The Difference Between A Coffee Urn And A Percolator

With all the different kinds of models and brands of coffeemakers out there, it's quite difficult to pick the right coffee-serving machine if you don't have sufficient information handy. Furthermore, it's really difficult to know what's being referred to, especially when you're not familiar with the terms--coffee urn, percolators, automatic drip coffeemakers etc. Some people call them percolators. Others refer to percolators as coffee urns and vice versa. But is there a way to tell the read more..

Cuisinart PRC-12 Classic 12-Cup Percolator Review

Cuisinart is a good name for a lot of different products, but I honestly never considered the brand for coffee. Beggars can’t be choosers, though, and when the caffeine attack happens it’s time to get percolating. When the choice is between the Cuisinart PRC-12 Classic 12-Cup Stainless-Steel Percolator we were sent for review purposes and the instant coffee alternative, there really wasn't much arm twisting needed to get testing. Cuisinart has a good brand name in appliances so we read more..

Presto 02822 6-Cup Stainless-Steel Coffee Percolator Review

Initially, I was not going to review the Presto 02822 6-Cup Stainless-Steel Coffee Percolator because unfortunately I don’t get sent models to test and I didn’t know of anyone who owned one. Thankfully, through a friend of a friend we managed to track one down, unused and still in its packaging. Why anyone would leave a percolator sitting idle is beyond me Our kind benefactor let us take it home to try out. Which we here at Percolator Coffee Pot are really grateful. What Do You Get read more..

Farberware FCP240 Stainless Percolator Review

The Farberware FCP240 Stainless Percolator is an adorable, tiny machine that works wonders for brewing great tasting coffee. If you’re familiar at all with the brand name, you already know it stands for quality. But you might be unaware of how that translates to perked coffee. I’m a big perked coffee buff. We have two other machines at home; one daily and a travel pot. But I’m considering getting this one now, too. Why? Because it makes great coffee for smaller purposes. The read more..

Hamilton Beach Stainless Steel 12 Cup Percolator Review

The Hamilton Beach Stainless Steel Percolator is a great device for the cost. While higher priced than several smaller models, it makes up for it by delivering delicious, hot percolated coffee. Why We Like It The mostly stainless steel pot is large enough for family use, and the fitted top allows for easy transport without worrying about spillage concerns. While the base of the pot is plastic, the remainder is stainless steel which helps insulate the beverage. There’s no glass read more..

How to Clean an Electric Percolator Coffee Pot

Your electric percolator coffee pot recycles hot water which passes through the coffee grounds in your coffee basket. This is the action your coffee percolator takes to produce your daily coffee fix. However with heavy use, residues and oils are formed that may affect the taste of your brew – making it bitter and more acidic. Also if the water you use to brew is hard, it may leave the aftertaste of mineral deposits in your appliance over time. It is important then, that you consider read more..

How Long Does it Take for Coffee to Percolate?

You might think it takes a lot of effort to percolate coffee and that it takes a long time. But, in fact, there are some definite ways to measure the proper time and it really never takes forever. It 's just that there's a few more thing to do. The actual time it takes for coffee to percolate of course depends on the method you use and the size of the coffee pot. Stovetop Percolation Let’s take the stove method first. Many people believe the water should be brought to a read more..