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Small business owner, former professor and university administrator... former expat (lived in UAE for 10 years).

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Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies

Percolators were a fixture in American households once home consumer versions became available towards the beginning of the 20th century. Here is an interesting link that gives a bit more of the history. By the time I was a kid in the 1970′s they were in every kitchen and the taste of American coffee was the taste of the percolator.

But, go into a kitchen today and you would be hard pressed to find a percolator. Even among coffee aficionados, you might find any number of exotic appliances for making coffee, but rarely a percolator.

What happened?... http://rationalista.com/2013/07/08/reconsidering-the-percolator-lost-american-technologies/

Just a short little article I wrote about re-discovering the joys of a percolator.
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