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Dream Up Espresso Machine

With professional quality components, a thermoblock boiler and a 3-way solenoid, you'd expect the Ascaso Dream Up to cost considerably more than it does. Affordable and stylish, it's a great choice for someone looking for an entry-level espresso machine. I fell in love with this baby when I first laid eyes ...

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Cool Coffee Recipe: Coffee Slurpie

There's nothing better on a hot day than cool coffee, and this is about as cool as coffee gets. All you need to make this refreshing coffee Slurpie recipe is a blender, coffee ice cubes, milk and sugar to taste, plus a squirt of whipped cream and a drizzle of coffee ...

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Morning Coffee Predicts Weather

I don't often get coffee news from photography websites, but I had to share this interesting little trick from PetaPixel. Apparently, your morning coffee can predict whether you should expect rain. Just brew a good, strong cup of coffee (I suggest Aeropress) and observe where the bubbles cluster. If they ...

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Coffee Drinking Trends 2013: A Look Back

Americans Drink Less Coffee in 2013? Are Americans abandoning their love for the ordinary cup of Joe? The National Coffee Association USA has just released its latest annual National Coffee Drinking Trends report. Among its findings - fewer Americans report drinking at least one cup of coffee daily in 2013 than ...

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5 Rules for Cooking with Coffee

One of the first rules of cooking with coffee is that really, there are no rules. There are, however, some basic guidelines that can make your experimentation with coffee as a culinary ingredient more successful. If you're just beginning to explore the possibilities of cooking with coffee, keep these five ...

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How to Celebrate National Espresso Day

It's National Espresso Day -- Celebrate! You may love the bean every day, but today is the day to truly celebrate one of the most luscious, deliciously concentrated forms of coffee, the essence of coffee distilled, the smooth, the dark, the delicious -- yes, it's National Espresso Day and we've got ...

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Cooking with Coffee: Garlic Lamb with Coffee Gravy

Lamb isn't to everyone's taste. In fact, in this family, I don't make it often because I'm the only one who actually likes lamb. At least, I WAS the only one in the family who actually likes lamb, until I made this garlic-infused lamb with coffee gravy. It was absolutely ...

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Coffee Recipe: Velvet Espresso

Every repertoire needs at least one good coffee recipe. Cooking with coffee is nothing new, though you might think so if you've been watching the Food Network shows or following the gourmet cooking blogs. I've been using coffee as a condiment, spice and ingredient in recipes for years -- and ...

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Awesome coffee made in a moka pot

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A silver moka pot sits on a burner on a stainless steel stove.

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What Do You Do With Used K-Cups?

K-Cups Present Environmental Conundrum According to an article in this morning's LA Times, more than 9 billion K-Cups have been sold to date. That's a huge mountain of little plastic cups piling up somewhere -- or more to the point -- everywhere. The addition of K-Cups to the waste stream is ...

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Shakespeare Didn't Drink Coffee But If He Did...

Why There Are No Shakespeare Coffee Quotes A search for Shakespeare coffee quotes will turn up lots of coffee mugs with famous Shakespeare quotes on them, but no actual quotes about coffee from the bard. There's a good reason for that... Shakespeare didn't drink coffee. He died before it was introduced to ...

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Coffee Recipe: Coffee Meringues

Heavenly Bites Espresso Meringues Coffee Recipe by Deb Powers Meringues were one of the first cookies my mother taught me to cook, and they've always been a favorite of mine. She used to bake up batches of this delicate and delicious coffee recipe to send along to camp with me. Most of ...

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Cooking with Coffee - Classic Recipes

As coffee roasters around the country are discovering new ways to bring out the different flavors in coffee, chefs are starting to get serious about cooking with coffee as an ingredient. They started with the obvious suspects - desserts. We're used to sweetened coffee, so coffee ice cream and mocha ...

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Coffee Dessert Recipe: Cappuccino Pots de Creme

I've always been a sucker for a great coffee dessert recipe, but most of them call for brewed coffee, or worse, instant coffee. I prefer working with real ground coffee as an ingredient in a coffee dessert recipe, preferably freshly roasted and chosen specifically for the way its coffee profile ...

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Roast Your Own Coffee at Home

Our official coffee roaster Why should you roast your own coffee at home? So many reasons... I've been roasting my own coffee at home for years now, and I love everything about it. There's a meditational aspect to the ritual of measuring, heating, smelling, watching and waiting that adds a completely different ...

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Give your Folgers coffee canister a new look with custom labels you print yourself.

Decorate Your Folgers Coffee Canister

Folgers now has a cool little app that lets you download and print custom labels for their trademark plastic coffee canister.One of the coolest things about Folgers coffee is their reusable plastic canisters. We use them to store home-roasted coffee beans and lots of other nifty little bits and pieces ...

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Moka Pot Coffee: 5 Tips for Perfect Moka Pot Coffee

Making moka pot coffee that tastes good is easy if you remember a few simple principles. The moka pot is my favorite way to brew, but it took a while for me to get the brewing down to an art. Until I did, I drank a lot of burnt, muddy, ...

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Beat the heat with a sumptuous and refreshing iced Vietnamese coffee -- with velvety foamed milk.

Iced Coffee Recipe: Iced Cappuccino Saigon

With temps expected to be in the high 90s again today, hot coffee just doesn't seem to appeal -- but iced coffee is a necessity! Around here, we started icing the coffee in mid-May when the heat index started hitting the high 80s, and we've been drinking it that way ...

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Keurig DRM Shows Green Mountain Misread Its Market

It's an epic story of a company misreading its core market, and it could cost the makers of Keurig dearly. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters recently announced that they'll be adding DRM (Digital Rights Management) to their coffee machines in the near future, and they're getting press for it in unlikely ...

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Recipe: Coffee Napoleons with Espresso Pastry Cream

Coffee Napoleons with Espresso Pastry Cream By Deb Powers Published: May 18, 2012 I'm still playing with coffee recipes for a culinary coffee cookbook and this one is my latest attempt. It's not perfect, but my taste testers tell me that this coffee pastry was "the bomb".   This coffee dessert is a simple ...

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The new Keurig Riga 1-cup espresso features built-in milk frother

Keurig Debuts 1-cup Espresso Machine Keurig Rivo

Keurig enters the 1-cup espresso market with the new Keurig Rivo, a single cup espresso machine that use yet another special kind of cup. The Riga comes with a built-in milk frother that has three froth settings: latte, cappuccino and cold froth, and will froth any kind of milk. Keurig ...

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Make Better Coffee Email Series from CoffeeNate

Make Better Coffee Email Series from CoffeeNate

Learn how to make better coffee with CoffeeNate’s email series – The Three Golden Keys to better … Read more »

Drink

Dunkin Donuts App for On the Go Refuels

Dunkin Donuts App for On the Go Refuels

If you’ve been waiting for a Dunkin Donuts app for your iPhone, your wait is over. The … Read more »

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Coffee and Your Health

Could Your Keurig Be Making You Sick? Single Serve Coffee Makers and Mold

Could Your Keurig Be Making You Sick? Single Serve Coffee Makers and Mold

Purdue Scientists Warn of Mold in Single Serve Coffee Makers Single serve coffee makers are the fastest growing … Read more »

Recipes

Do-It-Yourself Truffles

Do-It-Yourself Truffles

Why would anyone use instant espresso in truffles? Pull a fresh shot, or brew up a moka … Read more »

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