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Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Kettle - TEA-100
Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper and Kettle
Item #: TEA-100
Cuisinart PerfectTemp Programmable Tea Kettle and Steeper
The PerfecTemp® Programmable Tea Kettle is ready to serve up your perfect cup of tea. The Cuisinart PerfecTemp® features programmable controls to adjust steeping time, temperature control, and will keep the pot warm for 30 minutes so you can enjoy another cup. The six presets for this stainless electric kettle allow the user to make delicate teas (160°), Green Tea (175°), White Tea (185°), Oolong Tea (190°), French Press Coffee (200°), and Black & herbal teas at a full boil. Steep tea either with loose or bagged to the strength that you prefer. You can also use the PrefecTemp® Tea Steeper as a water kettle heating up to 1.2 liters. You'll never have to worry if you left the kettle on with PerfecTemp's overheat and boil dry protection.
Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Kettle Features:
- Glass and Stainless Steel
- Removable tea infuser in stainless steel
- Adjustable infuser to steep loose or bagged tea
- Cordless glass tea kettle
- 1 liter capacity for tea steeping and 1.2 liters as a water kettle
- Perfect for homemade iced tea
- Removable spout filter
- Overheat and boil dry protection
- All removable parts are dishwasher-safe
- 1500 watts for quick heat-up
- Cuisinart 3-year warranty
- BPA free
- Concealed heating element
- Programmable controls:
- 6 preset temperatures for optimal steeping of different tea types
- Adjustable countdown steeping timer
- Option to keep tea warm for up to 30-minute
- 2-minute lift-off memory
Dimensions: 7.50" x 6.10" x 10" (L x W x H)
Shipping Weight: 4.60lbs
Questions on Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper and Kettle
- From at 12/10/11 8:48 AM
- From at 5/5/12 2:30 AM
- Does it lower the tea itself or do I have to lower the tea into the water? Do I have to lift the tea out of the water when the timer goes off?
- Per the instruction manual you do have to lower the infuser and press Time Start to begin the countdown. The unit maintains temperature while you steep. Once steeping is complete, you have to raise the tea infuser and serve. Keep Warm function will keep your tea hot and ready for refills for up to 30 minutes.
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Almost, but not quite, perfect Review by Guest
I have had this tea maker for over a year and love it but it would be perfect if it: 1. Would automaticlly lower the infuser unit when the water is ready. 2. The keep warm function of 30 minutes is not long enough. It should be 2 hours like most coffee makers. By the time I have drank my first cup, the warmer has turned off and I have to re-heat the remainder in my cup in the microwave.
I LOVE the temperature control which allows different water temps for various teas. LOVE the countdown steeping timer. LOVE the glass pot. Cleaning the used tea leaves from the infuser is a bit of a challenge-have to hit the side of the infuser to get them out.
But it is probably the best eletric teamaker ou there. Highly recommend it. (Posted on 1/12/13)
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- Additional Information
Name Cuisinart PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper and Kettle Type Countertop Tea Machines Material Glass Color Silver Brands Cuisinart Electric or Non Electric Electric Wattage Range 1500 - 2999 Weight (in Lbs) 5.0000