Now that the Western Maryland Writers Group 2016 Anthology is out, I have returned to editing Gender Chasm.
When I’m working I like to have a beverage at the desk with me so I thought I’d spend one post discussing my favorite ways to brew and steep.
Hot Coffee. Even when I’m not restricted in my caffeine consumption, I tend to use a few scoops of decaf in with my flavored grounds. My favorites are chocolate, hazelnut, and Scottish grog.
Old Coffee. I tend to make a pot of coffee, but only drink one cup. The rest I put in a reusable mug and stick it in the fridge for the next day(s).
Cold Brewed Coffee. Overnight in coffee sock. So worth the wait. Any flavor is clarified and crisp.
Hot Tea. I pour water into the mug, then dump that amount into my stove kettle. I use tea bags or loose leaf tea in my hanging tea man. My favorites are Celestial’s tension tamer and Yogi’s bedtime.
Cold Brewed Tea. Insert into filter, screw onto a mason jar, and you get tea to take to work the next day.
I drink all of these black. (Well, as long as I’m not meeting old friends at an English tea shop where milk and outstretched pinkies are required.) Coffee first thing in the mornings, tea is for when I get home from work.
What do you like for coffee and tea? Is anyone out there able to live without both?