It’s been a while since I’ve shared a Recipe & Book Recommendation. As I was making some fresh cold brewed coffee, it occured to me this is the perfect place to share my overnight recipe and offer up some reading ideas to enjoy on your deck!
I found this recipe in a magazine years ago and it’s so easy to make. Enjoy!
Overnight Cold Brewed Coffee
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How to Prepare:
Add 1/3 cup of coffee to 1 1/2 cups of water in a mason jar. Seal with lid and allow to steep overnight. Approx. 12 hours.
When ready to prepare cold brew, strain liquid removing grounds. Place aside or refrigerate until ready to use.
Fill a tall glass with ice. Next add equal parts cold brew coffee and cold water. This should be to taste. I tend to like mine stronger since I add creamer. Add creamer, sugar etc to taste. I like to use a little flavored creamer. Add a reusable straw and enjoy! Makes approx. 2 servings.
Books to Read on the Back Deck
If you love a good mystery and a historical setting you’ll want to dive into the Kat Holloway Mysteries beginning with Death Below Stairs* by Jennifer Ashley. The cook along with friends get into mischief and solve crimes! Check out my thoughts on the series: HERE
Fantasy your thing? Kill the Queen* the first in the first in the Crown of Shards series by Jennifer Estep. Book two, Protect the Prince* releases in July. Gladiators, Magic and Betrayal will have you screaming hells yes! Look for my review of book two shortly, but in the meantime you can read my thoughts on Kill the Queen: HERE
Catherine Ryan Hyde delivered a poignant, heartwarming, diverse story that moved me. I love books like this that stay with you, make you think and most of all fall in love with the characters. Look for my review of Have You Seen Luis Velez?* later this month.
Rachel Caine will make your heart-pounding in this thriller, Stillhouse Lake* and once you devour it, you can pick up the next books, Killman Creek* and the newest Wolfhunter River*. The fourth book Bitter Falls will release in January 2020. Read my reviews of the series: HEREFind out how Caffeinated Cold Brews her Coffee and check out books to read on your deck. Recipe and a Book Rec. #foodie #books Click To Tweet
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