[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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[1] Our new Keurig Elite (photo courtesy Keurig). [2] Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Coffee (photo courtesy Green Mountain). [3] Green Mountain’s Kenya Highlands single origin coffee (photo courtesy Green Mountain). [4] and [5] Javamelts flavored sugar tablets, individually wrapped for easy portability, in 24-packs or this gift box (photos courtesy Javamelts).   It’s “coffee week” […]

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[1] Large or small, a coffee grinder needs regular cleaning (photo courtesy Mr. Coffee). [2] Clean the grinder regularly with bread or rice (photo courtesy Coffee & Tea Newsletter). [3] Brush out fine grounds with a soft brush (photo courtesy Alibaba). You can also repurpose a clean makeup brush.   If you care enough about […]

Diets To Lose Weight