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So how do you like your cup of coffee in the mornings?

  1. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 8 years ago

    As for myself, 3 packets of sugar, half a cup of milk, and then coffee.  Creamer and sugar always has to go in first before the coffee is poured. 

    I also like to grind my own coffee and store it in the freezer.  Anyone else?

    1. blondepoet profile image72
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I am with Henry, I like three sugars and a lot of milk mmmmmm, and preferably someone around to volunteer to put on the jug. smile

    2. Davinagirl3 profile image60
      Davinagirl3posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Until about 2 years ago, I took it black, now I am addicted to french vanilla creamer.

  2. soni2006 profile image47
    soni2006posted 8 years ago

    I prefer tea instead of coffee first thing in the morning to keep me active throughout the day....

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    Janettaposted 8 years ago

    well it needs to be strong, first off.  Not overly so, but strong enough. then about 3 sugars and a spoonful of powdered creamer.

  4. livewithrichard profile image84
    livewithrichardposted 8 years ago

    Got to have it black with no sugar now that I'm diabetic.  Now if I can stop ordering the chocolate long johns from Dunkin' Donuts I'll be fine....lol j/k

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    dennisemattposted 8 years ago

    depends on how I feel. sometimes one sugar and light cream, sometimes black. Sometimes with a shot of whiskey. I usally just buy ground coffe, but I have some raw beans a friend gave me, so occasionally I roast and grind them myself for a treat. that is black! and I love Iced Coffee when its hot out.

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      rednckwmnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me too!!!!!!

  6. Mrvoodoo profile image60
    Mrvoodooposted 8 years ago

    Black, no sugar, does the trick for me.

  7. Dale Mazurek profile image62
    Dale Mazurekposted 8 years ago

    2 cups of strong coffee with a little Irish cream whitener does the trick for me

  8. alekhouse profile image82
    alekhouseposted 8 years ago

    I like my coffee fresh ground, hot, strong, and black. Is there any other way??

  9. keadams26 profile image53
    keadams26posted 8 years ago

    "Coffee make my stomach a might nervous when I drink it, mmmhhmmm".

  10. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    I need my coffee first thing in the morning.... with milk, no sugar.

  11. Ivorwen profile image77
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    Two cups of fresh ground of a dark roast, strong, two scoops of sugar/cup.

  12. Eaglekiwi profile image74
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Hot ,strong and black smile

    1. Pearldiver profile image86
      Pearldiverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Did You REALLY Do That To Baby Budgies?????? smile

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
        Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Of Course ,you do what ya gotta do..lol..wink chirpy chirpy cheep cheep

        1. Pearldiver profile image86
          Pearldiverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          MY Grandma Did That with Pukeko chicks smile
          Upset My Grandad heaps apparently

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
            Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            awww...one of my fav birds , those big feet lol, Grandad should have worn a red beak to bed smile

            1. Pearldiver profile image86
              Pearldiverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Yep I remember when I was young and first saw it....smile He told me it was his red beak!!!  But I think it had something to do with their feet!! smile

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          dennisemattposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          awwww Im not usally a big animal rights person..but..they are so cute....and tiny....and Iliek your picture.  smile

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image74
            Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            nahhh just a practical person , he needed heat ,and I had some spare..lol

    2. Aya Katz profile image88
      Aya Katzposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me, too.

      1. Princessa profile image84
        Princessaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Add me to the list!

  13. HealthCare Basics profile image61
    HealthCare Basicsposted 8 years ago

    Same routine every morning. My auto coffee machine sets at 0530 and when I can smell the brew at 0545, it is time to kick start the day. Coffee and fat-free creamer. No sugar since I read an article about the five to ten pounds we can carry throughout the year on our body by just having sugar with coffee or tea in the morning. Works for me..... smile

    1. blondepoet profile image72
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Wow Healthcare your last name isn't Jetson is it?

      1. R. Blue profile image55
        R. Blueposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I prefer my coffee in bed in the morning...preferably in BP's bed. hehehe

        1. HealthCare Basics profile image61
          HealthCare Basicsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Well, in all honesty, if it is a Saturday morning, no work until Monday, I might just delight myself in a shot of Jim Beam. Therapeutic, you know..... smile

          1. blondepoet profile image72
            blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Oh yes I agree for health benefits only that is my motto

            1. HealthCare Basics profile image61
              HealthCare Basicsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              smile You are wise............

              1. blondepoet profile image72
                blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I know LMAO

        2. blondepoet profile image72
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Haha can you pass the sugar Blue ?

