6 Simple Ways to Make the Best Tea Ever

Morning, afternoon, or evening, it’s never a bad time for a steaming, soothing cup of tea. (Mother’s Day brunch might be the best time of all.) Whether your penchant is for a caffeine-free herbal tisane...

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Help me choose a kettle

by jljohn 5 years ago

I have a Simplex kettle, that sadly is not holding up. I bought it maybe 4 or 5 years ago (literally about a week before the old Simplex went belly up), but it has not held up. The chrome on the ...

Whistle on Older Le Creuset Kettle Questions

by BonBon79 6 years ago

I just bought a Le Creuset kettle with a ball-shaped whistle. When did Le Creuset switch to the flip whistle from this one? Also, I remove this whistle before pouring, right?

Simplex Kettle on Gas Burner

by BonBon79 6 years ago

With gas burners, is it necessary to choose the coil version of the Simplex over the original? Do the coils make much of a time difference in boiling? Could I still use the flat bottomed version ...

Antique Swedish Copper Kettle

by BonBon79 6 years ago

I just bought this antique copper Swedish kettle that's stamped on the handle O.A. Gundrsen. I bought it after seeing nearly-identical kettles going for several hundred dollars. Can anyone offer ...

OXO Good Grips Classic Tea Kettle

by sueatmo 6 years ago

http://tinyurl.com/p35c7cs Anyone own this kettle? It is induction capable. Gets good Amazon reviews. I am interested if you have this, and if you like it. Thanks in advance.

Best Tea Kettles, 2014 Edition

by BonBon79 6 years ago

So I've been researching kettles like crazy and definitely want a stovetop one that's of quality. As of several years ago people were generally in agreement that both Simplex and Chantal were no l...

Anyone aware of how I can remove this handle off of my kettle?

by JenniferLopez 7 years ago

I accidentally melted part of the handle of my tea kettle and the replacement handle is coming in today. Now I have to actually switch the handles. How would I attempt this? Sorry. Im not that fami...

ISO a flat-bottomed whistling teakettle

by jpayne80 7 years ago

We have a cooktop range (if I could go back in time 18 months, we wouldn't, but that's neither here nor there ;-)) and my husband has mentioned that his old tin teakettle doesn't seem to heat water...

Tea pot-kettle: does such an animal exist?

by eve789 7 years ago

I have a porcelain teapot for steeping tea and a copper/stainless steel tea kettle for boiling water. Both work great, and I love them for what they're meant for. However, in additional to class...

Nordic Ware Procast Enameled Cookware and Lodge Cast Iron Kettle

by Chemicalkinetics 7 years ago

I was at HomeGoods and saw first hand of the Nordic Ware Procast Enameled pots. At a distance, they look like any other enameled cast iron cookware, but of course, they are not enameled the same w...

Simplex Tea Kettle Whistle

by ziggylu 8 years ago

I have long admired the beauty of these kettles but resisted buying one as 1) I didn't have a gas stove and 2) didn't want to take up room on the stove storing it. We will be moving into a new h...

Stainless Steel Tea Kettle for Induction Cooktop

by PeterPanPan 8 years ago

I just bought an Induction Cooktop. My tea kettle ( Medelco 12-Cup Glass Stovetop Whistling Kettle) is made of glass and cannot be used on IC. Please recommend an induction ready stainless steel te...

Express Kettle use ideas??

by tiffmonster 8 years ago

I just bought a Melitta Express Kettle. I was amazed at how quick the water boiled when i tried it out. It did not come with any instructions so it was pretty simple on how to use. I wanted to u...


by ferret 8 years ago

Clever, although not quite a pizza oven, keeping the lid on allows for hotter temperatures: http://www.kettlepizza.com/

Seeking Tea Kettle

by MelissaMachete 8 years ago

I have a cheapie stove top kettle that is just this side of usable these days and I'm looking for an upgrade. I almost purchased a Le Creuset, and then Chantal but both had such negative reviews I ...

Best Tea Kettle

by The Ranger 15 years ago

Since the CH moderators asked for this to be moved, I'll jump the gun and post my answer. :) My personal choice for best tea kettle is the Simplex copper (coil-bottomed). It's 1-3/4 quart capacit...

best tea kettle?

by wow i'm a dog 15 years ago

i recently discovered that our le creuset tea kettle (we have this one: http://www.cooking.com/products/shprodde.asp?SKU=107757 ) is all rusty inside. since i'm not sure if this may be a warranty m...

do you have a tea kettle you love?

by lauracohenromano 9 years ago

I need a new one. I'm hoping to find one that has a whistle but one that's not horribly loud, that has a handle on either top or side that doesn't get too hot to touch without a mitt on, that does...

Bodum Chambord Kettle

by CocoTO 9 years ago

Anyone have one? ... like the idea of different brewing temps programmed in. Will pay the exorbitant price if it truly makes a difference.

Question about the Aroma 1.5L X-Press Stainless Steel Water Kettle

by CindyJ 9 years ago

Can anyone tell me about their experiences with this electric kettle? I've become a fan of French press coffee, and I'm looking for an inexpensive kettle that has no major flaws. Any advice? Tha...