Tea Time, COFFEE Time

Stumbling out of bed on this overcast Sunday morning, I caveman-like dragged my feet into the kitchen, knowing the one drug I needed to feel human again was just a kettle-boil away. Ah, coffee. I could sing your praises for all of my Sunday, but I’ll cut right to the chase.

I don’t know what compelled me to look into the Kisster-Kettle when filling it with cold, filtered water from the Brita (I swear by this!); but I did – and I saw the most un-appetizing rings of deposit inside.

We only boil water in this device so I know it is just water-deposits lurking in the kettle, but I can tell you I googled ‘how to clean a kettle’ so fast you would have thought kitchen tips were going out of style.

So folks, if you’re like me and going to be brewing a lot of your own delicious coffee and tea this fall, use this neat trick I learned from eHow.com to clean your kettle:

Fill your tea kettle with one part water, one part white vinegar.

Bring to a boil.

After this boils, let sit for a few hours to overnight.

Pour out the mixture and continue to boil batches of water until you completely get the vinegar smell out.

And, enjoy the many beverages to follow!

AK

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