      2. HealthCare Basics profile image61
        HealthCare Basicsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        No, but I do have the last name of one of the 50's male singers. No relation or royalties either..... Crap!!! smile

        1. blondepoet profile image72
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Oh my is your last name Crap? smile smile

  14. onthewriteside profile image59
    onthewritesideposted 8 years ago

    I usually drink my first cup of coffee with a little sugar, then any additional cups I drink black.  But coffee has really been jagging me out a lot lately, so I have tried to refrain from drinking too much of it.  I really do like Starbuck's caramel macchiato though!  I will have an occasional cup of tea in the morning.  I drink that with a little sugar as well.

  15. LondonGirl profile image88
    LondonGirlposted 8 years ago

    tea - milk, no sugar

  16. girly_girl09 profile image72
    girly_girl09posted 8 years ago

    Starbucks Venti Iced Caramel Latte with non-fat milk. 1 Splenda. 1 Extra shot of espresso.

    That gets me going! In fact, I could really use one right now! big_smile

  17. Cris A profile image60
    Cris Aposted 8 years ago

    Black with a drop of honey cool

  18. aniketgore profile image62
    aniketgoreposted 8 years ago

    Just a cup of hot cofee.

  19. Maddie Ruud profile image79
    Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago

    I hate coffee.  I drink a lot of diet coke.

    1. profile image0
      dennisemattposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I love Diet coke. I like the kind with lime, and Zero, and lemon...yum

  20. lrohner profile image83
    lrohnerposted 8 years ago

    Medium Dunkin Donuts regular coffee - cream and sugar. Yum!

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    wordscribe41posted 8 years ago

    Dark roasts only:  French or Italian.  I put Splenda in and some kind of low fat creamer.  Love it with Half and Half, but I don't do that very often.  Didn't get enough this morning, going to make some more now.

  22. frogdropping profile image87
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    I've had coffee served up black. White. Hot. Cold. Strong. Weak. Sweet. And sour.

    My preference is small, black, hot and strong.

    Even better if it comes in a cup smile

  23. manlypoetryman profile image64
    manlypoetrymanposted 8 years ago

    Costa Rican Blend is great...love the coffee aroma....which is a big part of the morning "wake-up" brew routine. However...if I could go straight to getting the caffiene in a faster method...other than sipping on very hot brown liquid...I'd do it.

    It's all about the caffiene!

    That's why personally...I don't get the concept of "decaf"...at all.

    1. lrohner profile image83
      lrohnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Never tried Costa Rican coffee. I've had Cuban, Turkish, etc. and couldn't stand them. Totally love a good Italian Espresso with a nice shot of Sambuca on the side though. YUM!

    2. curiozities profile image60
      curiozitiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Indeed.  Drinking decaf is like drinking non-alcoholic beer, IMO.  Why even bother?

  24. SweetiePie profile image86
    SweetiePieposted 8 years ago

    I love coffee with a bit of milk and chocolate to give it a mocha like taste.  I used to be a Starbucks addict, but realized I can make coffee cheaper at home.  Nevertheless, lots of good memories of spending time with friends drinking coffee smile.

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    llanishenposted 8 years ago

    milk and no sugar

  26. profile image0
    pgrundyposted 8 years ago

    Straight up and lots of it.

  27. The Shark profile image60
    The Sharkposted 8 years ago

    Coffee is by far the best beverage gift that God gave to man.
    Definitely milk only, no sweetner to intefere with the coffee flavor. (The Shark)

  28. RooBee profile image82
    RooBeeposted 8 years ago

    Good dark oily beans, fresh ground, brewed strong then sweetened up w/ real cream & a little sugar. I settle all the time when traveling & such, but this is how I do it at home.
    I love it from a French press but am far too busy (and lazy) in the mornings to do it that way. smile
    Cheers, everyone. *raises cup*

  29. Hawkesdream profile image69
    Hawkesdreamposted 8 years ago

    2 mugs, 2 sugars in each, little milk, and then, my eyes open!!!

  30. RKHenry profile image78
    RKHenryposted 8 years ago

    Isn't it funny how differently we all take our cup of coffee or tea?  Great stuff.  I'm going to have to try of few of the different recipes.smile

  31. kmackey32 profile image81
    kmackey32posted 8 years ago

    I dont drink coffee. I like a tall glass of pepsi!

  32. Bard of Ely profile image87
    Bard of Elyposted 8 years ago

    I gave it up over a year ago.

