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(as) right as a trivet

In good health. Primarily heard in UK. Yes, I was sick last week, but I'm right as a trivet now.
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right as a trivet

perfectly all right; in good health. British informal
A trivet is an iron tripod placed over a fire for a cooking pot or kettle to stand on. It is used in this expression to represent firmness and steadiness.
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Enjoy your trivet for years to come, make a few for friends, and let it be a daily reminder of the beauty of nature.
Simmer all day, using the trivets to regulate the heat until done.
Distinctive metal elements include an angular steel hood, a zigzagging wine rack, and trivets used as door pulls.
New ceramic trivets have intricate raised details reminiscent of those found in the Mughal architecture of India's Taj Mahal.
Oven-proof bowls are also a big part of the collection, and have silicone lids that can double as trivets.
They include the Round and Oval French Ovens in a variety of sizes, a Bell Pepper Casserole and Round and Oval Trivets.
As part of the new cork line, Gessner will offer coasters, placemats, trivets, and more.
Flanking the display are a bewildering array of electric and gas irons, trivets and wooden pegs - all evidence of life before the twin tub.
5-liter sizes, a squeeze bottle, a serving tray with folding handle, a bowl-and-spoon set, decorative trivets, an oven mitt apron and a French Glass Carafe with nesting glasses.
The trend began on decorative accessories, including throw pillows, lamps, and candlesticks, and now monkeys are climbing all over the place--even onto on trivets, bread boxes and bed trays from Pomerantz.
You'll even find a dozen ideas for ways to say thank you, including a white-and-dark-chocolate checkers (candy) set from Dean & Deluca ($14) and 8-inch glass-beaded trivets by Anthropologie ($12 each).
Costs: Bread bin pounds 30, pair of Apple trivets pounds 13, spice rack pounds 35, utensil holder pounds 12.
Also with a flair of retro is the Vintage Ladies serveware line, which includes bakers, serving bowls, trivets, cutting trays, spoon rests, platters and trays adorned with images of traditional 1940s mothers cooking, grocery shopping and in their kitchens.
Other good buys were scented trivets - apple spice, mulberry, cranberry delight and vanilla - made in the style of hooked rugs for $2.
50, 12-1/2-inch bright red mixing bowls for $20 ($45 and up retail) and hand-painted pie plates, pouring bowls, square baking dishes and trivets that retail for up to $36 and were priced at $4.