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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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Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Holiday Gift Guide for the Guy Who Has Everything & Loves Coffee, Part 2

Looking for an unusual Christmas gift for the coffee lover in your life? Here’s a list of off-beat items I’ve come across this year.* Espresso-yourself with chalk! Ceramic espresso cups & saucers (4) with black surface for chalk messages. $15.95 www.neatoshop.com A great board game for the coffee fanatic! Throw the dice: trade your favorite […]

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Christmas Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Gift Guide for the Guy Who Has Everything & Loves Coffee, Part 1

As the holidays and my birthday approach—I’m a New Year’s Eve baby—I’ve been thinking about gifts for a guy like me: a coffee lover with plenty to be thankful for, including family, friends, co-workers, and many daily blessings. This year has been full of major challenges, miraculous breakthroughs, and important milestones. If your year has […]

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