I started making my own cold-press iced coffee last week. It’s super easy. By my calculations I’ll save about a grand per year and the iced coffee will taste better than ever!
Mix 4 ounces of coarsely ground beans (I prefer a mild Ethiopian blend)
With 3-4 cups of water
Let sit overnight at room temperature in french press
Fully depress plunger after at least 12 hours
Fill a glass 1/4 with the coffee and the rest with water.
Add a couple cubes of ice
Keep remaining coffee in fridge
FWIW: The local
Intelligentsia cold brews its iced coffee in a big batch: 8 pounds of coffee for every 6 gallons of water.
Google is awesome. The company has been redefining the word — a popular exclamatory for things far less breathtaking during my adolescence — as often as it customizes its logo over the past dozen years.
Google I/O keynote fiesta brought plenty of big, exciting, game-changing announcements, but nothing more immediately exciting to me than the launch of the Google Font API ( ). Suddenly adding sleek, new fonts to any web page is as easy as visiting the Read Google’s blogpost Google Font Directory, copying, pasting, and voila.
There are a few key reasons why I’m so excited about this and I’ll elaborate a bit below:
The fonts are all open source-licensed
It works on all current browsers (cross-platform)
The fonts are cool and the possibilities are endless
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