Make a Great Espresso Coffee

How To : Make a great cup of cuban coffee

If you're like most busy workers, your day doesn't get started until you have your first jolt of fresh coffee. When you are feeling extra sluggish and need a boost, try a strong Cuban coffee that is sure to start your engine. Not many things get you going like a good cup of c ...more

How To : Make great coffee

Tired of making less than stellar java in your drip maker? Getting great coffee at home is simple with the right ingredients! Watch this video to learn how to make great coffee. You Will Need * Fresh beans * Grinder * Cold water * Coffeemaker * Milk * Flavored syrup * Liqueu ...more

The Science of Frothing : How to Make Your Own Milk Foam

Once upon a time in America, there was coffee and there was decaf. That's it. No capuccinos. No espressos. And certainly no Starbucks. Coffee was just coffee, something that you bought at a gas station or donut shop. If you made it at home, it was either in a metal pot or inst ...more

HowTo : Hack Starbucks (Employee Leaks $$ Saving Cheats)

For the coffee addicts, Redditor therewillbesnacks shares a wealth of insider tips for cheating the Starbucks system. A dollar here, a dollar there- it all adds up. Below, a few highlights from the thorough posting: "If you and a friend are out and want a Frappuccino, ask for ...more

How To : Stock a small kitchen with everything you need

Feel you have too small of a kitchen to keep everything you need inside it? Not true. Even if you have a small kitchen and a small budget, you can still save money by stocking it efficiently. You Will Need: • Basic pantry staples • Multi-purpose cookware Step 1: Start with ...more

From Beans to Your Cup : A Coffee Primer

To say we're a nation of coffee-lovers is putting it mildly. Americans consume 400 million cups of joe in one day alone, but how well do we actually know our morning BFF? We know it comes from a bean, and that more coffee drinks exist than there are ways to skin a pig, but wha ...more

How to Nap Smarter : Just Add Caffeine (Really)

Naps provide some serious mental and physical benefits, but not if they last too long or occur too late in the day. Ideally, you want to awake from a nap feeling alert and refreshed enough to attack the rest of your tasks with renewed zeal, but not energized to the point where ...more

How To : Clone Starbucks' Secret Dirty Chai Latte

Starbucks is famous for a whole slew of fancy drinks, from white chocolate mochas and caramel Frappuccinos to hazelnut macchiatos. But some of their best drinks come from the secret menu, such as the highly adored dirty chai latte, a variation on their regular chai latte. The ...more

News : 20 Worst Drinks in America

So your mom may have told you not to spoil your appetite with that chocolate chip cookie you were eating before dinner, but did you ever think about what that energy drink your sipping on looks like in terms of its sugar content? The article "20 Worst Drinks in America" takes ...more

How To : 6 Delicious Ways to Cook with Coffee

No offense to water, but if I could survive on coffee alone, I would. I swear I'm not addicted... I just really, really, really love the taste of a cuppa joe, whether it's hot, cold, frothed, milked, flavored, plain, whatever! And while my favorite thing to do with coffee will ...more

Food Tool Friday : Why Pros Use Carbon Steel Knives

A good, sharp knife is a cook's best friend, which is why there's so much passionate debate about what kind you should get. Most enthusiastic home cooks opt for a stainless steel knife, but it turns out there's a different option that the pros favor, and that's carbon steel. T ...more

How To : Make latte art

This is a great coffee art design (latte art) design that is sure to impress your friends and customers. It was actually the design we used on the cover of our first book, bean there, drunk that… Enjoy!

How To : Make a professional latte

Head Judge for the World Latte Art Championship, Paul Meikle-Janney, shows how to make a latte using the Brasilia Opus Sublima espresso coffee machine. Paul briefly explains that the process is somewhat similar to creating a cappuccino, noting that the major difference is how ...more

How To : Make an Irish coffee drink

Irish coffee -- everybody loves it, whether you're Irish or not. And everybody can make it right at home. You don't need to go to your local Irish coffee house to enjoy this delicious drink. Enjoy this how2heroes video and learn how to make a great Irish Coffee - smooth, rich ...more

How To : Create your own vintage jeans

Watch this fashion tutorial video to learn how to create your own vintage jeans by adding a brownish-copperish fade. All you need is old jeans, coffee grounds (preferably espresso), stockings, a bucket with a lid, and hot or boiling water. Soon you'll be sporting your own home ...more

How To : Make a cheap, but yummy, iced coffee

If you're having a problem making a nice cold glass of iced coffee, you may be doing it all wrong. Obviously, don't try to put hot coffee with ice. That will just make a nasty tasting beverage that you won't enjoy. So in this tutorial from Good Housekeeping, you'll find out t ...more

How To : Make bacon, egg and cheese flavored coffee

In this video, we learn how to make bacon, egg, and cheese flavored coffee. This is great if you don't have time for breakfast, because it combines your food with your coffee. You will need: grated cheese, bacon bits, and powdered eggs. First, pour instant coffee into a bowl a ...more

How To : Make a latte with US barista champ Heather Perry

This is a video showing how to make a perfect latte at home. First the coffee is ground and then she pours some milk. The presenter says that 1/3 of the daily requirement of milk can be found in a latte. Once the coffee is ground it is brewed. She uses a lot of coffee so that ...more

