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    How to Store Coffee Beans

    If you’re looking to maximize the flavor of your coffee, the best way is to use it within 10 days of roasting, making sure to grind it just prior to brewing. But then you’ll need to find a way to store unused coffee beans (or ground coffee) while you’re using them up, and that’s where I come in. Many people wonder what the best way to store coffee beans is, and the surprising answer is not the freezer. Like many foods, the best way to store coffee is to keep it away from heat, light, and moisture. But let’s go…

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    Café con Hielo

    The Café con hielo (“coffee with ice”) is a summertime iced coffee drink from Spain that is either a solo or double shot of espresso served along with a tall glass of ice. After being served, the person can add sugar to…

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    Mochachino

    A Mochachino is a creamy chocolaty coffee drink made of espresso, milk, and chocolate powder or syrup. This drink was created in the United States and resembles a Bicerin or a mocha latte. If you love chocolate, this is well worth…

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    Espresso Granita

    If you are ever looking for a sweet coffee drink on a hot summer day, an Espresso Granita is an excellent choice. This drink contains espresso, sugar, whipped cream, and chocolate. It is frozen, crushed, and served in a parfait…

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    Best Coffee Bean Roaster

    Roasting your own coffee not only allows you to save money, but it also gives you the very freshest coffee you can possibly get while giving you complete control over the roast profile, quality of the beans, and mix of…

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    How to Froth and Steam Milk

    If you are looking to make a drink such as a latte or a cappuccino, you will need to know how to steam and/or froth milk. Doing this is not simple at first. But, once you get down some key…

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    Café au lait

    A Café au Lait is a traditional French coffee drink that is made with brewed coffee and steamed milk. It is similar to a caffe latte except the latte has espresso instead of brewed coffee. Therefore, if you prefer a…

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    Cups and Mugs

    If you enjoy different coffee drinks and you want to make a great presentation of your creations to family and friends, having the right glass, cup, or mug will make a big difference. Not all drinks will use the same…

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    Iced coffee

    Iced coffee is not just ice in coffee. It can be a delicious creamy drink that is a perfect summertime afternoon pick-me-up. Many people think that making iced coffee is simply brewing some coffee and then pouring it over ice…

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    Cappuccino

    A cappuccino (or cap) is a traditional Italian drink made of espresso, steamed milk, and foam milk. It is very popular and has become very common in cafes. The cappuccino is very similar to a Caffé Latte except a cappuccino has…

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    Café Crema

    Café Crema is similar to a long espresso drink except it has twice the amount of water and resembles an American Black Coffee. This drink is primarily served in southern Switzerland and Austria and northern Italy. The grind of the beans will be…