TIt's officially December, folks. The supply of leftover turkey and stuffing sandwiches is critically low, and the mana from Heaven that is canned cranberry sauce is merely a memory so distant it might as well be a dream. But don't give in to the hibernation instinct just yet: there are deals afoot, friends!
Here it is: our simplified guide to great holiday gifts for coffee lovers, sorted by price. All you need to do is think on how much you want to spend, and find your price range. Easy peasy!
Is it truly November already? In a flash, 2018 has sped along, cycling us through the seasons and now is gently nudging us toward the turn of a new year. Though this year was a little quieter in terms of travel, we still made our way out to the yearly SCA Expo in Seattle, where we spent plenty of time scoping out the newest coffee toys. We also added a hearty helping of newness to our own offerings for y’all to enjoy.
So, where do we stand this year in terms of the favorite and funnest coffee gear? Let’s not drag this out - here’s what we loved in 2018!
It’s been a few years since I first released my "Perfect Pumpkin Spice" recipe. After a few weeks of testing, trial, and error, I had concocted a pumpkin spice sauce that tasted like an honest-to-goodness pumpkin pie. In order to get there, I focused almost entirely on getting the flavors right and mostly ignored the amount of work that went into the recipe. In home cooking, recipes can often be maximum-effort-maximum-reward in that way (ever try making your own macarons?), so I didn’t think much of it. However, in the last few years I’ve heard one question more than any regarding that recipe: how can I make this simpler for my cafe?