Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Alton Brown, of course.


  1. Bring water to a boil in an electric kettle or in the microwave.
  2. Meanwhile, place the ground coffee and salt into a French press carafe.
  3. Pour the water over the grounds.
  4. Place the plunger in the carafe, but do not press down.
  5. Brew for 4 minutes, then slowly push the plunger down.
  6. Drink immediately or hold in a thermos for up to 3 hours.
Most Helpful

Whodathunk? That pinch of kosher salt makes a difference....a good one.

Ambervim March 07, 2012