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COFFEE BEAN AND PEPPERCORN STEAK

COFFEE BEAN AND PEPPERCORN STEAK

CoffeeandBean.com February 11, 2015 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 small garlic clove 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 tablespoon strong freshly brewed coffee 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh ground pepper 1 tablespoon whole coffee beans (not flavored beans) 1

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A Coffee “Bean” is Not Actually a Bean?

A Coffee “Bean” is Not Actually a Bean?

CoffeeandBean.com February 5, 2015 0

Now I know you are saying to yourself right now, “Aren’t beans seeds and seeds beans?” Surprisingly, that is not the case. (who knew?) In fact, though beans are always seeds, seeds are not

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How coffee changed the lives of a group of women in Costa Rica

How coffee changed the lives of a group of women in Costa Rica

CoffeeandBean.com December 22, 2014 0

Samanta Urena Arauz, an agribusiness management graduate, could have launched a city career but chose instead to join a women-run coffee cooperative in her remote Costa Rican village that has changed her life and

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Roast, grind, and brew your coffee in one machine

Roast, grind, and brew your coffee in one machine

CoffeeandBean.com December 10, 2014 0

The evolution of home-brewed coffee looks like this for many Americans: In the ‘80s and earlier, Folgers was fine. Then buying fresh-ground coffee from a local shop (or Starbucks) became chic. Soon, grinders became

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Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee’s Future

Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee’s Future

CoffeeandBean.com November 14, 2014 0

Coffee has been grown since at least the 13th century in places such as Indonesia, Ethiopia and Central and South America. Though it’s not a traditional region for growing coffee, California is playing an

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Coffee-flavor profiles for beginners

Coffee-flavor profiles for beginners

CoffeeandBean.com November 3, 2014 0

Coffee culture is evolving. No longer is coffee just an enabler for our desperation-filled all-nighters or something we hide under layers of sugar, whipped cream and pumpkin spice — today, coffee is something complex

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