Cold Brewed Coffee

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Real cold brewed coffee is one of the best summer treats. It takes some times, but it’s completely worth it.

Ingredients

Cold-brew Starter (for lack of a better word)

1 part coarsely ground coffee. Freshly ground is best.
4 parts room temperature water.
Cold-brewed Iced Coffee:
1 part coffee starter
1 part water (adjust the ratio depending on how strong you like your coffee, but a 1-to-1 ratio makes for a pretty good starting point.)
Ice (If you want to get really crazy you can pour 1 part water and 1 part coffee starter into ice cube trays and freeze it. Then you're coffee will stay equally delicious throughout the glass.)
Sugar and cream (optional)
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Helpful Equipment

spice grinder

Directions

1) Pulse coarsely ground coffee in grinder for a few seconds.

2) Add room temperature water slowly and give the mixture a stir to make sure that there aren’t a lot of clumps.

3) Let this sit at room temperature covered for at least 4 hours (or overnight).

4) Strain twice – line a sieve with a normal coffee filter and pour it through slowly. Try not to press down on it or anything.

5) Use this mixture to make a cold-brewed iced coffee.