Category: Coffee

3 Halloween Inspired Starbucks Drinks

Happy International Coffee Day! Here are three coffee concoctions to help celebrate the day and usher in the season. Starbucks has some tricks up their sleeves and here is how you can get in on all their treats! Below is a list of Halloween beverages you won’t find on their menu. To unlock the true …

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How and Why to Roast Your Own Coffee Beans

If you appreciate the difference between Ethiopia, Sumatra, and Brazil, or if Juan Valdez has ever appeared to you in a dream, then you just might be a coffee lover. When you want good coffee, you have two options: shell out or do it yourself. If you are lucky enough to find a source for …

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Coffee Recipes By The Cup

One of the many advantages of drinking a beverage both ancient and international is the delightful variety of recipes for enjoying coffee in different ways. Caribbean, Mexican mocha, Cubano, and Grog are only a few out of an endless list of possibilities. Caribbean Coffee The first is one of the more unusual, but be daring. …

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Coffee Gives a Kick to Spring Party Refreshments

Spring brings with it new reasons to celebrate. Warmer weather and longer days create the perfect atmosphere for a lively afternoon cocktail party or a weekend get-together with friends. Add fresh flavor to your spring menus by incorporating an unusual ingredient like coffee into your snacks and drinks. This added detail will make your party …

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Coffee Recipes To Keep You Warm

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a good cup of coffee can be your best friend. It can help you wake up when it’s dark outside, keep you going on last-minute shopping trips, and nothing beats a heartwarming after-dinner coffee around the table with family. Coffee is the perfect companion to keep …

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Spice Up the Holiday Table with Mexican Coffee

Here is a recipe for your Thanksgiving table from Club House, a brand name long associated with spicing things up. Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 mL) ground dark roast coffee (regular or decaffeinated) or to taste 2 tsp (10 mL) Club House ground cinnamon 6 cups (1.5 L) water 1 cup (250 mL) milk 1/3 cup …

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3 Fall Drinks That Beat The Pumpkin Spice Latte

Every year the autumn season is officially inaugurated in with the return of the PSL, or Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s a seasonal beverage we all love to hate and all hate to love. This delicious flavored drink provides its consumers with visions of cozy, October nights. There’s nothing like a warm, pumpkin flavored beverage to …

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Eggnog Spiked Coffee

As I write this, Christmas is still a few months away but it is already at the top of my mind. What will I buy for everyone, what will I wear over the holiday, where will I celebrate it?  Questions abound and so do some of the things that I look forward to every year …

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Lavender Chai Latte

by Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian Lavender is not only fragrant and pretty—it is edible. Lavender can offer a floral, herbal taste and aroma to many recipes, such as this delicately spiced beverage. Filled with chai tea, coffee, soymilk, dried lavender flowers and just a touch of agave, you can enjoy this relaxing beverage as a much …

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Pumpkinox is Coming

It all started with Pumpkin Spiced Latte. And then there were pumpkin flavored donuts followed by pumpkin creamer and pumpkin cake. And once the pumpkin craze set in, we had pumpkin beer, pumpkin soup, pumpkin spiced tea, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin cream cake, and oh yes, don’t forget the pumpkin pie!   The smell of pumpkin …

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