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Making it With MaryAnn: Hot Butterscotch Toffee Coffee

It’s that time of year, the frigid temperatures are here and I don’t like it! As I sat by my fireplace last night with a delectable Butterscotch Toffee Coffee, I watched the local weather and thought to myself “wow Buffalo got hit hard with lots of snow and freezing...

Things I'm Thankful For

Now that we are close to Thanksgiving I thought I would do a top ten things to be thankful for in regards to coffee, our website, and me.   I have a newborn son and he absolutely loves to see me making and enjoying my french press coffee. On our website sell one of the best...

Nuova Simonelli: Prosumer Powerhouse

We’ve been carrying the Nuova Simonelli Oscar and Nuova Simonelli Musica for a few months at Whole Latte Love and it's time to give these powerful machines some recognition. For starters, both machines are NSF certified for commercial use. If you ask me, it's easy to see why both...

By Erik
Friday Shots: Kimbo Superior Blend on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

Making it With MaryAnn: Cafe Caribbean

My favorite vacation spot is down in the Virgin Islands.  I have enjoyed many delicious beverages there; one stood out as a must have back up north in the cold autumn and winter months called Café Caribbean.  The Café Caribbean is a warm drink with a unique taste which can...

Just Brew It: Handpress[t]o!

Are you a coffee fiend who ventures far from their precious home espresso machine? Do you often stay in motels where coffee is more easily likened to dirty water, and half-way decent espresso is at least three towns away? Or maybe you like to camp, in which case you may be in for a long, hilly...

By Hannah
Making it With MaryAnn: Homemade Coffee Seasoning Pork Chops

Once again I was searching for a recipe with my favorite ingredient…  That is correct, COFFEE!  I stumbled on this tasty dinner idea, pork chops with homemade coffee seasoning: 1 cup honey 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup water 1...

Just Brew It: J Martinez & the Ibrik

If you read my blog about the history of coffee, you know according to legend coffee was first discovered by a goat herder in the hills of Ethiopia. It spread throughout the region, reaching Turkey, where they developed one of the oldest brewing methods still in use today: the ibrk. I first tried...

By Hannah
Friday Shots: Kimbo Classico on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

Put Some Fall in Your Freezer

After reading some of Mary Ann's recent recipe blogs, I began to think that maybe I should look into a recipe of my own. With fall fast approaching and the the pumpkin spice latte's popping up at every coffee chain in town, I figured it was time to see if I could add a twist to the normal...

By Erik
Introducing Kimbo Espresso Italiano

Coffee lovers rejoice! I’m excited to announce the addition of Kimbo Espresso Italiano to our extensive selection of imported Italian coffees. Now, I know for a fact that some of you out there have heard of Kimbo before, but for those of you who haven’t I feel that a bit of an...

By Nick B
Just Brew It: The Aeropress Upright & Inverted

The Aeropress gets a lot of odd remarks. Although it looks like it would be better suited for use on the set of Breaking Bad or Grey’s Anatomy and was developed by a sport toy company, don’t let that confuse you out of trying it. This brewer is adored by the coffee community, and for...

By Hannah
Making 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:              ...

Friday Shots: Kimbo Extreme on Profitec Pro 700

A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you think, share shots of your shots. Tell us about your best extractions, favorite coffees, machine,...

New Brew: Kimbo Espresso Italiano

Dedicated to true connoisseurs, Kimbo Coffee appeals to coffee drinkers looking to experience authentic Italian espresso. Kimbo's coffees are roasted and blended according to traditions local to Naples Italy for the last 50 years. Kimbo's exquisite blends are an integral part of Neapolitan coffee...

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...

Friday Shots: Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold on Bezzera Galatea Domus

Looking for crema? Whole Latte Love's Malabar Gold makes crema easy. It's delicious and long lasting! A new shot most every Friday. A close-up look at an extraction start to finish with all the details on coffee used, grinder, dose machine etc. They're not always perfect but tell us what you...

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...