To clean an electric coffee percolator, fill the water reservoir with a mixture that’s half distilled white vinegar and half water. After turning on the coffee maker, let several cups of the mixture run through, then tur... More »

Percolators produce coffee that is stronger and more bitter than the beverages produced by electric drip coffee makers. Since the 1970s, drip coffee makers have proven far more popular. However, percolators are still app... More »

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The general rule for using a percolator coffee maker is adhering to a ratio of 2 teaspoons of coarsely ground coffee for every cup of water. Use less coffee for a weaker taste and more coffee for a bolder, more bitter fl... More »

To clean the inside of a coffee percolator, empty the machine, fill the reservoir with a mixture of distilled water and white vinegar, run the cycle on the machine, run a few more cycles with only water, and wash the fil... More »

The general rule for using a percolator coffee maker is adhering to a ratio of 2 teaspoons of coarsely ground coffee for every cup of water. Use less coffee for a weaker taste and more coffee for a bolder, more bitter fl... More »

A Keurig coffee maker can be descaled using white vinegar, which removes a majority of the limescale that builds up inside the machine. Limescale typically builds up inside a coffee maker's heating elements and tubing af... More »

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To use a drip coffee maker, measure cold water in the carafe, and pour it into the water reservoir. Put a paper filter in the filter basket, and add 1 heaping tablespoon of ground coffee beans for each 5-ounce cup of cof... More »

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