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Not Your Average Cup of Joe

Intelligent coffee? Look, if we could get our coffee to do things like take out the trash and feed the cat, we’d be all set. Actually, that’s a little terrifying, strike that. We would, however, settle for it learning how…

Keep MacGyver Outta the Kitchen

The Australian version of the popular blog site Gizmodo features the mad cooking skillz of one MacGyver Chef in all his ‘glory.’ Now, we’re not recommending the Poached Chicken & Couscous made in a coffeemaker recipe outlined in the blog…

Recipe: Espresso Banana Smoothie

This is a quick and easy treat that we found on the Del Sisters Kitchen blog — it’s delish! Ingredients 1 banana 1/2c. milk 1T. maple syrup 1/2c. ice 2T. espresso cooled Directions Combine all ingredients into the blender, blend…

Curves of Steel

One of our favorite methods for making coffee at home is using our moka pot on the stove — sure, it’s not technically espresso, but it is a delicious, smooth brew that is a wonderful complement to a lazy Sunday afternoon. So it was with great relish that we tracked the development and evolution of OTTO, billed as the world’s best stovetop espresso maker. More than just a labor of love for engineer Craig Hiron of Sydney, Australia, OTTO is a significant achievement in function and design as well, taking the basic design of the 40′s era Atomicstovetop coffee maker and re-engineering it for a new millennium.

Starbucks V.2.0 – Take Two

As folks discuss the reasoning behind Starbucks’ recent move to completely retool & rename their 15th Ave Coffee and Tea house, yet another example of the global java giant’s new approach is put on display: The redesigning of the back…

Hot Blog on Vlog Action: TamperTantrum

In this episode of our hot action, we’re going to talk about something a little different: The video log. A newly launched effort featuring UK roaster Steve Leighton and Dublin barista Colin Harmon, TamperTantrum is targeted towards home espresso enthusiasts…

Hot Blog on Blog Action: Coffee Nomad

Coffee Nomad records the experiments, excursions and experiences of one coffee-lovin’ Phoenician! Chock full of reviews for coffee shops in the Phoenix area and some thoughts on different caffeine-included products that are on the market (including one hilarious record of…