How To : Make homemade red onion mustard

Stop buying your mustard at the store and learn how to make your own homemade mustard, red onion mustard to be specific. This red onion mustard is a really nice accompaniment with grilled meats and smoked seafood and meats. Watch the video recipe now. This is super easy. Todd ...more

How To : Set Up a Coffee Station at Your Buffet

When having a large dinner party or family gathering, having a coffee station set up saves the Host/hostess a lot of busy work. Guests like getting their own beverages rather than having to ask for one, and the coffee station is the key solution. Plus, one can serve several ki ...more

How To : Recycle coffee grounds into compost at home

In this how-to video, you will learn how to recycle your used coffee grounds into compost for your personal garden. Coffee grounds are very good for your soil and can be used for all winter long. If you stick a thermometer in there, you will see that it is about 106 degrees. T ...more

How To : Make Coasters with Scrabble Tiles

Make your own personalized coasters using Scrabble tiles! You design them, so they can say anything you want them to! Pick a theme and make a set or make each coaster completely different from the rest. What You'll Need Scrabble tiles Glue gun Squares of wood or cork (about ...more

How To : Reuse Old Coffee Grounds

Many people start their day with a fresh, hot cup of coffee. They purchase their coffee with care and enjoy it greatly. But what do you do with those grounds once you’ve drunk your coffee? Here are some uses for those used coffee grounds! Note: It's always easiest to handle co ...more

How To : Make a Cappuccino with an Espresso Maker

Cappuccinos are Italian beverages that are made up of espresso, steamed milk and frothed milk. An authentic cappuccino tastes delicious—the warm, tasty beverage will melt you away. Now, let's learn how to make it. Supplies (2 servings) Espresso maker (around 30 dollars) Fine ...more

How To : Make a cappuccino on a home espresso machine

In order to prepare Cappuccino with your home espresso machine, you will need the following: milk, coffee, an espresso machine. Fill steamed milk container 2/3 full of milk. Submerge the milk underneath the spinner, before you turn it on. Allow it to steam the milk, until it i ...more

How To : Make tiramisu with chocolate and espresso

Tiramisu is a classic and timeless dessert that is a popular way to end an Italian meal but has become a staple dessert at many American restaurants. This recipe makes super light and rich tiramisu without using raw egg which is common practice. Marscipone cheese will make thi ...more

How To : Make a Starbucks style mocha

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a Starbucks style cafe mocha. The materials and ingredients required for this recipe are: coffee, coffee grinder, stainless steel pitcher, thermometer, chocolate syrup, milk and a espresso and cappuccino maker. Begin by filling ...more

How To : Mix a B-52

A Pousse-cafe style drink, almost always layered with alcohols, the B-52 consists of Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream and Grand Marnier. Great after-coffee drink. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix a B ...more

How To : Make a chai latte with milk and chai powder

Want to make a chai latte like a champion barista? There are few skills as sure to win you friends as being able to make a really excellent cup of coffee. And all it takes to make a really great cup of coffee is knowledge of the proper technique, knowledge that can be won by w ...more

How To : Make an espresso martini with tequila

Who says tequila doesn't belong in a martini? This espresso martini combines hazelnut coffee vodka, Kahlua, and tequila to give the average martini coktail an extra kick. Watch this video beverage making tutorial and learn how to mix an espresso martinit with tequila.

How To : Make english cream scones

From Over the Kitchen Counter, another amazing recipe - this time making delicious English cream scones. Make this delicious delite for a morning treat... Goes great with hot homebrewed coffee! To complete this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 T ...more

How To : Make Arabic (or Turkish) coffee

Enjoyed throughout the Middle East, Arabic coffee is deliciously rich, and easy to make at home. Watch this video to learn how to make Arabic (or Turkish) coffee. You Will Need * 3 c A long-handle Turkish coffee pot, called an ibrik * 1 tsp Dark-roast coffee, ground as finel ...more

How To : Make a rosetta and a rose in latte art

Double espresso and steamed milk make for great, delicious designs. Allison Novak shows you how to make two classics: the rosetta and the heart. Don't worry, she shows you how to make the espresso too. Make a rosetta and a rose in latte art. Click through to watch this video o ...more

How To : Make a matcha green tea cappuccino

This tea recipe is great for those of you who enjoy green tea and cappuccino. Watch this HowTo video as our Japanese host demonstrates how to make a matcha cappuccino using a matcha tea mixture. This beverage recipe is a great combination of green tea and coffee.

How To : Cool water for coffee

Scalding hot water will burn your coffee, like it burns you. Arno Holschuh shows one method for getting it down to the optimal temperature. Follow along with this cooking how-to video to learn a great way to cool water for coffee.

How To : Bake Italian ciambellone biscotti

Ciambellone are a deliciously simple Italian treat. They are a cross between cake and bread, it's almost like a soft biscotti - so it's great to dip in your morning coffee. Watch this how to video and let chef Jim show you how to make ciambellone.

How To : Make almond biscotti

Biscotti is a tasty afternoon snack and also goes great with a steaming cup of coffee. Learn how to make almond biscotti at home. You will need almonds, baking powder, salt, flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and almont extract. Happy coffee break. This is an Italian snack.

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