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The ROK Coffee Grinder: Now Live on Indiegogo!

The ROK Coffee Grinder Indiegogo Campaign is Now Live! Click Here to Contribute   It’s no secret that brewing excellent coffee starts with an excellent grinder. But for some people, the cost of quality equipment poses a barrier to entry that keeps them out of the game. Today...

By Nick B
ROK Coffee Grinder on IndieGoGo

Whole Latte Love is proud to be partnering with ROK on the revolutionary new ROK coffee grinder. Help to make this product a reality - and secure one for yourself for 2015 with a great saving. Visit the campaign and purchase the ROK grinder with the Early Bird...

Reintroducing Cafe La Semeuse

Those of you who peruse our brands menu might recently have noticed the return of an old favorite. I’m happy to announce that Whole Latte Love is once again carrying Cafe La Semeuse Swiss roasted drip and espresso coffee. Known for their advocation of the Max Havelaar Foundation, which is...

By Nick B
Big Leaguers Like Coffee Too

Lenny Dysktra was a great baseball player.  But his legacy might be best remembered for his bulging cheeks and lips being stuffed with Redman chewing tobacco while he played.  He’s not the only professional baseball players with tobacco-packed lips of course and chewing tobacco is...

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...

Quick Tip: Tradition vs. Technology in Espresso Machines

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love discuss semi-automatic espresso machines and the current debate in regards to traditional Italian versus modern technology. Browse Espresso Machines: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm? Watch more Quick Tips:...

Quick Tip: Espresso Machine Acronyms Defined

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love define common acronyms used to describe the different types of boilers in semi-automatic espresso machines. Shop Espresso Machines here: http://www.wholelattelove.com/espresso-machines-and-espresso-makers.cfm?

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
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...

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
Best New Espresso Products of 2014

Marc and Morgan show you Whole Latte Love's selections for Best New Espresso Products of 2014. Three new products were selected based on quality, value, capabilities or innovation. Use these links for an in-depth video overview of each selection: Maromas Orphea:...

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
Best New Coffee Products of 2014

Marc and Morgan show you Whole Latte Love's selections for Best New Coffee Products of 2014. Three new products were selected based on quality, value, capabilities or innovation. In the mix: The most controllable coffee brewer certified by the SCAA, a personal French press that doubles as a...

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:              ...