Re: RARA-AVIS: Practical tips from hardboiled dicks

From: James Rogers (
Date: 06 Nov 2000

-----Original Message----- From: Martha Fischer <> To: <> Date: Monday, November 06, 2000 9:27 AM Subject: RE: RARA-AVIS: Practical tips from hardboiled dicks

>could someone with scientific smarts please explain what the heck the
>eggshell does to the coffee?

    I have heard the efficacy disputed, and I lack the scientific smarts you refer to, but supposedly it makes the grounds settle and the resulting coffee less bitter. Obviously, in a world of Mr. Coffees and percolators this should have no relevance at all, but I have known old timers that just religiously did it anyway.


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