Michael, Michael, Michael. Bossy was so very unprepared to deal with your sad, premature death, let alone right here in the middle of a happy weekend giveaway.
Bossy admired you when you were a young prodigy, what with the ABC 123 business, and she was right there with you in the Shake Your Body Down To The Ground era, straight through the Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough stage leading to the irrepressible Thriller album when Bossy’s friend Lisa became the first known stalker, chasing you and your appropriate Beat It nose.
And then more songs happened and more noses happened and other things happened, Michael, and Bossy isn’t here to talk about any of that because she admires your impact on the music industry too much, not to mention what you did for penny loafers and white socks.
No disrespect intended, but surely you, Michael, the consummate professional, must understand the meaning of the show must go on, where show equals It’s time for Bossy to pimp some coffee.
Enter the folks at Seattle’s Best Coffee®, not to be confused with Seattle’s Best Coffee without the registered trademark, because can we all agree Seattle’s Best Coffee without the trademark would be more of an objective description and not a company name — or if for some reason we can’t all agree, can we at least agree to blame Bossy’s grief for things nonsensical from here until the end of
time this post?
So the folks at Seattle’s Best Coffee® sent Bossy some Beach House Blend Whole Bean Coffee to try, and they were kind enough to provide Bossy with some decaffeinated samples too, since Bossy might otherwise have a caffeine heart attack and find herself in the back of an ambulance headed toward UCLA Medical Center, making coffee pimping difficult, if not entirely impossible.
Anyway. The folks at Seattle’s Best Coffee® didn’t just send Bossy coffee samples, they sent her a trial coffee system better known as The Toddy Cold Brew System® even though this time it was Bossy who added the registered trademark on the end of its name for fancy.
Here’s the deal: The Toddy Cold Brew System® amounts to a large brewing container and filter which allows you to process one pound of coffee at a time by mixing the grounds and cold water and allowing it to brew for twelve hours or more, cutting down on the coffee’s acidity.
After the coffee has processed, you allow it to filter down into the Toddy Cold Brew System® carafe, leaving you with a coffee concentrate which can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks and used as needed.
The whole idea is to be able to quickly activate the coffee as needed with the addition of boiling water to the concentrate, or cold water if your desire is iced coffee.
Here’s how it works: first you boil some water.
Then you fill your coffee cup about 1/3 full of the coffee concentrate:
Next you fill the remainder of the cup with boiling water and cream if you like that kind of thing and sister mercy Bossy does.
Obviously if you want iced coffee you don’t add boiling water, but rather cold water and isn’t science a marvel?
The result: a delicious blend of Latin American flavors with a sweet delicate aroma and smooth finish very unlike warm lemon water, and that’s what really counts.
In honor of poor Michael Jackson and the generous folks at Seattle’s Best Coffee® who don’t have a thing to do with Michael Jackson, Bossy would like to give 14 readers one pound of Seattle’s Best Coffee® to try. And Bossy would like to give one lucky reader two pounds of coffee and a Toddy Cold Brew System.
That’s 14, 1, 2, 1. Who needs a cup of coffee?
Just leave your comment below, one per person please, and Bossy will employ her best friend the Random Number Generator to come up with the winners on Monday morning.