Cleaning Up After Your Cup

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Do you have a fascination with all things coffee? Ever wondered why spilled coffee leaves a ring-shaped stain on the surfaces of things? We find all things coffee fascinating, actually, but we’re intrigued at how even small drops of coffee dry with most of the spilled content formed into a ring. The phenomenon shows a perimeter that’s noticeably darker than the center. It’s a suggestion of some cool chemical process going on, and one that we thought you might want to know the science behind.

Why Does Spilled Coffee Form a Ring?

What is going on with coffee that makes its composition show separation on a paper towel or other surface? The University of Chicago attempted to answer that question and to show how the solute in coffee segregates from the solvent. Participants in the study focused their research on the mechanisms that might drive the divide, and here’s what they found.

“We have determined that ring formation is a ubiquitous and robust phenomenon. It doesn’t depend on the solute, the solvent, or the substrate so long as the solvent is partially wetting and volatile, and the contact line is pinned,” researchers said.

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Coffee Ring Stains Don’t Follow the Rules

The University of Chicago researchers went on to explain that the traditional mechanisms of solute transport, “Marangoni flow, Rayleigh-Benard convection, diffusion, electrostatic and electro-kinetic effects, and wetting phenomenon,” do not apply to coffee ring stains. They reported that coffee rings are caused by capillary flow, which has not been studied much, and they suggested that contact drops of coffee are pinned and that any liquid “evaporating from the edge must be replenished by liquid from the interior.”

They stated that since evaporation is the driving method of creating these coffee rings, it’s possible to alter the evaporation profile of the liquid to make different types of deposits.

What does this research say about the coffee you’re drinking? Not too much, but it’s exciting to know that coffee can be enjoyed as a beverage, and it can be studied to perhaps lead to new discoveries, too. For instance, did you know that UCLA (University of Los Angeles) researchers are studying coffee rings as part of their research on disease? Coffee, a universal beverage, may have even more benefits to mankind than calming stress, promoting happiness, and bringing people together.

What Does it Really Mean if You Prefer Black Coffee?

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We love coffee. You probably already knew that about us. And based on the fact that you’re reading this article, we’re guessing that you love coffee, too. And so we’re sure you’ll agree with us when we say that one of the best things about coffee is the fact that there are so many ways to enjoy it.

But what about those coffee lovers who take theirs straight, with no extra add-ons or mix-ins? What does being a black coffee drinker say about you?

Are You More Likely to Be a Psychopath?

Not too long ago, a study making the rounds on the Internet seemed to indicate that people who love black coffee (and celery and radishes, among other things) are more likely to exhibit malevolent personality traits such as being a psychopath or sociopath. But the study was pretty small and the data was self-reported, so it’s probably not that reliable a source. Don’t worry: enjoying black coffee doesn’t make you criminally insane.

Does It Mean You’re More Health Conscious?

Now, this might not be true for all black coffee drinkers, but taking your coffee sans sweetener or cream gives you all the many health benefits associated with coffee without all the extra calories. So, it would stand to reason that many lovers of black coffee are simply trying to stay healthy.

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Black Coffee Drinkers Are Timeless

If you like your coffee without all the extras, it could mean that you’re a bit of a traditionalist in other ways, as well. You’re not given to flights of sartorial fancy, eschewing gaudy colors for classics that never go out of style.

You don’t need the whoosh of the espresso machine or the hiss of the whipped cream canister to enjoy your beverage. You prefer to savor your morning pick-me-up in silence, quietly planning the day’s accomplishments. Does this sound like you?

You Can Rely on a Black Coffee Drinker

Black coffee drinkers tend to be levelheaded and steadfast. The latest thing doesn’t distract them. Coffee soda? Fancy flavors? Who needs it? I’ll take mine black, please. It could be that anyone who drinks their coffee without additives of any variety is a stalwart in other respects, as well.

What It Really Comes Down to, Is You Just Love Coffee

Here’s one that should come as no surprise: some black coffee drinkers simply appreciate the unadulterated joy of quality coffee. They savor the subtle blueberry hints of a fine Ethiopian bean. They prize the chocolaty goodness of a fine Guatemalan. In short, they appreciate their coffee in its natural state. And we can respect that.

Treating Mom Like the Queen She Is

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Mothers deserve to be treated wonderfully throughout the year, but on Mother’s Day, it’s nice for them to be able to enjoy a special treat. We can’t think of very many things that would be more special for the holiday than to wake up to a sweet morning treat, and a yummy coffee drink (of course, waking up to the company of loved ones beats most anything)!

