How to make mediocre coffee that’s expensive and wasteful

Pity the poor office coffee pot, which is, generally speaking, a disgusting sight. The typical staff room coffee pot sits there, slowly simmering, until the dregs are finally discarded. Some people (you know who you are!) pour the last of the coffee, then scurry away quickly without bothering to clean the pot, refill the filter basket, tidy up countertop spills, or start a fresh pot for co-workers. The coffee grounds in the big soggy filter basket sit there neglected, waiting for the Coffee Fairy (or your mother) to come in and clean it all up.

Enter the single-serve coffeemaker system.  Continue reading