Coffee

  • Whole Bean Coffee
    Brewing the perfect cup of whole bean coffee is something that anybody can do. Coffee brewing is a process of flavoring water with roasted and ground coffee beans, and can be done by a number of metho....
  • Decaf Coffee
    Drinking decaf coffee is an occasionally necessary evil. Perhaps dinner ended late, and you know that if you enjoy an after-dinner cup, you won't be able to get to sleep when you need to. Or perhaps....
  • Starting A Coffee Shop
    Starting a coffee shop is the dream of many a coffee maven. With shops springing up on every corner, however, the competition is fierce. Here are some questions to consider.First of all, do you want....
  • Exotic Coffees
    Words like "exotic" are relative terms, by and large. To someone whose coffee baseline is a glass (or nowadays plastic) jar, a teaspoon, and boiling (or at least very hot) water, grocery store coffee ....
  • School Fundraising Ideas
    The tradition of Girl Scout cookies being sold through elementary and middle schools is a long and perfectly honorable one. We're also familiar with bake sales and candy sales as school fundraising to....
  • Decaf Coffee
    Making decaf coffee is a scientifically simple process that either involves solvents or activated charcoal. The beans are soaked in water to dissolve the caffeine. Then the solvent or activated charco....
  • Coffee Roasters
    Coffee roasters used to be journeymen, but no more. Now they're more like celebrity chefs, complete with loyal followings and highly descriptive reviews. As coffee becomes elevated from a mundane be....
  • Espresso Coffee Beans
    Espresso coffee beans can be almost any dark-roasted variety with good body. Those beans roasted darkest are sometimes labeled "espresso," but there is no specific espresso bean. If you're looking f....
  • Sumatra Coffee
    Sumatra coffee from Indonesia has one of the most distinct characters of all origin coffees. Most coffee experts believe that its deep, pungent, earthy character results less from the botanical varie....
  • Flavored Coffees
    Disdainful press aside, flavored coffees are not really the plebian bane some purists think they are. They're certainly not anything new. A thousand years ago in the Middle East, for example, coffee d....