Coffee & Tea

Just good coffee


Coffee & Tea 8

Just good coffee

julesincoq | Mar 24, 2010 09:40 AM

I drink tea so I would not know a good cup of coffee from a bad one - they all seem pretty yucky. I would like to serve decent coffee to my guests though. I have a basic 12 cup electric coffee maker from the store. What is the best advice you have so I can make a decent cup of coffee?

Fine grounds or regular?
How many tablespoons of grounds per cup?
A 'cup' of coffee as marked on the side of the coffee pot is really not a mug full so when people say a to add so much per cup - do they really mean an 8oz cup?
When I worked at a fast food place as a teen (20 years ago) we added a 1/2 tsp of salt to the grounds - is this a good idea? T
here are so many kinds of coffee out there - what is just a good basic kind to buy that most people will like?
How long can I keep ground coffee before it goes stale?
Can I keep it in the freezer?
If my coffee is just mediocre can I just dump some Bailey's in it to improve it? or is bad coffee not fixable?

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