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Amazing Coffee Rubs for BBQ Season

Amazing Coffee Rubs for BBQ Season Barbecue season’s around the corner. We love cooking with coffee, especially coffee rubs! Meet our talented friend and creator of Rub Me Tender Spices Chef Tina Caruana. Based in New Hampshire, she’s developed two all-natural, hand-blended coffee rubs to enhance your next BBQ! Spicy Coffee Rub “For those who love it […]

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Best Christmas cookie swap recipe a la Smitten Kitchen and Espresso Dave

Smitten Kitchen’s Espresso Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

This Smitten Kitchen recipe for Espresso-Chocolate Shortbread Cookies is one of our favorite cookie recipes for Christmas cookie swaps. It blends two scrumptious flavors: chocolate and coffee! Espresso-Chocolate Shortbread Cookies Makes 42 cookies 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder 1 tablespoon boiling water 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Espresso Dave Road Trip Coffee Hack

Road Trip Coffee Trick

Planning a summer or fall road trip? We suggest you remember this coffee trick—Espresso Dave’s Life Hack #354— for better gas station coffee. Before you leave your driveway: tuck some packets of your favorite hot chocolate in your glove compartment. When it’s time to pull into a gas station for a fill-up and, perhaps a cup of […]

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8 Easy Ways to Prevent Coffee Stains on Your Pearly Whites

Looking for tips to prevent your passion for drinking coffee from staining your teeth? There’s a fine balance between drinking lots of coffee and keeping your smile bright. Here’s 8 easy ways to help you gain that balance to prevent coffee from staining and discoloring your pearly whites: Use a straw. Add something milky. Rinse or brush/floss shortly after […]

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts for the Coffee Lover

Christmas is right around the corner. If panic is setting in because you’re still searching for the perfect Christmas gift for the coffee lover in your life, this will calm your nerves. Take a quick cruise over to Etsy.com and search for “coffee.” My search returned 326,344 results! You’re sure to find something special for the folks […]

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For Espresso Dave Everyday is Natiional Espresso Day!

Celebrate National Espresso Day!

Happy National Espresso Day! As the patron saint of this holiday, we celebrate this bold beverage every day of the week. Here’s some neat trivia about espresso courtesy of NationalEspressoDay.com: · A 60-ml shot of espresso has about the same caffeine as a 180-ml (6 fluid ounces) cup of drip coffee. · The serving temperature for […]

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Espresso Coffee Bar Lingo Cheat Sheet

Coffee Bar Confusion Have you walked into a coffee shop or sauntered up to one of our espresso bars only to become totally confused by the coffee-speak around you? If you’re a deer-in-the-headlights when a barista asks, “What’s your pleasure?” then this cheat sheet’s for you! ABCs of  Coffee Drinks Our marketing intern, Gabrielle, put together […]

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DIY Coffee Spice BBQ Rub

DIY Coffee Spice BBQ Rub for Dads Like Me

When a free Saturday or Sunday comes around, I relax by grilling on my Weber. Over Memorial Day Weekend, between catering jobs, I had great success smoking baby back ribs. The garlic coffee rub by Trader Joe’s, dusted on the ribs, was outstanding. My plan for Father’s Day is to prepare this dry rub (see image/recipe to the […]

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