A great cup of Joe doesn't begin without a clean coffeemaker. If you're wondering why your coffee is starting to taste a bit 'off', it's likely that your loyal coffee maker needs a good cleaning - from the inside out! Here are my favorite coffee maker cleaning tips, including one waitress tip on getting the coffee pots sparkling.
Sparkling Clean Glass Coffee Pots (scroll down to the middle of the page to see the tip.)
How to Clean a Coffeemaker from the Inside Out
One more tip - if you have a nasty scorched coffee stain inside the pot -- try some plain old baking soda and a scrub brush to loosen it. OR...sprinkle the same baking soda in the bottom of the pot and fill with a little warm water and let it sit for a few hours. The scorch should be easy to remove.