[Homeroast] Vacpot & Ceramic Cooktops

ALAN MURPHY alangmurphy at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 08:38:34 CDT 2011

Hi Doug, I have used a 5 cup Yama for about 3 years now without the trivet.
I use the small element at about 7-8 After filling with hot water. in my
experience you you more likely to break it with rough handling.


On 2 September 2011 04:30, Doug Hoople <doughoople at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Apologies in advance if this has already been covered.
> My wife and I just moved from a house that had a gas stove (bliss) to one
> that has a ceramic cooktop. I've never had a ceramic cooktop, and I'm not
> really very interested in figuring the thing out, and I'll replace with gas
> sometime in the near future, but tomorrow is problematic, and the next few
> weeks are looking a bit dire unless I work this out.
> As many of you might remember, I'm a beyond-help vacuum pot devotee. Is
> there any way that the Yama 8-cup pot can be used on a ceramic cooktop.
> With
> a normal electric range, you use a thin wire trivet on the burner to
> provide
> the necessary space to prevent the pot from overheating and breaking. With
> the ceramic cooktop, I'm not even sure that this would be acceptable.
> Is this just an impossible mission that I should avoid altogether, or is
> there a way of making this work?
> Thanks.
> Doug
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