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  • One sure sign your coffee is fresh roasted

    How do you know your coffee is fresh roasted?  There are several ways to tell if you coffee is fresh roasted.  The smell, the roast date on the pac...
  • How to Make Cold Foam

    With just a few simple ingredients you can make this delicious, creamy/frothy topping perfect for cold brew or iced coffee. You will need:  1/4 cu...
  • 3 bad habits to break.

    Want to make sure your every cup of coffee is a good one?  There are 3 habits you need to break to enjoy a better cup of coffee.     1.  Not using ...
  • Feeling tired and sluggish? It could be the caffeine you're drinking.

    What is caffeine?  And what does it do?  Caffeine is a stimulant and increases neuron activity in the brain.  These neurons send messages to the pi...
  • 6 Tips for better coffee.

    6 tips to try to improve your coffee brewing.
  • S'mores Shaken Iced Coffee

    It's SUMMERRRRR!  When you think of summer - what comes to mind? We think of carefree days.  Days spent lying on a blanket and cloud-watching, beac...
  • Coffee and Mycotoxins

    Caffeine-conscious people are also often health-conscious people too.  There are many health benefits of coffee, but you, no doubt, have heard that...
  • How Talking Crow Coffee Roasters began and why we became a decaf-focused roastery.

    A coffee roaster who can’t have caffeine?  Yeup, that’s me (Carol).  Here’s how that began. A few years ago Eric approached me with the idea of st...
  • What is Vietnamese Coffee?

    Vietnamese coffee is, well, two things: 1.  Coffee grown in Vietnam (which by the way, is mostly Robusta, which is more bitter and has nearly twice...
  • 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 why spend extra money on...