Archive for February, 2015


Drink More Coffee

No less an authority than the Dietary Guideline Advisory Panel says that you should drink more coffee. The Washington Post reports on why Americans should drink more coffee. Not only can people stop worrying about whether drinking coffee is bad for them, according to the panel, they might even want to consider drinking a bit [...]

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What Is Bird Friendly Coffee?

There are various certifications to look for when you want healthy organic coffee. We have written about USDA certification and certification by the Rainforest Alliance and UTZ. And we have written about shade grown coffee. The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center has come out with a certification for Bird Friendly Coffee! The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center [...]

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What Is a Bronx Bomber?

No. We are not asking about Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig or Babe Ruth. The Bronx Bomber we refer to is a coffee drink with alcohol. The Bronx Bomber is a summer drink but you will be forgiven if you make it in the depths of winter. Our preference is to make [...]

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Rain in Brazil Means Cheaper Coffee

Coffee prices fell to their lowest level in a year as drought relief comes to Brazil. The Wall Street Journal writes about expected weather and how coffee sinks to a one year low. Coffee prices tumbled to the lowest level in nearly a year, as investors recalibrated their expectations for supplies amid signs that weather [...]

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Add a Little More Zip to Your Chocolate Mocha Latte

Chocolate mocha latte is a popular coffee house coffee. A way to add a little more zip to your chocolate mocha latte is to add an ounce of two of Kahlua. You probably will not get the Kahlua with you mocha at the coffee house but you can make it at home. And, don’t forget [...]

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Espresso Martini

A sophisticated drink with coffee added is the espresso martini. This alcoholic coffee drink should not be confused with a traditional martini although it is served in the same kind of glass. The standard martini has been around for more than a century and was a favorite drink during Prohibition when bootleg gin was plentiful. [...]

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