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Roasting Main article: Coffee Roasting Roasting coffee transforms the chemical and physical properties of green coffee beans into roasted coffee products. The roasting process is integral to producing a savory cup of coffee. When roasted, the green coffee bean expands to nearly double its original size, changing in color and density. As the bean absorbs […]

Prevent Common Diseases By Drinking Coffee

We do love coffee. Besides that it tastes great, it also can help to prevent diseases. Based on an article in The Daily Meal, coffee is now shown to help reduce joint pain. So, if you work in an office at a desk then you should run and get a few more cups of coffee! […]

Fall Coffee Recipe by Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi is best known as being a host on Top Chef. Maybe not so much known is the fact that she is a spokesperson for Nespresso. On The Daily Meal she shares a video and recipe to spice up your coffee this fall. The recipe she shares in the video includes typical falls spices […]

Single Serve Coffee Sales Increase in 2012 – How Far Will They Go?

In 2012 the Single Serve Coffee Market in the US grew by roughly 80% to $1.8 Billion in sales. The market leader? Well, we all guessed is Keurig with around 60% of the market. Green Mountain Coffee announced that at the end of 2012 12 million US households had a Keurig. This is expected to […]

Consumer Reports Tests Single-Serve Coffee Makers

Which are the best single-serve coffee makers? Consumer Reports has tested over two dozen different single cup coffee makers. They ranged in prices from around $30 to north of $300. The surprising outcome? A high priced brewer doesn’t mean that you’ll get the best coffee. ABC’s 7 News has picked up the story and featured […]

Dropping Coffee Prices on the Market – Also For You?

Prices for coffee beans are falling. Specifically for Arabica and Robust beans. They are trading at multi-year lows right now and are expected to fall even more. Coffee plants produce coffee beans in a two year cycle. The crops typically cycle through a rising and falling production in a two year timespan. Right now we […]

Snapple K-Cups – Taste The Best Stuff On Earth!

Finally the ‘best stuff’ comes in a K-Cup for you to brew at home. Snapple introduced three different iced tea blends for the Keurig K-Cup brewers. You can choose either ‘Raspberry Iced Tea’, ‘Lemon Iced Tea’ or ‘Peach Iced Tea’. The best thing about it is that you won’t have to drag home the glass […]

Comparing the Vue Brewers V500, V600 and V700

The Vue brewing systems were introduced by Keurig a while ago. Since then the lineup of Vue brewers was constantly evolving and today covers three different brewers for home use as well as two brewers for office use. The first brewer for the Vue packs was the V700. This is even today the high-end model […]

Keurig Vue V500 Single Cup Coffee Brewer Review

Review Of The Keurig Vue V500 Single Serve Coffee Brewer The Keurig Vue V500 rounds up the Vue single cup coffee brewer line. It?s the smaller companion to the V600 and V700 models. Smaller in this case refers to size and not to quality or taste though! The V500 is based on Keurig’s Vue brewing […]

Keurig Rivo Cappuccino And Latte Brewing System

The new Rivo Cappuccino and Latte system is Keurig’s answer to the Verismo espresso machine from Starbucks. The major difference and improvement that the Rivo system offers is the ability to add real milk rather than milk pods. This allows you to add skim or whole milk, however you like it. This makes the Rivo […]

Keurig Vue V600 Single Cup Coffee Brewer Review

A quick overview of the Keurig Vue V600 coffee brewing system The Keurig Vue V600 rounds out the Vue coffee brewer lineup of Keurig. The Vue V600 is the same coffee brewer as the Vue V700 with two differences. The touch-pad is black and white and the trim is not silver but black. Other than […]

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