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Pinterest has included lattes souped-up with everything from chia seeds to coconut oil in its list of 100 things to try next year. Do you like your caffeinated beverage with added head-scratching health claims?

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How to Taste: Coffee

Professional growers, sellers, and baristas try coffee at controlled tastings called cuppings, but the average person may not know what separates a great cup of coffee from one that's sold by a vested, mustachio'd server at an overpriced but minimally decorated modern coffee bar.<p>As with all things, …

How to Open a Coffee Shop: The Complete Guide

<i>By Sara Brown, Bond Street</i><p>How can a passionate affinity for coffee and a stirring desire to create something of your own manifest into a successful …

Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

8 Beautiful Ways to Prepare Coffee at Home

It’s the first thing we think about in the morning, and even occasionally a treat in the evening when the night is young and the deadlines are long. …

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Psssst...want to see how they brew a good batch of Kona beans?

Look out, Starbucks. A Hawaii coffee grower and roaster is upping its game to convince visitors that theirs is the best coffee to enjoy in the islands.<p>Beginning Thursday, Honolulu Coffee will allow locals and tourists to get a much better feel for what goes into a cup of its Kona-grown brews.<p>The …

How 3 Baristas Built Their Coffee Shop for the Price of One Espresso Machine

The coffee world is as gadget-obsessed as any industry you’ll find: Baristas talk of dialing in their grind and dosing their shots. Depending on what …

A 29-year-old woman created a chain of tricked-out coffee carts that are designed to destroy Starbucks and save the world

In 2014 Maria De La Croix, 29, started a chain of tricked-out coffee carts. She's now the CEO of Wheelys, an international coffee chain serving organic coffee in an eco-friendly way.<p><i>Story and editing by Carl Mueller.</i>

The King Of Espresso Machines Makes Its Debut In NYC

Birch Coffee is one of the most recognized names in the New York City coffee scene. Started in 2009 by Jeremy Lyman and Paul Schlader, the shop has …

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

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A chemist says most people overlook a huge factor when brewing coffee

Tom Smith Photography<p>Christopher H. Hendon, a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry at MIT, was sitting in a coffee shop near his graduate school in the …

The Nutty Coffee that Fuels New Mexico

Piñon nuts make a better brew than any hazelnut latte<p>Some 20 years ago, the founders of Albuquerque-based New Mexico Piñon Coffee Company began …

Thanks to Coffee Flour, Caffeinated Pastries Could Be the Next Breakfast Craze

As shocking as it seems, not everyone enjoys drinking a cup of coffee in the morning. If you’re among those who pass on the joe — but you still want the caffeine — you’ll be pumped to know you can now get a buzz from your morning pastry thanks to coffee flour. Professor Daniel Perlman of Brandeis …

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10 Unique Coffee Drinks In NYC

Whether or not you are a morning person, everyone needs an energy boost to start the day. Some choose jogging, others yoga, a healthy meal or a green …

Coffee crisis to hit within three years as finer tastes lead to shortage

A coffee shortage is inevitable and could be here within three to five years due to soaring consumption<p>Rising demand for the perfect cup of joe could lead to a coffee crisis within three to five years as supplies of high quality beans dry up, a market expert has said.<p>The spread of coffee shops …

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Five Ways to Drink Coffee Around the World

Will travel for caffeine? Here’s where to get a coffee buzz across the globe.<p>> Rome, Italy<p>Espresso gained popularity after manufacturer La Pavoni perfected the machine in 1905. Forcing scalding water through fine grounds produces a concentrated brew with a layer of <i>crema</i> on the surface.<p>At</b> …

Caffeine Addicts Will Love This New Subscription Service

Caffeination nation, listen up: Coffee is having a moment. Coffee art, dreamy coffee desserts — they’re all there for you to get your java on. There’s one more way to make sure that you never run out of supplies for rainy Saturdays and frazzled Mondays alike, thanks to Blue Bottle Coffee’s newest …

Watch: Why Coffee Naps Are Better Than Coffee or Naps Alone

#1 coffee nap fans right here.<p>Fading fast and need a jolt of energy? Sure, a cup of coffee can be great for that, and studies have shown that midday …

9 Coffee Instagrams to Follow for Way More than Latte Art

Has your coffee ritual has gotten a little, well, grinding? Take inspiration from these nine coffee-centric Instagram accounts that will put a jolt …

What Makes Espresso Different from Brewed Coffee?

Up until the last few years — when pour-over coffee started garnering cult status in the specialty coffee world, making filter coffee cool again — …

Watch: Boeing On How They Developed The World’s Lightest Material

For years, Boeing has been developing an extremely lightweight material that could be used for airplane parts. Despite being made from metal and being nearly as strong as titanium, the material is 100 times lighter than styrofoam.<p>This week, they released a video explaining how the material is …

Startup recruitment is different and here are the things you should do differently

Here are the things you should be doing differently while hiring for startups<p>Startup hiring is not easy and every entrepreneur realises this in due …

Touring 24 of the Top Coffee Production Regions

Coffee shopping can be a bit confusing. Is there really a difference between beans grown in Colombia and ones from Ethiopia? There is! The continent …

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The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …