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A wealth of information on all hot drinks such as coffee and tea. We cover everything from coffee trivia to the proper way to serve tea.

Coffee Accessories

For coffee drinkers, there seems to be an ever present search for the perfect coffee accessories, such as the right mug or thermos, a good storage container to keep beans fresh, or even the best grinder to ensure a...

Health Effects of Coffee – Is Caffeine Harmful?

If you find yourself looking forward to that hot cup of coffee each morning, but feeling guilty because you think it is time to kick the habit to become a healthy individual, relax! After hundreds of studies, researchers have...

How much Coffee is too Much?

Coffee is a drink that almost everyone enjoys. Whether you drink it because you enjoy the taste, or because you use it as a ‘pick me up'’, it may be good for health but how much is too much?...

Buying a Coffee Maker – Creating a Great Cup of Coffee

Oh no, you have just woken up to find that your coffee maker, a machine you have relied on each morning for the last five years of your life, will not work. Disgruntled, sleepy, and downright irritated, you set...

Espresso – Interesting Facts and Statistics

Looking for a way to decrease his worker’s coffee break time, Luigi Bezzera created the very first espresso machine in the early 1900s. Espresso has since undergone a great deal of refinement, and is now a highly coveted drink...

Buying Coffee Beans – What you Need to Know

The fine art of creating a cup of coffee has changed a lot in the last few decades. Whereas coffee used to be – for most consumers – something that came from a can or a jar, today there’s...

The Benefits of Black Tea

The English may be the smartest people in the world, for hundreds of years they have specifically set aside a certain amount of time each day for the drinking of tea. “Tea Time'” they call it. Although this is...

All Coffees Are Not Created Equal

As a famous coffee retailer has said before, the best part of the morning is the smell of brewing coffee. In the U.S, few of us are able to face the day without at least one cup of liquid...

White Tea – Health Benefits and Information

Though few people have actually heard of white tea, this unique tea is destined to become the next biggest thing in health teas. Apparently, the Chinese have known about the wonderful properties of white tea for more than 1,000...

The Latte – It’s Made from Espresso and Milk

In Italy, ordering a latte gets you a tall glass of milk. In North America however, where people are apparently too rushed to ask for a ‘café latte,'’ a latte order will get you a steaming mug (or more...

Basting a Turkey – Will it Improve the Taste?

There are three different kinds of turkeys most often available to the consumer. There are self-basting turkeys, kosher turkeys, and natural turkeys. Traditionally processed frozen turkey is labeled “basted'” or '“self-basting.'” This means that it has been injected with a solution intended to make it more flavorful and tender....

10 Anti-Cancer Food Stuffs You Should Be Cooking With

Cancer is the deadliest disease in the world today. Paul Kraus is an example of someone who has survived with mesothelioma for over 20 years making him the worlds longest ever survivor. It’s one of the deadliest forms of cancer because it kills 15,000 people every year. Paul, from his...

Green Tea Vs. Black Tea – Which is Better?

You have heard the old saying “Well, you shouldn'’t judge a book by its cover.'” But should we judge a tea by its color? There are four main types of tea out there and the two most popular of these would have to be Green Tea and Black Tea....

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