No-Spill Chai Pour - Saucepan with Spout

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The No-Spill Chai Pour

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Our Chai Dice Kickstarter project wrapped up a couple weeks ago and one of the questions we received most often was:

Where'd you get that cool saucepan with the pour spout?

The mysterious piece of cookware makes a brief appearance in the video at minute 1:05 and effortlessly pours hot chai through a strainer without the smallest drop of spillage. It really does work wonderfully well for pouring just about any hot liquid.

The perfect pour spout for chai making.

The perfect pour spout for chai making.

I'm happy to report that it's my trusty wood-handled vintage Le Creuset sauce pan. It has spent hundreds of hours on my stovetop cooking up all sorts of delicious pourable concoctions for about as long as I can remember.

These essential vintage pieces are available via eBay from time to time, and I highly recommend picking one up for your own chai-making adventures. Scour the selection of saucepans with spouts below until you find one in just the right color.

Vtg Black Le Creuset #18 Saucepan Spout Wood Handle Cast Iron Enamel Pot And Lid
Vtg Black Le Creuset #18 Saucepan Spout Wood Handle Cast Iron Enamel Pot And Lid
$55.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Saturday Mar-23-2019 11:51:33 PDT
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COUSANCES (Le Creuset) FLAME Enameled Cast Iron #12 POT SPOUT & Lid France
COUSANCES (Le Creuset) FLAME Enameled Cast Iron #12 POT SPOUT & Lid France
$29.00
End Date: Saturday Mar-23-2019 14:41:25 PDT
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Vintage Le Creuset #16 Pot with Lid, Spout & Handle
Vintage Le Creuset #16 Pot with Lid, Spout & Handle "Orange Enamel Cast Iron"
$44.95
End Date: Sunday Mar-24-2019 15:19:58 PDT
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VTG Le Creuset #17 Enamel Cast Iron 1QT  Pot Wood Handle & Spout No Lid 7
VTG Le Creuset #17 Enamel Cast Iron 1QT Pot Wood Handle & Spout No Lid 7"
$22.49
End Date: Monday Mar-25-2019 10:21:14 PDT
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VTG Le Creuset #14 Spout enamel cast iron Sauce Pot-Baby Blue, Made in FRANCE
VTG Le Creuset #14 Spout enamel cast iron Sauce Pot-Baby Blue, Made in FRANCE
$63.00
End Date: Tuesday Mar-26-2019 11:22:59 PDT
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VTG Le Creuset #14 Spout enamel cast iron sauce pot Flame Orange, Made in FRANCE
VTG Le Creuset #14 Spout enamel cast iron sauce pot Flame Orange, Made in FRANCE
$25.00
End Date: Wednesday Mar-27-2019 11:34:25 PDT
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Vtg Antique Le Creuset #18 Saucepan Spout Wood Handle Cast Iron Enamel Pot
Vtg Antique Le Creuset #18 Saucepan Spout Wood Handle Cast Iron Enamel Pot
$45.88
End Date: Sunday Mar-31-2019 20:58:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $59.99
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Le Creuset 3 Piece Vintage Flame Orange Skillet Pot Lid Double Pour Spout #23
Le Creuset 3 Piece Vintage Flame Orange Skillet Pot Lid Double Pour Spout #23
$149.99
End Date: Wednesday Apr-3-2019 19:17:26 PDT
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Vintage LE CREUSET #18 blue Cast Iron Saucepan Pot & Lid Spout Wood Handle nice
Vintage LE CREUSET #18 blue Cast Iron Saucepan Pot & Lid Spout Wood Handle nice
$42.00
End Date: Sunday Apr-7-2019 23:19:40 PDT
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LE CREUSET 6 Ounce Maple Syrup Pitcher Jug Jar CERISE RED Condiment Pot Pour
LE CREUSET 6 Ounce Maple Syrup Pitcher Jug Jar CERISE RED Condiment Pot Pour
$18.00
End Date: Monday Apr-8-2019 10:12:39 PDT
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VTG Le Creuset #14 Spout enamel cast iron sauce pot Flame Orange, Made in FRANCE
VTG Le Creuset #14 Spout enamel cast iron sauce pot Flame Orange, Made in FRANCE
$60.00
End Date: Friday Apr-19-2019 8:37:00 PDT
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Lea Redmond is always looking for the poem hiding inside things: a salt shaker, a clothes tag, a hand gesture, a cloud. She is infinitely intrigued by the way experiences can slip from the ordinary to the extraordinary and she endeavors to design things that hold this possibility. Leafcutter Designs, her creative studio in Berkeley, CA, makes the world more playful and peaceful one little experience at a time.

1 Comment

  1. Rebecca Roberts

    March 25, 2017 at 3:41 pm

    Any plans for another set of Phenomenal Word play Cards?

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