Just as there are diverse tastes in sweets and coffees, there are diverse schools of thought regarding the ideal combination of coffee and dessert. Even great chefs have different opinions about this, but they do agree on one thing: in the end, it’s a matter of experimentation and developing one’s palate. This being said, there … Continue reading How to Pair Coffee and Dessert
The health benefits of coffee are innumerable, and it is not unrealistic to assume that researchers have yet to uncover more benefits we cannot imagine today. Coffee has been associated with a decreased risk of type 2 diabetes, reduced depression, protection against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and a lower risk of heart disease, to name just … Continue reading Boost Your Coffee, Boost Your Health
All of us understand the emotional truths and delightful idiosyncrasies that accompany our love of java. A few clever words or a well-crafted phrase can capture the coffee universe so precisely that we recognize ourselves at once. It is said that the ability to see ourselves in a lighthearted way is very healthy indeed. Which … Continue reading The Quoted Coffee – Chapter 2
Coffee stains most often occur on tablecloths, napkins and on the cup itself. But on the odd occasion (not so odd for some maybe) that they occur on a garment, there is no reason to fear the piece will be ruined. You know how it goes. You finally wear that gorgeous new shirt you’ve been … Continue reading Best Tricks to Remove Coffee Stains
Paper filters. Check. Hourglass coffee pot. Check. Fresh ground coffee. Check. Hot water. Check. You’re almost late for work, again. Thank goodness for your simple coffee brewing method. Heat the water while you dress. Pour on the fly as you gather your gear. Grab the to-go mug. Fill it. Out the door. Oh, if all … Continue reading How to Make Perfect Pour Over
You may have a favorite diner in your own town, or perhaps there is one you visit each year while on vacation. The classic diner offers more than traditional dishes; it is especially recognized for its desserts and coffee. Even if the coffee is not outstanding, there is something deeply satisfying about cradling a real … Continue reading Who Invented The Diner Mug?