How do I prepare New Orleans styled iced coffee?

How do I prepare New Orleans styled iced coffee?

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  1. What makes New Orleans style iced coffee so delicious is the type of coffee (blended with chicory – can be ordered online from Community Coffee, French Market or Café du Monde) and its preparation (cold filtered). The idea is to make a super concentrated brew and use only a few ounces of it, adding as much dairy and sweetener as you like.
    Put one cup of ground coffee-and-chicory blend in a jar or pitcher with a quart of good tasting water. Stir and let it sit on the counter overnight. Strain through a very fine mesh strainer or coffee filter. Pour an inch or so of the brew in a glass with your sweet and dairy, add ice, enjoy. You might want to filter it twice if it isn’t as clear as you’d like with the first pass. You might want to vary the amount of coffee and water to make it stronger. Once it’s filtered, store in the fridge. The only two musts are the chicory and no heat.

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  2. Many New Orleanians —myself included— make their cold-brew coffee with the Toddy Cold Brew Coffee Maker . I’ve found this to be the easiest way to achieve a consistent concentrate, and it works well with any good coffee, so no worries if you don’t have access to chicory; while it won’t be as authentic a New Orleans flavor, I think the cold brewing is the most important part, personally, and I know lots of NOLA folks who skip the chicory (as well as many who wouldn’t). The extraordinarily tasty New Orleans Iced served by Blue Bottle in San Francisco is made from a mixed blend of their beans, without chicory, I believe.
    The method is as Sharon describes, an overnight process which yields a jar of potent coffee concentrate that one mixes with milk (or water) and ice. This can also be heated for a delicious cup of regular coffee, but hot coffee never sat well with me in the New Orleans heat.

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