So we’ve prepared some Mother’s Day treats and Mother’s Day drink recipes that you can easily whip up for your wife, mom, or even yourself.

Make these sweets and drinks to linger over at home, or bring them with you to a Mother’s Day brunch. They’re quick and affordable to prepare, and they’re super delicious whether you indulge in them warm or a bit after you’ve made them – for instance, if you’re joining family or friends at a Mother’s Day potluck.

Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake

Ingredients
For the crumb topping and swirl
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/3 cup organic sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
1/4 cup pure coconut oil

For the cake
3/4 cup non-dairy milk
1 teaspoon organic apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup organic sugar
1/2 cup unrefined coconut oil, plus two tablespoons for greasing
1 teaspoon pure vanilla
1-1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Method
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 8×8-inch baking pan with coconut oil. Set aside.
2. Mix the non-dairy milk and apple cider vinegar together in a small cup. Set aside to curdle.
3. Make topping and cinnamon swirl by combining flour, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Stir in coconut oil with a fork. Using your fork, or your fingers, work topping ingredients together until the mixture resembles large crumbs. Set aside.
4. Prepare your cake by beating milk mixture, sugar, coconut oil, and vanilla together in a large bowl. Sift in flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat until well incorporated, but do not over-mix.
5. Pour cake batter into greased pan. Sprinkle a full handful of topping mixture onto cake batter. Swirl into batter with a knife until well incorporated.
6. Spread rest of topping onto the top of cake batter until all batter is covered. Lightly press topping down into batter.

7. Bake for 25 minutes, checking to see if cake is done. If a knife inserted into batter comes out clean, remove cake. If not, cook for five additional minutes.
8. Remove cake from oven when cooked, allow to cool for 10 minutes, and cut into 8 squares. Enjoy!
(makes 8 servings)
**Note – Variations of this Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake can include swirling raspberry jam into the batter instead of the topping mix, or using brewed coffee as a liquid instead of the non-dairy milk.

Caramel Latte

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To go with your Mother’s Day Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake, prepare this sweet and rich Caramel Latte!

Ingredients
For caramel sauce
6 medjool dates (pitted)
3/4 cup hot water
4 tablespoons full-fat coconut milk
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

For latte
1 cup non-dairy milk (organic soy milk or full-fat coconut milk tastes best)
2 cups brewed espresso

Method
1. Prepare caramel sauce by soaking dates in 3/4 cup hot water for 10 minutes. Add dates, water, 4 tablespoons coconut milk, and vanilla to a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
2. Froth non-dairy milk with a cappuccino frother that has a hot steam function, or heat milk in a pan and whisk until frothy. While you are frothing, brew 2 cups of espresso.
3. Pour espresso into two latte mugs. Top with frothed non-dairy milk. Drizzle prepared caramel on top. Sweeten, if desired, and enjoy!
(serves 2)

*Note – Variations on this Caramel Latte can include a Salted Caramel Latte with sea salt sprinkled on top, or a Mocha Latte by adding 1 tablespoon of cacao powder to both the caramel sauce and the non-dairy milk.

If you’re not going to drink your Caramel Latte right away, you can also pour it into a thermos and serve it over ice when you’re ready. Enjoy these sweets and coffee drinks, and happy Mother’s Day!

Island Coconut K-Cups are a Delightfully Pleasant Surprise

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Coffee: it’s the official drink of productivity, of non-drowsy mornings, and quick wits. There’s nothing like a cup of Joe to get your day started off right, and to keep your engine running throughout the afternoon.

At the other end of the flavor spectrum, you have coconut: the very essence of tropical vacations, summertime cocktails, and laughter-filled days at the beach, where the sunbaked hours seem to go on forever and are all too fleeting, even still.

At first blush, you might not think of coffee and coconut as natural complements. But try one sip of Green Mountain’s Island Coconut K-Cup coffee, and that will change in an instant.

The Perfect Balance

Green Mountain Island Coconut coffee is an intoxicating blend of select coffees from around the world. This handpicked assortment is infused with the flavor and essence of freshly ground coconut and lightly roasted to give it a bright, lively flavor that allows the true nature of the coffee to shine through.

Every time you brew a cup of Island Coconut coffee, you’ll marvel at just how well it balances those two exquisite flavors. The acidity of the light roast coffee really brings out the subtle richness of the coconut.

Green Mountain Island coconut has a rich, creamy body and a velvety mouth feel, and the aroma is sure to attract plenty of admirers around the office. You’d probably better order your own stash of this stuff, or you may find yourself wishing you had.

