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After many coffee's made with forks or knives as measuring
devises (for lack of tea-spoons) which is far from an
measure and resulting in un-drinkable brews - I think a
pre-measured portion of coffee, similar to tea bags, and a
pre-measured scoop of sugar would result in an excellent
coffee without the use of a tea-spoon, which for some
disappear without a trace. (probably used for digging in the
garden) The only drawback would be the mixing of the
ingedients which would need a shaker or lid attached to
You need coffee cubes
And individual measures of sugar, in cube and packet form, are widely available in the real world. [pottedstu, Oct 27 2001, last modified Oct 05 2004]
||you have a big garden arora.
are the coffee and sugar mixed? can you get coffee on its own for people who don't take sugar?
||No, I just had very small children (twins) who given half
the chance could dig a tunnel to france. Everything
would be supplied separately in one spoon proportions.
I thought maybe the cup could have a mixing device,
similar to a cake tin?? or I could change the idea to
measures of Whisky and Coke depending on the time of
||pottedstu: did it have a mixing device - which is the real
bonus of this idea?- something like a blade around the
inside of the cup like a cake tin?
||The problem with coffee bags is that they contain a fair amount of instant coffee so as to turn the water brown quickly and give the impression of rapid brewing. Lies I tell you, all lies.
||Just use sachets of coffee and sachets of sugar.
||I put the proper amount of sugar into the center of the empty coffee pot before turning the brewer on. Somehow as it drips, it mixes. It tastes great and makes for the same cleanup as the normal way.