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Old 11-03-2012, 05:09 PM   #51
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dawg, just don't go running off to buy keurig's platinum b70 coffee machine without first checking out the smaller, less expensive models.--'specially if you guys aren't regular coffee drinkers. i'm happy with my b60, but you might look at the b40 model too. if you shop carefully you might not even spend a hundred dollars--but not likely at amazon....:)

i too thought a case of 100 k cups would last me like, forever. but, the coffee was so phenomenally good that i first doubled, then tripled, my daily intake of coffee. that first case of coffee k cups ended up lasting two of us less than one month!

these days i spend a few pleasurable hours every month or two bidding on keurig coffee k cups on ebay, and am on the lookout for new brands and flavors to try out with my keurig machine....
Good advice, Vit! Thanks! The credit card is still safely in my wallet, for how long, I don't know.....
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Old 11-03-2012, 05:56 PM   #52
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Thermos

Are you leaving your coffee on a warming element? That can make it bitter pretty quickly. Thermos type containers are better. Long roasted beans are more bitter, too (e.g. French Roast).
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:28 PM   #53
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it would take us 2 years to go through them! Still, added to my Costco list!
.44 cents per cup!
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:32 PM   #54
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.44 cents per cup!
That is a lot cheaper than your local coffee shop.
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:36 PM   #55
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Pacanis, I did some research last year and this thread is my chronicle. Short story, I love the Keurig, and my work bought us one to use as well. Love it love it love it. The add on "My K Cup" thing is great if you have a preferred grind or blend of coffee. We use it a lot. Its cheaper too if that is an issue for you.

Here's my Top Ten list:
1. Fast, perfect cup every time
2. Versatile, can use your own coffee and not be limited to the prepackaged K Cups.
3. No wait time between cups.
4. Can choose brewer size and features (we got the programmable one that has auto shut off. $114 at Walmart)
5. If you buy K Cups online from Keurig you can get discounts. If you register your brewer you get 2 free boxes with 2 boxes purchased. I think I pay about $12/24 K Cups for the flavored kind.
6. No mess, no fuss, no wasted coffee
7. No brain power required first thing in the AM. Put the cup under, pod in, hit button. Ahhhh!
8. Can use it to make tea. There is no coffee residue left to taint your tea.
9. 192 is the perfect brewing temp for both coffee and tea.
10. Its fun as hell. ;)
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:03 PM   #56
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Hot water to make a cup of broth, don't put a K-Cup in. I've even made a "Cup o'Noodles" with the Keurig.
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:17 AM   #57
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Hot water to make a cup of broth, don't put a K-Cup in. I've even made a "Cup o'Noodles" with the Keurig.
Nice multi-tasking
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:41 AM   #58
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how was your coffee this morning, pac? :)
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:07 AM   #59
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how was your coffee this morning, pac? :)
Oh just finnnne...
lol, Sunday I don't make coffee I had 1c left over from yesterday's brew, which heated up just fine. I can't believe I was drinking such nasty coffee for weeks, maybe months, before cleaning, plus whatever might have been "off" with the Folgers I had open. The new canister and a few extra rinses has breathed new life back into my coffee.

That's not to say I haven't been reading revues all morning on V-cups vs K-cups
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:34 AM   #60
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Hot water to make a cup of broth, don't put a K-Cup in. I've even made a "Cup o'Noodles" with the Keurig.
My DIL has one of these. I make tea without a k-cup all the time. I found a box of Tazo Awake tea in K-cups to take along next time I go to her house though! :)
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