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  • What is Vietnamese Coffee?

    Well, it's two things: 1.  Coffee grown in Vietnam (which by the way, is mostly Robusta, which is more bitter and has nearly twice the caffeine con...
  • How to Make Flash Brew Coffee

    Flash Brewed coffee is also known as Japanese style coffee.   Let’s talk about what Flash Brew Coffee is NOT.  Flash brew is not cold brew coffee, ...
  • How to clean your coffee gear.

    Let's face it, every cup of coffee will taste better if it's brewed from clean equipment.  All your brewing equipment will last longer if cared for...
  • An easy DIY espresso powder for BBQ rubs and more

    Are you ever in need of instant espresso powder for baking recipes or BBQ rubs?  You know you can buy it at the store, but you also know since it's...
  • So where exactly is coffee grown?

    Coffee can only grow in particular places that offer specific growing conditions.  Warm places with plenty of rain and humidity, and soil rich with...
  • Do you know about the Swiss Water Process of decaffeination?

    Have you ever wondered how Swiss Water decaffeinates green coffee and how it can be the cleanest method available? First, they create a Green Coffe...
  • Tulips, swans, and hearts, oh my!

    How to choose a pitcher to practice your latte art. Picture this… you stroll into your favorite coffee shop, vibey music playing in the background....
  • Coffee, diterpenes, and your health

    Did you know that your coffee could be hurting or helping your health? Brewed coffee contains diterpenes, which are lipids that can raise LDL chole...
  • Bullet Proof Coffee

    Have you heard of Bulletproof Coffee?  Believe it or not, I first heard of it when watching a Hawaii 5-0 episode. The scene plays out like this…Cha...
  • What you should know about detoxing from caffeine.

    Let’s talk about a caffeine detox. There are several reasons why you might want to do consider this. Your response to caffeine has changed (you ne...
  • The many benefits of limiting or avoiding caffeine

    It’s a new year and no doubt you have some “new year resolutions”.  We like to call them goals instead.  😊 We bet improving your health is one of t...
  • The lore of Ethiopian coffee and the traditional coffee ceremony

    The Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony is steeped in tradition and history and begins with the story of how coffee was discovered in Ethiopia.  The legend g...