster and an oven of thin food. I really like that it toasts far quicker than all other [many] toaster-ovens i had, it is hard to tell from the photo, but the oven cavity is narrow and shallow. It barely holds one pizza slice. In fact pizza crust is often too high and can get burnt. Yep, the heating element is that close. The top cover slides open for toasting, and it closes for oven use. It works very well as long as the size is understood. The only shortcoming for my need is that it has no timer to shut-off the oven.

A timer would be nice but i have a timer on my stove so i just use it. Small for my very small kitchen. I’ve reheated pizza and it did a great job.

Great toaster and toaster oven- i love it’s compact size and it looks great. It is perfect for eggos and toast, as well as heating up leftover pizza and chicken nuggets for the kids. User friendly so it’s easy for my 9 year old to use.

If you enjoy your morning bagels this is a must. I’ve had many but this one looks like it is built to last.

I originally bought this back in 2006 to use at the office because we wanted to toast english muffins and bagels. The old toaster at the office really sucked. This was perfect and i used it until 2009 where i left the job and took it back with me. It then sat in my closet for 2 years. Finally bought my own place and this unit is still working like a charm. The only thing that i don’t like is the fact that i feel like i am out growing the small size. Works great but i want something bigger now. If only they made a toastaion 4 slice or something. I’ve never had any thing turn out bad with this device. I normally melt the cheese for my sandwhich, muffins, bagels, toast bread, reheat pizza, and some fries and chicken nuggets and that is about it.

Prompt shipping, great product.

This combo toaster oven and conventional toaster is great. I had one like this on loan for a while. Since it went back to the owner, i will have to get one for myself soon.

Far better for toasting than a conventional toaster oven. Compact size and quick heat up time are definate advantages.

I love that i only have to have one appliance on my counter that works like two. I would have loved having the double toaster portion, but couldn’t find it anywhere.

We rented a house for a vacation and this was the toaster they had. It is wide enough for large slices of bread or bagels. The toaster oven is also quite big to warm up food for one. We don’t use micro wave ovens as they are detrimental to your health so this is perfect to warm up a portion.

Toaster oven works well but toaster function is not great. Some toast has even fallen down in the toaster and it toasts unevenly.

The best toaster oven i’ve had; and i’ve gone through several. My only complaint about this one is that a tall slice of bread sticks out the top. So when i have a too-tall slice, i cut it in half and insert the halves side-by-side.

It’s a good product because this product have toaster and oven together. However, the disadvantage of this product is there is no timer. You have to get another timer if baking something.

Nice construction, works well.

I mainly got this to heat and reheat my girls food. Rather then using the microwave. Its small and compact but fits in most food that i need to heat. The only down fall is yes i would love some more height and a timer. But i use my oven timer so its ok.

Hamilton Beach 40882E Stainless Steel 7 – Design Changed?

The good: price, heats water fast, auto shutoff with boil-dry protectionthe not so good: n/aoverall: recommended buy.

Everyday i would use my kettle on my stove top. . And it seems compared to this it took forever.

We ran across this visiting friends on vacation. We were impressed at how well it worked. We ordered ours as soon as we got back and have used it for a month now. It heats water fast, is easy to pour (without drips), and is easy to operate. You fill it up, then fire and forget. It turns itself off without a problem. The interior of the kettle is smooth without ridges or corners, so it’s less likely to gather mineral deposits. The screen in the spout is a little difficult to replace, but we don’t need to do that very often. It’s a lot easier to use than stove top kettles or pots?. Here are the specifications for the Hamilton Beach 40882E Stainless Steel 7:

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  • Cord-free serving
  • Auto shutoff with boil-dry protection
  • Concealed heating element
  • Drip-free spout for easy pouring
  • 1.7 liter / 7.2 cup with 1500 Watts

Solid construction for sure but heavy to lift and fill and i also noticed it does take quite awhile to heat and gets really loud too. I would suggest turning it on way early and leaving the room for about 10 minutes. Try another quieter and faster brand. As long as it works, i’m happy but not too thrilled with this purchase.

