If you remove too much aluminum, the stove might not be able to safely support a pot full of water. But my point here is even when using fairly narrow pots, a significant amount of energy transfer occurs when a stove's flame wraps around the pot bottom and travels up the sides.

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A third option is to carry a bottle that includes a built-in measuring chamber. Time to rolling boil incl prime time.