Green Mountain Island Coconut Is Fair Trade Certified

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If you’re like most conscientious coffee lovers, then you probably like knowing that the farmers who grew your coffee beans were fairly compensated for their efforts. Thanks to them, your mornings are a lot more enjoyable, and you want to make sure they keep doing what they do best: growing delicious coffee.

Well, you’ll be happy to know that Green Mountain Island Coconut Coffee K-Cups are Fair Trade certified. Fair Trade certification guarantees farmers a minimum price for the coffee they produce, and it links farmers directly with importers like Green Mountain, cutting out the middleman and putting more money directly into farmers’ pockets.

Get It While It Lasts

Green Mountain Island Coconut K-Cups will infuse your workday with the essence of a trip to some lush tropical island, but just like vacation, they won’t last forever. They’re a limited edition seasonal offering from Green Mountain, so if you plan on enjoying them throughout the year, then you’d be well advised to stock up now. Enjoy!

Where Do All Those Coffee Beans Come From?

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If you’re a serious coffee person, then you probably know a bit about where your coffee comes from. But if you’re like many coffee lovers, you may not have given it much thought. You buy your beans at the local grocer or coffee shop, brew them up, and voila! Hot, delicious coffee!

Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or casual caffeinater, your mornings wouldn’t be nearly as enjoyable without your cup of morning Joe. So we thought we’d take a little bit of time to appreciate the humble, wonderful coffee plant. Join us, won’t you?

The Origins of Coffee

As far as we know, the original coffee plants were endemic to Ethiopia, and the fact that the nation is still one of the world’s largest coffee producers would seem to support that fact.

According to lore, a 9th-century goat herder named Kaldi discovered the rejuvenating properties of the humble coffee bean. While tending his flock in the fields, he noticed that they’d taken a particular liking to the sweet cherries of the coffee plant, and when they ate them as a snack, they seemed particularly jovial.

So he reported his findings to some local monks, and pretty soon, all the monks in the monastery were drinking coffee to stay awake during marathon prayer sessions.

Coffee Goes Global

Over the centuries that followed, the love of coffee spread throughout the Arab world, with the first coffeehouses opening up shop in the cities of the Near East. There, locals would gather for music, chess, news, and witty repartee, much like they do today.

Where is coffee grown?

European travelers took coffee home with them, and pretty soon everyone was drinking the stuff as part of their morning routine. Before the arrival of coffee, some Europeans would start their mornings with a mug of beer. Imagine that!

Before too long, the love of coffee had spread all over the world, hitching rides with explorers and missionaries, royals, and pirates, and taking root wherever conditions were suitable.

Everyone’s Favorite Plant

Under natural conditions, the coffee bean plant is a spindly, nondescript, shade-loving shrub that does best when it’s nestled beneath the forest canopy. The coffee bean is actually the pit of the cheery red coffee cherry, the meat of which has a crisp consistency and a watermelon-like flavor when fully ripened.

The advent of modern industrial agriculture made it possible to grow coffee beans in full sunlight, increasing yields and making coffee production more efficient.

Back to Basics

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In recent years, however, demand has increased for coffee grown the old-fashioned way, in biodiverse forests and without pesticides. This coffee is referred to as “shade grown” or “bird friendly,” and it fetches a premium among conscientious coffee consumers.

The fact that coffee is now grown in every corner of the globe is part of the reason we have so many tantalizing varieties of coffee to choose from. Every variety you sample has a unique flavor, influenced by terroir, strain, growing conditions, roasting style, and preparation method. Because of this, there’s truly a style coffee for just about everyone!

Coffee: Who Would Have Thought?

The coffee plant might not look like much, but it’s done more than its share when it comes to infusing the human condition with a bit of extra joy. The next time you savor the flavor of an Americano, Mocha, Latte, or K-Cup, we hope you’ll take a moment to appreciate this lovely plant, and the strange series of events that brought it from the Ethiopian highlands and the mists of time to your breakfast table.

Got the Afternoon Coffee-Inspired Naptime Blues?

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Caffeine doesn’t just affect your brain; it also affects other parts of your body.

Even if you don’t normally drink coffee, chances are that you at least understand that it contains caffeine and that caffeine has a naturally stimulating effect on the body. This has long been understood by scientists and consumers, alike.

Testing mice by giving them varying doses of pure caffeine in their water (No coffee for mice!) and then watching them run around their little cages, being more alert, productive, and better looking than the mice that didn’t get the caffeine kept researchers in grant money for decades. But it’s only been since the 1980s that they understood how it actually works.

