Seems I’m a bit late to the game reporting this, but…if you own a Tassimo Single-Cup brewer, it’s been recalled due to a burn hazard. Bosch models numbers TAS100, TAS200, TAS451, TAS46, and TAS651 are potentially affected if their date code is in the range of FD8806 through 9109, as is the Tassimo Professionl TAS6512CUL […]

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Keurig has a new machine out (the Vue System), and are leveraging social networking to help promote this. They’re taking applications for free Keurig House Parties. They provide the machine, coffee, etc, you provide the people. Sounds a bit like Tupperware. Note though that this new Vue system isn’t compatible with current K-cups.

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I gotta admire the persistence exhibited by the developer of the UglyRoast coffee roaster, a home-grown coffee roasting contraption. The project ended with the purchase of an off the shelf coffee roaster, but the website is still a good read for those of you interested in building your own. You can check it out at […]

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Before you get too excited, know that growing your own coffee can be very difficult depending on where you live, I speak from experience! Still, even if you never end up with a giant fruit-producing tree, smaller coffee plants are still beautiful houseplants and great conversation starters. I came across a nice starter kit over […]

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The popular website Kickstarter is proving to be a great way for entrepreneurs to launch product ideas, and the latest that caught my eye there is this new espresso machine. It uses a PID controller to more precisely regulate the temperature of the water (or steam, depending on what’s desired). It’s a great idea, and […]

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