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Old 06-13-2007, 01:31 PM   #1
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Coffee anyone?

So how do you make Coffee and keep it hot while your boondocking?

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Old 06-13-2007, 01:39 PM   #2
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I use the propane stove to heat water and brew the coffee in a french press. Can also heat water on one of our coleman white gas stoves, outside.
Don't make more than we can drink in one sitting, so keeping it hot isn't a problem.
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Walmart perk

I use a perk type that sits on the stove top. Walmart used to carry them. Works fast, makes excellent coffee, stays warm, and its shiny!
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Old 06-13-2007, 01:45 PM   #4
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I use a perk type that sits on the stove top. Walmart used to carry them. Works fast, makes excellent coffee, stays warm, and its shiny!
I have what you have, never used a French Press. I keep mine in a vintage carafe to hold the heat.
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I have used this farberware pot for years while tent camping with a small camp stove and now it is a fixture in the AS.
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Old 06-13-2007, 01:55 PM   #6
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We use our espresso machine and generator, need to charge the batteries in the morning anyway

We have friends who full-time in a 40' Beaver. They have a stove top espresso machine and a cone filter to make espresso and brewed coffee respectively.

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Old 06-13-2007, 02:00 PM   #7
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We heat the water in a teakettle on the cook-top (propane) and drip it into a coffee thermos using a cone filter. Stays hot long enough for a couple of leisurely cups each.
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I use a similar method...heat the water on the stove top and then pour through a Melitta type cone filter into a stainless thermos. It stays hot for hours.

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We, too, use a percolator...stainless steel. We really have only had it a couple of months.

Question: Any favorite coffees for a percolator? If we use the same brand that we use in our standard coffee pot in the house, it's just not as good. My parents used to use a percolator when they camped and I remember it tasted pretty good...so it's the coffee not the device.
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We also use a Melitta into a thermal carafe. I think the cone method is much easier to clean than a french press. (For us, the easier the better when we're camping!)
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We only drink one cup each so we use a single cup Melita filter. If we make more we use a French press. But when boondocking the Melita is MUCH easier to clean and therefore uses much less water.
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We have always used a stove top espresso pot as in post #6.
But last week I got a Honda 3000... :-) Now I'll have real espresso!!
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Before we found out about the French press (from Janet's post way back when) which we love and now use, we used the percolator and the campstove. Also boiled water on the campstove and ran the hot water through the filter over the Mr. Coffee. The French press gets the coffee nice and strong! It is more clean up than the others but I think its worth it, and since I do the cleaning well now that says something.
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One reason we like the small espresso pot, (besides the taste) is that it uses less coffee than french press. We get two servings out of one pot, and I normally order a 4 shot americano in a small at the local shop.
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