I have a cup of coffee before I make my morning coffee.
How is this possible, you ask? Well you see, my father brews a pot at five am.
Now, Pop’s coffee is coffee-flavored water to me, because I am hardcore.
I have an espresso machine which makes a couple of cups worth at a time.
So I pack the fine-ground bean into that brilliant gadget and then go downstairs.
Downstairs is where my coffee chainsaw is set up.
I call it a coffee chainsaw because it is badass. It takes K-cups and froths milk and all.
So I fire up the coffee chainsaw with a K-cup of chai tea (with ginger, cardamom, etc.) and set it to fill a large cup.
While the chai brews, I climb back up to get the espresso, into which I pour a little milk.
Downstairs again, I add the chai to the espresso and milk.
Voila! My beverage of choice.
Caffeine content roughly equivalent to a mule kick.
Check out other ‘coffee’ posts at Linda Hill’s Just Jot it January.