DIY coffee bean coasters

There is nothing worse than cup rings on a beautifully polished table. Am I right? Here is a fun and easy method to either create new coasters, or upcycle an existing set. Not only is the finished product useful, it smells amazing and will have any houseguests asking, where did you get that? What you... Continue Reading →

Guest post! 7 Storage hacks to extend coffee beans’ shelf life

From the way they smell to how they taste, there’s really nothing quite like a fresh batch of coffee beans. Unfortunately, coffee beans don’t stay fresh forever. They are, in fact, perishable and expire in about one to two weeks once exposed to air. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to extend the life of your precious coffee beans. We’ve come up with a few storage hacks to help you out.

Do coffee bags work?

Coffee bags (or coffee tea bags as they are sometimes, confusingly referred to) are a topic of fierce, divided debate in the coffee world. Do they work or don't they? The answer is ... yes and no, depending on who you ask and what you expect from your coffee.

No bake coffee-banana cream pie with coffee toasted coconut flake topping

Too hot to bake, but love your desserts? Here is a no-bake option perfect for those hot-hot August days (or whenever you need a quick and tasty treat). The combination of coconut, banana, and hazelnut in Maui Madness coffee adds depth and dimension to a classic banana cream pie. Top it off with coffee toasted coconut flakes and you have a sure-fire summertime crowd pleaser! Enjoy!

Off with her head! A Maui Madness coffee cocktail

My current favorite flavored coffee to experiment with is Maui Madness. The combination of coconut, banana, and hazelnut lends itself extraordinarily well to many cocktails. Today's libation combines the luscious hazelnut of Frangelico and the almond bite of Amaretto with sweet cinnamon and cream. Maui madness coffee elevates the flavors to the next level! The result is a tasty treat that just might have you screaming "Off with her head!" if denied a second! Enjoy!

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!

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!

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