Dear Coffee, You know how
much I love you. Your color, your taste, your mind-enhancing chemicals. It seems as though my day is not complete without you. How did I ever exist before you? Even just smelling your distinguished aromas from another room is enough to make me want you. Badly. Thank you for being so delicious. Although at the beginning of our relationship I admit you had to share room with both cream and sugar, I knew you'd understand. See how much I've come to love you that I now appreciate your naked nuances? Oh, coffee. Please don't tell your sister, Decaf, but I find her to be so inferior in every way, that I cannot stand to watch others consume her. I love you, coffee, and only you. Until tomorrow morning, my love. Forever Yours, Patricia via pmrogosich
The two kinds of beans
are Arabica and Robusta. The have different tastes and different caffeine content; Arabica beans are more popular around the world. In fact, 70% of coffee drank on earth is Arabica. Robusta beans grow in different climates and are found largely in Africa and Indonesia. Although most people prefer the taste of Arabica, Robusta has it's fans, and Robusta beans have twice as much caffeine as Arabica! via 20 Awesome Facts About Coffee
There is a Kona Coffee
Living History farm - a 5.5 acre historic coffee farm first homesteaded in 1900 and is the only living history coffee farm in the nation. It brings the coffee pioneer’s story to life by depicting the daily lives of early Japanese immigrants during the period of 1920- 1945. via Kona Coffee Living History Farm
If one ordinary cup of
coffee is not enough to start your day, then you can always go for the worlds largest coffee cup It stands 6.5 inches tall and 10 inches wide. the weight ( without coffee?) a whopping 10 pounds and holds a mere 20 cups of coffee ( Of course, that’s only 19 cups if you leave room for cream,” the manufacturer’s description says)
You can use coffee to
fix furniture! Is that small crack, nick, or gouge all you can see each time you look at your dark wood dresser? Reach for the instant coffee. Mix 2-3 tablespoons with just enough water to make a thick paste; for wood with red tones, add a few drops of iodine. Put the paste on a small putty knife or a disposable plastic knife and use it to fill the crack. Remove any excess around the edges with a barely damp cloth. Let the paste dry completely, then buff with furniture wax.
Coffee can be used to
trap cockroaches! Using coffee grounds to create a non-toxic, very effective roach trap: 1. Place fresh, used coffee grounds in open glass jar. 2. Add a few inches of warm water; mix. 3. Add a strip of duct or masking tape down the side of the jar, vertically (so the roach can climb into the jar). 4. Place jar overnight in roachs’ favorite hang out (kitchen, bathroom, etc.). Cockroaches love the smell of coffee grounds. They will climb into the jar and drown in the water
Coffee can be used in
your garden! Coffee grounds fit the standards set by gardeners for compost materials. The grounds, when mixed with soil, release nutrients that make the ground richer and more acidic. Plants that flourish in acidic soil will be healthier since they can get the needed nourishment from the ground. If you have a good supply of coffee grounds, just spread them evenly in your garden. Your plants will reward you by producing robust blooms.
Coffee can be used as
a Pet Repellant! As much as we may love cats or dogs, they can be real pests when they are always digging up your flowerbed! Used coffee grounds can be mixed with orange peels (or other citrus) and spread around flowerbeds for an inexpensive pet deterrent.
Make homemade tattoos using Coffee
( and Henna) I don’t know about you, but kids love tattoos ( and so do adults!) This is the perfect recipe that is safe for everyone. It washes off in about a week and yay it is totally pain free! 1 cup water 2 teaspoons of coffee (black tea works, too) 3 teaspoons of sifted henna powder 1 teaspoon of eucalyptus oil What you’ll do: 1: Boil the water. Add 2 teaspoons of coffee to boiling water. Let it rest for a few hours, then use a strainer to remove coffee grounds. Put henna powder and eucalyptus oil in another bowl. Don't mix it! 2: Add coffee to bowl of henna and oil. For best results, transfer the coffee in spoonfuls. Instead of mixing ingredients together, press liquid into powder and oil with spoon. 3: Let paint set for at least six hours, and no more than twelve. You want the henna dye to have the consistency of toothpaste. 4: Use toothpicks and go crazy with cool patterns. Try applying to your feet, hands and even stomach. Have fun!
"It is disgusting to notice
the increase in the quantity of coffee used by my subjects, and the amount of money that goes out of the country as a consequence. Everybody is using coffee; this must be prevented. His Majesty was brought up on beer, and so were both his ancestors and officers. Many battles have been fought and won by soldiers nourished on beer, and the King does not believe that coffee- drinking soldiers can be relied upon to endure hardships in case of another war." ~ Frederick the Great of Prussia (1777)
"A PROCLAMATION FOR THE SUPPRESSION
OF COFFEE HOUSES: Whereas it is most apparent that the multitude of Coffee Houses of late years set up and kept within this Kingdom...and the great resort of idle and disaffected persons to them, have produced very evil and dangerous effects; as well for that many tradesmen and others, do herein misspend much of their time, which might and probably would be employed in and about their Lawful Calling and Affairs; but also for that in such houses...divers, false, malitious, and scandalous reports are devised and spread abroad to the Defamation of His Majesty's Government, and to the disturbance of the Peace and Quiet of the Realm; his Majesty hath though it fit and necessary, that the said Coffee Houses be (for the Future) put down and suppressed..." ~ King Charles II of England, December 23, 1675 This rule was revoked on January 8, due to widespread citizen protest.
Coffee: Induces wit. Good only
if it comes through Havre. After a big dinner party it is taken standing up. Take it without sugar -- very swank: gives the impression you have lived in the East." ~ Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)
"Coffee leads men to trifle
away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a little base, black, thick, nasty, bitter, stinking nauseous puddle water." ~ The Women's Petition Against Coffee (1674)
Is there life before coffee?
