Cast Iron Teapots

When you think of a teapot, what do you envision? Do you see a practical ceramic teapot like a Brown Betty? Or do you see a hand-painted floral-ensconced bone-china teapot like Hyacinth Bucket sported on “Keeping Up Appearances”? Do you see a tea kettle and not a teapot? Many wish for the durability of a …

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Tetsubin – Asian Teapots

On any given day, but especially the cold ones, you’ll find me fiddling with my tetsubin and making a pot of fragrant, steaming tea. The pot is green and has beautiful, raised patterns on it, and generally keeps my tea warmer than a regular ceramic teapot. Tetsubin (tehts-oo-bin) is the name commonly given to cast-iron …

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