Coffee Talk 3: Roast ‘em, Danno

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: To Whoop Or Not To Whoop

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.

Coffee Talk, No Big Whoop

Coffee originated in Northeastern Africa around Ethiopia. It spread into the Arab world and then around the Mediterranean and into Europe. It is now grown in over 70 countries around the world.

More Food Gift Ideas – Mixes

We’ve talked about soup mixes, muffin mixes and spice blends. But for the winter, you might want to try something to make hot drinks.

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.

New Advertiser: Chef’s Catalog

Chef’s Catalog not only has lots of kitchen equipment and appliances, but they have a great wine club.

Summer Cookbooks — Cocktails In The Shade

As we continue our look at summer cookbooks, we now go out on the veranda for something cold and wet.

Keep Your Wine In Good Shape

Now that you know a few things about wine and you’re starting to taste different wines, it’s time to think about keeping your wine in the best possible quality.