When the air begins to get crisp and that earthy, musky, and sweet scent of autumn fills my nose the urge to bake quickens within me! I am constantly looking for a new and easy recipe to try out or to bring along to the next holiday gathering. These chocolate hazelnut espresso bites are perfect to eat at home or share as a gift! Top them with freshly prepared ganache frosting and your friends will be begging for the recipe.
Myths, lies, and downright terror-inspiring tales of our favorite black magic brew have been deceiving devotees and abstainers for decades. It’s time you learn the truth. Here’s part III of our myth-busting series. Coffee exacerbates anxiety and the body's stress response. Myth! Drunk in moderation, coffee does not cause or exacerbate stress. In fact, many... Continue Reading →
I love the flavors of autumn, and nothing says fall to me quite like candy apples. This sweet seasonal treat brings childhood memories rushing to the forefront. Today's recipe deconstructs the childhood classic into a sweet, hot, and decidedly adult coffee treat. Enjoy!
Love a good blog post and want a little more? Check out our podcast. Each main episode deep dives into topics covered on our blog and / or provides supplemental information including interviews with coffee experts. Below is a round-up of some of our most listened to episodes from 2020. Our interview with Susan Mills... Continue Reading →
Can't get enough of peanut butter and chocolate? Love espresso? If you answered yes to these questions, this peanut butter cup espresso martini is just the drink for you! Enjoy! Ingredients 2 ounces Reese's peanut butter pieces infused vodka (instructions below)1 ounce chocolate liqueur2.5 ounces espresso2 ounce creamCocktail shaker half filled with iceChocolate sauce and... Continue Reading →
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Coffee filters are a daily feature in many of our lives and choosing the right filter can be, well, tricky. Aside from the numerous brands to select between, there are also a host of different types of coffee filters to choose from, each with its own pros and cons.
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 →
Feeling stressed, anxious, or a touch overwhelmed? Reaching for that cup of freshly brewed coffee may actually be just what you need. While coffee consumption often gets a bad rap, sipped smartly, coffee can actually help you reduce stress and anxiety. The keys to unlocking this duo's magic are quality and timing.
I find the paper bags that artisan coffees are packaged in quite charming. I spend most summer and autumn nights in my garden and I love to decorate with found or upcycled items. With that in mind, I decided to transform some of my Queen Bean Coffee Company bags into paper lanterns. Whether hung from... Continue Reading →