Finally a method that makes sense! In what can only be described as brilliant, Jim writes in and provides a step by step process to make your own pod. At the web site below, there is even a picture by picture guide as well as a 30 second video to show you how to make your own Senseo Pod.
"The bottom line is I make my own pods (or "roll my own" as I call it). I demonstrate the process in a Palm Z-72 Video found at http://www.rainbowpediatrics.net/horwitz/Senseo.html, and it is very simple. I use a glass to press a 4 cup paper filter into a 1/3 cup measuring cup, thereby making a measuring cup shaped depression in the paper. I grind my favorite coffee very fine because I feel this gives me more of the full flavor of the beans (the best of course is Sumatra from the Little River Roasting Company), and spoon a few heaping teaspoonfuls into the filter. I do not measure it, but have a feeling for how much coffee will fit into the pod holder (if you make your pod too thick, the machine will not close fully and lock. I have never forced it, and expect it might break if you were to try). Then I carefully fold the edges over and lightly tamp it down. I can make a dozen quickly and store them in a ziplock bag. The result is simply the best cup of coffee I have ever consumed.
It is important NOT to allow any stray grounds get into the pod holder. There is only one small hole in the holder and a single ground can block it up leading to a mess. The more common outcome however is just that the machine will "lock up". Then you must wait about 10 minutes for it to cool down and for the vacuum to break, and then you simply clean out the hole by blowing through it and start over."
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