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Save By Making Your Own Great Coffee!

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Make your favorite coffee a head of time (a whole pot or two) then cool, and then pour in small tupperware type containers (one cup or two, depending on your preferences) and freeze in your freezer! And when you want a good cup of YOUR Coffee, you just have to plop it into the Microwave and thaw and you got a fresh cup of coffee without spending a whole lot on take out! Can save you thousand of dollars over ten years! emoticon

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say you spend $1.39 at Starbucks or Hortons for a cup of Java a day. Multiply that by 28 days in a month which comes to $38.92 cents before tax (after tax $42.03) ( Multiply that by 12 months its $504.36 a year, times 10 years equals...$5,043.60 you would have spent in ten years just on coffee
- Submitted by NOLAZYBUTT110 9/28/2010 in Saving Money | 4 Comments
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 9/28/2010 10:59:00 AM

    I like flavored coffees too but I don't freeze it. I have several quart bottles and I fill them and leave them in the fridge. So I tend to make 2-3 pots at a time (same filter, just add more coffee) and then I drink my "fresh" coffee for about a week or so.

As long as you take the pot off the heating platform, it will stop "aging by reheating itself" so every cup tastes fresh made.

Great secret!
SMITHANI 9/28/2010 3:08:00 PM

    emoticon Thanks
SALTYCHOCOLATE 9/28/2010 12:43:00 PM

    Never thought of freezing it! I do like to make a carafe of coffee in my French press and then keep it in the fridge to have on hand when I want a cup. For making coffee in an automatic drip coffeemaker, Raylinstephens makes a great point, don't let the pot sit on heating element and continue to stay heated, the coffee tastes burned.
SOOKIE 9/28/2010 12:36:00 PM

    great tip. thanks!

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