DIsposing of French Press sludge

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Postby geedee » Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:31 am

dr.chris wrote:Quick comment on the compost thing - I remember seeing something on telly where they said that slugs dont like coffee grounds - they have no taste.. (it might be something to do with residual caffine) - so you could also use grounds as a mulch


Isn't it more to do with the 'grittines' of the granules?
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Postby dr.chris » Thu Sep 15, 2011 10:04 pm

I'll go ask them
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Postby lukas » Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:37 am

How about a professional solution?

Coffee Chemistry French Kiss

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Postby icke » Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:25 am

not sure if i'd like lanthanides in my coffee... :D
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Postby geedee » Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:29 pm

icke wrote:not sure if i'd like lanthanides in my coffee... :D


Is that a type of slug :D :D
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Postby bruceb » Sun Sep 18, 2011 12:46 pm

geedee wrote:
icke wrote:not sure if i'd like lanthanides in my coffee... :D


Is that a type of slug :D :D


You bet! And delicious they are. Boiled with some rubbed cerium, and lightly toasted praseodymium (related slugs of the same family) they literally explode in your mouth. Do not oversalt.
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Postby GreenBean » Sat Sep 24, 2011 6:51 pm

bruceb wrote:
geedee wrote:
icke wrote:not sure if i'd like lanthanides in my coffee... :D


Is that a type of slug :D :D


You bet! And delicious they are. Boiled with some rubbed cerium, and lightly toasted praseodymium (related slugs of the same family) they literally explode in your mouth. Do not oversalt.

Are these the special rare earth slugs I have heard so much about? :wink: :D
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Postby RobC » Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:29 pm

lukas wrote:How about a professional solution?

Coffee Chemistry French Kiss

:lol:


That's actually quite a clever solution, although I also noticed a link on the page to

Coffee Chemistry Training Seminar 1/2nd December 2011 it's a bit pricey but might interest someone.

Personally I have five french presses on the go, by the time I have used number 5, the water in number one has evaporated leaving dry grounds which are easy to tip out into a bin.[/img][/url]
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Postby Richard » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:39 pm

I can bring this thread back to life with some confidence.

What I do with the coffee grounds is simple, my sink is one of those with a little sink in the middle. Just the right size to park a medium sized economy-plastic sieve onto a corner.

The grounds or pucks go in there then are transferred to the compost heap.

What about a knock-box, I bought a knock-box when I bought my Sylvia. I sold the Sylvia because I don't care for espresso but the knock-box has become a standard on our kitchen worktop for T-bags and the occasional puck from a Moka pot.

Get a nice stylish knock-box from Happy-Donkey. This one is fantastic and quality.

http://www.happydonkey.co.uk/black-knock-box.html
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