• DO remove all packaging materials from your Pot before using your pot for the first time.
  • DO clean your new pot before you use it to cook the very first time and each time you use it.
  • DO use hot water with a detergent (like Bar Keepers Friend or a soft cleanser) that is mild on pots and can be applied with bare hands or used with soft sponge.
  • DO rinse your cookware with clean water and wipe dry with clean soft cloth or strong paper towels.
  • DO use mild aluminum cleaner to remove discoloration. Cooking foods with high alkali, iron content or just boiling water can stain a pot. They won’t harm your pot but will contribute to the “seasoning” of it.
  • DO buy approved items that are purchased from HP Cookers for a specific use in your pots, otherwise you will nullify your HPC warranty. Any item not approved by HPC to be placed in your pot may cause a vapor lock, which could cause the bottom of the pot to overheat and melt the bottom of the pot, resulting in permanent damage to pot bottom or even burn a hole through your pot.
  • DO NOT make your own contraptions to use with the pot.
  • DO NOT use harsh detergents or any type of brillo or steel wool (it will scratch & damage it).
  • DO NOT place anything in the bottom of your pot that is a foreign object like; bricks, stones, etc,
  • that could block the water flow.


  • DO know what you are doing when cooking with natural gas and propane. Results of improper use could cause harm or even death.
  • DO make sure you boiling with the proper basket and do not over STUFF your basket with products when cooking, Boiling water needs to properly circulate to the bottom of your High Performance Cooker when cooking anything.
  • DO ensure proper positioning of your pot, burner, and propane tank on a level surface.
  • DO make sure wind is not blowing the fire from burner towards the propane tank and there is 20 plus inches between burner and propane tank.
  • DO keep burner away from all flammable objects like homes, wooden decks, garages, sheds, trees and bushes.
  • DO keep all types of flammable materials LIQUID OR VAPORS away at least 25 + feet from burners and propane
  • DO perform gas leak tests from tanks or hoses, prior to use each time.
  • DO watch your step around hoses and propane tanks.
  • DO realize that burners, pots and lids are hot during and after use.
  • DO use a thermometer when frying (know your smoke and flash point of your oil).
  • DO keep children and pets away from hot burners and pots
  • DO keep a certified fire extinguisher nearby when cooking


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