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Coffee & Tea

Get tips on where to buy coffee beans or loose-leaf tea, how to make the best espresso or chai, who has the best afternoon tea or cappuccino, and other caffeinated topics.

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How do I make iced green tea like the kind at Panera Bread?

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by MrsD 12 years ago

When I make iced green tea at home it never tastes like the kind at Panera. I would love to know how to duplicate it at home. Any tips? Is it the brand they use or something they have infused...

What is the Best Brand of Green Tea?

David Kahn
by David Kahn 13 years ago

Prefer bags, and general super market availability is a plus. Any suggestions?

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Breville Barista Express

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by AnswerMe 1 month ago

I've read the manual and other posts but I'm still wondering about some basics: 1) 25 seconds is a good range to aim for but does that include the 4-7 seconds of pre-infusion? Should I count 25 ...

Cost Plus World Market - What's the Best Coffee?

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by gwleong 13 years ago

What's the best coffee offered by Cost Plus World Market? Whole Bean, Ground, Decaf. Please post! Thanks!

Bokar coffee discontinued What's your substitute?

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by law_doc89 7 years ago

I have been drinking this for decades, having been introduced to it by my mother who's own mother drank it. Imagine my chagrin upon finding it gone. I always bought in bulk, so I missed the annou...

Cofeemate and Nespresso Aeroccino frother

Midlife
by Midlife 10 years ago

Not sure if this should be here or on Cookware, but it's more about Coffeemate, so I'm guessing here. A year ago we discovered the Nespresso Aeroccino frother in a search for a way to be able to...

Gevalia will pay you and a friend $5,000 to live in a castle for a week and drink coffee

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . The coffee brand Gevalia has launched an online contest in search of its 'coffee queen.' It will choose one winner (of any gender) to travel with one friend to Scotland, where they will rei...

Signal Coffee Roasters free pourover event - Alameda, 11/30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Come to Crispian Bakery for free coffee tasting via pour-over with the roaster! " Sat, November 30, 2019 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST Crispian Bakery 1700 Park Street #120 Alameda, CA 94501 ...

Where to Find Instant Tea?

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by cynalan 11 years ago

Hey there - I'm trying to make a home-made chai latte mix and am missing the most important ingredient - instant tea, i.e. real tea, not the sweetened iced tea mix. I've tried a couple of the large...

Swiss Government Gets Roasted Over Coffee Stockpile Changes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . If you as a Swiss company are importing coffee, you have to - there is some sort of fee that has to be paid. And with the fee, the companies themselves are paid for stockpiling. And the qua...

Best website to buy tea?

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by julep19 10 years ago

Looking to buy some great loose leaf tea online. I've come across several. Wondering if there are any recomendations out there. Thanks

Whalebird Kombucha from San Luis Obispo

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by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

At the Thursday night farmers market in downtown San Luis Obispo, I had the chance to sample Whalebird Kombucha, brewed here in town. You can refill a reusable jug or purchase a pint glassful. I...

ISO Twinings black currant breeze tea

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by williej 4 months ago

Many of my sources of this have dried up. The stock gets sold and the store owners tell me they can't reorder. Even unexpectedly one small store in NDG had a sole package a few weeks ago. I was als...

Keurig Coffee = Stomach upset ??

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by Buddernut 11 years ago

Just wondering if anyone else experiences this? I bought the Breville Keurig Coffee thing and shelved my Capresso burr grinding coffee maker. It was for convenence so we could take a decent cup...

Nespresso Capsule Alternatives?

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by Steph_Kirby 8 months ago

Hi, I am looking for alternatives to the Nespresso capsules to use in my Nespresso mini machine. So far, I only know of Lavazza. Are there others available in Canada? I find the Nespresso pods...

new orleans chicory coffee (cafe du monde, community, french market etc)

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by belma79 9 years ago

does anybody know where in manhattan i can buy the above coffee? i'm visiting from the UK for a few days and really want to buy some to take home (i fell in love with new orleans chicory coffee on ...

Disposing of Coffee Grounds

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by CJinGA 13 years ago

Is it OK to just rinse coffee grounds down the sink? I don't have a garbage disposal. (Sorry, I don't compost.)

What markets still sell Paradise Tropical Tea?

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by rockhead 6 years ago

I used to buy Paradise Tropical Tea at Ralph's but they no longer carry it. I checked Vons/Pavillions and Albertson's and they don't stock it either. In searching on-line, it appears it may not be ...

Coffee in Paris/Whole bean

Cocinero Cubano
by Cocinero Cubano 9 months ago

All - My family and I are heading to Paris and I'd like to get suggestions of solid coffee houses to visit. We're staying in the 1st arrondissement but I'm willing to walk a bit and metro if th...