My favorite K-cups (and where to find them)

Ever since the invention of the K-cup, coffee lovers have gone wild over the idea of a single serve cup. With the bonus of making the right serving, instead of waiting for an entire 12-cup pot to brew, it allows for more convenience. And you get to chose from a variety of amazing flavors you…

Why dark roast is the best 

I have never  been a fan of weak coffee… in fact, the stronger the better in my opinion.  The truth is, I started drinking coffee at a very young age…. like 3 or 4 when my American grandma offered me a sip out of her cup… and then the obsession began. (Although, I didn’t really…

Super fruit smoothie! 

Every once in a while I just need a kick of something healthy, ya’ know? And I’m not a huge fruit person by any means. (There’s a very short list of fruits I will eat) It just so happens that health kick came while at work. While I’d love to just whip out my blender and assorted…

How To Keep Your Coffee Fresh

Don’t you just hate it when you go to open your coffee and it just doesn’t have that freshness like it had when you first bought it? I’ve had this happen a couple of times and it made my coffee taste disgusting. So, what are the enemies of coffee? Air – like anything other dried food, air…

How to make coffee in a power outage

We are OUT OF POWER. From last night’s 80 mph windstorm, most of Rochester and the surrounding area is in a sort-of black out. (Though as I write this, I am sitting in a Starbucks not some three miles from my house bumming their internet and sipping on a chai tea and water.) Getting that…

How to make that decaf taste like real coffee

When you find out you’re pregnant, and you’re a coffee addict.. you realize your coffee consumption is out the window and you have to cut back drastically. I used to drink two or three cups a day, and when I found out I was expecting little man, I did all the research to see what…