Caffeine stimulates the nervous system by disrupting it. Without getting into organic chemistry, the blood-brain barrier, and neurotransmitters, suffice it to say that caffeine gets you going by inserting itself into the normal chemistry happening in your brain, and then blocks individual parts of it.

This explains how caffeine stimulates you, but why does it sometimes seem to make you sleepy, as well? That question has several possible answers, and depending on your age, personal physiology, and how much coffee you are drinking (and when you’re drinking it), can be complicated to form a definitive response to.

Vasoconstrictors, Diuretics, and Dehydration… Oh My

Caffeine doesn’t just affect your brain; it also affects other parts of your body. Caffeine’s stimulating effect is system-wide and continues as long as your liver and kidneys haven’t gotten it completely scrubbed from your system.

One of the effects of coffee is the constriction of blood vessels. Another effect is the stimulation of your liver and kidneys to go into overdrive to get rid of it. This is why coffee makes you have to urinate so frequently, and why drinking it can result in dehydration.

If you combine these factors – dehydration and vasoconstriction – you get a situation where your body is trying to push thicker and thicker blood through smaller and smaller blood vessels. This can make you feel groggy, sleepy even.

A Body Out of Balance Tends To…

Because caffeine’s stimulating effects on the nervous system are viewed by your body as a bit of disruption from the normal state of your brain chemistry, your body naturally wants to compensate for these effects. As a result, your body goes into hyper drive, manufacturing adenosine (the neurotransmitter that caffeine disrupts) in an effort to return balance to your body and mind. This effect is responsible for the crash you feel as caffeine’s effects dissipate.

Attempting to Reset Your Clock May Be Messing With Your Rhythm

Another phenomenon that may contribute to the feeling that coffee makes you sleepy is the disruption of your natural rhythm that coffee represents. Human beings have evolved a certain circadian rhythm, a cycle of alertness and rest that kept our species alive in the good old days when we were prey for the big game that we eventually came to hunt.

Not all humans have the same cycle, or even the same length of cycle. Forcing yours to reset every morning by pouring coffee on it can be contributing to your overall sense of drowsiness, and the feeling that coffee is making you sleepy.

Better Make Sure You’ve Got Some Green On!

Irish Coffee for St Patrick’s Day by CoffeeForLess

Officially, St Patrick’s Day is a religious feast in celebration of the patron saint of Ireland. It’s been celebrated for hundreds of years, and when Irish immigrants came the United States, they brought the holiday with them. Over the years, St. Patty’s has morphed into a celebration of all things Irish, and everyone’s welcome to join in the festivities, even if they’re not Irish in the least.

We may not close down all the businesses like they do on the Emerald Isle, but we still find plenty of ways to enjoy the holiday. We don green outfits, attend St. Patrick’s Day parades, drink green beer, and enjoy that quintessentially Irish indulgence known as Irish coffee.

As legend has it, a chef named Joe Sheridan created the first recipe for Irish coffee. Back in the 1940s, visitors to Ireland would arrive by Pan Am flying boat. On a particularly dreary winter evening, Sheridan treated the arriving visitors to cups of coffee with just a dash of Irish whiskey added in to warm their bellies. The new arrivals wanted to know if the coffee was Brazilian, and with typical Irish pride, Sheridan informed them that no, it was Irish coffee.

Stanton Delaplane, a travel writer based in San Francisco, brought Irish coffee to the States. In collaboration with the owners of the Buena Vista Café, he taste-tested the recipe until it was just right – a feat that cost him dearly in the morning.

Since its invention, many Irish coffee recipes have been concocted, but purists say the best way to make it is to keep it simple. So, without further ado, let’s make a classic Irish coffee.

Start with Quality Coffee

You wouldn’t drink bad coffee on any other day, so why would you use it in your Irish coffee recipe? First, you brew a pot of strong, high quality coffee. A dark roast is generally preferable to a light or medium one, as most of the acidity will have burned off, leaving only rich, smoky flavor that will pair nicely with the belly-warming mellowness of Irish whiskey.

Some coffee lovers prefer their coffee sans sweetener, but Irish coffee should be an exception. While regular white sugar will do the trick, the pros opt for soft brown sugar for its richness and easy solubility.

Bring on the Whiskey

First things first: it’s Irish whiskey or nothing. True, you could probably make a delicious coffee drink with bourbon or rye, but it wouldn’t really be an Irish coffee. We’re not going to sound off on the Bushmill’s vs. Jameson debate in this article, either. Use whichever you prefer, or another bona-fide Irish whiskey of your choice.