There is NO life before coffee. There is life AFTER coffee !! Without coffee breaks, there will be no accomplishments! WIth enough coffee, I could rule the world. If you’ll excuse me a minute, I’m going to have a cup of coffee. No questions until I’ve had my second cup of coffee! I have measured out my life with coffee spoons. I would stop drinking coffee but I am no quitter!
Coffee. Creative lighter fluid. ~Floyd
Maxwell I would rather suffer with coffee than be senseless. ~Napoleon Bonaparte If it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever. ~David Letterman Coffee, the finest organic suspension ever devised. ~Star Trek: Voyager Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis – a good hot cup of coffee. ~Alexander King
All I Need to Know
About Life I Learned from Drinking Coffee I am productive! I am productive! I am productive! Better latte than never. A day without coffee is like night...you sleep through it. We all have to do the daily grind. Espresso yourself. Automatic drip defines most people's personalities. Stand your grounds. If the spoon doesn't dissolve, it isn't coffee. I love the caffeine; it's the rich taste I could do without. Don't stop till you're shaking. Impatience is a virtue. Take two cups and call me in the middle of the night. Who needs sleep when you've got coffee? There's no rest for the caffeinated. Decaf is for sissies. Man cannot live by coffee alone - donuts are pretty essential too. There is no such thing as a free refill. It's okay to be full of beans sometimes.
Summerfire Ingredients: (serves 1) 45
ml strong espresso Coconut syrup Lemon pepper Preparation Pour a little coconut syrup into a shot glass. Prepare the espresso in this glass. Prepare some milk foam in a separate glass and layer it on top of the espresso. Drizzle a little coconut syrup on top of the milk foam and sprinkle with lemon pepper. via Jura
MOCHA ICED COFFEE - EASY
INGREDIENTS: 12 cups Water 3-6 Tbsp Coffee 3 Tbsp Vanilla ¼ cup Cocoa Powder 1½ cups Sugar, approx. ¾ cup Heavy Cream Whipped Topping, optional Cinnamon Sticks, optional Mint Leaves, optional DIRECTIONS: Add 12 cups of water to a standard coffee pot, and in the filter basket place 3 to 6 tablespoons of coffee, depending on how strong you want the finished coffee to be. In a heatproof half-gallon pitcher combine cocoa, sugar and cream. (Powdered creamer may be used instead of heavy cream, but increase the powdered measurement to 1 full cup.) When the coffee is done brewing, simply pour into the pitcher and, with a slotted mixing spoon, whisk it around until blended. Add 3 tbsp. vanilla extract for flavor and check for sweetness; individual taste varies. Cool, then refrigerate for 2 hours, pour over ice and serve. Serve with whipped topping and cinnamon stick stirrers, and mint leaves in your glass. (optional) via grooverjamesr
Coffee Breakfast Drink 1 tablespoon
instant espresso or instant coffee 2 cups of milk 2 tablespoons of protein powder 1 teaspoon of honey ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Combine the milk, instant espresso or coffee, protein powder, vanilla and honey in an electric blender until uniform. Serve in tall glasses. Makes 2 servings
Walnut Coffee Creams - Candy
Filling 1/4 cup whipping cream 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee powder 1/2 cup powdered sugar Candies 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 40 walnut halves Directions: In a small saucepan, cood cream and corn syrup over low heat until corn syrup dissolves. Remove from heat; add coffee. Mix thoroughly; cool. Stir in sugar; mixture should form soft peaks. If not, add some more sugar. Chill covered 2 hours. Melt chocolate in a bowl or top of a double boiler set over a pan of simmering water. Stir until smooth. Drop by teaspoonfuls on waxed paper and flatten to form small chocolate buttons. Let set. Spoon filling into a small pastry bag fitted with a fluted nozzel. Pipe a rosette around edge of each chocolate button. Leave indentation in center. Place a walnut piece in cavity. Chill 30 minutes or until firm. Remove paper. Refrigerate in a covered container with waxed paper between layers up to 2 weeks. via Food.com
Double Fudge Irish Cream Cookies
Ingredients 1 cup butter (softened) 11/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 22/3 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 11/4 tsps baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp instant coffee (powder) 8 tbsps cream (bailey's irish, liquer) 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup chocolate chips Cream butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until fluffy. Add in Bailey’s one tablespoon at a time. Add flour, cocoa powder, instant coffee, baking soda and salt and mix until combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Refrigerate dough for 4-6 hours. Roll into balls and set on baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. via yummly.com
Considering that I never drank
coffee until I was in my late teens, I always amaze myself by how much I now drink lol! I would like to thank a group of people who have inspired me to create this slideshare, because the fact is, I would never have considered doing this if it hadn't been for them! Adlandpro has been a home away from home for me for many years and I call it the "unfacebook" because while it has many of the social aspects of Facebook, it is so much more! It is a place where you can talk about many topics, but the one aspect that you will not find in many places is the ability to ask questions about marketing, business and internet marketing. Adlanpro is a social machine that inspires you to want to blog, to learn how to be social and to feel like you belong! I hope that you will visit me and the great people on Adlandpro today and we will have the coffee pot on and waiting for you! Here is where you can go ( note this is not an affiliate link) Welcome to Adlandpro
Resources #Coffee Humor on Tumblr
18 Amazing Coffee Quotes My Favorite Great Historical Coffee Quotes Go hippy with homemade henna 12 Awesome facts about coffee Trojan Room Coffee Pot Coffee Facts for National Coffee Day (Infographic) 22 Facts About Coffee: The World’s Most Important Beverage 13 Surprising Uses for Coffee