The one we received is not the one shown in the listing on the amazon site. The main difference is the water level indicator window is not on the side (as shown in the picture) which is clearly visible. The one we received has the window hidden by the handle. We thought it will not make a big difference but it did. The water level is very hard to see even under bright light. We are disappointed that the seller would switch item without proper noticesc.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Still going strong
  • Finally, the search is over
  • Everyone should own one of these!

This kettle works perfectly- no problems, no strange smells, no extra functions to make it confusing. My only complaint would be that the water-level gauge sometimes takes a second or two to catch up with and accurately reflect the water level inside the kettle, but it’s not too crucial- even going over the max a bit doesn’t really hurt the kettle. It’s all that a kettle should do.

My last two beloved purple steel tea kettles either rusted out, got burnt and separated the weld sealing the bottom or both. I wanted something fast and easy so i don’t have to turn the stove on every time, and this is it. Bonus brushed look is classier than the black & decker plastic one i had back in the dorms in college. It had a really funky sulfur like smell when i heated the first pot. I did two more and now it functions normally so i can enjoy my tea without worrying about the stove.

Well designed and heats quick. Fill with hot tap water and all 7+ cups boil in less than3 minutes.

This kettle is easy to use and quick to heat water. We use it to make tea, soup cups, and oatmeal. Not a burn risk, as long as you follow included instructions and do not touch silver areas.

This steel kettle works great, no leaks or drips, heats quickly and love the automatic shut off, no more burned pots, great product for the price.

This was a wedding gift, and i do believe they liked it. I have one myself, so i know they will get lots of use out of this gift.

Exactly like the description.

Light, quick and has an appropriate size for small use; i replaced a bulkier unit which had a switch failure unfortunately.

It heats quickly, and i really like the auto shut off. My old tea kettle had the cord attached to it, so had to unplug before pouring. This comes off the charger without the cord and can go right to the table. There is a tiny plastic window, but i doubt it leaches enough plastic to worry about.

I use this almost every day and it works wonderfully. I recognize the heat coming through the outside but i never touch that area, just pick it up by the handle so it is not a problem for me. It heats the water quickly for me to make myself tea or my husband to use it with his new french press.

I have never used it but the parents have nothing but praise for it. I have the older model and it is still going strong years later.

The only issue we’ve had with this kettle is the filter screen in front of the spout doesn’t want to stay in, but we’ve determined we don’t need it. We’ve had no issues with the timer/shut off. The water still boils rather quickly. We use this kettle several times a day. The exterior is easy enough to wipe down. We have hard water, so we do have to be mindful of scale build-up on the inside, but this would be required for any kettle in our house. We often boil water in this kettle over bringing to a boil on the gas stove. It is faster and more fuel efficient. We also had this kettle at my previous apartment.

I’ve been using electric kettles for tea and noticed my last one (glass) gave the water a plastic taste. I switched to the stainless version here by hamilton beach and have been pleased. I did notice a sulfur smell during the first few pots but you are instructed to dump them out anyways. The positive side of that was that the boiling water i poured down my sink removed all the hard water deposits:) since then, there are no smells and the taste is neutral even after the water cools.

I’m very pleased with the kettle. It takes longer to boil water than my former one but gets hotter. I especially like the flip up top which enables me to empty it without steam burning me.

After seeing the idea on a you tube video for using one of these to heat water to keep your canning lids and screw bands hot, we decided to go with this particular one because of the large size and the indicators on the side. This was used extensively and worked flawlessly each time. Much much quicker than heating the water on the stove and it also freed up one stove burner, because anyone who preserves garden foods, knows that time and space is of the essence.

I have the model with the water gauge in the handle, and it works great and is easy to use. After 9 months there is no rust, no leakage, no strange malfunctions, and no performance degradation. Some say that the handle is awkward, but i don’t find that to be the case at all. In looking at some of the newer reviews, it would appear that the design changed such that the fill window is now in the front of the kettle. Hope i don’t need to replace mine anytime soon, as that other reviewers photo of a rusty kettle (with the newer design) does not look good at all.

Hamilton Beach 62666 Cupcake Creations Hand Mixer – Pink & it works!

Bought this for my camper as i am doing pink in my woman cave. This was adorable i could not resist. Was not disappointed when it arrived.

