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26
Jul

The Biography of a Coffee Bean

This is the story of how the humble coffee becomes a world celebrity. It's not about the Labrador named Coffee Beans attached to the Sheriff's Department sniffing drugs and bombs. It's about "the" coffee beans we are familiar with. It's about the fragrant aroma that stimulates our senses in the morning. The tingling sensation we get when we take the first sip in the morning. How we manage to get an

26
Jul

Can Coffee do all That?

It is a pity that coffee does not get the credit and the attention it deserves. Coffee tends to get bad press and focus on negative effects of caffeine and we generally underestimate the importance of coffee in our life. Coffee is seen just as a drink, but it actually provides countless health benefits. Coffee may not be in the prescription by a physician. But nevertheless it plays a significant role

26
Jul

Ship and Grind – Coffee Beans Direct

What Type of Coffee Drinker uses Coffee Delivery Services? There are almost as many different types of people who drink coffee as there are varieties of coffee beans themselves. There's the connoisseur who spends hundreds of dollars for a pound of exotic coffee, and also shells out good money for shipping. Then there's the coffee drinker who saves money buying coffee in bulk online, with the goal of saving money, not necessarily

26
Jul

Starbucks, Caribou Coffee and Tully's Coffee are the United States' most admired and biggest coffee shops. These three companies rose above the challenge of the ever growing coffee retail industry and made a name esteemed by many coffee enthusiasts. Let's take a look at how the top three most famous and biggest coffee shops in the US - Starbucks, Caribou Coffee and Tully's Coffee - began their journey to the top. Starbucks Seattle in

26
Jul

A single cup coffee maker is a popular gift idea, mostly due to the varieties and flavors of coffee that are available. There is literally something for everyone. Besides emerging as a great gift idea, the single cup coffee maker has become a common sight in kitchens and offices across the country. Overall, there are several reasons that the one cup coffee maker has risen in popularity and usage over the

26
Jul

The Coffee Lover’s Dictionary

Coffee has its own language . Some of the terms that are frequently used are as follows: Auto Frother: used to automatically froth milk for cappuccinos and lattes Automatic Drip Coffee Maker: a machine used to automatically heat water and filter through coffee. Automatic Espresso Machine and Coffee Maker: as the name itself says this is an espresso machine having controllable, programmable coffee dosing. Bean to Cup: Machines having Bean To Cup will usually

26
Jul

Go for the Kona Coffee!

Origins of Kona Coffee Kona coffee comes from the island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island. Coffee was first brought to Hawaii by an American missionary in the form of coffee plant cuttings from Brazil. Originally grown on large plantations, today the coffee is grown on about 800 small Kona coffee farms. Kona coffee is one of the most expensive and rare coffees, since just 2 million pounds are distributed

26
Jul

Costa Rican Gourmet Coffee Beans

Can a gourmet coffee be too perfect? That's the criticism leveled at the coffees from Costa Rica – too much flavor, too balanced, too clean, and too smooth. And Mission Grounds Gourmet coffee is considered by most as the finest Costa Rica gourmet coffee by the locals – so why would you not drink the best gourmet coffee– the gourmet coffee considered to be too perfect and blessed by all. Part of

25
Jul

Visiting Coffee Plantations on a Trip to Hawaii

While most people don’t associate coffee farms with Hawaii, it is the only state in the Union that has the climate and soil where coffee plants can flourish. Rich, slightly acidic volcanic soil, sunny mornings with cloudy afternoons and over 60 inches of rain during the summer months provide the perfect environment to grow primo coffee. There are numerous traditional Hawaiian coffees cultivated in the Hawaiian Isles, but for this trip, I

25
Jul

Grind Your Own Beans

  Do you grind your own coffee beans? Maybe next time you would want to try a manual coffee mill to enjoy hand crafted ground coffee. Even if you like your current electric grinder here are some reasons to try out a a manual coffee grinder? Probably for the same reason that some people enjoy working with old fashioned hand tools instead of the latest high tech electric version. It is great to