Mushrooms in coffee. No, really!

Coffee and … Mushrooms?

The term “superfood” has become synonymous with healthy living. I’m sure you’re familiar with the term. A superfood is high in health benefits and nutrients. Foods like blueberries, avocados, salmon, almonds, and acai berries fall into this category. And in the coffee realm, the recent craze of bulletproof coffee has people making all sorts of health-related claims. Some of these claims may or may not hold water. But controversy hasn’t stopped consumers from latching on tightly.... Read More | Share it now!

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Songs to Accompany your Morning Java

Ten Songs to Accompany your Coffee

When I pour my morning cup, I prefer silence; lots and lots of silence. In fact, it’s probably safest for those around me to refrain from speaking until I’ve ingested a few sips. But hey, that’s just me. Plenty of coffee lovers crank up the tunes first thing in the morning. Or if coffee addicts take a much-needed break in the afternoon or evening, music might be an integral part of that experience.... Read More | Share it now!

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Coffee Product Flops and Failures

Bygone Coffee Products

The coffee industry is always evolving. Consumers are wishy-washy and fickle with their taste buds. Certain items appear on the market like a flash-in-the-sky comet. Unique ideas are here today and gone tomorrow. Coffee shops have been around in one form or another since the 1600’s. Hence there have been a few spectacular coffee-related product failures through the years.... Read More | Share it now!

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Coffee

Ten Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Coffee

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Irish Coffee is one of the world’s best-loved cocktails, and March 17th each year we have reason to celebrate. And we can thank stormy weather and creative bartender Joe Sheridan for the invention of this iconic beverage back in the winter of 1943.... Read More | Share it now!

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Single-Serve Coffee Pods – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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!

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