Only comes with 1 pair of beaters. My 2 main problems with this mixer are. Beaters do not click in firmly and can come out without pushing eject button2. Can’t turn it up past the 1st speed because you will sling a mess all over the kitchen. It’s good in a pinch for making cakes and stuff but it’s worthless if you need to mix something on low. It is easier to mix a cake with this than by hand but not by much except it saves a couple of minutes.

Very nice with enough power to mash potatoes and whip up cake frosting, whipped topping, pudding, etc. The case is great and the pink color is very pretty. It came with decorating bags and tips as well as a cupcake cook booklet and paper cups. Here are the specifications for the Hamilton Beach 62666 Cupcake Creations Hand Mixer:

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  • 4 stainless steel decorating tips
  • 8 disposable icing bags
  • 72 paper cupcake liners
  • Icing spatula and Decorating kit retail value of $14.99
  • 24-page color booklet with recipe & design ideas

Works well for home baking needs.

Bought this to replace my old hamilton beach hand mixer. I research a lot and decided to buy this because its a great deal for the price. This mixer is a lot better than my old one and not as noisy. I used this to make the meringue for macarons and it worked greatlove the storage box but i do wish there was a handle for easy carry. The extra spatula, pastry bag, cupcake liners and the booklet is great. Can’t beat this price with so many freebies.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Better than nothing?
  • Great mixer with 6 speeds that work!!
  • Great, gorgeous and practical!

After reading many reviews about mixers that were too fast etc , i just went for this one as i wanted a case. There are 6 speeds with the slowest just mixing the dried ingredients together but the fastest totally mixing my cake mix into almost a froth. A very very nice looking and preforming mixer for the many especially considering all the extras.

Loved this mixer had previously purchased a digital mixer which i didn’t want (i like simple products). I returned it for this one and it has been an excellent product. I got it almost a year ago and it still works like a charm. The box it came in was adorable as well and has been great for keeping it stored safely in my cabinets.

I bought as a christmas gift for my grandaugther. She likes cooking and this was the perfect gift for her, who is a pink lover girl.

This mixer set is gorgeous for the girly girl, practical as it comes in a set for a beginner or the pro, and great quality, as well as makes a perfect gift for a bridal shower or a student, or the new home owner.

Bought this for my daughter to use making cupcakes & it is heavy for me to use.

Perfect size and very reliable.

Not the strongest for whipping.

The mixers are not very thick or heavy for mixing thicker foods.

I’ve had this quite a while and it’s doing great. I had a black and decker for a couple years, no really heavy duty use and part of the bottom of the wire beater came off in my cookie dough, i imagine it could have really gone flying in some cake batter. So this one, great price, no issues with construction or use, and it’s freaking adorable.

Love this little thing, i used it so far to blend cake mix and cookie dough with satisfying results. It comes with 6 different speed settings to suit our needs, includes a cook book, basic cake/cupcake baking accessories and a storage box for just under $30. I am not big on baking and as a beginner it was a great choice , i bought this mainly to have mommy and me baking dates with my 5 year old, it is moderately heavy for young kids but it is perfect weight for teens and grown ups. I got so addicted by its ease of use that now i have become a frequent baker, i have been using it from past 6 months almost once in 2 weeks and it is holding up well, it may not be a heavy duty chef quality stuff but works very well for basic recipes such as cake and cookies. Pink color appeals to kids and they get engaged in helping parents and also get to learn in the process.

The beaters are easy to insert and remove.

Nice product and simple to use. Used it to make nice cakes and every body liked it a lot.

My wife used this through the holidays and she loves itit does everything she wanted and more.

This will probably be great for cakes and frostings. But the beaters aren’t very good for cookie dough. They’re thin and rounded, flattened ones with a little with are better for that. The lowest speed also seems really strong for a low setting.

Easy to use and such a pretty pink.

This does great for the price, dont really like the color but that is what you get.

Hamilton Beach Ice Shaver, Great buy

Edit:purchased april 2012 – ice shaver 1 came out of the box defective. Ice shaver 2 arrived a week later (amazon sent a replacement)june 30th, 2012 9:55pm – a loud crunch and the death of machine 2. —– some of the parts are not very strong. It’s a machine that crushes ice. It needs some reinforcements added. ——true story: i am now a statistic of the truly ‘not smart’ people. Obviously when it comes to handling products that have big warnings listed on them regarding a sharp blade *shiver* 5 small stitches later i decided it was so stupid and yet to amusing not to share. Moral of the story: if there is a large piece of ice stuck toward the bottom that won’t shave down, don’t use your finger to try to get it out. :)i purchased this because my target bought hamilton beach ice shaver kicked the bucket. Since we are a few weeks from ice shaver season i headed to my old faithful amazon.

