VALENTINE’S DAY: How To Make A Heart With Latte Art

Your latte may arrive with a design in the foam known as latte art. Originating in Italy, latte art first appeared in America’s coffee capital, Seattle, around 1989. The creative flourish was pioneered by Espresso Vivace coffee bar owner David Schomer. The heart pattern became a signature at Schomer’s coffee bar. He then added the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Christmas Coffee

Put some thought into Christmas coffee. Photo CSP. “Christmas coffee” is a growing trend: There are coffees flavored with nutmeg and cinnamon; with bakery flavors such as almond, caramel, coconut, and vanilla; and even candy cane-flavored coffee. But you don’t need flavored beans to create a Christmas vibe around your coffee. Here are some tips…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Keurig Special Edition Home-Brewing Coffee System

One coffee lover will be in java heaven if he or she wins this week’s prize from Keurig. The Keurig B60 Special Edition Gourmet Single-Cup Home-Brewing System is ideal for busy people on the go. It brews a fresh cup of gourmet coffee, tea or cocoa in less than a minute. The machine uses single-serving…
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OPPORTUNITY: Your Own Coffee Franchise Shop

Do you love coffee? Want to be your own boss? Want to own a coffee shop? Are you fitness conscious? BikeCaffè, a franchise opportunity, wants to make it easy for you. You get to work outdoors, bike for exercise, and please hundreds of people daily with a great cup of coffee or tea. BikeCaffè is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Brewing A Good Cup Of Coffee

The secret to brewing the best coffee starts with fresh-roasted beans. But water and brewing method come into play as well. Two generations ago people purchased “coffee” at the grocery store; one generation ago brands proliferated at the supermarket as people debated preferences for Chock Full O Nuts, Eight O’Clock Coffee, Maxwell House and other…
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