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I bought this french press as a "communal" press since I have a glass one that I tend to treat gingerly and am a little possessive of. I didn't really expect much from this press because the price was unexpectedly low, but it really has exceeded my expectations and it is actually my favorite purchase from Overstock.com so far! The press is a LOT easier to clean than the glass one I have, mostly because of the fact that there are less moving parts, it was designed simply and cleanly, and the plastic container withstands shaking out the grounds and tapping on the side of the trashcan to loosen grounds stuck to the sides. I rated the style of the product as "Good" simply because I tend to like sleek, black, steel objects, but when it comes down to it, this french press is a vibrant, functional part of my kitchen and I would highly recommend this product....
This Ami-Matin Unbreakable French Press from BonJour includes a patented shut-off infuser, stainless steel rod and silicone gasket. This classic bistro-style carafe is made from BPA-free Tritan plastic.
ITEM#: 14916953This Ami-Matin Unbreakable French Press from BonJour includes a patented shut-off infuser, stainless steel rod and silicone gasket. This classic bistro-style carafe is made from BPA-free Tritan plastic.
- Capacity: 8-cup
- Finish: Red
- Patented shut-off infuser
- Stainless steel rod
- Silicone gasket
- Filtering lid reduces sediments in your cup
- Care instructions: Hand wash
- Materials: Glass/Tritan plastic
- Dimensions: 9 inches high x 5 inches wide x 5 inches deep
- Model: 53190
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The "press" action never happens...it can't reach the grounds on the bottom of the pot..so you need to strain the cofee to get it grounds free. It just doesn't work! The plastic is really cheap and the only cup I made tasted like a childs cheap tea set plastic. I bought it to give as a gift and so it was two weeks before it was tried. Waiting to see if Overstock will let me return it without the original box..do not buy this! P.S This is the only poor product I have ever gotten from Overstock.Read More
The coffee was wonderful but the screen on the plunger is plastic and cheaply made. It stripped off the metal post after using 4 timesRead More
I bought this french press as a "communal" press since I have a glass one that I tend to treat gingerly and am a little possessive of. I didn't really expect much from this press because the price was unexpectedly low, but it really has exceeded my expectations and it is actually my favorite purchase from Overstock.com so far! The press is a LOT easier to clean than the glass one I have, mostly because of the fact that there are less moving parts, it was designed simply and cleanly, and the plastic container withstands shaking out the grounds and tapping on the side of the trashcan to loosen grounds stuck to the sides. I rated the style of the product as "Good" simply because I tend to like sleek, black, steel objects, but when it comes down to it, this french press is a vibrant, functional part of my kitchen and I would highly recommend this product.Read More
Great! Starts my morning with love. Coffee tastes better in a Frenh Press.Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello hershy1134, The BonJour 'Ami-Matin' Red 8-cup Unbreakable French Press holds 12.8 ounces. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
Is the carafe removable from the outer container ?
Unfortunately, it is not removable.
How does a French Press work?
How does a French press work? Water is brought to a boiling temperature, using either a kettle or heated direct line. Coarse, uniformly ground coffee is placed at the bottom of the beaker. Boiling water is poured into the beaker, stirred with a non metal spoon, and let to brew with the lid on. Coffee is brewed for 1-5 minutes, depending on desired strength. Grounds are pushed to the bottom, exerting even pressure on the plunger to catch grounds in the filter. Should be poured immediately to avoid bitter coffee.
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