Coffee Cupping For The Fun Of It

Written by Gary Gresham

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∑ Grind coffee beans to a fine consistency and put in cup. Make sure to grind each coffee torepparttar same fineness and cleanrepparttar 113089 grinder after each grinding. Start by sniffing each ofrepparttar 113090 coffee samples then begin pouring water just offrepparttar 113091 boiling point onrepparttar 113092 grounds. Allowrepparttar 113093 coffee to steep for 3 to 4 minutes. Using your spoon gently breakrepparttar 113094 crust and take time to smellrepparttar 113095 coffee at this point. Oncerepparttar 113096 crust is broken gently stirrepparttar 113097 coffee to allow some ofrepparttar 113098 grounds to sink. Any left on top should be scooped out and thrown away. After cooling slightly start slurpingrepparttar 113099 coffee fromrepparttar 113100 spoon. Let it splash over your entire palate letting your taste buds experience and acknowledge each flavor. Itís fun to see how many funny sounds you can make while slurping. You could even make a game of it to see who can makerepparttar 113101 funniest sounds. Holdrepparttar 113102 coffee in your mouth without swallowing and swish it around and begin to realize allrepparttar 113103 different taste sensations. At this point, spitrepparttar 113104 coffee out and begin sharing your experience and thoughts withrepparttar 113105 rest ofrepparttar 113106 group. There are no right or wrongs just opinions. For many beginners evaluating coffee with other coffee lovers will open your eyes and your taste buds to flavors in coffee that you might have missed. It is a fun way to share a new understanding and appreciation for coffee cupping and enjoy it all atrepparttar 113107 same time. Copyright © 2005 Perfect All Rights Reserved.

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Poor Man's Beef Stroganoff - Quick & Easy

Written by Abigail Baker

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a cooking skillet well with non stick spray and turn onrepparttar heat medium high - brown your meat and throw inrepparttar 113088 sliced onion, reduce heat to medium and saute meat and onion together until onion is only slightly cooked. Now spoon overrepparttar 113089 top, 1/2 can ofrepparttar 113090 mushroom soup (undiluted of course) stir through your meat mix and reduce heat to low medium, cover. Cook about 25 to 30 minutes.

Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or noodles - add canned green beans and a sliced fresh tomato torepparttar 113091 plate and voila - quick and tasty for 3 or 4 people.

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