The best alcohols to add to your coffee

Love a good spiked coffee drink? So do we! This week, we are sharing some of our favorite coffee-enhancing liquors, liqueurs, and whiskeys. While any combination could be used, some alcohols pair better with coffee than others given coffee's strong natural tones. From sweet to savory to smokey, adding these alcohols to your coffee transforms... Continue Reading →

Coffee popsicles

A cold popsicle on a hot summer day is a wonderful treat. Add coffee, and you put a decidedly grown-up twist on the childhood classic. The best thing about these coffee popsicles is the opportunity to test your creativity and use your imagination. Love chocolate? Make it a mocha pop. Crazy for caramel? How about a popsicle reminiscent of your favorite macchiato? Like a little booze in your frozen treat? This Kahlua and cream popsicle will make your day! Whatever you decide to add, you can't go wrong with any of these coffee popsicle recipes!

Nitro coffee: the breakdown

Smooth, frothy, rich, refreshing....coffee? Nitro coffee hit the American hipster coffee scene in 2011 or 2012 (depending on who you ask) and has since grown to dominate the cold brew market. Keep reading to learn what makes nitro coffee unique in the world of specialty coffee drinks, along with the pros and cons of choosing... Continue Reading →

Chocolate covered strawberry coffee milkshake

Strawberries and cream and coffee? The answer is most definitely yes!!! The combination of strawberries, ice cream, and coffee may seem unexpected, but the result is an explosion of flavor! It's sweet and velvety with a burst of berry freshness. What's more, adding dark chocolate to the mix enhances both the tanginess of the berries and the richness of the coffee. One sip of this strawberry treat will make your taste buds sing!

5 fabulously unique iced coffee recipes

Looking to shake up your iced coffee repertoire? Look no further! From avocados to yams to apple cider (and more!), these five recipes merge and mix some of our favorite flavors into unforgettable, and at times unimaginable, iced coffee masterworks. Es Alpukat Kopi (Avocado Iced Coffee) Creamy, smooth, and surprisingly sweet, this American take on... Continue Reading →

Fantastic frappes!

The earliest coffee frappe is said to have been created by Nescafé in Greece. The Vigorous shaking of instant coffee with ice, water or milk, and sugar resulted in a refreshing and surprisingly popular concoction. Over the years recipes have evolved to include many interesting and scrumptious variants of flavors, sweetness, techniques, and names. While the proper pronunciation of the name (FRAP or FRAP-PAY) varies by region, individual and seller one thing is certain this blended iced beverage is decidedly delicious! Here I present three unique takes on the classic frappe. Enjoy!

Iced Mexican coffee

Iced coffee season is here! Why not add a kick and some spice to that traditional version? This iced Mexican coffee is easy to make and delicious.  Opt for an alcoholic boost, or go without. Either way, you can not go wrong with this scrumptious iced Mexican coffee! Enjoy!

The history and taste of Indonesian coffee, island by island

Grown in volcanic ash, amongst chilis and spices, Indonesian coffees are prized for their unique, unmistakable flavors, velvety mouthfeel, and earthy tones. The secret? Location, location, location. Nestled between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Republic of Indonesia is composed of more than 16,000 mountainous, volcanic islands, including arabica coffee favorites, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.... Continue Reading →

Ice cream soda (with coffee)

A traditional ice cream soda (sometimes called an ice cream float), is made even better with the addition of freshly brewed and chilled dark roast coffee. This drink is the perfect complement to a warm summer day. Enjoy!

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