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The Odd Couple

Necessity is the mother of invention, or so they say, and who am I to argue with that? Advertisements

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From the Ashes of Disaster…

It happened, as these things tend to do, (or at least looking back they seemed to at the time) in slow motion.

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Ikea Upphetta French Press

We were at Ikea the other weekend, and I happened to notice that the blue and yellow gargantuan now labels their “Upphetta” cafetières as both a coffee and a tea press.

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This and That

My intention to hold a blog birthday celebratory session on Sunday afternoon didn’t go according to plan.

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Teaware Hacking

Although I’m very pleased with the performance of our Ikea Riklig teapot, it’s not perfect.

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Ikea Vattentät Kettle

My jury-rigged meat thermometer powered kettle works well enough for boiling smaller amounts of water, or when I want to accurately heat water to 80-85 °C for green, white, or yellow tea.

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Ikea Riklig Teapot

The weather was superb the other day – bright and warm without being overly hot, and even the usual stiff sea breeze had died down to manageable levels.

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