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Old 05-05-2017, 04:39 PM   #1
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Tea ! Tea ! Tea !

Equal opportunity thread here ; , no special or extra equipment needed ! Loose tea , tea bags ....pot or cup just start with fresh cold water ( boiled ). A gzillion varieties .....you can even get a good cup at Tim's ...... Ceylonese Tea is one of our favourites ........and Jim N ......your Azaleas would love it too !
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Old 05-05-2017, 04:48 PM   #2
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Would love to know a good small capacity stovetop tea kettle with whistle to buy. A liter size would be just fine. Preferably stainless or copper. Something that doesn't break.
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Old 05-05-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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For years the thought of starting off the day with a cup of tea made me ill. Had to be coffee for breakfast and then tea for other times. Now it's straight tea; black tea to start and end the day and green tea at the other two meals. Except when on the road, nothing but the finest Nescafe instant coffee for me. Probably because tank water doesn't make good tea.

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Here's a six-cup Revere kettle. I have one and used it for a short time in the trailer but it just wasn't big enough for me. Other than that, it was great:

https://www.amazon.com/Revere-6-Cup-...re+ware+kettle

Edited: I just looked at the price and I'm pretty sure that I paid no where near that ($95USD). I just wouldn't have.

Second edit: Okay, that is weird. Other sellers have it for as low at $16.
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For years the thought of starting off the day with a cup of tea made me ill. Had to be coffee for breakfast and then tea for other times. Now it's straight tea; black tea to start and end the day and green tea at the other two meals. Except when on the road, nothing but the finest Nescafe instant coffee for me. Probably because tank water doesn't make good tea.

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Would love to know a good small capacity stovetop tea kettle with whistle to buy. A liter size would be just fine. Preferably stainless or copper. Something that doesn't break.
Here is the one we use, perfect size for our Escape https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Yup ...water is key ....
Since installing a water system in the kitchen, we find both coffee and tea tastes better. I make probably 3 gallons of sun green tea a week, if the sun is out.
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Got me on the brands, all I do is drink it. Green tea during the day, Sleepy Time after dinner.
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Hi: All... My favorite tea comes from Buy Tea Online - Murchie's Tea & Coffee | Loose Tea & Teabags. They're in Vancouver and have the best varieties of all teas. The only thing I hate is when my tea gets loose!!! Alf
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Here is the one we use, perfect size for our Escape https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
That is a very nice one ! We usually bring a China pot or one of those polish pottery pots . Since we always plug in we actually use an electric kettle .....but the tea does taste best ( to us ) with the water boiled in a stainless kettle . We're not so much into the green teas or the flowery ones .
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