Creature comforts - coffee?

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Creature comforts - coffee?

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Post by smslavin » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:06 am

I know some of you are probably coffee addicts... er... I mean, connoisseurs. What's a good setup to get so that my lovely wife can make herself a decent cup in the morning when we're camping?
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Post by FishPOET » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:08 am

For us a coffee press is the easiest and makes the best cup of coffee. Tracy refuses to drink instant coffee :D
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Post by OLLIE » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:03 am

Purchase a JetBoil. There are numerous uses for it, it is quick, compact, and it's as simple as boiling the water and finding which of the many types of coffee that are available to use that your wife might like.
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Post by gon2srf » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:08 am

We are coffee freaks and the simplest, best tasting set up I have ever found is the Melitta Single Serve. You can blend coffees, make the cup exactly the strength you or your wife like and just throw away a paper filter with the used grounds.
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IMHO presses make great coffee and are kinda classy, used them for many years on our boat but the majority are glass so you must pack them carefully and the clean up requires a bit of water.

If you love espresso then I highly recommend the Italian stove tops. You can find single service on up.
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Post by smslavin » Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:05 am

gon2srf wrote:If you love espresso then I highly recommend the Italian stove tops. You can find single service on up.
While I am the beer snob, my wife is the coffee snob. That looks perfect. Thanks.
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Post by gon2srf » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:00 am

OLLIE wrote:Purchase a JetBoil. There are numerous uses for it, it is quick, compact, and it's as simple as boiling the water and finding which of the many types of coffee that are available to use that your wife might like.

The jet boil is just for boiling the water, is that correct? Or do they have a coffee maker too?
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Post by salad_man » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:50 pm

I use a coffee percolator, works great, nothing to throw away besides the grinds :D less trash
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Post by OLLIE » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:32 pm

gon2srf wrote:
OLLIE wrote:Purchase a JetBoil. There are numerous uses for it, it is quick, compact, and it's as simple as boiling the water and finding which of the many types of coffee that are available to use that your wife might like.

The jet boil is just for boiling the water, is that correct? Or do they have a coffee maker too?
They make a press adapter for it. It's lightweight and conveniant. SP Jon M3 always has his and makes coffee for everyone at camp in the morning. If you are a backpacker it is da bomb!!! :D The JetBoil is a very convenient system. Compact, lightweight, and it boils water in under 2 minutes at altitude.
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Post by NotAMog » Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:15 pm

If your wife prefers Cappuccino or Latte' this is the ticket -

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Put milk in the top and coffee and water in the bottom like a conventional stove top espresso maker and it will steam the milk as it makes the coffee. It is a bit harder to clean while camping because of the milk residue but it makes great cappuccino.
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Post by gon2srf » Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:24 pm

salad_man wrote:I use a coffee percolator, works great, nothing to throw away besides the grinds :D less trash

Meh! I call BS on percolators, the coffee always taste burnt unless your on it like a hawk. Me thinks you like the coffee from Denny's too! :mrgreen:

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