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This month will mark the 47th consecutive monthly challenge! So as you can imagine, a lot of the obvious topics have been done before, some even twice. I thought vinegar would be an interesting topic opening the doors to all sorts of pickling, vinaigrettes, sauces, marinates, as well as certain cuisines that leverage vinegar such as Philippine use of coconut vinegar.
So dig into your cabinets and knock the dust off those bottles of delectable acid! Or perhaps you've left a bottle of wine sitting for 40 years with the cork missing?! Have fun!
Edit: For those new to the monthly challenges here's the community guidelines
- The challenge begins on the 1st of every month and the last entry must be made by the last day of the month.
- You may post multiple entries.
- All entries must be cooked during the month of the challenge.
- If you use a documented recipe, please cite your...
I've been reading about making cold brew coffee and would love your input. I myself am not a cold coffee drinker, my husband is and I got him a cold brew coffee maker (just a jar with a filter basically) for father's day. I'm just getting around to using it today and I thought I'd ask around about it. I'm reading that I can just leave the coffee to brew at room temperature overnight. It's pretty warm here in the summer time and we turn off the AC at night except for the bedroom. Is it ok to cold brew in a warm 85degree room or will the job be done just as well in the refrigerator? Will the refrigeration affect the cold brew process?
I've also read that cold brewing doesn't necessarily mean cold coffee. Some people brew their coffee cold over night and then warm it up to drink it. Supposedly this cuts down on the acidity of the coffee which would be very helpful to me as I suffer with with acid reflux and my doc lectures me to eliminate my treasured single cup of coffee...