FOOD FUN: Spilled Coffee Art

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When it gives you spilled food, make art. That’s what Italian artist Giulia Bernardelli does. She’s become a specialist at turning spilled coffee, honey, jam and other foods into wonderful canvases that look as if they were created by accident. Animals, landscapes and portraits art so beautifully crafted…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How to Recycle Coffee Grounds

You can toss your coffee grounds, or re-use them in multiple ways. Photo courtesy Tradebit.com.   September 29th is National Coffee Day. If you brew your own coffee, what do you do with the spent grounds? Here are green alternatives from Folgers Coffee and our own archives. WAYS TO RECYCLE COFFEE GROUNDS BEAUTY Body scrub:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Better Coffee…& Mocha Truffles

One hundred million Americans drink coffee daily. Sixty-eight percent of us have a cup within the first hour of waking up. (Here are more coffee statistics.) So for all of us making our first cup at home—from ground beans, not K-Cups—here are some helpful tips from Melitta Coffee: 1. Buy coffee weekly. Once coffee is…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: U.S. Coffee Drinking Statistics For National Coffee Day

How about a cup or two of coffee drinking statistics for National Coffee Day, September 29th? This survey was conducted in July by Live Science. For starters, about 83% of adults drink coffee in the U.S., the world’s largest consumer of coffee, up from 78% a year earlier, according to the National Coffee Association’s 2013…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Kahlua Cocktail Recipes For National Coffee Day

What better way to celebrate National Coffee Day, September 29th, than by adding some coffee liqueur to your coffee? You might not want to drink it for breakfast, but any Kahlua cocktail is a terrific after-dinner drink, rich enough to be served instead of dessert. Kahlúa, the word‘s largest coffee liqueur brand, suggests these two…
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