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Coffee Health - New Antioxidant On The Block

Coffee Health - New Antioxidant On The Block

Coffee beans have yielded surprising discoveries in the anti aging battle. Green coffee beans offer a host of health benefits without the jittery effects associated with drinking too much caffeine. And there is new news on the belief that coffee leaches calcium from the bones.

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Ashley Strong
Before You Purchase A Home Espresso Machine

Before You Purchase A Home Espresso Machine

Instead of running to your local coffee shop or favorite corner cafe for the perfect cut of espresso, consider making your own at home. If the thought of becoming a kitchen barista has you shaking without any caffeine, think again! There are a wide variety of espresso machines that are geared for home use, from the basic to the same machines used by the professionals. However, before you drop a couple hundred of dollars on that top of the line espresso machine, consider your...

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Ashley Strong
Upgrading From Folgers & Starbucks: What in the world is "Specialty Coffee"?

Upgrading From Folgers & Starbucks: What in the world is "Specialty Coffee"?

While it comes as a surprise to many, the American coffee industry is a fairly new development. It wasn’t until the 1960’s that coffee became widely accessible and a common household item. In the 80’s and 90’s, large companies started making high quality, interesting drinks readily available, turning coffee and tea into a luxury product more than a mere necessity. Enter the third wave of coffee….

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Perfecting The Home-Brew Cup Of Joe

Perfecting The Home-Brew Cup Of Joe

David Lynch once said that, “Even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all.” And while we can all agree that #coffeeislife and good latte art is #goals, we believe that a truly good cup of Joe is both hard to come by and absolutely worth the effort it takes to hunt it down.

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