On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 14:51:42 -0500, Melba's Jammin'
<[email protected]> wrote:
>Lynne Rosetto Kasper mentioned it on The Splendid Table yesterday.
>She's a fan. Combine 1# ground coffee and 10-11 cups of cold water.
>Let it sit on the counter overnight and next day, strain it and reserve
>the liquid. Toss the grounds. :-) Add hot water to some to make a cup
>of coffee. She says it's great where good coffee flavor is desired.
>Not bitter, say she, because there's no heat involved in producing the
>I used half a pound of Folger's (keep your smarmy remarks to yourself,
>eh?) ground coffee (French roast style) and 5 cups of water and did as
>I just made a cuppa by putting 1/3 cup of the extract in a cup and
>filled it with hot water from my Keurig coffee brewer (shaddap). I
>think it was pretty strong and I had to bump up my usual amount of
>chocolate syrup and amaretto-flavor Coffeemate. Shoot me. It's pretty
>danged tasty. Next time I'll try 1/4 cup of extract.
>We now return you to our regular scheduled programming; I'm making
>apricot butter and need to tend it. Eat your hearts out ő this stuff is
You are one of the reasons I am coming to love this group. Thanks for
the extract idea.