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Cold Gravy Is The Worst. Keep It Warm For Hours With This Trick.

Ditch the fancy gravy boat for something smarter
Nov 25, 2014 11:00 am

Nothing puts a damper on a delectable Thanksgiving meal quite like chilly gravy. It's the cold shower of holiday feasting! Blame the old-school gravy boat, which usually makes for a great decoration but fails miserably in the heat retention department. There is a better way, as the folks at America's Test Kitchen helpfully point out.

Video: This Is Actually Your Brain On Coffee. For Real.

Adenosine receptors vs. many cups o' Joe. Fight!
Nov 14, 2014 9:00 am

If you're going to rely on coffee to get you to Friday afternoon, you should know it a little more intimately than "cup 1, cup 2..." and so forth. That's right, we're talking straight chemistry. Ever heard of a little nucleoside called called adenosine? Did we lose you? Come on back, it's just the science of caffeine receptors. Fill up cup 3 and learn exactly why you're watching this video so attentively. 

These Donuts Are Surreal: Inspired By Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks Director David Lynch

A sweet tribute from Philly's Federal Donuts
Nov 10, 2014 2:00 pm

On Monday, the latest creation from Philadelphia's Federal Donuts makes its public debut. It's called Good Coffee. Stick the word "damn" at the front of that, and you might catch the reference. It's a Twin Peaks thing. The coffee-flavored round is the last in a series of four sugary tributes to acclaimed film and television director David Lynch.

The Most Pleasant Pour Over Coffee Video You'll Watch Today

Break out the scale, top up your buzz properly
Nov 7, 2014 11:00 am

30 grams of coffee, 500 grams of water and a little tried-and-true technique will yield the best cup of coffee you ever made manually. You obtained, roasted and ground the beans, "borrowed" the scale from your roommate and followed Coffee Culture's foolproof guide to proper, delicious caffeination. Now inhale and take a long, satisfying sip. The early jazz soundtrack really enhances the whole thing, doesn't it?   

Here's A Jolt: These Socks Are Made With Recycled Coffee Grounds

Odor-absorbing technology in jackets, shirts too!
Nov 6, 2014 10:00 am

For most of us, the phrase "java fresh" likely conjures up images of a freshly-brewed cup of coffee, or maybe even that revitalized feeling of having your morning dose of caffeine. At Ministry of Supply, a Boston-based clothing company, JAVAfresh refers to odor-absorbing technology made from receycled coffee grounds. Check out these fresh new threads.

Coffee Flour: Rich In Antioxidants And Makes A Pretty Good Cookie

Learn to bake with flour made from coffee berries
Oct 30, 2014 8:00 am

Coffee flour is an elegant solution to an ugly problem. Coffee cherry, the fruit that surrounds a coffee bean, has long been a major pollutant in coffee-producing areas. Some of the cherry can be used for fertilizer, but most of it – more than 10 billion pounds per year – ends up getting dumped in waterways. A new company, aptly named “Coffee Flour,” uses a proprietary method to transform coffee cherry into a gluten-free powder that can be swapped out for flour. 

So You Know The Difference Between A Macchiato, Cappuccino And Flat White

Ordering coffee drinks can be confusing!
Oct 24, 2014 10:01 am

Today is the day you stop referring to all specialty coffee drinks as lattes! Praise the beans! Let the gentle tink-tink of a thousand glass Chemexes ring. Below is an utterly foolproof guide to ordering (and pronouncing) the coffee you actually want. That generic latte might very well be a flat white or cappucino and you'd never know until you decoded the layers of caffeinated goodness in your to-go cup. Learn once and for all, and have a speedy little morning. 

How A Small Los Angeles Design Firm Is Changing The Way The World Drinks Coffee

Meet notNeutral, innovators of coffee drinkware
Oct 13, 2014 8:00 am

If you've had coffee at Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea any time in the last few years, there is a good chance you recall the drink (a cappuccino or pour over perhaps) — as well as the vessel in which it was served. It was a porcelain cup, remember, thick at the base to keep the drink warm. That cup was designed by notNeutral, a product design and retail firm in Los Angeles. And they are quickly changing the way we drink coffee.

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