Grind your beans using a Burr grinder set on the coarsest setting. This will allow the beans to steep at a slower rate, and also prevent too much silt in your coffee.
Add hot, but not boiling, water to your French press on top of the grounds. Use the French press filter to slowly press the grounds down to the bottom.
If you enjoy a morning coffee ritual, mastering these tips and tricks for the best French press coffee is worth the extra few minutes you’ll spend.