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T-Fal Balanced Living 1-Liter Electric Kettle Review

T-Fal Balanced Living 1-Liter Electric Kettle Review

I use an electric kettle to make tea, Aeropress-style coffee, and heat up our mugs and coffee airpot. One thing I learned early in my tea-making career was that it’s important to use different temperatures for different teas. Delicate white tea needs a lower temperature, while herbal and black tea can take near-boiling temperatures. I […]

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iSpring 6 Stage Reverse Osmosis In Home Water Filter Review

iSpring 6 Stage Reverse Osmosis In Home Water Filter Review

I installed an iSpring 6 filter reverse osmosis home water filter two months ago. With no exaggeration, it’s changed my life. Tags: brita, bunn, coffee, featured, ispring, kitchen, minnesota, strongly recommended, tea, water

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T-Fal Vitesses 1.7L Variable Temperature Electric Kettle Review

T-Fal Vitesses 1.7L Variable Temperature Electric Kettle Review

At about $40, the high capacity T-Fal Vitesses is a strong performer. Out of the three variable temperature kettles I’ve tested, it was the fastest to heat 32 ounces to 200°F. Its poor control layout and wonky temperature range adjustment are major detractors. People who are aesthetically minded may dislike the styling and plastic construction to the point where they look elsewhere.

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Sad Day for Tea and Coffee Snobs: Upton Tea Imports Variable Temperature Kettle Out of Production

Sad Day for Tea and Coffee Snobs: Upton Tea Imports Variable Temperature Kettle Out of Production

I was talking about the AeroPress coffee maker to one of my co-workers yesterday. He asked me how I got the water as close to 200° F without boiling the water. I told him about my Upton Tea variable temperature electric water kettle, and scurried off to send him a link. I was aghast to […]

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Electric kettle shootout: Adagio UtiliTEA vs Upton Tea Imports comparison

Electric kettle shootout: Adagio UtiliTEA vs Upton Tea Imports comparison

I compare the variable heat setting electric tea kettles made by Adagio and Upton Tea Imports. The Adagio UtiliTEA has many design advantages over the Upton, but falls short in actual heating performance.

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Stockpile your Teavana Peach Oolong tea!

Stockpile your Teavana Peach Oolong tea!

If you have any peach Oolong tea from Teavana left you may want to stockpile it. Apparently the tea retailer has discontinued their very yummy tea. There is a possibility retail outlets that still have some in stock, but the Web site is all out. Starbuck wrote in to ask WTF was up, and check […]

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