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Hi everyone, I'm Nick! For close to two years now I've worked in the marketing department here at Whole Latte Love. While you may already know me from my blogs, I'm also responsible for a number of the product descriptions that you might have seen on our website. In the morning, my go to drink is an Americano, although I'm also known around the office for the exotic teas I like to brew.

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...

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"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...

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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...

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The ROK Espresso Maker - Now Available in Three Exciting Colors!

I’m sad to say that it’s been over a week since my last blog, but before the new year starts, I’d like to take some time to shine a spotlight on an exciting new addition to our lineup. That’s right, I’m talking about the colorful new ROK Espresso Makers available...

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Milky Way Cappuccino

As big a fan as I am of specialty and third wave coffee, every now and then I like to indulge in some cream and sugar. To that end, I've turned one of my favorite candy bars into a cappuccino. I'm happy to present the Milky Way Cappuccino, this simple drink only has...

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Holiday Shipping 2014

The countdown to Christmas has begun! We know that shopping for the holidays can be stressful, especially if you’re ordering online and don’t know if your gifts will arrive on time. Without the certainty of having your pending presents secreted away in that decorative basket, tucked...

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Whole Latte Love 2014 Holiday Gift Picks

Hi everyone,   If you’re like me, that means that you’ve got quite a bit of shopping to do within the next few weeks. Lucky for you, we’re here to help! If you’re still trying to decide on gifts for friends and family, I recommend that you check out our Holiday...

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How to Redeem Your $100 Nespresso Club Credit

From between 11/28/2014 - 01/31/2015, Nespresso is running a promotion offering $100 of credit for their Nespresso Club program when you purchase a machine of $199 or more. You can find a link to Nespresso’s promotion page on any of the eligible machines we carry; alternatively you can...

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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...

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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...

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Introducing the New WholeLatteLove.com!

Hi everyone, It’s always exciting when I get to announce something cool, and today I’ve got something awesome to tell you about. Chances are pretty high that you’ve noticed a couple of changes to your place for Everything Coffee. Behind the scenes we’ve been working...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Coffee and Weight Loss: Deflating the Green Bean Bubble

The trouble for a number of us here in America is that we have an easier time finding weight than we do with losing it. As 2014’s 8th most overweight country in the world, it comes as no surprise to me that the green coffee extract fad hit us pretty hard over the last few years. For those...

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Coffee Experiment: Cold Brewing With Yama

Cold brew coffee is one of life’s best kept secrets. Brewing coffee with cold water does seem to be a bit of a contradiction, and while preparing it can be a bit tricky, the results can be well worth the effort. Recently we were lucky to get our hands on some excellent sample coffees from...

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Wrapping Up Our Giveaways

Hi everyone, It's hard to believe that August is almost over! On that note I'm sad to say that we'll be concluding our weekly giveaways for the time being. I'd like to thank everybody who participated, definitely keep your eyes peeled for future contests. Now, without further...

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