Remember that cold-brewed article from the New York Times a few weeks ago? Well, they’ve done another article on that very topic and this time provided a recipe. I thought it would be interesting to link up despite the fact that the recipe only makes two servings.

Time: 5 minutes, plus 12 hours’ resting

1/3 cup ground coffee (medium-coarse grind is best)
Milk (optional).

1. In a jar, stir together coffee and 1 1/2 cups water. Cover and let rest at room temperature overnight or 12 hours.

2. Strain twice through a coffee filter, a fine-mesh sieve or a sieve lined with cheesecloth. In a tall glass filled with ice, mix equal parts coffee concentrate and water, or to taste. If desired, add milk.

Yield: Two drinks.

NOTE: To make hot coffee, dilute concentrate one-to-one with water and heat in the microwave.

As you can see, this recipe only yields two cups of coffee. Here are some other recipes in case you wish to compare.

Arizona Coffee

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  1. the link “Cold Brewed Coffee on the Cheap” reminds me of MacGyver

  2. Samantha

    I made this while with a friend (who spotted it in the times) this past weekend. It’s good but I’m not head over heels. Smoother than regular (hot) brewed coffee which was something I’m not a huge fan of (monotony apparently tastes better to me?). But definitely worth trying in a hot place like Phoenix.