Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [vacpot] Cold water perk.

Expand Messages
  • Larry Hollenberg
    Ian, 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
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 15, 2008
    • 0 Attachment
      Ian,

      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
      slower?

      Larry


      --- 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
      > small.
      >
      > Ian
      > www.cuppatino.com.au
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_SRxREiiRY
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: larry hollenberg
      > To: vacuumcoffeepotcollector@yahoogroups.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?
      >
      > Larry
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      >
      >



      ____________________________________________________________________________________
      Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page.
      http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.