Maxwell house coffee machine

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President Theodore Roosevelt, upon drinking Maxwell House coffee, exclaimed Maxwell House coffee being “good to the last drop,” it stuck and a popular registered trademark was born.

The brand Maxwell House coffee is now owned by Kraft General Foods Corporation. Originally, Maxwell House was the name of a famous hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more . . .

Espresso machine, coffee, cup

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Size really does matter, when it comes to a great cup of coffee.  And if you’re looking for more muscle in your mug, smaller is surely better.  It really is incredible how much power can be packed into a teensy cup of espresso.

There are all types of coffee, made in all types of machines.  Hand brew machines, drip machines,  and old-fashioned presses remain popular options.  Pod machines are the newest appliances taking up space in Read more . . .

Mug of coffee latte

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The popularity of coffee shops across America has inspired an explosion of exotic and tasty  coffee-based beverages. They come in variety of delicious flavors, from mint to strawberry, chocolate to hazelnut, vanilla and nutmeg. One of the common denominators of all these drinks, other than their frothy appealing appearance, is their price. Many cost upwards of five bucks, the same price as an ordinary lunch at your local fast-food joint. I don’t know what you think, but there are a few other things I’d rather invest my money in than a shot of espresso,  some crushed ice, and a plastic cup. Oh, but don’t misunderstand me, I love mocha lattes just as much as the next person, and I would love a recipe for mocha latte that I could create at home. Here’s a great mocha formula right below! Read more . . .

Hand holding coffee berries

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The coffee plant is a small green tree that is grown in cool, moist and frost-free countries in the subtropical regions of the world.  It has tiny oval shaped leaves and a white clusters of flowers that matures and grows into the coffee fruit.   Known as the cherries,  the fruits are covered by a soft edible thin skin that children in the subtropical countries can munch on and spit out the coffee bean.  Normally, the cherries are processed either by the natural method (sun drying) or the washed method (fermenting), which shows two seeds called the coffee bean. Read more . . .

Starbucks coffee shop

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When you want to go to  share ideas, exchange news and get advice,  you go to a coffee shop. For quite some time, it has been that way.  Coffee shops had been places of learning; of making business deals;  scientific,   philosophical, literary,  political, and economic discussions;  and even the typical gossip.

In the earliest point of its history, coffee houses were already so well known that ideas born from there have been a source of  discussions and political forums  ever since.  At times, the inspiration of brilliant thinking is to the point that  kings and nobility used it as a technique of Read more . . .