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  • French Press is for “Fabulous”

    Filed in Coffee Bean

    Many coffee aficionados believe that the best cup of coffee is made in a French press. French presses are beautiful and stylish, and are now available in insulated models that keep the coffee hot while you sip away.

  • Decaf or Regular?

    Filed in Coffee Bean

    If you’d like to serve decaf and regular coffee but have only one coffee pot, invest in a good thermos. Brew one pot of coffee just before your guests arrive and transfer it to the thermos where it will be … Continue reading

  • One-Pump Cinnamon Stick Latte To-Go

    Filed in Coffee Bean

    Long gone are the days of “black coffee” and “coffee with cream” as the two main options available for coffee lovers. Try buying a few flavored syrups – or make your own – and have some fun creating your own … Continue reading

  • Pre-heat the Pot

    Filed in Tea Leaf

    To keep brewed tea hot longer, pre-heat the teapot and / or serving cups with very hot water. This takes the cold out of the teapot, instead of a cold teapot taking the heat out of the tea. When you’re … Continue reading

  • Cool, Dry and Airtight, Please

    Filed in Tea Leaf

    Store tea leaves and bags in airtight containers in a dry cool place, protected from light. Black teas will be freshest and most flavorful if enjoyed within 6 months; green teas, within about 3 months.

  • Tea Bags or Loose Leaf Tea?

    Filed in Tea Leaf

    That’s the question. If the tea is from a very high quality producer it shouldn’t matter too much, except perhaps for the most discerning of tea drinkers. Larger tea leaves, the kind typically used for loose leaf tea, maintain their … Continue reading

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