The biggest lie? That coffee comes from a bean. Our lovely little roasted friend is actually the seed of a sweet coffee cherry. Myths, lies, and down right terror-inspiring tales of our favorite black magic brew have been deceiving devotees and abstainers for decades. It's time you learn the truth. Coffee causes cancer. Nope! In... Continue Reading →
The combination of a brownie and a cup of coffee is delectable. How can you improve on a classic, you ask? Adding espresso powder to the mix will intensify the chocolate flavor of the brownie. Looking for an added kick? Adding chili and cayenne brings a subtle depth to the finished product. The brownie now tastes like a rich, mouthwatering chocolate bite of heaven, with a kick of something extra. Want even more flavor? Along with this delicious spicy espresso brownie, I have included a chocolate coffee icing to die for. Only one thing left to do. Get baking and enjoy!
This crowd pleasing chocolate espresso mousse is sure to satiate even your most discerning dinner guest!
This coffee based martini combines the sweet buttery goodness of hazelnut, and the creamy richness of chocolate, with the rich, slightly bitter wonder that is espresso. The combination is a truly wonderful after dinner or anytime cocktail. Enjoy!
Espresso, that sweet little shot of sunshine is more than just a standalone drink, it is the foundation of the espresso drink family. While most of us are familiar with the milk-heavy espresso-based drinks, such as cappuccino and latte, there are a number of delicious, lesser-known variations. Below are some of our favorites. Straight and... Continue Reading →
The espresso & tonic (or E&T) is quickly becoming a favorite substitute for its less bubbly cousin the iced coffee. The citrus notes in the quinine based tonic bring out the lively citrus found in most espresso blends. Today I present you with 3 differently brewed E&T's and my thoughts on the finished products.
What you will need: Grenadine. Godiva chocolate liqueur. Chilled Espresso Joe coffee from TheQueenbean.com. Vodka. Fill your shooter glass about halfway with grenadine. In a mixing glass combine 2 parts Espresso Joe coffee from the QueenBean.com with 1 part Godiva chocolate liqueur. Stir the mixture and layer SLOWLY over the grenadine in the... Continue Reading →