Wines: Picking A Red One

In this article, we’re going to look at some of the better known varieties and their characteristics.

White wines: Which one?

Recently, we reviewed some of the most well known, popular red wines. Now it’s time to look at the whites.

Summer Bubbles

Sparkling wines can be just as much fun in summer as they are on New Year’s Eve or other special occasions. And you don’t need a special occasion to have a bit of the bubblie.

High-End Hipsters Hype Java Joes

Gone is the trusty bubbling coffee maker many grew up with. Today even the device that replaced that, the drip coffee maker, is turning up on fewer and fewer kitchen counters.

Keep Your Wine In Good Shape

Keep your wine in the best possible quality.

Coffee Talk Part 6: Other Brewing Methods

There’s boiling, gravity filtration and pressurized. And then there’s another classic brewing method.

Coffee Talk – Part 5: More Brewing

My first exposure to coffee besides the always-on percolator in my family’s kitchen was the amazing coffee my father produced when we were on camping trips.

Coffee Talk Part 4: Brewing

The ground coffee can be prepared in two ways: brewing and espressing.

Coffee Talk 3: Roasting

The most delicate part of processing is the roasting. This is more of an art than a science and requires a skilled human operator who gauges the smell and color of the roasted beans.

Coffee Talk 2

Personally, I think a couple cups in the morning won’t do much if any harm. But if you put away pots of the stuff there could be a problem of over-stimulation which would affect mood, concentration and sleep.