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Electric Kettles

Candy Dec 14, 2006 12:43 AM

Took the suggestion from last week and ordered the Bodum electric tea kettle last week from Cook.com. It arrived today. The kettle can boil 12 C. of water in 5-6 mins. 4-5 C. in about 3 mins. Thanks for the suggestion. This kettle is going to get used for a lot more than tea.

We had an electric kettle that had been a wedding gift but never replaced after a house fire. The kettles that were available in the US at that time were quite expensive. This one was $29.99 + shipping. It is slim and compact being oval in shape and sits close to the counter splashback rather unobtrusively. Great buy and thanks so much for the suggestion. Really!

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    jenhen2 RE: Candy Dec 14, 2006 01:58 AM

    This is great news! I bought it too after seeing that post. It should arrive by the end of the week!

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      ciaogina RE: Candy Dec 14, 2006 03:52 AM

      another great place for electric tea kettles (if you live in a city) is Chinatown. I picked up a mini one for the office cuppa. It was 8 dollars!

      1. ChowFun_derek RE: Candy Dec 14, 2006 08:58 AM

        Couldn't find it at Cook.com...Are you SURE it is 12 cups...96 ounces???...Could you tell me the model #? Amazon had a lot of Bodums, but none of that size...
        Thanks

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          Candy RE: ChowFun_derek Dec 14, 2006 07:07 PM

          Sorry it was Cooking.com and is a Bodum 5500 Ibis. Tea and coffee cups are measured as 6 oz. cups. I filled it to the max mark which is indicated as 12 cups, but it is probably 72. It has a scale filter too which in this hardwater limestone area is a big plus.

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