We had a snow cone party with grandchildren and used this, a snow cone machine and a blender. To be honest, the blender worked just as well, but this is easier clean. I love the two options for smoothie/snow cone. Quite loud, but so is blender.

I got this little gadget the 3rd of july and it worked great until half an hour ago. I’m a slushie ice junkie and had made my flavored slushie ice with everything from pink lemonade to almond milk. I used this machine about 4-5 times a day on average. I was making an almond milk slushie and all of a sudden the machine seized up. I turned the lid to turn it off and tried to remove the mixing bowl. The machine wouldn’t release the stirring arm so the bowl could be removed. The stirring arm broke, the mixing bowl broke leaving a hole in the bottom where the arm attached and a piece (probably part of the rotating section) fell out. Of course the warranty is out so neither hamilton beach nor amazon will replace it. It was great while it lasted.

Key specs for Hamilton Beach Ice Shaver:

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  • Make your favorite icy drinks in minutes – enjoy icy drinks, snow cones and slushies with your favorite soda,juice or fruit
  • Use the included mixing bowl or shave ice into your own dish for snow cones
  • Easy to clean – all removable parts are dishwasher safe
  • Recipes included

Comments from buyers

“Solid Ice Shaver, Well Built, Worth the Money
, Bought Two, Broke Two
, Easy Bake Oven Of Ice Shavers

Spring is here, and summer is coming. Perfect time to buy an ice shaver. This thing is darn easy to use. I took it out of the box, rinsed the parts and had it working right away without checking any manual. The ice compartment is a bit small, but not really a big deal since this is, after all, a compact machine. You can adjust how fine you want the shaved ice, from slushie-size to snow cone-size, very convenient. The only real problem i had with this machine is that the slushie mixer blades are quite high above the bottom of the holder so you have to put in quite a lot of liquid for it to start mixing.

At first i was skeptical about purchasing this ice shaver. Unlike many others available, this one didn’t have a ton of reviews. Usually, i like to let others test a product out before i buy one. What changed my mind for this product was the high review the ‘hamilton beach tasty treats ice shaver’ received. I did some research and found that this one is the updated model. A bit more research and i found that the updated model hadn’t changed too much from the previous. From that, i deduced that this machine would perform at least as well as the previous model. While still skeptical, i decided to treat myself and purchase it. As soon as i received it, i opened it and tested it. I’ve come up with a list of pros and cons:pros:>easy to take apart>exceptionally easy to clean>drive mechanism is seperated from parts that need to be cleaned>pretty quick>stir arm mixes whatever is in the receiving container>simple, attractive design>not terribly loud.

Really happy with this item. You just throw in regular ice and let it go. For the larger batches you have to separate the ice it won’t all fit in the feeder at once. But i love it, no fuss with cakes or specialty stuff. Just use ice, bagged, machine, tray, crushed, cubed, whatever. My kids do complain that it’s loud but hey, it’s crushing ice. They don’t complain when i am giving them slushies and snow cones after the noise. Great purchase, left money going to sonic for slushies. Makes great grown up slushies too, even has a few new recipes to try in the recipe booklet.

Used it regularly for plain or flavored slushies for a few years of hot weather but it did not last long enough.

Purchased my first machine back in 2010, and it finally gave out after many years of heavy use (during the summer). My kids love being able to make slushes (to be honest, it’s doesn’t work well for snow cones, but is awesome to make slushes). Either way, having something cold to eat/drink on a hot summer day makes them really happy, and i just buy the syrups at a local store. I just ordered another to replace the one that gave us many years of faithful service. The only thing i dislike about it is the noise it makes – but it is shaving ice and is mechanical. Noise is just gonna be there when a machine like this is running.

Sometimes the ice cubes get stuck but you just open it and move them a little and it’s back on track. I’m a big ice eater so this was a must have- especially during pregnancy.

