Monthly Archives: January 2011

Recipe: Berry-Berry Tea

We don’t know what it is about this time of year, but sometimes our love for a piping mug o’ hot tea edges a bit further in favor than that of a hot cup of coffee. It’s not sacrilege if…

Crew Review: MyPressi TWIST 2.0

As we wrote earlier this month, the MyPressi TWIST was revamped last year to be more robust and a little bit flexible (you can now use CO2 cartridges as well as NO2). Watch as Gail goes through the feature improvements…

Testing Freezer-Stored Coffee Beans

One of the most frequent questions that we’re asked is regarding how to best store coffee beans in order to keep them fresh. We have done several videos testing how beans hold up over time in their roast bags or…

Metric Plumbing Adapter

To plumb in your Rocket Professional or Evoluzione espresso machines, you receive the connecting hose with the machine but not much else. One of the biggest stumbling blocks we’ve seen is that the end of that hose is a British…

New! BIA Cordon Bleu Cappuccino Cups

Who isn’t looking for kitchenware reminiscent of gastropods?! The newest addition to our BIA Cordon Bleu collection is the stylish and elegant 12 oz. cappuccino cup, featuring simple lines, a classic look and finished off with a little foot. If…

Recipe: Espresso Steak Rub

Espresso as an essential ingredient with meat is not anything new around these parts! This particular Espresso Steak Rub will give your next meal the kick it needs and an earthy natural flavor that will pop. Who says January is…

Airscape Storage – 2 Month Test

How do freshly roasted beans hold up in the Airscape after two months? We put a batch of Velton’s Bonsai Blend to the test to see if sealing them away — and not opening them again for two months —…