What The Heck Is An Espresso Drink?

What The Heck Is An Espresso Drink?

Do you know what makes an espresso drink really good?  It all starts with a good shot of espresso, the building block for any espresso drink.  Enjoying an espresso with a dessert or a scone is a wonderful treat.  You want to make sure that 

Best Ground Espresso Coffee

Best Ground Espresso Coffee

Espresso fans will make finding the best ground espresso coffee a mission.  For those who don’t share the passion for espresso, this may seem foolish.  However, like any food or drink, the quality of the ingredients will make the end result taste fabulous. Far too 

Making Basic Espresso Drinks

Making Basic Espresso Drinks

How many espresso drinks can you name?  More importantly, how many can you make?  While it seems that there are hundreds of different types of espresso drinks, most of the confusion comes from coffee shop.  Each shop creates names with the intention of setting them 

Calphalon Temp IQ Espresso Machine

Calphalon Temp IQ Espresso Machine

One of the problems that many people run into when they have decided to buy an espresso machine is cost.  Super automatic espresso machines can run into the thousands of dollars, plus they take up a lot of space in the kitchen.  Granted, as the 

Peanut Butter Banana Espresso Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Espresso Smoothie

Wow!  There are a lot of flavors in this smoothie and, amazingly, they all work really well with each other.  Confession time: I become a secret fan of peanut butter banana sandwiches after I heard that Elvis loved them.  I always wanted to be a 

What Makes A Great Cup Of Espresso

What Makes A Great Cup Of Espresso

Over the last twenty years, espresso coffee has become a wildly popular beverage world-wide. Thanks to the marketing efforts of Starbucks, Peets, Caribou and other coffee house chains, the United States has seen an explosion in espresso consumption.  Coffee carts, coffee shops in bookstores and 

Choosing A Great Espresso Coffee

Choosing A Great Espresso Coffee

Want to make a great cup of espresso?  Step one-start with good coffee.  Sounds basic, doesn’t it.  You would be surprised at the number of people that think a good espresso maker will turn sub-standard coffee into a good espresso.  The machine will help you 

Making A Macchiato

Making A Macchiato

Macchiato is one of the most basic, and most versatile, espresso drinks that you can make.  At its core, there are two ingredients: espresso and milk.  Caffe macchiato, or espresso macchiato, is espresso with a little milk.  A latte machiato is steamed milk with espresso.  

Espresso Coffee Pods

Espresso Coffee Pods

We have all had those times when we really needed an espresso but we couldn’t get our machine to  hurry up and give up that drink that we so desperately need.  It’s true that there are quite a few reasonably priced automatic espresso machines available, 

Mr. Coffee Espresso And Cappuccino Maker

Mr. Coffee Espresso And Cappuccino Maker

Espresso connoisseurs can carry on about the benefits the of their espresso maker in the way that parents can carry on about just how special their child is.  While both are probably making valid points, it can be easier and safer to list the benefits