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    15 Of The Best Tea Kettles And Teapots Of 2021

    If you "fancy a spot" then you're going to need a top pot.

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    1. A BPA-free Cosori electric tea kettle made from borosilicate glass which resists scratching and scuffing and keeps plastics away from any boiling water.

    Water boiling in a clear electric kettle with black handle and metallic base

    Capacity: 7+ cups

    Promising review: "A lot of thought and care went into designing this kettle. It has an extremely wide opening at the top for easy filling and cleaning. The only materials that ever touch water are borosilicate glass and stainless-steel. The lights in the base act as a glaringly obvious 'this is probably hot' warning, while also looking good. The carafe is very attractive and should be quite durable considering its material. My only complaints are that I wish the heating element turned off just a little bit quicker after the water comes to a boil, and the base that the carafe sits on could be a little heavier. But those are just me being picky in an attempt to find things to be critical about." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in three colors).

    2. A Susteas stove-top, whistling tea kettle constructed from surgical stainless steel that goes for an old-timey, dare we say, almost steam-punk feel, while it steams up some hot water!

    Black matte tea kettle with brass-colored spout, lid, and handle

    Capacity: 10+ cups

    Promising review: "Great tea kettle! Not only lovely to look at with its British country cottage feel and antique brass accents, but this kettle does what I bought it to do--makes great tea and keeps me from burning down the house. The whistle is so loud I could hear it over running water and fairly loud music! Holds a substantial amount of water, and I adore the matte black cannonball reservoir. The brass on the front part of the handle does get hot, so do your lifting easily from the black part which stays at a comfortable temperature for pouring. A+++" —Locksmith

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A HadinEEon variable temperature electric kettle with six different temperature settings for optimal brewing and a "stay warm" function that will keep water at a desired temperature (re hot) for up to four hours.

    Capacity: 8+ cups

    Promising review: "For me, the most important thing when choosing a kettle is safety, and I loved this kettle with its glass design (which is healthy). The hot water does not touch any of the plastic areas inside the kettle which is also another important health consideration when using kettles. The temperature controls for different types of drinks area super convenient, and I especially liked the fact that it is more silent than other kettles I used before (including another one from the same brand). Last but not least, this is a fancy kettle with its blue light when the water is heating, it looks great with the glass design of the kettle." —Cemal

    Get it from Amazon for $56.90.

    4. A hand-crafted, borosilicate glass stove top-safe glass teapot with removable infuser (for loose or blooming teas) that also happens to be microwave- and dishwasher-safe.

    A glass tea kettle with a silver metal top pouring tea into a glass

    Capacity: 4+

    Promising review: "I wanted a teapot that I could use in the microwave or on the stove. I was a little concerned about the fragility of this beautiful glass item, but I shouldn't have worried. The handle is not as delicate as it might appear in the picture and is plenty sturdy enough for daily use and I am particularly pleased with the fact that the spout does not drip at all. I am very happy with this teapot, and might just pick up another one for that dreadful day when I break this one. Also, the handle doesn't get hot, even though the water is at a full boil. You never need a hot pad to remove this from the heat. I love that!" —Lucille Harrington

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    5. A portable, stainless-steel AmazonBasics electric hot water kettle with an automatic shut-off function and a cord wrap for compact storage so you can keep things simple, safe, and uncluttered around the kitchen.

    A metallic electric kettle with a black handle and measurements on the side plastic window

    Capacity: 4+ cups

    Promising review: "This is my favorite thing in my kitchen. We drink a lot of tea in my house and this has become pretty much indispensable. I always thought of electric kettles as an unnecessary luxury. I mean, you can just heat up water on the stove, why pay for a separate device? But, then I started reading about how fast I could boil water in one of these things and I was intrigued. So, since the price on this one was right, I figured I'd give it a shot. To say I was impressed is an understatement. It has an automatic shut-off so there are no concerns about boiling the pot dry. I do wish it had a larger capacity, but at one liter, it's fine for the vast majority of folks. A lot of appliances claim to make life easier. As far as I'm concerned, this one actually does." —Chelbo

    Get it from Amazon for $26.09+ (available in two sizes).

