Cookware : How to Clean an Electric Water Kettle

Cookware : How to Clean an Electric Water Kettle

To clean an electric water kettle, use lemons or limes and boil them with water in the kettle. Keep your water kettle clean with help from a chef in this free video on cookware.

Expert: Chef Thanitra “T” Pichedvanichok
Bio: Chef Thanitra “T” Pichedvanichok attended culinary school at The International Culinary Schools, graduating at the top of her class.
Filmmaker: Bertalan Nagy

Series Description: Properly cleaning your kitchen supplies is important to maintaining your kitchen. Learn to remove stains and keep cookware clean with help from a chef in this free video on cookware.

Categories: Kitchen Appliance

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  1. Lintukoko
    Lintukoko 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    Wasting perfectly good fruit when a gallon of vinegar costs the same price as them and you can just add some cheap white vinegar to the water for way less $ AND you avoid a bit of a complication in the process: lime peels have oils and a lot of volatile compounds in them. You're boiling not just the acid but also what's in the peel (and apparently the seeds, too though they probably don't release a lot in the time to boil, unlike the peels) but … you think a swish of tap water will rid it of the smell of lime oil and all accompanying it that you've boiled onto your kettle (which is linked to taste obviously)? I guess you like your tea to always be bright… try doing that then going for a lapsang or pu'ehr kinds of teas… or heck, even a rich bright darjeeling with berry-like scent notes or plain earl grey-which despite having citrus in it would NOT go well with lime (bergamot's nothing like lime if you have taste buds intact)…
    My last tea kettle was used 3-5x a day for 22 years… what died? The cord that eventually, from getting stuck in the tiny gap between the counter and stove and us not being too cautious about yanking it out, gave way right by the kettle body (where it was being yanked up out of that tight gap from, oops. All we EVER used was vinegar and not often since we weren't using tap water for our tea! (Really, tea leaves are $30-50/lb for mid-level stuff, more for high end, cheap stuff not worth the awful factory taste in them most of the time… why not buy reputable protected source spring water if it's available which it is in most places that have, you know, electricity for these kettles… Brita won't get the gunk from the long pipes that might be over 100 years old at some places between the treatment plant and you, and it won't filter out fluoride we shouldn't actually ingest even though in the 1990s industry lobbyists in the USA had to contend with fluoride as a WASTE PRODUCT of industrial processes and it's expensive to dispose of it properly as it kills fish, lots of insects, etc and makes many others like birdies quite unwell-and if consumed in childhood through puberty stages it'll make human teeth brittle and ridged, yellow, too, from the excess fluoride that was never meant to go IN us [and most MDs in our ortho and geriatric departments figure it also makes bones brittle and more prone to fractures, worse fractures than bones that haven't had this ingested poison in high doses at low concentrations for years! Anyway, your tea will taste WAY better if you use water that isn't contaminated like tap water-clean with tap water, okay, but don't DRINK the stuff… I don't want rust, black goopy pipe sludge, etc in my tea let alone all the things added to make water less of a breeding ground for life… which says quite a lot as a phrase-gee, things are dead from this water-bacteria, bugs, fish, all of them croak if exposed to this stuff, so hey, idea: let's drink half an ounce or so per pound of body weight every day forever! A little arsenic only killed all of Blanche Taylor Moore's victims, too. :P)

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  2. David Hasselhoff
    David Hasselhoff 13 January, 2022, 16:18
  3. Janet Lis
    Janet Lis 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    1 cup vinegar
    1 cup water
    Boil rinse well. DONE

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  4. David Corbett
    David Corbett 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    Just use raw malt vinegar what you put on chips thats all. Leave for 3 hrs then rinse simple as that.

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  5. Lindy L
    Lindy L 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    I counted how many times you used the word lemon, lime. 20 times. Can I use orange?

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  6. FLdancer00
    FLdancer00 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    I wonder if it's okay to use lemons instead of limes. . .

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  7. Fabi HONORATO007
    Fabi HONORATO007 13 January, 2022, 16:18
  8. Irene Tong
    Irene Tong 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    It really works! I just tried in on my electric kettle. I was skeptical but since I had extra lemons. The inside bottom was rusty but now it is clean and shiny again! Thank you!

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  9. Alexi Cooper
    Alexi Cooper 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    Thank you, the video was short, concise, and to the point. Worked great. ☺

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  10. Jayanthi M
    Jayanthi M 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    How to clean the outer surface of kettle?

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  11. Superb Media Content Creator
    Superb Media Content Creator 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    What a waste of time and money, just throw a couple of denture cleaning tablets (a whole box for a $1.00) and the job is done…

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  12. SleeplessinOC
    SleeplessinOC 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    What kind of food do you teach in cooking?

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  13. Nü Savings
    Nü Savings 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    My wife broke my kettle through your stupid advice. Don't put comments on YouTube which can cause explosions.

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  14. Amethyst H.
    Amethyst H. 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    even using vinegar,coca cola removes it

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  15. Mariam H
    Mariam H 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    amazing video ! but how can i clean it from out?

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  16. Abdulrahman al terkait
    Abdulrahman al terkait 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    magic! worked.

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  17. Lailanie Pablo
    Lailanie Pablo 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    really it works..I almost buy a new one ..I slice a few lemon and I put on my braun kettle and it really works..thanks for your video 😀😊😘

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  18. Aziz S
    Aziz S 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    Would this method remove rusty spots at the bottom of the kettle? or is it just for removing white calcification residue?

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  19. Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    Did it just like the video said and it worked like a charm. I stuck a paper towel on the end of a spoon and rubbed the bottom a bit after the wait, and the gunk came right off!

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  20. imisslola321
    imisslola321 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    Which brand tea kettle is this?

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  21. Julia L
    Julia L 13 January, 2022, 16:18

    For the people that don't believe it, It actually works.  I had a really grossed out nasty pot with thick residues whatever it is that's stuck there.  I had to boil it in the pot multiple times and soak it for a month to scrape that crap off.. I also used white vinegar which helps.

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