Thanks to researchers at a Portuguese university, morning fun doesn’t have to end just because the coffeepot is empty. The remnants of your daily pour over are in the capable, jittery hands of scientists who have discovered a way to turn used coffee grounds into a pungent shot of courage.
Finding handy uses for spent grounds is nothing new. They contain a healthy dose of nitrogen, which makes an excellent fertilizer for home gardening. They can also be used to marinate meats. Or they can be heated to 325 degrees Fahrenheit to make booze. Your call.