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--Apple-Mail-4-616042338 Content-Type: text/plain; charset -ASCII; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Thanks, A very interesting article. Pecan Jim On Oct 29, 2007, at 10:07 AM, Obrien, Haskell W. wrote: <Snip> --Apple-Mail-4-616042338 Content-Type: text/html; charset -ASCII Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Thanks, = A very interesting article. = Pecan Jim On Oct 29, 2007, at 10:07 AM, = Obrien, Haskell W. wrote:
A good read ... thank you. Eddie -- Vita non est vivere sed valere vita est Roasting Blog and Profiles for the Gene Cafehttp://southcoastcoffeeroaster.blogspot.com/On 10/29/07, Obrien, Haskell W. wrote: <Snip>
"In fact, the Union army was fueled by the stuff to the point that, if there was no time to boil water, the Boys in Blue would chew on whole beans as they marched." We used to "dip" with the instant coffee from the MRE's waaayyy back when I was a Lt...if you had been up and about with little to no sleep for 3 or 4 days in the field as was often the case, it was often the cure. If we had time we made "bonus drink" - no idea why we called it that = 4-5 packets of coffee, same for hot cocoa and all the sugar packets you had in your pack/pockets. Mix, heat and levitate. Sean Long past those days...thank goodness! On 10/29/07, Obrien, Haskell W. wrote: <Snip>
Interesting article. I'm getting lost with the "Mental Floss" links on the left.
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Thanks for the link, Haskell. That was an interesting read. Even in a piece about coffee in the Civil War, *$ still gets a mention. So it goes... On 10/29/07, Obrien, Haskell W. wrote: <Snip> -- Larry J
Thanks for the link, fun article. If you find this sort of thing interesting, you should read "Uncommon Grounds : The History of Coffee and How it Transformed Our World". It drags at times but overall is very interesting. Wartime coffee is mentioned more than once. A review is athttp://www.sweetmarias.com/uncommongroundsreview.htmlOn 10/29/07, Obrien, Haskell W. wrote: <Snip>