I got this for my son birthday. I got it fast and love that it can do snow cones and icee both in one machine. I like the cup/bowl that catches the ice. Its easy to use and clean up which i love. But the terrible noise it makes i put it two rooms away and still hear it like it was right beside me. That why i give it three stars and not 5 i have had other ice shavers over the year and this is two or three times the noise.

Monday we were out doing chores and it was really hot. So we stopped and had mocha slushies- wonderful. On the way home we decided we both really liked them. So much that i went on line to amazon and ordered the hamilton beach icy treats maker. It arrived july 3rd, just in time for the holiday weekend. It is so simple, i just get ice out of the icemaker, throw it into the icy treats maker and in just a minute i have enough shaved ice for our afternoon iced mocha. Now we are looking for more ways to use it, i think next i am going to freeze some fruit and make fruit slushies.

After the first time i used a commercial portable shaved ice machine, i’ve always thought about getting one for the family. I did quite a bit of research into the different home models around and decided to give this one a try. I’ve had it for just under a month and used it about 2-3 times for my 2 daughters. I’ve got to say for what i spent on it, it does the job, and am very satisfied with it. Considering the commercial versions costs in the hundreds of dollars, for. In about 2-3 minutes i was able to make slushed ice for 2 kids and a little left over for me. Only two concerns, one is the plastic parts around the gears, those will probably wear over time or constant use, and i may have to adjust the blade as my kids didn’t think the shaved ice was really thin enough, but i think i should be able to unscrew the blade so that i can make it slice smaller pieces. Btw, i used refrigerator ice that is somewhat half-moon shaped, and they worked well. I even tried crushing the ice first but that didn’t seem to work as well, as the way the ice helps to push down on the other ice, having crushed ice inside just makes it more messy, leaving the ice as it comes out of the freezer seems to work a lot better.

At first i was very undecided whether to go with this or the snowman, then i read some good reviews about the rival ice shaver too so it was very confusing. I decided this looked more versatile than the snowman and it had better reviews than the rival. I’m glad i went with this one. As another reviewer said, it looks like a proper kitchen appliance, not a toy like some of the others. I got some ice cubes out of my fridge and gave it a go and it worked liked a treat. It was fast, efficient and we made two huge smoothies in no time at all. I was expecting it to jam and take a while but it didn’t. It has two settings, snocone and slushie. Another thing i like about this machine is that you can use regular ice, you don’t have to use any containers that come specially with it, so you don’t have to run out of ice to use, or lose the containers and have to replace them. I used ice from my ice trays, they’re relatively small, haven’t tried using the larger cubes.

I ordered this product thinking it would shave the ice finely and make wonderful snow cones. It ultimately just crushes the ice against the blade inside it which makes ice chips, the equivalent of blending the ice. If you are using ice cubes, expect to invest half an hour in making enough ice to use for a good snow cone. Well then you’re getting something else to do what this machine is meant to do anyways. I would suggest either investing in a far nicer ice shaver, or just buy a blender as either will do what this one does better. It gets 3 stars because it does actually in fact at some point do what it says it will. Give you ice for snow cones, but it just takes way to long, and is way to big of a hassle.

Hamilton beach customer service was fantastic. They had me cut the power cord off and send them a photo. Once they received it the confirmation photo, then sent us a new one which does function properly so i have revised my original one star to a 4 star rating. Excellent customer serviceworst purchase i ever made from amazon. You can add ice and it functions as it should but it does not shave the ice. The ice remains solid in cubes. I would definitely not recommend this product to anyone.

You get what you pay for here. It works better if you smash up the ice a bit before putting it in the top, but then it takes a long time, and you have to keep filling it with ice often to get enough to meet the markers on here container. I use the long ice cubes, so results may vary depending on the source of your ice. The ice is consistent and it does work. It is as loud as you would expect something shaving ice to be. I might try putting freeze pops in it next but i don’t expect it to come out like a slushy. The biggest issue i think is that it is way too slow, by the time you get enough to use, a good bit has already melted. It was fun for the kids to help me with though, especially since we had to physically beat it to get it to continue shaving sometimes, lol. (the ice was wedged in a way that didn’t hit the blades).

