Does a Watched Tea Kettle Really Boil?

There’s an old adage that says a watched pot never boils, but what about a watched tea kettle? I can say unequivocally that, even with hubby and I staring down into our Asta tea kettle, those molecules of H2O succumbed to the effects of the heat and came to a full rolling boil, bubbling and …

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Tea and Travel

Tea. Lovely tea. As a long time fan of camellia sinensis, I’ve more tea than any sane person should have, stashed away in a large cabinet at home – everything from delicate white teas and sticky sweet matcha to smooth-as-silk darjeelings and it-tastes-like-dirt lapsang suchan. Every morning I have a cup to start my day. …

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