    6. A dishwasher-safe, borosilicate glass stove top whistling tea kettle (clearly stated right on the front) so you can get that "at-the-diner vibe" without ever having to leave home (or leave a tip).

    A glass tea kettle with a black handle that was the words "Whistling Kettle" printed on its base

    Capacity: 6 cups

    Promising review: "I'd been looking to replace my old leaky tea kettle for a while. I have a glass top stove, so I wanted something that would sit flat on the burner. Finding one that I liked and had good reviews wasn't that easy. I did quite a bit to research and came across this one. Wasn't sure about it, but the price was right. So far, I love it. No issues, it whistles as advertised, you can see the water and know when it needs cleaning. You do need to remove the top to pour, but I don't find it a problem. All in all, excellent purchase!" —Paula L.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    7. A Pykal whistling tea kettle constructed with five layers of stainless steel, aluminum, and iron and an "iCool" handle that can be touched mere seconds after your water finishes boiling. Also comes with two infusers.

    A shiny metallic tea kettle with a black handle sitting on a stovetop

    Capacity: 12 cups

    Promising review: "This is an excellent kettle, well-constructed, with excellent looks and function. Its handle does not overheat so that it may be picked up after the whistle stops without injury. I am most impressed with it and recommend it highly. An update: having used this for a month or so now, it is everything it claims to be. I especially like that the handle does not overheat so much that you can't pick it up without protection. Just wait a few seconds and it's fine. And it does look great on the stove. This kettle is it." —Stanley Kustesky

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    8. An energy efficient Mueller premium electric kettle so you can save time, money (on electricity and/or gas) while killing "almost all of bacteria and pathogens living" in your non-filtered water (so your tea tastes better).

    Model's hand pouring tea kettle with black base and lid

    Capacity: 7+ cups

    Promising review: "I have a Kindergartener and my mornings are quite hectic trying to get myself ready for work, make sure she’s dressed, bags are packed, dog is fed and let out, lunches made, etc. The last thing I want to do in the middle of all that is keep an eye on a pan of water on the stove for my morning cappuccino. That’s where this comes in. I fill it to the lowest line, plug it in, flip the switch, and forget about it. I can continue doing my morning routine and once I’m finished my water is heated up and ready to go. My only complaint is the top lid, I wish it opened just a touch more for cleaning purposes but I like the kettle enough that I can overlook that." —Jennifer D.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97

    9. A Toptier Japanese cast iron teapot with stainless steel infuser for separating tea leaves from the water. Easy to clean too, no need for detergent, just wash with water.

    Reviewer's split image of light green cast iron tea pot

    Capacity: 3–4 cups

    Promising review: "Adore this fancy teapot. It's a generous 2-3 tea drinker size, pours beautifully and retains heat for a good while, easy to clean and it was nicely made. I started using it the minute I got it. It is just the right size, and I love the color. Just in time for the cold months. I highly recommend it." —Shon

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    10. A surgical-grade stainless-steel, whistling tea kettle with an infuser (for loose leaf teas) for those looking for an easy-to-clean mirror finish that's also rust-, corrosion-, dent-, and scratch-resistant and brews a serious cuppa.

    A reviewer's photo of a shiny metallic tea kettle sitting atop an electric range

    Capacity: 11 cups

    Promising review: "This is a really great tea kettle. It's stunning to look at and easy to use (not that a tea kettle usually presents an intellectual challenge, but this one just works really well). Love the aesthetic. My favorite characteristic is its weight. This is a substantial tea kettle. Not a wrist breaker but also not a cheap, lightweight piece of junk, either. Highly recommended!" —Amester17

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    11. A Hamilton Beach Hamilton electric tea kettle that's all about safety with its auto shut-off function that helps keep the kettle from boiling dry, a stay-cool handle, a water-level window, a push-button lid to prevent any spilled tea (Don't worry Kermit, we're referring to the liquid kind).

    A bright red electric teak kettle with a black base and handle and a plastic measuring window

    Capacity: 7+ cups

    Promising review: "This is a very handy electric kettle that works perfectly and does everything I wanted it to do. 1. It comes to a rolling boil before shutting off, 2. has a window to show me how much water I'm pouring into it, 3. holds sufficient water to heat up and then fill my teapot, and 4. the lid stays open without my having to hold it open so it's easy to pour water into it. I can't think of anything else, but the point is, I'm totally all-round delighted with it." —Tessa

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two colors).

