Making a Good Cup of Coffee

I love my coffee but it has to be just right for me. I'm not a fan of Starbucks coffee. Years ago, I purchased a cup while shopping at the mall. It was too strong for me. I asked if they had any salt and the answer was, "No."
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When you get a cup of coffee and it's too strong, add a little sprinkle of salt to it. It will take the edge off and make it taste much better.

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I have bought a new percolator, and can't seem to make a decent cup of coffee. Do you have any suggestions that would help?

Mary C. from Newark, CA

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November 10, 20080 found this helpful
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Always always always start with COLD water. Then add your coffee and you will get good coffee.

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November 10, 20080 found this helpful
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This is for percolated coffee. I recently came across an old recipe book named "Seems Like I Done It This-a-way" by Cleo Stiles Bryan. She writes:

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1/2 cup coffee
3 cups boiling water
Put coffee in the strainer and the water in the bottom of the percolator. Set strainer in place, cover and put over a slow fire. After water begins to bubble up, percolate 3 to 5 minutes.

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I was wanting to know what can I do to make a good cup of coffee. Is there a secret to it?

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