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mk  ·  226 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 5, 2017

He just threw them in after cracking them for scrambled eggs or pancakes.

Mind you, his salt-use jives with kleinbl00's coworker's salt-use origin. Gramps was a cook in the Coast Guard. He didn't add the salt to the coffee itself, but to the grounds.

I'm not saying that you are going to have a great cup of coffee. But, it takes the edge off Maxwell House.




b_b  ·  226 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Jibes*

My assumption about the eggshell/salt combo is that calcium carbonate/sodium chloride combo make sodium bicarbonate, which in turn raises the pH. Just a guess.

mk  ·  226 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Jives, my man. Sheeit.

b_b  ·  226 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've seen you use that one too often to ignore any longer.

If I'm correct, you could get the same effect from baking soda. If anyone drinks shitty coffee, please try and report back. My taste is far too refined.

mk  ·  226 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Thanks, teach.

b_b  ·  226 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's the least I could do.