To use a French press, pour ground coffee and very hot water into the cup of the French press. Stir the coffee briefly, cover the cop, and let the coffee steep for a few minutes. Press the plunger slowly into the contain... More »

A French press allows the natural oils in coffee to remain present, and when properly pressed, it creates an emulsion that gives the coffee a distinct body and flavor. However, it does take some practice to use without l... More »

French press coffee grounds should be disposed of either in the trash or a compost pile. Never wash coffee grounds down the sink, if possible. More »

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