Archive for December, 2015


Eggnog Coffee Cake for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is almost upon us and it is time to think of what to serve your guests. We ran into a great idea from The West Australian in their Life & Style section, a recipe for eggnog coffee cake. Eggnog is a classic for the holiday season and it gives a great flavor [...]

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Give Organic Coffee for Christmas

The holidays are upon us. What do you get for that hard-to-buy-for father-in-law? What if you give organic coffee for Christmas? Healthy organic coffee is good for you and something that helps you wake up on New Year’s Day after too much partying to let the New Year in. If you decide to give organic [...]

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You Are Less Likely to Die If You Drink Coffee

And here is one more study that shows that you are less likely to die if you drink coffee. Obviously, we all die eventually. But why hurry the process? There have been quite a few research studies showing that drinking coffee reduces the risk of diseases like type II diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and many more. [...]

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Barrel Aged Coffee

Think of liqueur coffee with the aroma but without the liqueur and you will get barrel aged coffee. The Washington Post published an interesting article about roasted coffee that is stored in a barrel previously used for liquor and comes out with some of the aroma and taste of the previous occupant of the barrel. [...]

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Keurig Sells Out

Keurig sells out to European JAB Holding Company and the dominant player in the USA single serve market becomes a trophy for a family owned company aiming to dominate the global coffee industry. The New York Times reports that Keurig is becoming part of the coffee empire of a European investor group. A billionaire European [...]

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Your Moldy Coffee Maker

This unappetizing title has to do with cleaning your moldy coffee maker and removing the bacteria as well! Bacteria and mold are everywhere in the environment and when they land on moist surfaces they make themselves at home and start to reproduce. One of the unnoticed places in your home where this will happen is [...]

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Why Coffee Protects Against Type II Diabetes

Researchers have known for years that drinking coffee reduces the risk of type II diabetes as we noted in our article, More Organic Coffee Can Lead to Less Diabetes. Now researchers have identified a specific bioactive substance in coffee that stimulates insulin secretion and sugar uptake by muscle cells. The report is in the Journal [...]

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