How to Make a Latte at Home (Hot and Iced)

There are so many kinds of lattes out there! There are pumpkin spice and maple lattes in the fall, caramel and vanilla lattes year round, peppermint mochas, almond milk miels, and tea lattes to warm you up in the winter, herbal drinks like lavender lattes and chai lattes, and countless other flavors and flavor combinations.

These days, we can’t really hang out in our favorite java joints. Since most of us are therefore making and drinking our coffee at home, I think it’s the perfect time to make lattes more accessible to everyone. I want to show you all how simple they really are to make, and give you the information you need to make them from the comfort of your own home. Continue reading “How to Make a Latte at Home (Hot and Iced)”

How to Make Coffee

Let’s go back to basics for a minute and focus on one simple question: How do you make coffee?

I’ve seen this question come up on a few question boards, and it occurred to me that the answer isn’t necessarily as simple as one might think. There are, after all, countless ways to make this ancient drink, and it exists in a quite a variety of forms.

This is what lead me to the decision to write this article as a guide explaining what making coffee-making entails, and what the most common brewing methods are. Continue reading “How to Make Coffee”

Reusing Old Coffee Grounds

If you’re like me, you drink a lot of coffee. You might have had the same experience I have, feeling bad when you throw away filter full of used coffee grounds after filter full of old coffee grounds, wondering if there is any way you could avoid wasting them, perhaps even experimenting with some of the crazy-sounding uses touted on the internet. Coffee enthusiasts claim you can use old coffee grounds to fertilize your garden, as a pest repellant, a deodorizer, a cleaning agent, in a skincare regimen – I’ve even seen claims that you can use it to dye your hair.

I’ve only just started delving into the many ways coffee grounds can supposedly be recycled. Below, I’ll share my own experiences trying out some of the more mundane and somewhat zany claims. Continue reading “Reusing Old Coffee Grounds”