The History of Kettles
To tea drinkers, there is nothing more cheering than the sound of a whistling tea kettle. It signals that a piping-hot cup of refreshing tea is close at hand. Of course, the same can be said of all the other kettles that have boiled water over the...
History. Norwegian cast iron kettle. The first kettles were used in ancient
Mesopotamia for purposes other than cooking. Over time ...
The kettle is the most common device that is found in more homes than any other
appliance, but it was not always used to boil water.
Kettle is among the most regular devices which is found in more houses than any
other appliance. It is very frequently used to boil water for the preparation of.
The Salvation Army's red kettles
have become a Christmas tradition in nearly every part of the world, but the idea for the little collection pots was born over a century ago, from prayer and desperation.
The red kettle
story goes back to 1891, when Joseph McFee, a Salv... More »
The electric kettle was invented to quench the thirst of British tea drinkers
sometime in the late nineteenth century.
A bronze vessel almost identical to a modern kettle in shape, with a decorated
spout, is known from Mesopotamia in 3500 to 2000 BC. It was, however, probably
Some History. The tradition of the Ghillie heating up water on the shore for their
client's tea dates back to the late 1800's in western Ireland. These handmade ...
The object of this website is to dispel the many myths surrounding the history of
the electric kettle. By careful research in contemporary publications, patent ...
Red Kettle History. In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was
distraught because so many poor individuals in San Francisco were going