Re: [vacpot] Cold water perk.
This is a manual stove top wouldn't seem that would
apply? I was guessing that starting from cold would
not tend to overheat the coffee as much even if it is
--- Ian Bersten <helian@...> wrote:
> The earliest electric percolators were very low____________________________________________________________________________________
> wattage - from light sockets. Until around 1912
> they worked by putting in boiling water and starting
> and later from cold water with increased wattage in
> the house. The first electric circuits were very
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: larry hollenberg
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2008 5:05 AM
> Subject: [vacpot] Cold water perk.
> Just ran into something I hadn't noticed somehow
> before. I have several of the Universal early
> perks on the foot type stand. I see and ad for
> them in the ebay buy it nows, they ad says
> "cold water perk". Unfortunately it doesn't go
> into any details of the instructions. I have been
> putting near boiling water in it to get a quickly
> perking pot. But they are talking about the
> "secret" of good coffee. Evidently it means to
> perk from a cold start? That takes a lot longer
> and the difference in coffee seems like it
> wouldn't be much. Anybody have any more info on
> the instructions for those footed perks?
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