Greg Hjort of Equator Coffees & Teas shows you how to make a cold-brewed coffee concentrate that you can use in iced coffee or hot. It's less acidic than hot-brewed coffee, practically sweet. He uses the Toddy Cold Brew System.
Make Cold-Brewed Coffee in Your Blender
If you've been craving cold-brewed coffee at home but stressing about having to buy some newfangled gadget, fret no more. In this CHOW Tip, Elliot Waring of CHOW.com shares how to make it yourself using a blender—no special equipment required.
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.