[1] Add a spoon of coffee spices to your ground coffee to brew a flavored pot. [2] Four flavors complement light through dark roast coffees. Both photos courtesy Simply Organic.   Sometimes you feel like having plain coffee, sometimes you like a hit of flavor. Simply Organic has developed Pre-Brew Coffee Spices for you. Add […]

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Kitu Super Coffee is a delicious blend of real ingredients for all day energy. It’s sugar free, lactose free, soy free, and gluten free, with 10 grams of protein. Jordan DeCicco, founder of Kitu, created Super Coffee in his dorm room. As a tired college basketball player seeking refreshment, he found only sugary bottled coffees […]

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[1] A gift box of Tayst coffee has 20 to 60 biodegradable K-cups (photo by Mary Ann S. | Yelp). [2] Finally, the greenest person can use K-cups (photo courtesy Tayst Coffee).   Committed environmentalists and those who try to live green are in a quandary: They may want the ease of single-serving K-cups, but […]

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[1] Xocoveza, a coffee stout from Stone Brewing, has been described as “a liquid Christmas cookie” (photo courtesy Gear Patrol). [2] Amaro Obsidian Coffee Stout from Deschutes Brewery. [3] Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing is a milk stout with coffee, although adding it to a bowl of cereal is a personal choice. [4] The simplest […]

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[1] Try Illy’s K-cup line of Medium and Dark Roast blends, and the new single origin Colombia and Brasile (photo courtesy Illy). [2] Six varieties of Nespresso-compatible capsules from Rosso Caffe (photo courtesy Rosso Caffe).   Boxes of K-cups for single-serve coffee makers are not inexpensive. You may be buying the same variety over and […]

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[1] Bubble tea; bubble coffee looks pretty much the same (photo courtesy Twinings). [2] Strawberry “bubble tea.” The fruit drinks are a “freeze” made in a blender with tea, fresh fruit, simple syrup, ice and tapioca balls (photo by Dream Big Photos | IST). [3] Matcha bubble tea. Here’s the recipe from Two Sleevers). [4] […]

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Mint iced tea, sure; but mint iced coffee? That was something new for us; but as we searched online, we found a lot of it. We love mint, so we tried it. Cinnamon, hazelnut, vanilla: You now have some competition in the iced coffee cup. One of the recipes we tried, from How Sweet Eats, […]

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[1] Iced coffee with spiced rum and coconut liqueur. You can use any liqueur you like (photo courtesy The Skylark | NYC). [2] Use milk or half-and-half, or enjoy it black (photo courtesy The Wayfarer | NYC).   We drink our fair share of iced coffee, and see swarms of people carrying it down the […]

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