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  • Coffee Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Brew?
    July 16, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    Coffee Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Brew?

    You love your coffee, that’s for sure. The smells, the sounds, the tastes get your senses going. But how truly devoted are you to your morning brew? It’s time to put your love to the test, and separate the brew buffs from the wannabes (or wannabrews!) Take the quiz, and share your results! You'll find the answers at the bottom, but no peeking!
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  • August 23, 2016

    Coffee How-To: The Toddy Maker

    When it comes to brewing a high-quality cup of coffee, there are a number of different brewing methods—there’s the popular French press, the less common vacuum brewer, the drip grind, and the toddy maker, to name a few. Today, we’re...

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  • July 11, 2016

    Tea Tuesday: Brewing the Perfect Cup of Tea

    Tea is a soothing beverage that has been consumed for centuries, since its discovery in ancient China. Over the years, tea’s popularity has spread to all corners of the world, and it has actually become an important aspect of many...

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  • May 26, 2016

    Fast Facts About Espresso

    In most cafés and coffee shops across the country and in certain parts of the world, espresso is one of the most popular menu items. While it may sound very different from what you are accustomed to drinking each day,...

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  • November 5, 2015

    Get Ready for National Cappuccino Day!

    When you go to coffee shops, generally, you will see a similar set of menu items—espressos, lattes, regular coffee, and cappuccinos, to name a few. Over the years, national days and months have actually been specially established to honor our love for certain foods and beverages, like these. For example, in September, across the United States, we celebrated one of our favorite days of the year—National Coffee Day. Well, this Sunday, November 8th, it’s National Cappuccino Day, and we’re helping you get ready for the fun with some cool tools and recipes.
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  • July 28, 2015

    Why Does Latte Art Matter?

    To us, coffee is an art in itself, from the bean to the roast to the aroma and flavor. But to some, this beauty is perceived through the presentation. It’s not as much about all those individual elements, as it is about the visual appeal. In coffee shops across the world, that perception has come into being in the form of what is called latte art, also known as coffee art, barista art, or coffee designs.
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  • January 4, 2013

    Tips for Getting the Best Out of Your Coffee

    Many people are under the misconception that all coffee tastes the same; this is not true. With the proper brewing techniques, you can uncover the true flavors of your gourmet coffee. Savor your coffee rather than rely on it for...

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  • September 4, 2012

    Getting the Best Out Of Your Coffee

    Many people are under the misconception that all coffee tastes the same; this is not true. With the proper brewing techniques, you can uncover the true flavors of your gourmet coffee. Savor your coffee rather than rely on it for...

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