Posts Tagged ‘ espresso ’

2 Ways To Brew Coffee While Traveling

March 1, 2011
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Tasty espresso at a McDonalds in Europe - what a surprise! Photo by Tui Cameron

Perhaps it’s because all 3 of us have roots in Washington State, the birthplace of Starbucks, but fellow bloggers, MJ and Jessica have both written about the difficulty of finding a tasty cup of coffee while traveling. MJ found a handheld espresso maker called the Handspresso that looks really good. At $100 it seems pricey,…

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Confessions of a Recovering Barista

November 26, 2010
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Confessions of a Recovering Barista

I often describe myself as a ‘recovering barista,’ because when you have brewed as many shots of espresso and steamed as many pitchers of milk as I have over the years, it alters you. Y’know how you can spot a former ballerina by her splayed feet? It’s kinda like that, except that the Zen-like discipline…

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Waiter, there’s a mouse in my coffee

January 10, 2010
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Waiter, there’s a mouse in my coffee

I can honestly say that I make the best espresso in town. Why am I so confident in this boast? Because I make the only espresso in town. Our little home machine is the closest thing to a real one in these parts. The nearest thing to espresso in this burg is spewed out by…

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