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Hello Coffee Lovers! My name is Dan and I enjoy traveling, golfing, cooking, wine, and spending time with my family. My professional background hails mainly from the food and beverage industry and I certainly understand the importance of a quality cup of java. I will be happy to assist you for all your coffee needs. Cheers!

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...

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...

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...

Savor the Flavor

While shopping the other day at one of those large mega mart shopping centers, I noticed a big display attempting to hypnotize shoppers into buying a popular coffee company’s “Pumpkin Spice Flavored Coffee.” Now I love me some pumpkin spice but I also know flavored coffees are...

Top 20 Quotes About Coffee

One of my personal favorite actor/comedians Robin Williams once said, “What is this demilitarized zone?  Whatever it is, I like it!  Gets you on your toes better than a strong cup of cappuccino!”  – Good Morning Vietnam.  I loved that film and in lieu of his...

Top 10 Reasons Why Coffee is Good For You

So, working for a coffee company definitely has its “perks” but I recently wanted to reassure myself that drinking all this great java regularly was really good for me and my overall health. So I did what any normal person would do and Googled it. When I noticed the...

It's Coffee Not NASA

    So I woke up wicked early the other morning after a pretty much a sleepless night. My baby girl couldn’t sleep, my wife snores like you wouldn’t believe, and of course I had to stay up late and watch the end of the game that into overtime.  Needless to say, I was...

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This is an interesting read but the coments below are even beter!...

This is an interesting read but the comments below are even better! http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/09/02/218232266/is-your-pricey-cup-of-cat-poop-coffee-fake-there-s-a-test-for-that

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by: DanMoraldo (♥431) | Sep 03, 2013

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I just saw a t-shirt that read "Cofe is for Closers" ~ Alec Baldwin - Glengary Glen Ros. Clasic!

I just saw a t-shirt that read "Coffee is for Closers" ~ Alec Baldwin - Glengarry Glen Ross. Classic!

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by: DanMoraldo (♥431) | Aug 06, 2013

America's Test Kitchen wrote: In a Nutshel Atractive and functional, this machine produced rich, flavorful espreso...

America's Test Kitchen wrote: In a Nutshell Attractive and functional, this machine produced rich, flavorful espresso and velvety crema with the pressing down of two levers. Details Like the AeroPress, the ROK is designed for simplicity. The 11-inch tool consists of two long, curved levers...

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by: DanMoraldo (♥431) | Apr 26, 2013

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I just watched one of the funiest Sesame Stret skits ever. Grover makes "The Freshest Cofe in the World!"...

I just watched one of the funniest Sesame Street skits ever. Grover makes "The Freshest Coffee iiiiiinnnnn the World!" http://www.sesamestreet.org/play#media/video_b8cb39dc-e3e9-47fb-8c9f-6a2932d58009

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by: DanMoraldo (♥431) | Mar 14, 2013

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Does cofe make a god Valentines Day gift?

Does coffee make a good Valentines Day gift?

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by: DanMoraldo (♥431) | Feb 14, 2013

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I saw this the other day and thought it was apropriate to share here. Enjoy. A group of alumni, highly established in...

I saw this the other day and thought it was appropriate to share here. Enjoy. A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering his guests coffee, the...

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by: DanMoraldo (♥431) | Feb 10, 2013

A Quick Cup of Perfection

Many people claim they can't get through the day without their morning coffee. Meanwhile, other members of the coffee culture can't do without their morning espressos, cappuccinos, or other specialty coffee beverages. Gauging by the astronomical number of Starbucks throughout this country...

Espresso At A Tailgate Party?

Espresso anywhere?...sounds good to me! I figure this would be a good time to go over the Handpresso Wild Hybrid, an improved version of Handpresso's ingenious portable espresso maker that can now brew using both ground coffee and ESE (Easy Serve Espresso) pods. At first glance, the...

What I Learned In Class Today

Today in espresso school, the tech department pulled out an open housed Expobar Brewtus IV-Rotary Pump Espresso Machine. At first, it looked like an unsolved Rubik’s Cube to me as it had all the various parts of the internals labeled in different colors for demonstration purposes. I...

A Time To Clean

Let’s face it, espresso machines require regular maintenance. This type of maintenance also requires time. If you recall, I previously posted a blog entitled “Time Is Money”. I may seem a little obsessive about the issue of time but as I have mentioned before, I do NOT...

Time Is Money

Time is money. I am one of many people who certainly believe this to be true. So true in fact, that time is one of the main reasons people choose to buy a one touch super-automatic espresso machine versus a semi automatic or even a manual machine. It’s the main reason I bought one! I am a...

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