I had a craving for sno cones so decided to buy my own machine. I couldnt decide which one to purchase off amazon the white hawiian sno cone or the hamilton beach. The hawiian sno cone machine had many reviews the hamilton sno cone machine none. The hamilton is the best hands down. It does everything automatically. I turn to it over and over again. I pour the ice in at the top turn the lid closed and ice automatically starts being shredded into the cup under the lid. The ice is perfect for me but not what i would call the fine fine ice, it does have chips.

I bought this as a way to make frozen margaritas with a consistent ice/slush mix that we could not get with a blender. I am very happy with that goal; it is just very slow and noisy. From start to finish, it takes about 5 minutes to make one frozen drink. Fortunately, i can walk away while it shaves the ice and mixes it in with the liquor. It has trouble with large ice cubes. If you want a good frozen drink maker and don’t mind the noise and time, this is a deal. Several friends have sampled the results and was surprised how affordable it was. We actually may give some away for christmas.

Not as loud as i had expected, at least for in ice shaver. Works well and quickly, no jams so far. I use the ‘snow cone’ setting and the results are very close to the type advertised by the hound dog (not use if you can mention brand names). The ‘slushie’ setting is very fine, it reminds me or scraping frost of the car windows, the stirring paddle in the bowl works well to keep it from filling and jamming. The large is definitely big enough for two drinks, or one massive one. Homemade syrups seem to be easy enough to make, and certainly make own this cost effective.

I love this machine, use it all the time now for low calorie treats. I bought a frozen yogurt maker at the same time and will never use it because this is so much faster and easier and there’s nothing to clean up. Plus the treats can be zero-calorie by using sugar-free coffee syrup or sugar-free sodastream flavoring or those water enhancer drops. My favorite is a bowl of the shaved ice (i use it on the slushie setting) with root beer flavored davinci coffee syrup on one side and one of the berry flavors on the other. Delicious and zero calories.

Beating the texas heat is serious business, and having a yummy slushie any time you want is a wonderful thing. We make our own syrups (boil 3/4 cup each water and sugar, remove from heat, stir in a packet of your favorite flavor of kool-aid, et viola), so there’s no end to the happiness. It’s a very well made machine with two settings for what type of shavings you want, slushie or snow cone. We’ve only used the slushie setting thus far. It’s not too noisy, and gives you enough shaved ice for about two drinks at a time. If every kitchen had one, the world would be a happier place. You can’t be unhappy with a slushie in your hand.

I have a liver disease and often have challenges in keeping things down and things actually tasting good and ‘feeling’ good in my tummy. I had ordered a different type of ice shaver and was disappointed in it’s output. This hamilton beach ice shaver is fantastic. Now i can have a slushie any time of the day or night. Made from any fruit or juice i am craving at the moment. What a great snack maker addition to our kitchen.

I bought my first one in early november. I bought the seconmd one in january, it broke the first of march. Both units broke in the same place. The reliability of the entire unit comes down to a tiny little plastic spindle in the middle of the bowl that is about 1/4 inch in diameter. This is all that holds the whole grinder unit together. It’s only a matter of time until his little shaft just snaps off. I’m a product design engineer myself. If this spindle were twice the diameter and properly cored out and ribbed, the unit could last far longer. It almost looks like it was designed to fail intentionallyup until the unit breaks it functions okay, though it is rather slow and noisy.

I had been looking around for a machine that could make a beverage like an 7-eleven icee, or slushie. Somehow i found the hamilton beach ice shaver, it wasn’t a huge dollar amount considering that the professional machines that do this in 7-eleven cost at last a thousand dollars, so what the heck, i was willing to take the risk for $29 dollars. The price was less than any i found on ebay. Unboxed it, was suprised on how simple the design is, and how few loose items are part of the machine, which are the clear lid, the stirring device, and the removable clear mixing bowl. Loaded it up with some ice, poured in coca-cola into the mixing bowl, and put the lid in place, which turns on the machine and let it do it’s work. Varying the amount of liquid you use will get you different results, either thick or thinner consistency of drinks. I make about 1 slushie drink per week, and every time i’ve used it the end result has been great.

Hamilton Beach Two Way Brewer Single Serve 12 Cup Coffee Maker w/Thermal Travel Mug Bundle : Two way brewer.