    12. A stainless steel Belanko whistling tea kettle just as concerned with safety (thanks to its silicone-coated insulated handle and super-loud, can't miss it whistle) as it is with style (check out that exterior induction diamond design).

    Two royal blue kettles with induction diamond designs and wood-colored handles

    Capacity: 10+ cups

    Promising review: "I have never owned a tea kettle like this before. I am excited to say that this kettle has it all: heat resistance, lightweight, and style! It keeps my tea warm and the cool thing is that the whistle is very effective. The sound of the whistle is loud enough for me to hear that the water is heated but quiet enough that it doesn’t irritate me. So, I can say that this kettle is actually better than an electric kettle because I can just make a lot of tea for more than just one cup. I use my tea infuser with it so it makes more tea. The kettle is also very easy to clean. Love this product!!!" —Anar Batzorig

    Get it from Amazon for $34.59 (available in nine colors).

    13. A stainless-steel interior and BPA-free plastic exterio Miroco electric tea kettle with a "cool-touch" exterior and wide opening to make filling, pouring, and cleaning it as safe, easy, and hygienic as possible. Auto shut-off too.

    A white electric tea kettle with a gray top and grat accents at the base and handle

    Capacity: 6+ cups

    Promising review: "There are just so many things to like about this kettle. Color and styling are modern and attractive. Capacity is great, especially for someone like me who drinks tea all day long. Other things I love about this: The electric base heats the kettle, so the kettle can be easily cleaned. When heated to boiling, it automatically shuts off, which I love. No worries when you've left the house, (Did I shut it off?) hence the kettle doesn't burn out due to water boiling away and ruining your kettle or pot. Can't tell you how many I've gone through like this. I can't stand those whistling kettles which I either ruined my self or those that would just rust out and I'd have no idea because you can't see the inside bottom. This kettle heats up quickly too and you can easily pour, even rest it on the table. Since it's insulated, if your hand should touch the sides, you will feel the warmth but not the way too hot feel as if you would touch the sides of a kettle or pot which had just boiled the water. For me, it's just the best kettle I've ever had." —Jnj

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    14. A KitchenAid kettle, because sometimes you want to give a vibrant pop of color to your kitchen (lots of options of choose from). Constructed with a "C" handle for a comfortable grip and a thumb-press sprout for safe pouring.

    An apple green teak kettle with a black handle and silver accents and top sitting on a stovetop

    Capacity: 8 cups

    Promising review: "Love this kettle! The overall appearance is very comforting and yet sleek at the same time, a gorgeous addition to my kitchen decor. The whistle is a good design resulting in a smooth build-up that isn't piercing to the point of sending you running into the kitchen to make it STOP. After it has heated the water, I've had good luck going back for a refill or to top off my mug of tea as much as a half-hour later to find the water still nice and warm. I'm very happy with this purchase and use it every day." —Acacia Wildwood

    Get it from Amazon for $59.97 (available in two colors).

    15. A stainless-steel Cuisinart electric tea kettle with preset heat settings for getting just the right temps for your preferred types of tea (green, white, oolong, herbal, black, as well as French press). A "keep warm" setting will do just that to your water for 30 minutes!

    A metallic electric tea kettle with temperature buttons and measurements illuminated in blue light

    Capacity: 7+ cups

    Promising review: "I use this thing daily for things including herbal, green, or black teas, oatmeal, or french press coffee. Okay, I admit I have used it for ramen noddles when I didn't want to cook. So far, I haven't had any of the lettering rubs off like in other reviews. It has always been consistent in temperature and can reach a boil surprisingly quickly. Before I had this, I would boil water on the stove like a barbarian. After having this kettle for almost a year, I don't think I could go back to the stove or even a lesser model. It makes mornings easy because I don't need to babysit it. It beeps at me when it's ready and screams at me when the water has boiled out." —Ligeia

    Get it from Amazon for $94.99.

    Now go enjoy a nice hot cuppa and please, don't forget, pinkies out (always).

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