Happy Monday! Here’s what’s been going on in coffee news: On the heels of unleashing the Unicorn Frappuccino into the world, Starbucks announced their promise to provide 100 million healthy coffee trees to farmers by 2025, Oreo is teaming up with Dunkin’ Donuts to release mocha flavored Oreos, Biome Bioplastics unveiled a range of fully biodegradable coffee cups and lids, and the post in India released a coffee-scented postal stamp. Continue reading
Happy Earth Day! In celebration of today, I thought I’d share with you guys how to use recycled coffee grounds in your garden. One of the most common uses for recycled coffee grounds is to add them to your garden. Coffee shops like Starbucks will even give you some of their used coffee grounds for just this purpose. It’s a cheap, easy, and practical way to give back to the earth from which we take – as long as you do it right.
Happy Monday! Some new coffee things happening: Clear coffee is the talk of the town, Starbucks Seattle Roastery introduces new cold brew mocktails, and a Kickstarter campaign launched for the first flat-bottomed pourover coffee dripper with an adjustable brew flow. Continue reading
Hey guys! Today I want to share with you an easy peasy recipe for some decadently delicious Coffee Liqueur Chocolate Truffles. Making your own truffles might sound a bit off putting, like it would be too complicated or difficult – it’s actually anything but! Chocolate truffles are simply balls of chocolate ganache rolled into some kind of coating. And chocolate ganache is simply a chocolate mixture made with chocolate and cream by pouring the heated cream over the chocolate pieces and then mixing until smooth.
Sounds fancy, but actually super simple and easy right? Continue reading
Happy Midweek! A few interesting coffee things happening: Starbucks added new Toasted Coconut Cold Brew and a limited edition blonde roast espresso to their menu, Starbucks Japan will soon offer the American Cherry Pie Frappuccino (complete with pie crust!), and Lip Smackers is releasing new Lip Cafe Frappes lip balms. RoyaltyGrade launched a Kickstarter campaign for Protein Coffee K-Cups and another campaign was launched for a reverse French Press that pulls the coffee grounds out instead of pushing them down. Continue reading