I hope everyone is staying warm! It’s pretty chilly, even here in Florida the temperatures are below freezing. I hope you have lots of coffee to keep you warm.
The latest edition of the weekly coffee news round up features everything from funny coffee videos to coffee coming to the rescue of one robbery victim in Illinois. Sure there was other news like Green Mountain Coffee Roasters still trying to buy Diedrich (get over with already or I’ll buy it) and above prediction coffee harvests in Brazil and Costa Rica, but they didn’t make the cut this time.
Kettle And Cup Coffee Fun for Bored People
While I don’t ever condone wasting coffee, this video hilarious. I’m not really a prankster anymore, but my friends should watch out when they see an upside down coffee cup. Do you know any pranks that involve coffee?
Coffee Obsessed WSJ Article: Good News In The Daily Grind
There’s a lot of people that like to blame coffee for everything, but studies in the past year are showing that coffee really is good for us…in moderation. Robb looks at an article last week in the Wall Street Journal and summarizes the benefits of coffee based on the amount of cups you drink a day.
Espresso News And Reviews Organic coffee: Why Latin America’s farmers are abandoning it
“The shot” looks at the disappointing trend of farmers no longer going after Fair Trade and organic certifications. The certifications came with promises of higher margins, but with discount companies like Walmart buying so much Free Trade and organic coffee, the premiums for the farmers disappeared.
Boing Boing How to brew a good cup of coffee
An eye opening look at how to brew that perfect cup. I hope you find it as amusing as I do. If anyone tries this method, let me know!
When people say coffee makes them feel “perky,” this probably isn’t what they mean.
A Chicago resident was arrested last week for public indecency for ummm touching himself in a Starbucks. I like coffee, but not that much.
Robbers Foiled by Hot Coffee
Two robbers in far north suburb of Chicago would’ve gotten away with it, if it wasn’t for the pesky coffee! They were getting ready to duct tape their victim’s mouth shut, when she grabbed a cup of coffee and threw it into their faces so that she could make her escape.
Coffee Fudge Brownies
I like everything about this recipe…except the decaf coffee. Why would you ruin such a delicious dessert with something like that?
Photo by LuluP.