how to use a old glass coffee percolator

Using an Old Glass Coffee Percolator

Things you will need:

  • Coffee grounds
  • Water
  • Steel wool
  • Paper towels
  • Measuring cup
  • Baking soda


Step 1: Fill the bottom chamber of the percolator with cold water up to about one-third full.

Step 2: Add 1/4 cup of coffee grounds for each one cup of water used.

Step 3: Scrub the pot with steel wool and hot water to remove residue from previous uses.

Step 4: Place the percolator over medium heat and wait for it to start percolating.

Step 5: Let the coffee percolate for 5-10 minutes.

Step 6: Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes.

Step 7: Once the coffee has finished percolating, remove the top chamber.

Step 8: Discard the grounds from the top chamber.

Step 9: Clean the pot with hot water and baking soda.

Step 10: Dry the pot with paper towels and enjoy your coffee!

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