Ever want to know the difference between glass and plastic blender jars or DC and AC motors? Want to learn how to clean your coffee maker?

Find answers to these questions and more in the Proctor Silex® knowledge base.

Click for Get creative with these 8 recipes for your waffle maker

Go beyond breakfast with a Proctor Silex waffle maker that can do so much more than morning meals. These surprisingly versatile and affordable kitchen appliances are so easy to use that they’ll be your go-to for quick appetizers, entrees, and desserts.  

Click for 5 tips & 10 recipes to make the most of your air fryer

Cooking with an air fryer can be intimidating. Now the Proctor Silex Test Kitchen offers 5 tips and tricks for air frying plus 10 new air fryer recipes.

Click for Love your air fryer? Here are 3 simple tips to make it last

Even though Proctor Silex air fryers are quite affordable, you’ll want to make yours last. Here’s how to make sure your air fryer goes the distance.

Click for Waffle maker tips and tricks for restaurant-worthy waffles

Here are the top tips, tricks, and hacks for making crispy, fluffy, and delicious waffles (and more!) every time with a Proctor Silex waffle maker. Plus, waffle serving and storing ideas, tips for waffle maker care and cleaning, and more.

Click for 5 tips & 10 recipes to make the most of your air fryer

Cooking with an air fryer can be intimidating. Now the Proctor Silex Test Kitchen offers 5 tips and tricks for air frying plus 10 new air fryer recipes.

Click for 7 advantages of cooking with a pressure cooker

Make meals in an instant and cook up to 70% faster with a Proctor Silex® pressure cooker. Here’s 7 more benefits plus easy and delicious recipes. 

Click for Why you need an electric kettle & simple kettle recipes

If you’ve ever boiled a kettle dry on the stovetop or watched a dog cringe at the sound of a traditional kettle’s high-pitched whistle, you might have a theory or two. But the attraction of the electric kettle goes deeper: an electric kettle is faster, safer and more energy-efficient than most methods of heating and boiling water.

Click for Another great use for your toaster oven: small-batch baking

With a Proctor Silex toaster oven, it’s easy to bake small batches of cookies, muffins, pastries and more. Four new recipes included.

Click for What’s for dinner? 5 easy sheet pan recipes for your toaster oven

Proctor Silex’s convenient toaster ovens make it easy to prepare quick dinners for just one or two people. Five easy sheet pan recipes included. 

Click for Extend the life of your coffee maker with this simple cleaning routine

There are two types of cleaning for your drip coffee maker, daily cleaning (or after each use) and monthly cleaning and descaling to remove mineral deposits, yeast and mold.

Click for How to choose the right speed on your hand mixer

Selecting the right speed on your hand mixer is a little like choosing the right tempo to play a piece of music—go too fast or too slow and the finished product doesn’t turn out quite right.

Click for Baking more? A hand mixer with a DC motor saves time and effort

What’s a DC motor and why does it matter in a kitchen mixer? In a nutshell, a DC (direct current) motor is more powerful than an AC (alternating current) motor and tackles hard-to-mix ingredients better.

Click for How to choose between plastic and glass blenders

Blenders with plastic jars are more prevalent nowadays, but blenders with glass jars are still popular. What’s the difference?

Click for Countertop vs. hand blenders: Different tools for different tasks

Although the countertop blender is a workhorse, there are times when a hand blender, also known as an immersion blender, emulsion blender or stick blender, could be just what’s needed to get a meal or snack on the table quickly.

Click for Make your coffee maker

Ever wanted to cry out for your morning coffee? Since most of us lack a waitstaff at home, the next best thing to being served coffee on demand is simply brewing coffee on command. 

Click for Time for a new toaster? Look for these features

As our choices of breads have expanded and entrees like avocado toast have become all the rage, we now demand more from the humble electric toaster.

Click for Toast is bigger than breakfast

With so many people baking bread at home and so many types of bread luring us when we venture out to shop, there are bound to be some extra slices in the house. The question: what to do with all that delicious bread?


Discover the value of simplicity

What makes Proctor Silex kitchen appliances simply better? Our high-quality, easy-to-use appliances give you exactly what’s essential, every time. No frills, no fuss, no guesswork, no surprises. Just what you need, when you need it.


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