3 Ways NOT to Make Hot Water - And One That Actually Works!

Have you ever wanted a quick cup of tea and found that waiting for the water to heat up seems to take forever. That’s because much of the energy used escapes, and doesn't work to actually heat the water. Here are three ways that are NOT great for heating water, plus one that really works well.

1. Saucepans Are For Sauce

Reaching for a saucepan to heat water may be your only option while camping, but for everyday use it's no good. You can actually feel why the next time you have something cooking on the stove. Hold your hand (carefully!) in the air around the saucepan. You will feel heat radiating from the gas flame or the electric elemen