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Coffee and chicory ratio?

oliemommy Feb 12, 2009 11:59 AM

I need a ratio for coffee and chicory.

I like a meduim brend balance.
Not too strong.

Never had chicory before.

Can anyone help with this recipe?

Thanks for any help.


  1. edible complex Feb 12, 2009 05:15 PM

    while I like my spoon to stand up in my coffee, I think a 4 to 1 ratio is good for medium.
    did you buy your own chicory to add to some coffee? I love to mix my own, but like it a bit heavier on the chicory. cheers!

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    1. re: edible complex
      oliemommy Feb 12, 2009 06:32 PM

      Yes, I bought 100% chicory (which I had no idea what it was all about) and want to add to to coffee. Do you think 5 to 1 ratio would be too weak?


      1. re: oliemommy
        edible complex Feb 13, 2009 06:35 AM

        not knowing what you grew up with and what your tastes are, all you can do is make a pot and test it out. I actually buy coffee w/chicory and still add some more. I also like to make cafe au lait w/stronger coffee.

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