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Prevent Coffee Filter Flog

Ever made a pot of coffee only to find the filter flopped over and you have coffee grounds in the pot? This'll fix it.Just find a plastic margarine tub or plastic cup and cut it / notch it to fit.No more grounds!

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why do I get so many coffee grounds in my cuisinart on demand coffee maker?


Many times this is a result of the coffee grind. To overcome this with some brands, I use an additional filter, put the desired amount of coffee in it, and then fold the sides over to make an envelope. Place the folded sides down and brew coffee. If any of the coffee gets out, the second filter should catch it.

Mar 25, 2015 | Cuisinart DCC Coffee Makers & Espresso...

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How do you brew a pot of coffee? Someone gave us a machine for our wedding and it just sits on the kitchen counter doing nothing.


I'm assuming you've got a coffee filter pot as this is the most common kind (especially as wedding gifts).

1. Boil the water.

2. Put the filter (should come with the pot) into the filter holder.

3. Add 2 level tbsp. of ground coffee per 6 oz of water.

4. Pour some of the hot water over the coffee grounds, giving them a few seconds to swell.

5. Now add the rest of the hot water and allow the coffee to slowly drip through the filter.

6. Remove the filter with the coffee grounds in just before the final drops of water go through.

7. Now sit down and enjoy!

Feb 25, 2013 | Home

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Vanishing water


Is this problem happening by chance after you have used the maker? If so the heat from the previous use may be causing the water to steam from being so hot and thus causing the pot to be only half full. the hotter the maker the more water evaporates. You might need to let it cool down in between pots.

Joe

May 19, 2009 | Bunn 10 Cup Home Coffee Brewer

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Grounds overflowing


Iam useing the right filter.

Feb 11, 2008 | Bunn NHB Coffee Maker

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