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How Coffee Helps Your Relationship

How Coffee Helps Your Relationship

The benefits of coffee are numerous, well-documented and supported by research. Coffee may be the most ubiquitous beverage in America, and it’s not just because it tastes amazing and it provides a valuable energy jolt; it’s also good for you. But how do the benefits of coffee relate to your relationships? What is it about coffee that keeps both your work life and your personal life on track?

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Nitro Coffee Hacks

Nitro Coffee Hacks

Coffee infused with nitrogen bubbles—better known as nitro coffee—is rewriting the book on what can be done with a cup of coffee. Invented in 2013 by Nate Armbrust, a food scientist from Portland, OR, nitro borrows from the beer brewing process by adding tiny nitrogen bubbles to the brew. The bubbles give nitro a similar effect as cream and sugar normally do, with a smoother mouthfeel (much like Guinness)— Men’s Journal has called it a “textural wonderland.” It was only a matter of time before some enterprising chefs began riffing on the new beverage and incorporating it into their recipes.
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What Is Third Wave Coffee?

What Is Third Wave Coffee?

Today’s coffee drinker is fortunate to live in a “golden age of coffee”—new cultivation methods and extraction techniques has resulted in a café scene that produces a better, richer cup of coffee than ever before. And if you have bought one from a shop that uses buzzwords like “shade grown” or “fair trade,” you’ve taken part in Third Wave Coffee. It’s the current movement among specialty coffee drinkers that treats coffee and its processes with the same reverence as an artisan or craft beverage, much like fine wine or craft beer.

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