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$aver – Make You Own Cold Brewed Coffee

Enjoying a cold one in Windsor
Enjoying a cold one in Windsor

It is one thing to go out for tea or coffee but pre-made cold brewed coffee is something that I find extraordinarily expensive at the supermarket, especially as it so easy to make your own.

Make this instead! Iced Coffee Concentrate

Grind one cups of coffee beans coarsely, add the ground coffee to 2 cups of water that has been left to come to room temperature using a French press, large jug or jar. Leave covered on the countertop for 24 hours. Push down the press or if using jug/jar strain through a filter or cheesecloth. 

To serve: Fill a glass with ice (you can make ice cubes from the cold brew if you do not want the coffee diluted) Add your coffee concentrate, milk, water, soy, almond, cashew, coconut or sweetened condensed milk in whatever proportions you like. All are delicious. Try starting with half of each. If you take sugar, make a batch of simple sugar syrup to use with your cold drinks. If you want to make a larger batch, just double the amounts.

 

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The Art of Smart – Packaging Idea & $ $aver

Smart Packaging Idea from Windsor On
Smart Packaging Idea from Windsor On

I save all the pretty packaging to reuse when I send or ship items. These boxes are sturdy as well as being light in weight. Perfect for any jewelry and small items that you want to protect. Just wrap in brown paper or pop into a padded envelope. Recipients enjoy receiving items this way and recycle too.