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 →

Cup of joe — an expression of love, laziness, or derision?

In a world where flat whites are trendy, espressos are sophisticated, and a fine drip cup is educated, the good 'ol cup of joe is the steady, understated everyman's drink. It's a friend and the fun kind at that -- the one with dubious origins and a touch of scandal. From outright insult to an interesting amalgamation, here are the potential origins of the phrase cup of joe.

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 →

Mocha espresso cookies

As the weather turns cold the baking bug strikes! Here is our take on an easy espresso based mocha cookie. Enjoy! Ingredients Mocha espresso cookie ingredients 2 sticks of unsalted butter softened (8 ounces)6 tablespoons sugar3 ounces espresso 2 teaspoons dark, unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt2 cups flour1/2 cup confectioners... Continue Reading →

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