BeverageWayne Pelletier

The Perfect Cup Of Coffee In 13 Easy Steps

BeverageWayne Pelletier
The Perfect Cup Of Coffee In 13 Easy Steps
  1. Buy local, recently roasted beans
  2. Boil filtered water
  3. Grind 3 tbsp coarsely
  4. Put ground beans in french press 
  5. Add 2 cups 200º water to ceramic cup to preheat
  6. Add 2 cups 200º water to grounds in French Press
    (Note: if there is no foam your roast is too old. Return to step 1.)
  7. Stir with small fork
  8. Place cover
  9. Steep 4 minutes
  10. Press like the French
  11. Dump water in ceramic cup
  12. Pour coffee into ceramic cup
  13. Enjoy

(Note: there is no mention of adding cream or sugar. Why? Because that would ruin a perfect cup of coffee.)

UPDATE: I've moved on to pour over which is fantastic.