Over the past few years, coffee has developed into an art form. Just walk into any coffee shop, and you can see people sipping on their perfectly customized cuppas. The art of the home-brewed cup has come a long way, too. Nowadays, there are hundreds of coffee gadgets available that promise convenience and good coffee. However, some of them, like the notorious Keurig, produce lots of waste and are expensive to run. Others, like the plastic drip coffeemakers our parents used, are ugly and make inferior coffee. And almost none of those machines are required for a good cup of coffee.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
Do you own a Keurig machine? I was given a basic model as a gift from my mother-in-law back when they first appeared on the market. Bless her sweet southern heart; she tried. While she personally doesn’t like coffee, she knows that I adore it. Whenever my husband and I visit her home and stay overnight, I bring my French Press along with me. In her TV-watching, commercial-influenced mind, convenience trumped everything else about the beverage and the machine. That includes the beverage quality, price, and product sustainability. And there is no denying the fact that the Keurig is the very essence of convenience.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
I am a coffee purist – mostly. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I will choose a regular cup of strong, rich coffee enhanced by a good-sized dollop of half and half over any menu item. No sugar. Skip the foam. Bypass the gathered tears of Swedish milk maids. Call it mundane or boring, but I know what I like and if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
Recipe of Desi Chai – the Indian Version of Tea
While you may not be oblivious to the fame India and other South Asian territories have received for the delicacies that are prepared by modest vendors on the street, did you know that most common beverage commodities such as tea, coffee, and soft drinks are usually referred to by the flagship brands that are dominant within their respective industries?... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
You’ve no doubt heard of a pub crawl. The plan is to hit bar after bar with a friend. Schlep from cocktail to cocktail to cocktail. Eventually the sidewalk tilts, forcing you to crawl home and worship the porcelain god and look up hangover cures on Google. This was fun in my twenties, but now? Not so much.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
How Do I Take My Coffee?
Seriously. Very seriously. Have you ever planned your entire vacation around coffee? (Check.) Do your eyes roll back into last week when your in-laws offer to make you a cuppa Joe from a plastic single serving pod? (Check.) Do you spend time arguing with yourself between the Peruvian or Ethiopian whole beans at the grocery store? (Check.) Do you salivate while anticipating that first lucious sip in the morning? (Check, check, check!) If you said yes to any of the above, I cordially raise a mug to salute you. We can be best friends.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
Can Coffee Protect the Liver?
Coffee is a drink that many people enjoy. A cup of coffee can help a person get going in the morning and they can get the caffeine intake that they need. Many people do not think that coffee is good for the body. Studies have shown that coffee may help protect the body from certain conditions including liver cancer and liver disease. There has been research conducted on how the consumption of coffee will affect the functioning of the liver and may reduce the chance of a person’s chance of liver damage.
There have been a number of studies and research conducted to show that coffee may have some positive effects on the body and may be able to help protect the organs.... Read More | Share it now!
Many people like a good coffee drink during the holidays. Coffee can keep a person warm cold day. It can also help a person get into the holiday spirits and enjoy a good drink with some good people. There are some coffee drinks that can remind a person of the holidays.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It
9 Ideas of Cooking with Coffee
There are so many uses for coffee besides just drinking it. Cooking with coffee and coffee grinds is becoming very popular. Coffee pairs well with a number of things and add a great flavor to the food. It is also a nice way to add some caffeinate into a meal.... Read More | Share it now!Pin It