Getting the Cream Just Right

If you’ve tried to make Irish coffee before, then you may have found getting the cream to float on top to be a real challenge. The secret? Heavy whipping cream, chilled and whisked until it’s just thick enough that it has a nice, frothy texture, but not so thick that it won’t pour.

Here We Go

Okay, with all of our ingredients in place, we’re ready to get started. With our coffee hot and waiting, we’ll pre-heat suitable glasses with hot water. Next, we’ll whisk about two tablespoons of cream per drink. Then, we’ll empty the nice, toasty glasses and refill with a standard one-ounce shot of Irish whiskey, into which we’ll stir a tablespoon of brown sugar.

Now, we’re ready for the coffee. Make sure to leave an inch of room at the top for the cream. Pour the cream gently over the back of a cold tablespoon to allow it to flow gradually and gently onto the surface of the coffee.
If you’re so inclined, top the cream with a dash of freshly ground nutmeg for flavor and flair. Enjoy!

George Washington Invented Instant Coffee?

Instant Coffee Invented by George Washington by CoffeeForLess

War hero, founding father, Commander in Chief; George Washington was a busy guy. But did you know that he also invented instant coffee? Well, he didn’t, actually. But another guy named George Washington did… sort of.

Instant coffee’s first mass producer was a man named George Constant Louis Washington, who was an inventor from Belgium. When he first arrived stateside in 1897, he spent a decade or so figuring out what to do with his life.

At first, he started a company that made parts for kerosene lamps, but incandescent bulbs rendered his newly established firm basically obsolete. After that, he went into the camera business. When that didn’t go as planned, he moved to Guatemala to make his fortune as a cattle rancher, but that didn’t really work out either. Within a year, he was back in the New York groove, but he had finally hit upon the idea that would make him a wealthy man: instant coffee.

Rags to Riches

Now, others had made instant coffee before Washington; a New Zealander named David Strang had his own brand, and Japanese chemist Satori Kato had formulated his own version of the stuff, too. But Washington invented a new process that allowed instant coffee to be produced on a massive scale.

G. Washington’s instant coffee was a huge hit. It was convenient! It was modern! It was pure! The WW I soldiers loved it! Soon, the company could afford to sponsor the popular Adventures of Sherlock Holmes radio show, and Dr. Watson invited listeners to join him by the fire for a story and a hot cup of G. Washington coffee.

The only problem was that G. Washington coffee just wasn’t that tasty, and plenty of eager competitors soon cropped up with their own offerings. By World War II, soldiers could choose between a “cup of George” and Nescafe, among several others.

Here’s to the “Other” George Washington

Coffee snobs might turn their noses at the thought of drinking instant coffee, but when you’re on the go and need a quick pick-me-up, it’s certainly better than nothing. And while modern instant coffee may have improved greatly since George Constant Louis Washington’s days, there’s no denying his role as a founding father of the instant coffee world.

Let’s raise our cups and toast to the other George Washington! While we’re at it, let’s thank our lucky stars that we don’t have to drink his original recipe every morning!

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Donut Shop K-Cups Just Make Sense

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Brewing classic coffee with such ease is a privilege granted by modern K-Cup coffee brewing and put to perfect use by Coffee People Donut Shop Coffee K-Cup Pods.

When you go to your favorite donut shop, you might have sprinkles or sugar glaze on your mind, and you might not put too much thought into the coffee you plan on buying to go along with it. Still, that cup of coffee is a crucial part of the whole experience.

After all, that donut you’re about to eat just wouldn’t be quite as wonderful without a steaming cup of Joe to dip it into, right?

You know what we’re talking about: the way the coffee fills all the nooks and crannies and melts the glaze on the donut just a little bit… the sugary sweetness that dances with the crema on the surface of the cup. Coffee and donuts go together perfectly.

Donut Shop Coffee Is Special

The perfect companion to your breakfast confection, or enjoy on its own.

The perfect companion to your breakfast confection, or enjoy on its own.

But donut shop coffee is a special breed. It doesn’t need to be overly sweet, because technically speaking, that’s what the donut is for. No, donut shop coffee has a special role. The perfect companion coffee to your favorite fritter, Old Fashioned, or chocolate cake donut should be simple, bold, fresh, and robust: the perfect counterpoint to the confection’s sugary sweetness.

So what do you do if you’re in the mood for that sweet and savory harmony, but you don’t want to schlep down to the donut shop? Just pick up some donuts on your way home and pop a K-Cup of the Original Donut Shop Coffee into your Keurig. It’s the perfect solution!

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What a Way to Start Your Day!

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