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Discover new and practical ways to get the most out of your hot water dispenser.

Ways to Use Your Hot Water Dispenser

Make life easier.

Loosen jar lids. Run InSinkErator® hot water over the tilted jar lid for 20 seconds, and then twist off the ring.

 

Remove labels from bottles.

InSinkErator hot water takes them off in no time.

 

Remove wax residue.

Pour a little InSinkErator hot water in a candleholder and let it sit. The residue should disappear without a trace.

 

Polish silver.

Run it under InSinkErator hot water to give it extra shine.

 

Polish jewelry.

Soak it in InSinkErator hot water and ammonia to keep it looking like new.

 

Cook fast.

Use InSinkErator hot water to get a head start when cooking rice or pasta.

 

Warm baby food.

Use InSinkErator hot water in a pan or bowl to heat baby food jars or warm formula bottles.

 

Perform first aid.

Use InSinkErator hot water to make a hot compress for temporary pain relief.

 

Keep food hot.

Warm plates, coffee mugs and tea cups with InSinkErator hot water to help keep food and beverages hot and delicious.

 

Remove baked-on food.

Dissolve a small amount of dishwasher detergent in InSinkErator hot water to soak pots and pans.

 

Freshen the air.

Add InSinkErator hot water to potpourri to fill your home with aromatic scents.

 

Melt chocolate.

Run InSinkErator hot water over the outside of a small bowl to prewarm. Break the chocolate into small pieces. Put enough InSinkErator hot water in a larger pan or bowl to cover about one-half of the chocolate bowl. Stir frequently. The temperature is perfect for proper melting.

 

Remove shortening.

Use InSinkErator hot water to quickly clean measuring cups so you can use them right away for other ingredients.

 

Clean cake decorator tips.

When it's time to change colors, you can quickly remove frosting from decorator tips and bags. Using tongs, hold the tips under InSinkErator hot water until all the frosting dissolves.

 

Cream butter.

To soften butter more quickly, rinse your mixer's beaters under InSinkErator hot water, then dry thoroughly before proceeding.

 

Remove skins.

Wash ripe tomatoes or peaches first, place them in InSinkErator hot water and then dip them in cold water. The skins will easily slip off.

 

Cut cheese.

Run your knife under InSinkErator hot water for easier cutting of process cheese loaves.

 

Clean cheese graters.

Hold the graters under InSinkErator hot water.

 

Scoop ice cream.

Warm your scoop between servings in a bowl of InSinkErator hot water.

 

Warm pancake syrup.

Fill a two-cup glass measuring cup with InSinkErator hot water, and place a bottle of pancake syrup in the cup. It's an easy way to get the last drop of syrup out of the bottle.

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