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2218Re: Anyone feel like experimenting with boiled coffee?

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  • seavandal91203
    Apr 1, 2009
      I was wondering, if we used the horse like a Civet and went the Kopi Luwak route, would it round out the iron nail flavor?

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      > just be sure to watch out for the nails.
      > that would make for really crunchy coffee
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: STEVEN PHILLIP LEWIS
      > To: vacuumcoffeepotcollector@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 5:25 PM
      > Subject: Re: [vacpot] Anyone feel like experimenting with boiled coffee?
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      > Dave,
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      > I don't know, the recipe does not say. I guess you could try it either
      > way and see which is better. Or it may be personal taste.
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      > Steven
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      > Dave Leonard wrote:
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      > >Cleaned horseshoe or one fresh off the horse?
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      > >Dave
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      > >--- On Tue, 3/31/09, STEVEN PHILLIP LEWIS <lewissp@...> wrote:
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      > >From: STEVEN PHILLIP LEWIS <lewissp@...>
      > >Subject: Re: [vacpot] Anyone feel like experimenting with boiled coffee?
      > >To: vacuumcoffeepotcollector@yahoogroups.com
      > >Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 6:42 PM
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      > > Peter and Larry,
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      > >I have a coffee cup that has a recipe for Cowboy Coffee. I do not have
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      > >the cup in front of me but I think it went: To a gallon of water in a
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      > >coffee pot, add one pound of coffee, and boil. When you think it is
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      > >ready, drop in a horse shoe. If the horse shoe sinks, add more coffee;
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      > >if it floats, the coffee is ready.
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      > >Steven
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      > >Larry Hollenberg wrote:
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      > >>Hi Peter,
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      > >>Yes I would say that its definitely a hold over from much simpler times
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      > >when homemakers didn't have access to all todays mass made wonders. I
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      > >can't say that I know a sole around me that has ever made it in this
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      > >method and only early cookbooks seem to even bother to mention how to
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      > >make it.
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      > >>Larry
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      > >>--- On Tue, 3/31/09, Peter Mumford <punatech@yahoo. com> wrote:
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      > >>> From: Peter Mumford <punatech@yahoo. com>
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      > >>> Subject: Re: [vacpot] Anyone feel like experimenting with boiled
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      > >coffee?
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      > >>> To: vacuumcoffeepotcoll ector@yahoogroup s.com
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      > >>> Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 2:33 PM
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      > >>> Out here in Colorado we call it "Cowboy
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      > >>> coffee". MMMMMMMMMMMM. ......... ......... ......good.
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      > >>> Best for drinking in the high country. Can be really good
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      > >>> at 11,000 ft. on a cold morning before the hunt.
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      > >>> Peter
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      > >>> From: larry hollenberg <larryhollenb@
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      > >>> To: vacuumcoffeepotcoll
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      > >>> ector@yahoogroup s.com
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      > >>> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 1:19:08 PM
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      > >>> Subject: [vacpot] Anyone feel like experimenting with
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      > >>> boiled coffee?
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      > >>> HI all,
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      > >>> Yes the end result here is the enjoyment of various Vacuum,
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      > >>> Drip, Perk and other methods of making a good cup of coffee.
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      > >>> Each seems to have its followers. But basic to all coffee
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      > >>> is the plainest method which some times seems to have a lot
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      > >>> going for it. That is the plain old sauce pan or coffee pot
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      > >>> and some water and grounds boiled and left to settle and
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      > >>> brew.
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      > >>> I am hoping to get some members who are curious enough to
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      > >>> give it a try or two to see what they think of the results.
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      > >>> From time to time I find that it makes the most satisfying
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      > >>> coffee and often to me its the other kinds of more
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      > >>> sophisticated pots that are trying to mimic this simple
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      > >>> method.
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      > >>> There are several versions in old cookbooks of this method,
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      > >>> some using egg whites, some using egg shells and some using
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      > >>> none of the above. I have tried those and didn't care
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      > >>> for the results. The egg seemed to interfere with the
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      > >>> flavor to me. Here is how I make it from time to time:
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      > >>> I measure my water, say three cups (standard size measure).
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      > >>> I pour all but a half cup into the sauce pan without a lid.
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      > >>> I put in my scoops of grounds. I used three of the smaller
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      > >>> scoop sizes for this experiment. Then you let it come to a
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      > >>> boil point over a high flre, turn it down and boil for
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      > >>> around a minute, pour in the cold water remaining and turn
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      > >>> the flame very low. I find a heat diverter is good at this
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      > >>> point to prevent over cooking. Put on the lid and let it
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      > >>> sit for from 5 to 8 minutes. Pour carefully into the cup
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      > >>> and any extra not to be used within a short time I put in a
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      > >>> preheated thermos, or another container I can heat later. If
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      > >>> left on the grounds it ruins the flavor after a short time.
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      > >>> It makes a very rich sort of heavy body coffee and if done
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      > >>> correctly you will find no grounds, except maybe a few from
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      > >>> the foaming up at the beginning of the boil. It actually
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      > >>> clears the grounds from the top as it boils and usually none
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      > >>> will be present at the top at all.
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      > >>> Let me know what you think
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      > >>> Larry
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