Counter Culture Coffee

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This Saturday I was lucky enough to attend Counter Culture’s Brewing Basics course at their Somerville training center outside of Union Square. After a crash course in the art of proper extraction and strength, I find myself unable to resist making cup after cup of (much better tasting) coffee. If you’re a somewhat discerning coffee drinker looking to troubleshoot your cup at home, this class is well worth your while.

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Heat wave.

ToastSince I can’t do much baking in this heat, I’m letting other people do it for me. I bought a loaf of pain de mie from Clear Flour and dipped into some blackberry preserves I had a chance to make last week.