Green coffee beans are the blank canvas for your final cup of coffee. They are hard to find in regular stores and it takes some expertise to convert them into a cup of coffee. But purchasing and storing green coffee beans has definite advantages. Green coffee beans are ones that have not been roasted and are thus unflavored. This allows some flexibility. You get to … [Read more...] about How To Store Green Coffee Beans
Is Coffee Bad For Your Teeth?
Let me guess. You drink a lot of coffee. Maybe it gives you the morning boost you need. Or you just enjoy the delicious flavor. But do you know what coffee does to your teeth? I'm sure you are aware of many of coffee's side effects. Like everything else, coffee has its pros and cons when it comes to your health. And its impact on our teeth is one of them. Keep … [Read more...] about Is Coffee Bad For Your Teeth?
Why Do People Drink Coffee After Dinner?
Have you noticed that you start feeling tired after a big meal? Annoying! But also completely normal. Your body is simply responding to the biochemical changes caused by the digestion process. That is why many people drink coffee after a meal. Coffee not only helps us feel awake, but also stimulates mobility in the digestive tract. And that improves … [Read more...] about Why Do People Drink Coffee After Dinner?
Will Starbucks Grind My Coffee Beans?
There is no better coffee than that one made with freshly grounded coffee beans. You probably heard this somewhere and now you want to experiment at home and try it for yourself. So you bought a bag of whole coffee beans. But you don't have a grinder. How are you going to grind them? Starbucks are everywhere and they obviously have high quality coffee … [Read more...] about Will Starbucks Grind My Coffee Beans?
Soaking Coffee Beans In Alcohol
Brewing them is not the only use for coffee beans. You can eat them, either as a snack (like those covered in chocolate) or for an energy boost. You can even use them as an odor neutralizer! If you are creative, you can come up with all kinds of great uses for them. But soaking coffee beans in alcohol is not a new or crazy use. People have been doing this for … [Read more...] about Soaking Coffee Beans In Alcohol
Why Doesn’t Coffee Wake Me Up?
"Don't talk to me until I've had my morning coffee!" Was this your motto once, but now coffee no longer wakes you up? You're not alone. I started to drink coffee because I wanted to feel awake and energized to start my day. And for a while, it did just that. I couldn't even imagine starting work without my cup of coffee. I wouldn't be able to focus on … [Read more...] about Why Doesn’t Coffee Wake Me Up?
Can You Put Heavy Whipping Cream In Coffee?
Coffee has a versatile flavor. You can combine it with many other ingredients to create amazing drinks. The most common coffee drinks are those made with milk, like cappuccino or latte. But, can you use heavy whipping cream in coffee as well? It is also a dairy, after all. The answer is yes, you can. That said, in order to enjoy the full coffee flavor, we … [Read more...] about Can You Put Heavy Whipping Cream In Coffee?
How To Clean Warming Plate On Coffee Maker (Quick And Easy)
Be honest. Do you ever clean the warming plate on your coffee maker? Most people might do it once a year. Or never. Sure, you clean the pot. And the filter, if your coffee machine has a reusable one. But you ignore the warming plate. And why not? The warming plate doesn't even get dirty, does it? Well, over time it does. Coffee residue, minerals and other … [Read more...] about How To Clean Warming Plate On Coffee Maker (Quick And Easy)
How Would The Roasting Time Of Coffee Beans Affect Their Caffeine Content?
You've probably heard that the roasting process reduces caffeine content. But is that actually true? Is there any relation at all between roasting time and the caffeine content of coffee beans? You may have read that the lighter the roast, the higher the caffeine content. This is misleading. And it makes the roasting process sound complicated. Let's take a quick … [Read more...] about How Would The Roasting Time Of Coffee Beans Affect Their Caffeine Content?
Roasting Coffee Beans At Home
Why would I roast my coffee beans at home? That's way too much work. Roasting coffee beans at home might sound like a difficult process, but it isn't. And you'll be surprised at all the benefits. Roasting is the most important step in the process that takes you from raw bean to steaming cup of coffee. In this article, you'll learn how controlling the roasting … [Read more...] about Roasting Coffee Beans At Home