I had bought some of the pod filters and did not realize the sealer was discontinued. Those make great little filters for the single serving side. This maker is easy to use, easy to clean and makes great coffee.

I love the double functionality. It’s very easy to toggle between the two, there is a little slider on the front. I made the stupid mistake of toggling to the to-go side and not thinking about how much water i had loaded. I also love that i can set it to make coffee on a timer, nothings helps me wake up quite like the smell of freshly brewed coffee. The timer is also easy to set up. A must-have for me is a clear carafe, because i am terrified of mold, so this was a huge plus for me.

Interesting coffee maker, coming from having a regular coffee pot and a keurig side by side,it took up way to much counter space so i decided to try this. First, this does not take conventional keurig cups, you actually put the coffee grounds in the side basket and let it brew. Although, you have to clean the basket from the grounds, and it does take a little longer than the keurig, the coffee is good and hot. With a flip of the switch on the front you go to a regular coffee maker. Coffee is good and hot and yes it does automatically turn off with 2 hours. Programming was easy, nothing to it. Since my coffee begins at 5 am in the carafe and my son uses the single cup at 4 am he has to remember to flip the switch or the programming doesn’t work. I did investigate the ninja to find way to many complaints on the machine, so decided on this. For the price you certainly get your monies worth but most importantly you don’t pay the added expense of the kcup.

Fits nice on my counter without taking up a lot of space.

  • Fits nice on my counter without taking up a lot of
  • So far so good!
  • gift for grandson

Hamilton Beach Two Way Brewer Single Serve 12 Cup Coffee Maker w/Thermal Travel Mug Bundle

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  • Beach Camera Exclusive Bundle – Includes Hamilton Beach Single-Serve Coffee Maker & Copco Travel Mug
  • Two ways to brew — single cup or full 12-cup glass carafe
  • Control panel and display with hour & minute buttons to program the brewing time up to 24 hrs before
  • Equipped with programmable timer with 2-hour automatic shutoff
  • Travel mug holds a whopping 24 ounces; Hand washing is recommended for best care

Good coffee maker easy to use, just sad that its not a k-cup for the single serve side.

Great product for single and multi cup coffee lovers.

It’s not only really nice looking but makes great coffee. My husband said he doesn’t like how slow it is but it’s worth it in the end. He gets his single serve side and i get my coffee pot side.The thing that everyone else is complaining about with it leaving a bunch of coffee in the bottom and is hard to clean, must have really big hands. I can clean it perfectly fine.

Bought this for my adult grandson and he loves it.

I drink “leaded” coffee but my husband drinks decaf. I brew a few cups for me in the morning and he uses the travel cup and the single serve.

The travel mug is really nice. I would recommend it to anyone who likes coffee. The only drawback is that it only takes pod for the one cup and they are hard to find. I just put a measure that will work in the holder and it works great.

This makes great coffee but it does not take kcups. I bought as a gift and was really disappointed to hear that. It’s did come with a cup to make single serving but that makes speciality coffee a pain and no hot cocoa. It’s being used and works great for what it is. I would not buy again only because of the cup.

The pot works great in both function. The mug that was sent with it , won’t fit in the single brew.

This is written 3 years after purchase and almost daily use, cleaning every 6 mo:works great–easy to clean, but died after 3 years of use. For a little over $100, it really should be on the other side of 5 years.

Hamilton Beach 740016024002 35200 Oil Deep Fryer, Very efficient

Never had one of these before and i was afraid to try or even buy it. Well it was easy and fun besides. The first effort is now a family favorite. We’ve done fritters, fries, spring rolls and chicken. I never knew it was this easy.

Worked great love this little fryet. It’s perfect for the 3 of us.

This is a solid fryer except for one flaw: first, i think the capacity of the fryer is a little too small, where if you have more than just a small amount of food you will end up doing many batches to fry all your food. For example the food we make most often with this fryer is fries. If you follow the directions and only do a single layer of fries at a time, each batch in this fryer may not even be enough for a single serving of fries. The other issue i have is the basket does not place evenly into the fryer. When you put the lid on, it tilts the handle up where one side of the basket will be fully submerged in oil while the other side will be partially out the the oil. Obviously, this leads to uneven frying results.

