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The Rocket Espresso Story

Three espresso enthusiasts – Jeff Kennedy, Danielle Berenbruch, and Andrew Meo – decided to “give a new lease on life” to the domestic products ECM had created, starting with the Cellini and the Giotto. These prosumer machines boast commercial grade features, like lead-free copper boilers, Faema...

Making It With MaryAnn & Cheyenne - Coffee Chili

Have you ever entered a chili cook off? Around here they’re something of a tradition, and this year Cheyenne and I joined forces to get a leg up on the competition. She had a secret weapon (her grandmother’s recipe!) and we decided to add some coffee to it for an extra...

Quick Tip: There is no "X" in Espresso

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share an insider tip on one thing to never say to a barista. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/ Article by Ben Yagoda: http://benyagoda.com/2014/08/07/you-say-expresso-i-say-espresso/

Caffeine – The USA’s Drug of Choice

Every day the world consumes about 300 tons of caffeine. The United States is a big contributor to this number as we are the world’s no. 1 buyer of coffee. Unfortunately, we have to import nearly all of this precious product in due to simple geographic’s. The trees from which our...

Rituals of Making Espresso

  Making espresso for your coffee drinks - cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, etc., requires that you understand the process or Ritual, as I call it. The visual clue that tells us that we have achieved Java Heaven is called the "crema". The crema is that golden marbleized foam that...

By Nick B
Coffee Health Benefits: We Heart Coffee

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share another health benefit of coffee. A new study shows drinking coffee may be good for your coronary arteries. Shop Everything Coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/ Original article: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Making It With MaryAnn - Irish Coffee Cake

It’s that time of year again! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I’m excited to try a new recipe for the occasion! I wanted to share a nice dessert to serve for after the corned beef and cabbage dinner most of us will enjoy on March 17th. Irish Coffee Cake actually...

Making it with MaryAnn - Coffee Toffee Banana Bread!

Breakfast and coffee go so well together!  I am going to share a delightful recipe that I like to  make if I have company staying over, or when I have to bring something tasty to a brunch. I have a banana bread that tastes great on its own and even better when you add coffee to it!...

Recipe: Homemade Flavored Coffee Creamer

Morgan from Whole Latte Love shows you how to make homemade coffee creamer. This easy to make recipe will save you money using ingredients you may already have in your kitchen! Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Quick Tip: Drink Coffee for a Long, Happy and Healthy Life

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share some reasons why your daily java can do more than just wake you up. Shop everything coffee here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Coffee Health Benefit: Reduced Risk of Melanoma

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love share recent news of another health benefit of coffee. New research suggests coffee may reduce risk for skin cancer. For the full study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, click here:...

Making it with MaryAnn - Espresso Snowmen

I have stumbled on a fun new treat that is both easy to make and includes espresso! I’ve named this recipe Espresso Snowmen and it’s a great treat for the kids after winter activities like sledding or skiing. It is a recipe that can become very creative or just basic and delicious....

A Brief History of Turkish Coffee

Like many of you, I really enjoy a great espresso but I also appreciate the finer things in life. More finely ground that is. If you’re willing to take a step out of your normal range and try a finer beverage, a good place to start is with Turkish coffee.  Turkish coffee was first...

Todd Talks: Brewt Strength

I sat down with my favorite technician here at Whole Latte Love for look at the boiler system on the Brewtus IV, complete with illustration! The folks at Expobar have developed a pretty innovative boiler system for the Brewtus that keeps the temperature super consistent--plus, with the addition...

By Hannah
"Cool" Espresso Drinks

Here are 3 great recipes to make "cool" espresso drinks at home. Chilly Espresso Start by brewing a double shot of espresso and pour into a cocktail mixer. Add three ice cubes and any flavoring and shake well. Pour into an empty glass. If you pour slowly you should be able to create...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: How to Make a Flat White

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define the flat white and share some tips on how to make one at home. Shop everything coffee: http://www.wholelattelove.com/

Join the Dark Side! Coffee, Acid Reflux, and N-MP

It’s always nice when I get to use science to explain things, especially when it’s stuff that can have an impact on peoples’ day to day lives. Recently I’ve come across a few articles on the subject of dark roast coffee and it’s relation to acid production in the...

By Nick B
Quick Tip: How Coffee Brewing Temperature Affects Flavor

Is your coffee or espresso turning out sour or bitter? Marc and Morgan tell you how to adjust brew temperature based on flavor in your cup and the roast level of your beans. Behmor Brazen Plus Coffee Maker:http://www.wholelattelove.com/products/behmor-brazen-plus-coffeemaker Bonavita Kettles:...