Soaps for her, fire logs for him, and candles for everyone! These do-it-yourself (DIY) upcycled coffee gifts are a great way to indulge your crafty side while repurposing used coffee grounds and making memorable gifts for friends and family. Coffee, the gift that keeps on giving. For the body Coffee is packed with antioxidants. When… Continue Reading →
Coffee soap, the antioxidant-boosting, cellulite-busting, stretch mark-reducing, gets the garlic smell off your hands bar of wonder. If you have yet to be indoctrinated into the wonderful world of coffee soap, the recipes below are sure to be a treat.
Drinking, scrubbing, and just all-out loving your coffee tightens and brightens your skin, gives your hair that youthful glow.
Lemon, salt, chocolate, ice cream — if you’ve visited a specialty coffee shop, you know people like to spice up, dress up, and sweeten their espresso. While some additions add an extra touch of flavor to your cup, others fundamentally alter a key aspect of the drink. Keep reading to discover some of our favorite… Continue Reading →
Creating a sustainable café takes a great deal of mindfulness and devotion — and those of you that purchase high-grown, shade-grown, ethically-sourced arabicas are 90% the way there! Finding excellent, sustainable coffee is by far the greatest hurdle to operating a sustainable café. These rest of it — finding sustainable décor, cups, waste disposal options, etc. is the easy bit. It just takes a few easy swaps to turn your cafe from sustainably-sourced to environmentally-friendly.
Production in 80 countries, employing 125 million workers with 2.25 billion cups of coffee consumed globally per day. Coffee is a big business and sustainability, across all levels of the bean’s lifeline, is an increasing problem.
Few things disappoint as much as brewing a cup of coffee only to discover the beans are bad. Thankfully, there are a few quick actions you can take before brewing to assess a bean freshness: smell, look, touch, and test.
Enjoy some steaming hot coffee layered between warm sweet peppermint milk. Here is an easy layered coffee drink filled with the flavors of the holiday season.
Brew coffee in your car? In the park? While you walk? Yup, yes, and absolutely! Brewing coffee is a remarkably versatile art. Using old methods, such as a campfire, high-tech methods that allow you to brew in your car, or hybrid methods, you can brew a cup of your favorite coffee almost anywhere. In this… Continue Reading →
Coffee is not just for breakfast anymore. Here is a wonderful recipe which uses both a wet coffee marinade and a dry coffee rub.* Bon Appétit! What you will need: 2 – (1.5 – 2lb.) London Broil first cut steak for grilling. Make shallow cuts in each side of the meat. This will help the… Continue Reading →