Key specs for Hamilton Beach 740016024002 35200 Oil Deep Fryer, 8-Cup, 1, Stainless Steel:

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  • 8-Cup capacity
  • Immersed heating element makes direct contact with oil for ultra-fast heating
  • Easy to assemble
  • Adjustable heat
  • Digital timer

Comments from buyers

“Perfect for a Family Fish Fry
, it’s okay, but
, The best thing about this machine is that it comes apart

This is just right to fry food for the two of us. I’ve wanted one for some time and now this is a good addition to my kitchen.

Saves so much time w large meals.

All pieces come apart to be easily cleaned. Makes two pizza puffs perfect.

I haven’t used mine yet, but purchased mine after using a friend’s deep fryer, which is great. I expect the same with mine.

This fryer is much smaller than i was expecting. For a couple small wings or whatnot it does the job if you’re only serving yourself, but if you have company or are couple be prepared to spend some time frying. I’d use this when i’m alone but i’d rather use a typical dutch oven when i’m short on time or serving more people.

Ok for the money but i would buy a better one next time, 2 pieces of chicken cools it off forever.

This fryer does everything you would expect it to, heats up fairly quickly and cooks evenly. The only thing i dont like is that it uses a ton of oil, there is a minimum fill line and the food wont reach the oil if you dont fill it up to at least that point. Not very convenient if you are cooking just a little bit of something for yourself. I got a little frydaddy cooker as well and use that instead when it’s just me, but this product is perfect if you are cooking for a family or large group.

I really like the ease of this fryer, i can fry in just minutes. Comes in handy when not a lot of time to cook.

Great buy great price wish there were other colors to match my kitchen decor shipping very efficient.

I bought two of these for each of my children who just bought houses. I didn’t want anything too bulky but big enough to cook for 2-3.

I order it for my wife for christmas and we been using it eveytime came on time if i could i’d order another one.

Sometimes you just want to do your own deep fry food. I would say i use my fryer 3 to 4 times a week. Fried potatoes (fresh and frozen) are the standard usages, but i also use it for fried shrimp, chicken patties and strips, and breaded fish. I don’t go to the fast food joints as much as i use to. If you have a george foreman type grill and one of these deep fryers. You can do some quick late night burger and fries type meals without leaving home. I have an 8 cup fryer, but i’ve learned over time that you can get by on 7 to 6 cups of oil. It’s gets hotter faster and it fries fresh cut potatoes in 12 to 15 minuets. People have complained that they can’t fry fresh cut french fries, i think it’s because they try to fill the basket. Less than half of the basket in height is suggested 1/3 the height of the basket with the fryer at maximum heat (pre-heated) for at least 10 min or until the ready light is on is perfect. I wish that you could buy additional baskets for the fryer but i don’t see that option. It’s large enough for two small servings or one large serving depending on what you are frying. If you are frying chicken wing’s or drum sticks you’re fine, anything larger, i’m not too sure would work very well with this fryer.

The best thing about this machine is that it comes apart for easy cleaning. It does everything it says it does. The heating is quick and easy to use.

I almost want to get a second one of these. It is a great little product at a great price.

I have used it many times and i have had no problems with it. Parts take up a lot of space in the dishwasher.

I bought this for a family member and they use it all the time with no problems. You must follow the directions exactly as it instructs though, because if it tells you a certain amount of minutes to cook it really does mean it. It’s not a hassle to clean or store and so simple anyone could use it.

Excellent product, very good at relationship between quality vs price, recommended 100%.

This is the second one i buy. So many people come to my home and enjoy how quick this fryer can cook. So i decided to buy a second one as a christmas gift for my brother.

Inevitably, home deep fryers are messy and a tedious process, but this one cuts down on both. It’s a quick to heat up, and the lid reduces splatter nicely. Definitely the best in its price range.

This is the best little fryer i ever had. Would reccomend it to everybody. Will now get the bigger one down the road.

Hi, delivery as promissed, ecxellent. The main reason why i bought this fryer was because i though i was going to get raid of the smell of fried stuff all over the place, specially the clothes, it did reduced the smell a lot but not enough. Ithe smell is still hanging in the air. The basket should be bigger. Had it for about a week now, hinking about sending it back.