My hubby loves his coffee. For years he was particular about what brand we got and preferred to grind the beans right before he brewed.
As I mentioned in another article, my hubby is an absolute coffee snob. He would drive by many coffee shops even though he really wanted one just to get that perfect cup at home. He won’t settle. So for a gift this year I am looking at a coffee...
So you just finished brewing that pot of coffee, and are enjoying it, but now it is time to make a new pot, but what can you do with used coffee grounds other than simply throwing them out?
Warning. Do not read this if you have a sensitive stomach.
The Trials and Tribulations of Making Wine at Home
Wine might be the most social of all beverages. It's complexity in regards to regions, grape varietals, smells and tastes make each bottle a mystery. Creating a wine group is simple and a great way to connect with friends while tasting wines from all over the world.
Coffee house lingo in America is part Italian, part coffee culture, and part just plain old made up. This article explains the basics of coffee house lingo so that you can order with accurate confidence in the trendiest U.S. coffee shops from Seattle to South Beach. Included are the most popular coffee house terms and phrases, and I will reveal the craziest coffee order I ever heard in my 8 years as a coffee house manager!
The La Pavoni Europiccola EPC-8 Espresso Machine is one of the most beautiful examples of functional Italian design and craftsmanship ever produced. It has appeared in a James Bond movie and revolutionized home espresso. However, this manual lever espresso machine is not a "press the button and get a latte" gadget. To use it well requires dedication, skill, practice, patience and a willingness to persevere, but the rewards are delicious.
As a student, I learned how to make the cheapest coffee taste fabulous. Actually, I think I inherited this ability from my father. And since I discovered the jaw-dropping cost of tuition these days, I decided it was time to let the cat out of the [coffee bean] bag. There is only one item you'll need (and cherish) for decades to come - a French Press.