An old Minnesota trick to take your brew to the next level I remember watching my grandmother make us egg coffee when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. Show More Summary
iStock/Probuxtor With a few simple upcycling projects, you can take those old coffee grounds and expired coffee beans and turn them into some pretty useful DIY products. Coffee is like the peanut butter to my jelly, the milk to my cookies, the Kim to my Kanye. Show More Summary
Composed of over 1,800 chemical components, coffee is one of the most widely-consumed drinks in the world. The seeds (coffee beans) from the plant of the same name are roasted and ground, allowing a flow of hot water to extract their soluble content. Show More Summary
Might building furniture and lights out of rose petals and coffee grounds point to more sustainable modes of living, as seen in Beirut Design Week?
(Image credit: Anna Hoychuk/Shutterstock) From Kitchn ? 5 Ways You Can Use Leftover Coffee Grounds Around the Home READ MORE »
Coffee is so much more than a morning pick-me-up. Beauty insiders know that the grounds can be used for everything from crafting a DIY soap to exfoliating away rough skin, but despite its versatility, there's one treatment they shouldn't be used for: hair coloring. Show More Summary
A hand-powered coffee maker that does the best to replicate the pressure and brew quality of professional coffee machines. Simply place your ground coffee and hot water inside, pump, then take it with you since it doubles as an insulated travel cup. Demo at 1:46.
It’s easy to see why Cuisinart’s DBM-8 electric burr coffee grinder is Amazon’s top seller in the category. It’s affordable, it’s dead simple to use, it includes 18 coarseness settings, and it looks great. Today’s $39 price tag is roughly $5-$10 less than usual, so perk up, and lock in your order before it sells out. Read more...
The first Cuban coffee sold here in 62 years breaks new grounds
An average bar throws away up to eight bags of organic waste a night. London bartenders Iain Griffiths and Kelsey Ramage want to change this by reusing cocktail ingredients normally thrown in the bin.
Can you make clean water with garbage? That, in part, is the idea behind Enactus, a nonprofit based in Germany that has designed a water filtration system for communities in emerging nations. The organization’s Waterfilter is essentially a cistern created from clay mixed with relatively firm organic materials like coffee grounds [...]
It’s funny how little things that bring us joy can be obtained at completely different price points. If you love coffee, you can buy grounds at a local supermarket in a 2 pound bag for less than $10 and be good to go for weeks, or you can spend $15 a day getting your fix at Starbucks. Obviously we would prefer to make our own brew at home, but variances...
Scientists already know that powder made from spent coffee grounds can be used to rid water of harmful heavy metal ions … that's all well and good, but the powder then needs to be filtered out of the water. A group of Italian scientists...Show More Summary
Back in 2014, I knew that I had to, so I finally listened to Throbbing Gristle's 20 Jazz Funk Greats while alone in my old studio apartment. I sat on the ground at the computer, which was on top of a coffee table at the end of my bed, with my elbows on the coffee table and my head in my hands.
How do you take your coffee? Light and sweet? A drop of cream? Perhaps with some sort of nut-based so-called milk or whatever faux dairy is in fashion? All of that's fine for the mass-produced hodgepodge of grounds that come off supermarket shelves or even a higher-end cappuccino or cortado,...
I don’t know about you guys, but I REALLY want one of these: From Thinkgeek: Let R2 help you navigate your mornings more successfully with this Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press. He’s happy to help a human in need. Put your grounds and boiling...Show More Summary
Though still in its prototype phase, this coffee-infused foam might clear the worst levels of lead contamination found in places like Flint, Michigan within a few hours. Continue reading ? The post This lab uses coffee grounds to extract lead and other toxins from water appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Coffee pods have to be one of the more pitiful innovations of modern society. Rather than dumping ground coffee into a filter and topping it with hot water to get your cup of joe, coffee pod machines, made famous by Keurig, allow you to add a layer of plastic or aluminum waste to the process. Show More Summary
Those used coffee grounds you dump into the trash every morning might just help remove lead and mercury from drinking water one day, according to a new study by a team of Italian scientists. Read more...