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Perfect Iced Coffee

Perfect Iced Coffee
Iced coffee is my life. When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. To say I couldn’t live without it is an understatement. It gives me the tools I need to cope. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it. (Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. Rip open a pound of ground coffee. Pour in the coffee. Hi, Julie!

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italian sodas June 30, 2011 | Sweet Recipes | Comments Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!! My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. I remember ordering the blueberry Italian soda in the summer instead of ice cream because they were so refreshing. BASIL SMASH!!!!! « April 23, 2010 (Day 83) — Gin-Basil Smash I’m pretty sure around the time I originally started this little project, I made some sort of comment towards the effect of the resurgence in cocktailism — which I’m perfectly aware isn’t actually a word. Hendrick’s Gin — which, as I’ve mentioned before, is Jenn and I’s No. 1 favorite gin, hands down — contact me via Twitter today, asking what my next Hendrick’s-based cocktail might be. Well, who am I to say no to the guy who runs the Twitter account of my favorite gin? So, I asked them if they had anything unusual to recommend.

4th of july bbq essentials: pasta salad! happy 4th of july! my friend mary invited me to a bbq today to celebrate the 4th of july. i am really looking forward to it, mary and i went to college together and according to the facebook invite some of our college classmates will be there. mary texted me earlier last week and asked if i could bring a pasta salad and since she asked so nicely i said ok. i wanted to create a summery pasta salad to go with whatever else we are having today. i made the salad fully vegetarian so everyone is able to have some of it. the dressing is super easy and it can be adjusted to your personal taste. since i made this for over 15 people the rations are larger thank usual. let me know (josie@josieskitchen.com) if you want me to send you the recipe for 4 servings. here is my recipe for a veggies & pasta salad! INSTRUCTIONS:start by cooking the pasta with 4 tablespoons of kosher salt (i know it sounds like a lot, but it is 2 boxes) and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. thinly chop the scallions

10 cocktails for nurses Image: © Veer Incorporated Throwing a party for your coworkers or just need a laugh after a long shift? Try our favorite nurse-themed cocktails! Please enjoy responsibly. Each recipe makes one drink. Chipotle's Beef Barbacoa Slow Cooker Recipe Ok, so maybe it’s not exactly like Chipotle’s, but it’s dang friggin’ close. Actually I think it’s identical to Chipotle’s Barbacoa, but there will always be That One Person who disagrees. First off, this isn’t my recipe. I found this on TheKitchn’s Web site. Ingredients Malted Vanilla Milkshake After buying malted milk powder for the first time recently and making my inaugural malted milk recipe (the Chocolate Malted Whopper Cookies – yum!), I knew without a doubt that my next stop would be a milkshake. I mean, how could it not be?! Malted milkshakes are pretty much iconic in America.

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