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“Coffee around the world” event with Heroes Coffee Cafe

Mark your calendar! Heroes Coffee Cafe, located at 601 North National in Springfield will be hosting a “Coffees Around the World” event this coming Saturday, December 4, from 7-9 p.m.

Video and review of the Coffee Catcher for your French press

After my recent post about the Coffee Catcher, a kitchen gadget designed to speed up your cleaning of your French press coffee press pot, the people from Kaffeologie, who make the Coffee Catcher, contacted me to see if I wanted to try one out.  Since I’m an avid French press brewer, and I’m always up […]

Let the Coffee Catcher help you with French press cleanup

On weekends when I brew my own coffee at home, I usually use a French press.  As you may know, French presses are great for brewing a good cup of coffee, but they’re a little bit of a pain to clean up.  When you’re done with the brewing, you have a clump of grounds smashed […]

Brew Methods: the new brewing how-to collective

James Hoffmann (@JimSeven on Twitter), who was the World Barista Champion in 2007 and the UK Barista Champion in 2006 and 2007, has posted at his blog JimSeven about a new site called Brew Methods that is very promising.  It’s a site collecting all of the videos and tutorials around the Web for each method […]

Coffee tutorials and taste tests thanks to the St. Petersburg Times

The St. Petersburg Times had a day of coffee features yesterday, and it ended up producing some pretty informational articles. First was an article about the lingo of coffee tasting. Tasting coffee in a group setting — called cupping — can be somewhat intimidating, but I find that it’s one of my favorite ways to […]

Sampling Burundi coffee from Kaldi’s at The Coffee Ethic

Over the past few days, I’ve heard from the guys at Kaldi’s Coffee headquarters in St. Louis (on Twitter as @Kaldis_Coffee) that they now have coffee from Burundi.  When you visit their Kaldi’s Coffee website, it’s simply called “Burundi” but at the store it’s tagged as “Burundi Kinyovu”.  Their description of the coffee states, “This […]

Entertain your kids by making coffee

I’ve realized the past couple of weekends that ever since I became a coffee geek and began taking time to make better coffee, my kids have become much more interested in helping with the process. Let me give you an idea of my coffee making process.  I start by measuring coffee beans on a digital […]

Lifehacker: Brew the best possible coffee without breaking the bank

Over at LifeHacker, which is easily one of the best websites for those wanting to do life just a little bit better, they posted yesterday how to brew the best possible coffee without spending lots of extra money.  It’s a great primer on good coffee.  The basic suggestions (explained in a little more detail) are […]