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Do y'all clean your coffee mugs?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by wacolo, Apr 14, 2021.

  1. wacolo

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    My grandfather always said the flavor comes from the patina....

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    I give em a quick rinse and then put em in the dishwasher
    ...so yeah.
    I mean, flu season , etc
     
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    Oh my! It’s not a cast iron skillet!
     
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    My wife was washing dishes, then putting them in the dishwasher. I said "As the little girl in the commercial says, 'what does the dishwasher do'"

    She quit using the dishwasher.
     
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    No I don’t, if I use my trustworthy kuksa. If there is too much muck inside, one just carves it off with puukko.

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    Edit: some Samí and Lapland people think it’s bad luck to rinse a kuksa anywhere else than a stream flowing down from Lapland fells.

    Living in Helsinki; I don’t rinse it at all, hence puukko.
     
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    Yep. I clean mine thoroughly each time.

    I also regularly clean my insulated ice tea cup (see below)...it can get a little hairy inside if I don’t.

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    Rinse only after use. Mebbe once/week I will wipe off the bulk of the "deposits" with a paper towel. It may see the dishwasher once/month. It may not. Tea stains much more than coffee.
     
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    Yes.
     
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    I might throw it in the dishwasher every week or two, but I generally just rinse it out every morning.
     
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    I always rinse in hot water and wipe out well. It gets hand washed once a week or so.
    Years ago, I was a Scout leader for my grandson, and was friends with another Scout's (older) father. He once told me he was in the Navy, and was assigned to help the guy in charge of the coffee pot onboard their ship. He was told to "clean" this huge coffee pot, and he proceeded to start scrubbing the "crud" inside it. The main guy yelled at him, saying that "crud" was where half the flavor came from. Apparently, "cleaning" just meant "kind-of" rinsing it out......pouring in hot water maybe sterilized the coffee itself.
     
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    Yes but I have worked with a few folks who didn’t bother. Occasionally someone would wash it for them without the users knowledge. He never knew because the cup was so stained from years of use.
    It make sense to clean if you take your coffee with sugar and/or cream.
     
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    I like my stuff to be clean.
    Call me crazy.
    OK, you can stop now.
     
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    Eww
     
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    I buy artisan-made handcrafted ceramic mugs in bulk and smash them against the floor after a single use. People think I'm crazy for this, but I just like a really clean mug.
     
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    That's gross.
     
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    Hot water and magic eraser.. easy peasy
     
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    I like it clean, like the tone I prefer.
     
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    "But first, here's my clean mug."
     
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    Thats nasty .
     
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