This Affordable Kit Lets You Make Cold Brew in a Mason Jar

Make delicious cold brew in batches at home and save some money in the process.
Make delicious cold brew in batches at home and save some money in the process.
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You don’t have to visit a coffee shop to get the perfect cold brew. With this kit from County Line Kitchen, you can easily make enough cold brew to last for days (depending on the extent of your caffeine addiction).

The kit comes with a durable mesh filter, a leak-proof lid, and a 2-quart mason jar. Best of all, it’s fairly affordable—this 2-quart set costs $27, while a 1-quart kit is only $20. The process is fairly straightforward—add your coarsely ground coffee to the filter and fill the jar with the desired amount of water. Then, allow the jar to steep overnight in the refrigerator and you'll have fresh cold brew the next morning.

You may need to experiment a little to get the proper water-to-coffee ratio for your taste—for some, it's 3:1 water to coffee, and for others, it's 4:1. Even then, you may want to cut it with water or milk when it's done. Steeping time is subjective, too. But with a little testing, you’ll soon be enjoying high-quality cold brew without the café price tag.

Need more ideas for how to fuel your coffee obsession? Check out this list of products that coffee addicts will love. And if you’re craving some coffee-related fun facts to go with your morning cold brew, we’ve got you covered.

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The New Apple Watch SE Is Now Available on Amazon

Apple/Amazon
Apple/Amazon

Apple products are notorious for their high price tags. From AirPods to iPads to MacBooks, it can be difficult to find the perfect piece of tech on sale when you are ready to buy. Luckily, for those who have had their eye on a new Apple Watch, the Apple Watch SE is designed with all the features users want but at a lower starting price of $279— and they're available on Amazon right now.

The SE exists as a more affordable option when compared to Apple's new Series 6 line of watches. This less expensive version has many of the same functions of its pricier brethren, except for certain features like the blood oxygen sensor and electrical heart sensor. To make up for the truncated bells and whistles, the SE comes in at least $120 cheaper than the Series 6, which starts at $400 and goes up to $800. The SE comes with technical improvements on previous models as well, such as the fall detection, a faster processor, a larger screen, water resistance, and more.

Now available in 40mm ($279) and 44mm ($309), both SE models offer a variety of colors to choose from, such as sliver, space gray, and pink. If you want cellular connection, you’ll have to pay a bit more for the 40mm ($329) and the 44mm ($359).

For more, head to Amazon to see the full list of offerings from Apple.

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The New Apple Watch SE Is Now Available on Amazon

Apple/Amazon
Apple/Amazon

Apple products are notorious for their high price tags. From AirPods to iPads to MacBooks, it can be difficult to find the perfect piece of tech on sale when you are ready to buy. Luckily, for those who have had their eye on a new Apple Watch, the Apple Watch SE is designed with all the features users want but at a lower starting price of $279— and they're available on Amazon right now.

The SE exists as a more affordable option when compared to Apple's new Series 6 line of watches. This less expensive version has many of the same functions of its pricier brethren, except for certain features like the blood oxygen sensor and electrical heart sensor. To make up for the truncated bells and whistles, the SE comes in at least $120 cheaper than the Series 6, which starts at $400 and goes up to $800. The SE comes with technical improvements on previous models as well, such as the fall detection, a faster processor, a larger screen, water resistance, and more.

Now available in 40mm ($279) and 44mm ($309), both SE models offer a variety of colors to choose from, such as sliver, space gray, and pink. If you want cellular connection, you’ll have to pay a bit more for the 40mm ($329) and the 44mm ($359).

For more, head to Amazon to see the full list of offerings from Apple.

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