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Makin' it With Maryann: Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

Are you looking for a different dessert to make?  Chocolate chip cookies with espresso as an ingredient will provide a nice caffeine pick up while doubling as a delicious treat. You will need:              ...

Time To Fire Up The Syphon

Do you love coffee? Have you secretly dreamed of being a mad scientist? Well break out your lab coat and protective goggles, because the Syphon brewing method may be the perfect medium to explore your inner chemist and experience a whole new cup of coffee.   There are five main parts...

By Hannah
Coffee in the Office - Epilogue

I got thinking after my latest series of blogs about some small coffee brewers that are a little different. Different in a good way. They can brew great coffee but may not be that well known yet. Let’s take a closer look at a few you may want to consider if you want to brew really good...

A Coffee Head Scratcher

A Coffee Head Scratcher   Which costs more?   Coffee #1:       As I approach the counter, a warm welcoming smile gleams at me upon the sight of my arrival. I’m pleasantly greeted with a “Hello Dan! How are you doing...

Coffee: It’s In Your DNA

Some java drinkers jokingly refer to themselves as “coffee addicts” but, as a new study has recently concluded, there may be more truth to that statement than people realize. According to the study led by Marilyn Cornelis, a research associate at Harvard School of Public Health, there...

By Erik
2014 Whole Latte Love Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

It's that time of year again when your creativity could win you a ROK Espresso Maker! Submit a photo of your original coffee-themed pumpkin for a chance to win. Entries will be accepted until 12pm EDT on 10/27/14. Enter here:...

Pour Over Demystified

I hear this question a lot: what’s so different about pour over, anyway? It seems like an awful lot of work for your coffee. Well, I can see how it would seem intimidating, and I can certainly relate to feeling impatient when it comes to my morning coffee--but pour over brewing does have a...

By Hannah
Treats for Espresso Lovers

The fall marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time of sharing and socializing. Each year I usually like to try something different. This year I was thinking it would be nice to make a treat with espresso mixed in!  A bit of searching and I found a delicious idea, rich brownies with a...

Apple Cider Coffee Recipe

Apple Cider Coffee Recipe Every year around this time here in Rochester, NY home of Whole Latte Love, the leaves begin to change and there is a crisp breeze in the air. This means many things, chief among them being the approach of a long winter and hours of driving in blinding white outs and...

By Erik
Is that Coffee I'm Tasting? - Part 3

It’s been a little while since I last wrote about coffee tasting, over a month in fact. Between this blog and my last entry in the series I’ve tried quite a few different coffees. Some of them I liked and some of them not so much. The other day I found myself inspired yet again by a...

By Nick B
Corporate Professional Tasters

So I was watching the game the other night and saw a commercial for a large corporate fast food joint that was advertising how great it would be to work as their exclusive coffee taster. You know the one I’m talking about? They keep showing clip after clip of coffee being poured into cups...

The Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Hi everyone, Our Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest is underway and I can't wait to see what you guys have in store for us! This year, the ROK manual espresso maker is back up for grabs! One of the toughest espresso makers on the market, with all metal components guaranteed for a...

By Nick B
Space Coffee! Lavazza Launches Into Orbit

When you are orbiting 205 miles above Earth’s surface at 17,100 miles per hour, in zero gravity, getting a good cup of coffee might seem impossible. Thanks to a joint project between Italian engineering and software firm Argotec, Lavazza, and The Italian Space Agency, that may no longer be...

By Erik
Coffee in the Office - Part 3

In our last blog we talked about grinders, and now we’re going to look at some great brewing methods to make exceptional coffee for one.  I still think one of my favorite ways to brew coffee for one or, perhaps two if you are willing to share is the French press. It is extremely...

A Brief History of [Coffee] Time

Arguably everyone in the world has tasted coffee, or at the very least they’ve heard about it. Hard to believe there was a time before coffee--crazy to think we could survive without it, I know, but it’s true. The plant originated in the relatively small country of Ethiopia where it...

By Hannah
In the Spotlight: The Gaggia Brera

If you’re in the market for an affordable and capable super-automatic espresso machine then I hope you’ve taken a look at the Gaggia Brera in Black. Gaggia has a history of innovation in the world of espresso and the Brera was their ambassador to a more modern approach to...

By Nick B
Tackle your game-day guests with Espresso recipes!

Every fall I love to do quite a bit of entertaining. I am always looking to spice up the food spread and incorporate coffee into recipes where I can. I did some investigating and found a captivating idea, Barbecue Sauce with espresso!  It was something I stumbled up when was peaking around...

Coffee in the Office - Part 2

Preparing your own coffee at work can be fun and also very useful. In my opinion it can really help you have a better day at work. I Why not start a trend if the coffee at work does not please you? There are many ways to do this; let’s start with drip coffee. I will walk you through some...