If you envy the convenience of single-serving K-cup machines, but shudder at the idea of shelling out a bunch of cash to replace your drip machine, check out this clever new contraption that’s currently raising funds on Kickstarter.
Designed by mechanical engineer/industrial designer Joseph Pruitt, the K-pod Coffee Converter is a little plastic adapter module that fits inside your existing coffee machine and enables it to brew with K-cups. Here’s a quick overview of how it works:
You start by popping a K-cup into the pod and closing the lid. After that, you adjust the strength of the brew by with a knob located on the side (we’ll get to how that works in a second). Once you’ve chosen the boldness, you simply drop the pod into the filter basket of your machine, add a cup full of water, and hit brew. Because coffee filters are typically a standard size, the pod is designed to fit into most drip coffee filter baskets perfectly – even cone-shaped ones. In about a minute, you’ll have a single cup of piping-hot coffee...
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