  33. R. Blue profile image55
    R. Blueposted 8 years ago

    Actually all kidding aside....I'm a coffee nut....go ahead make snide remarks....  It takes me 20 minutes in the morning to make my 2 cups of coffee.  I start with green coffee beans and roast them in my roaster to a very dark roast....then I grind them fresh and put the coffee in my french press....boiling water on top...wait 4 minutes ....plunge filter......and voila....best coffee you ever tasted.

    1. blondepoet profile image72
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds like an awful lot of trouble Blue I take easy way out

      1. R. Blue profile image55
        R. Blueposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh Deb...I'll make you the best cup of coffee in the world...and serve it to you in bed as well.  What could be easier than that???

        1. blondepoet profile image72
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Do I get breakfast too?

  34. Ladybird33 profile image49
    Ladybird33posted 8 years ago

    I love coffee with creamer preferrably, but I am flexible!

  35. My Inner Jew profile image67
    My Inner Jewposted 8 years ago

    haha...well i am like a kid...a nice cup of cold milk for me in the morning.  I don't like the taste of coffee at all, but i love the smell of coffee

  36. spiderpam profile image49
    spiderpamposted 8 years ago

    I stop drinking coffee over a year ago, I used to love a White Chocolate Mocha Frappe smile yum smile

  37. C.S.Alexis profile image89
    C.S.Alexisposted 8 years ago

    strong, with creamer all day long

  38. Laughing Mom profile image58
    Laughing Momposted 8 years ago

    Without the coffee grounds, no sugar or creamer, and on ice.

  39. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 8 years ago

    Hot and wet and in front of me.

    1. earnestshub profile image89
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yep! I just need it to be there.

    2. blondepoet profile image72
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This sounds a good one smile smile

  40. k@ri profile image85
    k@riposted 8 years ago

    I like mine light and sweet.  big_smile

    http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu274/kaile0305/coffe.jpg

    This cup looks very good to me!

    However, if I can't have it this way I will take it anyway I can get it, including black, no sugar!  I love my caffeine!

    1. earnestshub profile image89
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Great pic, I'm off to build one.

  41. lakeerieartists profile image74
    lakeerieartistsposted 8 years ago

    I either like hazelnut coffee with skim milk or a skim latte with hazelnut flavoring.  Mmmmm. . .

  42. AEvans profile image70
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    I love a delicious Iced Mocha went it is hot and a Chocolate latte' when it is warm.smile

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    Leta Sposted 8 years ago

    I'm with AE!  Only I have my iced chocolate mocha year round--first thing in the morning.

  44. Beth100 profile image85
    Beth100posted 8 years ago

    Dark roast with two shots of expresso...touch of cream and a little bit of sugar to pick up the pace...nice and ice cold during the hot summer months.

  45. Mighty Mom profile image87
    Mighty Momposted 8 years ago

    Like my men: Strong and dark!

    1. profile image0
      Leta Sposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Whew! I like mine a little more creamy--and bitter sweet, lol.

  46. puppascott profile image75
    puppascottposted 8 years ago

    Right out of the pot; the hotter the better.

  47. Enelle Lamb profile image84
    Enelle Lambposted 8 years ago

    wow...now that's a hard act to follow...

    Having only recently, being inducted into the coffee drinkers morning ritual club, I can't attest to the years of experience of the rest of you...however, I was introduced to vanilla coffee, with vanilla caramel creamer...which I found to be a decadent early morning treat...
    Now I'm hooked lol

  48. profile image53
    ladybug12113posted 8 years ago

    I enjoy cold coffee's hot in the morning cold at night. In the mornings I want sugar and cream. At night I want mocha

  49. RedElf profile image85
    RedElfposted 8 years ago

    Ooooooh, coffeeeeeeeeeee...morning coffeeeeee

    Steaming hot, fresh from the pot, generous dollop of luscious cream

    Late at night, mocha delight, hazelnut, french vanilla, praline...

    ...Ode to Coffeeeeeeee smile

  50. pauljorg profile image60
    pauljorgposted 8 years ago

    I like my coffee pretty basic -- just a nice drip coffee with milk. I like a lot of milk though, like cafe au lait. No sugar.

    I live in Japan and in the summer it's really hot and humid so in July and August I drink ice coffee, even in the morning. At home I make a big pot, then pour it in a pitcher and put it in the freezer for a few minutes, then I take it out and put it in the fridge, so I have big jug of ice coffee to get me through the day.

 
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