Grand Marnier and coffee — a perfect pair!

The orange tang of Grand Marnier is perfectly matched with an orange spiced coffee to create a truly one of a kind coffee cocktail. This is a perfect post dinner libation. Enjoy! What you will need 1 cup of coffee 1 ounce Grand Marnier1/2 tablespoon brown sugarWhipped creamOrange twist and cinnamon for garnish1/2 teaspoon orange... Continue Reading →

Cinnamon espresso caramel fudge bites

Great for a gift or to keep for yourself these ooey-gooey, simple, delicious, espresso fudge bites are a delightful addition to your personal recipe catalogue! Enjoy! Ingredients 2 ounces brewed espresso1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon cinnamon 3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips14 ounces sweetened condensed milk1/2 teaspoon salt.optional - caramel sauce Instructions 1.) Coat a... Continue Reading →

Coffee drinks: What’s in a name?

Espresso? Cappuccino? Ristretto ... even Java? Ever wonder how your favorite coffee drink got its name? In this blog entry, we uncover the truth behind some of the most famous (and sometimes odd) names in the world of coffee! Espresso– Café Espresso translates from Italian to pressed out coffee -- which makes sense as espresso... Continue Reading →

Lavender-infused honey latte

When the flowers begin to peep through the soil it is the ideal time for a unique, bright, and light spring latte. Here is the queen's take on a lavender infused-honey latte. The smell alone is evocative of a field of lavender on a warm spring day. What you will need Double shot of espresso... Continue Reading →

Candy bar inspired coffee drinks

Do you have a sweet tooth that can't be denied? Are you always ready for that next cup of coffee? Do you find yourself looking for that buzz that only chocolate and coffee can give you? If you answered yes to any of those questions, these 4 candy bar-inspired coffee concoctions are tailor-made just for... Continue Reading →

The queen’s praline latte

Delicious brown sugar, crushed pecans, and coffee combine to make this delectable, sticky-sweet, and nutty latte. Below are three equally delicious takes on the queen's praline latte -- trust me, anyone you choose will be worth the calories! What you will need A double shot of espresso or 1 cup of strongly brewed coffee A... Continue Reading →

Crafting with burlap part 4: Flowers

In this entry, we up-cycle Queen Bean coffee burlap into beautiful flowers. Throw in a little glue, paint, and crafting materials to add your own unique signature to these easy-to-follow instructions. The finished products may be used as gift decorations, ornaments on a wreath, or even a lovely broach. Make your own burlap daisy This... Continue Reading →

Coconut chocolate espresso martini

Coconut coffee and chocolate -- what a combination! Here is the Queen's take on a coconut espresso martini (with a healthy dose of chocolate). Enjoy! Ingredients 3 ounces vodka2 ounces Espresso1.5 ounces Creme de Cacao2 tablespoons coconut cream2 tablespoons simple vanilla syrupCocktail shaker half filled with crushed iceDark chocolate sauce Directions https://videopress.com/v/gmlGsFdG?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata 1.) Squeeze a... Continue Reading →

Coffee holiday punch – two ways

It's that time of year again. Whether it's friends gathering at holiday parties, family get-togethers, or work events, a delicious punch bowl filled with good cheer and flavor is always a winner. Here are two of our coffee-filled favorites -- one hot and one cold. With or without alcohol these punches are sure to get... Continue Reading →

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