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  We love to try new foods and new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Fire Department Coffee based in Rockford, Illinois is owned, operated, and roasted by active duty firemen. These firefighters appreciate that good coffee with a punch of caffeine … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. BOMB started business in mid 2016 when four veterans joined together to offer the consumer a really strong cup of coffee. They market BOMB coffee as “super caffeinated.” We tried the Original … Read More

We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We reviewed the iCoffee Steam Brew and thought the coffee maker was excellent. The company has recently released the iCoffee Opus single serve brewer. This single serve coffeemaker can use any … Read More

We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. The inventor of Remington’s iCoffee SteamBrew coffeemaker, Bruce Burrows, said “Life’s too short to drink a bitter cup of coffee.” I agree, but have been disappointed more often than not. I … Read More

If you drink 2 cups a day, switch from cream to whole milk. Two tablespoons of cream, an average serving in a cup of coffee, has 40 calories. Two tablespoons of whole milk has 18 calories. You save 22 calories for every cup of coffee you drink; 44 for two cups. Multiply that by 365 … Read More

Don’t fall for this myth! Rather than sobering you up, coffee makes it harder for people to realize they are drunk. When you drink too much alcohol, you feel tired and intoxicated. When you drink alcohol and chase it with caffeine, you feel awake and competent to handle situations, such as driving. You may feel … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Known for their one-cup brewing system, Keurig has teamed up with Green Mountain Coffee to introduce a Wellness Collection of K-Cup packs. The first products in the Wellness Collection include: Green Mountain Coffee … Read More

If you drink 3 or more cups of coffee a day you lower your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, respiratory conditions, diabetes, infection, and even injuries and accidents. The evidence comes from a study that followed 400,000 American men and women aged 50 to 71. Coffee contains over 1,000 compounds all of which … Read More

Use paper coffee filters. Cafestol, a compound found in coffee, raises cholesterol. But making drip coffee with paper coffee filters, removes coffee oils which contain cafestol. … Read More

A study from the University of South Florida and the University of Miami concluded that drinking moderate amounts of coffee daily can reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s or delay its onset. With Alzheimer’s disease, plaques and tangles accumulate in the brain killing nerve cells and their connections. This leads to progressive and irreversible memory loss. … Read More