We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We reviewed the iCoffee Steam Brew and thought the coffee maker was excellent. The company has recently released the iCoffee Opus single serve brewer. This single serve coffeemaker can use any … Read More
We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. The inventor of Remington’s iCoffee SteamBrew coffeemaker, Bruce Burrows, said “Life’s too short to drink a bitter cup of coffee.” I agree, but have been disappointed more often than not. I … Read More
If you drink 2 cups a day, switch from cream to whole milk. Two tablespoons of cream, an average serving in a cup of coffee, has 40 calories. Two tablespoons of whole milk has 18 calories. You save 22 calories for every cup of coffee you drink; 44 for two cups. Multiply that by 365 … Read More
Don’t fall for this myth! Rather than sobering you up, coffee makes it harder for people to realize they are drunk. When you drink too much alcohol, you feel tired and intoxicated. When you drink alcohol and chase it with caffeine, you feel awake and competent to handle situations, such as driving. You may feel … Read More
We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Known for their one-cup brewing system, Keurig has teamed up with Green Mountain Coffee to introduce a Wellness Collection of K-Cup packs. The first products in the Wellness Collection include: Green Mountain Coffee … Read More
If you drink 3 or more cups of coffee a day you lower your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, respiratory conditions, diabetes, infection, and even injuries and accidents. The evidence comes from a study that followed 400,000 American men and women aged 50 to 71. Coffee contains over 1,000 compounds all of which … Read More
Use paper coffee filters. Cafestol, a compound found in coffee, raises cholesterol. But making drip coffee with paper coffee filters, removes coffee oils which contain cafestol. … Read More
A study from the University of South Florida and the University of Miami concluded that drinking moderate amounts of coffee daily can reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s or delay its onset. With Alzheimer’s disease, plaques and tangles accumulate in the brain killing nerve cells and their connections. This leads to progressive and irreversible memory loss. … Read More
We love to try new kitchen gadgets. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.
There is always a lot of discussion about how to best store coffee – whole beans or ground, refrigerator or freezer, or simply in a canister on the kitchen shelf. Most coffee experts would tell you the ideal storage is as whole beans in an airtight container, in a cool (not the freezer) shady place.
Coffee contains volatile oils that are released in roasting and give each variety its characteristic flavor. These oils decay over time and grinding speeds up the process. So grind just what you need and use the grinds immediately.
Friis has developed a Coffee Vault to preserve coffee freshness. … Read More
Research shows that 1 to 3 cups of coffee a day lowers the risk for heart and inflammatory disease (such as arthritis) in post-menopausal women. If these results hold up in other studies, it will be a powerful health message since coffee is the second most consumed drink in the world. … Read More