So we don’t really use the percolator much since getting a press. We’ll fire it up when we have guests and need to make more than 3 cups at a time. Today, after my 3rd trip to the microwave to heat my coffee (kids are time consuming), I decided plug in the perc.

Turns out, the last time I used it, maybe 3 or 4 weeks ago, I failed to clean it out. This is not a first. I scrubbed it down as best I could and then went looking for the vinegar. The little tube that runs up the middle is hard to get a sponge into. Alas, no vinegar to be found, and I’m sure as hell not going to use my beloved stop bath to clean a coffee pot. A couple drops of dish soap later and it’s plugged in and percing away. That’s when the fun started.

It really was one hell of a show, and I suppose the counter needed a cleaning anyway. In my panic to unplug it and dump it out I forgot to take a picture. Maybe next time.

I finally got to make a pot of coff-ay. Anyone wanna try my new Folgers-Palmolive blend?

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0 Responses to Coff-ay

  1. heather says:

    sounds an awful lot like j’s maxwell house/dawn blend.

    think i’ll skip it.

    sounds like yours was more fun to watch brew though. 🙂