Coffee’s health benefits are nothing new (a topic I cover here often).  There’s a steady stream of scientific studies that generally support that conclusion…which I guess is not surprising, I mean, considering coffee’s popularity, I imagine there’s no shortage of scientists eager to study the topic more!  But I digress.  A team in Germany has […]

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First off – don’t panic. 🙂 Keep drinking your coffee while you read this. A judge in California has ruled that coffee companies have to display a warning that coffee poses a cancer risk, due to the presence of acrylamide, a chemical produced in the roasting process.  It’s true, too…this is nasty stuff, discovered in […]

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So, this is really more of a long term review, of my favorite coffee making machine!  It’s called the AeroPress (~$30 at Amazon), and if you think it’s basically a French Press…well you’re right…but looking at it the wrong way.  Meaning…it’s more like an upside down French Press! Here’s how it works.  Stick a filter in […]

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Good news coffee lovers, even more studies are reinforcing previous findings that drinking coffee can lead to a longer life! As CNN reports here (click for more), two recent studies came to this conclusion; people who drank 2-4 cups per day saw an 18% lower risk of death compared to those who did not drink […]

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Today’s coffee fascination is with a new coffee drink called Bulletproof coffee. When I first read about this, I wasn’t sure what to make of it, and I quickly moved on to other, more pressing matters (like, you know, work!). It seems to be popping up more and more though. So, what is Bulletproof coffee? […]

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If you use a Keurig K-cup brewer, there’s a great alternative to throwing away hundreds of K-cups per year, and that’s a refillable/reusable cup like this one from Ekobrew. For $17 (Amazon link), you get a stainless steel cup that you can fill with your favorite ground coffee. There’s also a plastic version available for […]

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