The Unbendable Laws of Making Coffee

  1. Use one tablespoon of freshly ground coffee for every eight ounces of water.
  2. Force these grounds through water that is a few degrees short of boiling, inside a glass or earthenware container.
  3. Never, ever boil or reheat coffee, and never reuse the grounds.
by Samuel Cate Prescott
Source: Clark, Taylor., 2007, Starbucked: A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce and Culture. United States: Little, Brown and Company.

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