Page 7 - Coffee & Beverages
I like coffee. A lot. Mostly black with a little cream and a little honey.
But I hadn’t fallen in love with cold brew until this summer. I blame it on coffee shops that turn their air conditioners to an arctic blast level, making an iced drink the last thing on the menu I want. And I wasn’t sure what was involved in making it at home, so I just stuck with hot pour over.
Serve up this blackberry hibiscus spritzer that’s both refreshing and memorable for your Father’s Day BBQ or summer entertaining. Whether you've got a dad/husband who prefers creative drinks over beer (that’s mine!) or you just want to serve up a chilled summer non-alcoholic beverage that’s more exciting than soda or plain iced tea – this spritzer fits the bill. Though, a splash of sparkling wine in place of the sparkling water would be delicious
This is a cruel time of year. March can either be the doldrums—not quite yet spring but no longer winter—or the season when wanderlust sets in big time. While we can’t really help with the climate where you live, what we can do is help sate some of that latter craving by brewing up a few worldly, globally-inspired coffee drinks that don’t require a passport (but do appeal to a sense of adventure).
One of the best things about coffee is that it helps spark energy and creativity. That fantastic buzz means that there’s always innovations happening in coffee; why not apply all that energy toward making mornings and breaks more delicious, more ingenious, and more fun? Here are some of what will be the next big things in coffee in 2018, and why they will make your coffee-brewing and coffee-drinking even better.
We’ve shared how to brew a great French press coffee(Opens in a new window), but have you ever thought about using your French press to make a cocktail? From tea-infused toddies to fruit-infused sangria, using a French press(Opens in a new window) makes
Dinner's done and the dishes are stacked in the kitchen; you're in the middle of cutting four different kinds of pie and scooping ice cream when panic strikes. What to do about coffee? No fear: With a little bit of advance planning and taking stock of what your guests will want caffeine-wise, you can easily prep the perfect mug for everyone at the dinner table—which hopefully will keep your guests awake long enough to help with the clean-up.
If it wasn’t clear from my old radiator shelfie(Opens in a new window) lined with coffee-making devices, I like coffee. A lot. So much that I drink two or three big mugs of it a day. At one point I tried reducing my coffee intake (you might remember this) but I quickly realized that I feel pretty miserable when I don’t start my day with copious amounts of coffee (and then Thom
Summer weekends with family and friends, whether in your backyard or at the beach, go hand in hand with big-batch cocktails. It also helps that there’s an abundance of fresh fruit this time of year that makes cocktail making even more fun and delicious.