Cooking with coffee can be fun and delicious! Here is an easy, crispy, and spicy chicken wing recipe. I served it with some crudités and blue cheese dip.
My interpretation of a Middle Eastern dry rub incorporating, of course, coffee! While this recipe was created for lamb it would work equally as well on other meats. Enjoy!
Here is my take on a coffee rubbed pork recipe*. This is a simple one-pan recipe, with minimal prep time and maximum results! As always, we would love to hear your thoughts or comments on how you use coffee when you cook.
Ready to be let in on a lesser-known age and weariness-defying secret? Coffee applied topically works wonders on your skin and hair. Coffee grounds naturally exfoliate the skin / scalp while the caffeine tightens, brightens, and smoothens the skin. In this blog, we are sharing our three favorite coffee beauty concoctions. We hope they leave… Continue Reading →
We all know that coffee is good for our insides but most don’t know that coffee is also great for our outsides! Full of antioxidants and naturally corse, coffee scrub is a fabulous natural exfoliant, known to reduce cellulite with regular use. Making your own coffee scrub from used grounds is simple and quick. To… Continue Reading →
If you drink coffee, you understand the coffee stain struggle. Our beloved beverage loves to slip, jump, and glide out of its holder and onto anything that really shows off its color. Thankfully, coffee stains are temporary and easily removed with common pantry ingredients and water. Keep reading to learn how to lift coffee stains from your clothes, teeth, carpets, and walls.
Anyone who shops Queen Bean Coffee knows we love our burlap, and today, we are sharing some of our favorite ways to use burlap in the garden. A quick note before we start, we only recommend using natural burlap in the garden. Natural is burlap is made from jute, hemp, or flax. Synthetic burlap, which… Continue Reading →
Coffee and coffee flavor are like two best friends with unclear boundaries. They go together, they need each other, and yet they are still distinct. Coffee, in the broadest sense, has a very identifiable taste but each coffee’s flavor profile is nuanced and developed at each stage of its existence, starting with coffee plant species and ending with brew method. Today, we’re going to deconstruct the coffee flavor profile paradigm and in doing so, (hopefully) equip you with the knowledge needed to identify coffees that strongly exhibit the flavor characteristics you value most in your cup. First up? Bean type and terroir.
It’s the holiday season and, if you are anything like us, that means coffee! Lots and lots of coffee. Coffee at home, coffee at the office, coffee with friends and loved ones. Good coffee, okay coffee, and bad coffee… that, dear readers, is where we start today, with those painful-to-swallow (though sometimes vital) undesirably bitter cups of coffee.
A beautiful, productive garden takes work, know-how, and the right ingredients. Thankfully, you likely have a surplus of one left over from your breakfast — coffee grounds! Coffee grounds are a nutrient-packed, attract works, and aid aeration. Keep reading to learn more about how coffee grounds can nourish your plants, boost your veggie production, improve your compost, and even deter pests.