5 Winter Coffee Recipes You Can Make at Home | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Winter Coffee Recipes You Can Make at Home

Can you believe it’s already winter? You’re in for a treat today! We have got some tasty winter coffee recipes for your to curl under a blanket and warm up with. What’s even better is you can make any one of these in the comfort of your home! 1. Flavored Egg Nog Mocha Find your favorite coffee mug and start with a packet of your choice of flavored ho ...

06December
2018
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6 Recipes for Homemade Coffee Creamer | Minas Espresso Inc.

6 Recipes for Homemade Coffee Creamer

Bet you didn’t know you can make your own coffee creamer! You can, and it will cost you less money than it would to buy your coffee at the nearest café. If you prefer your coffee with cream and a little flavor, but you also want to avoid all the extra sugars and chemicals you can’t pronounce, then these homemade flavored coffee creamer recipes are f ...

03December
2018
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5 Crafty Coffee Gift Ideas that Cost Under $25 | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Crafty Coffee Gift Ideas that Cost Under $25

Do you have some coffee lovers on your holiday shopping list this year? If so, you’re in luck! We have 5 ideas that cost under $25—perhaps they’ll inspire you! (Note: the dollar store can be a big go-to for certain items that we’ve listed here.)   1. Mason Jar Mocha If you don’t have any leftover canning jars, the dollar store has jars with the chalkbo ...

27November
2018
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Why You Should Start Buying Locally Made Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

Why You Should Start Buying Locally Made Coffee

We love being able to support our local community in Edwardsville IL. The people have done wonders to give local businesses and staff such as our hard workers at Minas Espresso Inc. the support they need to grow our business and keep it steady and grounded in the years to come. Buying locally made coffee is one such example of how you can contribute ...

29October
2018
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What Makes Brazilian Coffee So Desirable? | Minas Espresso Inc.

What Makes Brazilian Coffee So Desirable?

For the last 150 years and counting, Brazil has been the world’s largest producer of coffee. What is it that makes Brazilian coffee so desirable? One Answer is Very Obvious (At Least to Us) Brazil is the home country to our coffee roaster’s owners, our families, our farmers, and our farmers’ families. We care very much about their well-being! When it ...

19August
2018
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Unique Recipes to Celebrate National Coffee Month

“According to a coffee history legend, an Arabian shepherd named Kaldi found his goats dancing joyously around a dark green leafed shrub with bright red cherries in the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Kaldi soon determined that it was the bright red cherries on the shrub that were causing the peculiar euphoria and after trying the cherries h ...

01August
2018
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Coffee Culture: How the World Takes Their Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

Coffee Culture: How the World Takes Their Coffee

Learn about 20 countries in their unique ways of preparing and/or drinking coffee. One or more of these may inspire you to try something new. Brazil Brazil is 10 th in terms of consumption per capita because now and for the last 150 years has been the world’s largest producer of coffee. It is the national beverage. Cafezinho, or coffee, is a synonym f ...

24July
2018
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6 DIY Iced Coffee Recipes

Summer is here, and it is hot out!  For those who love coffee but cannot stand the heat, here are 6 DIY iced coffee recipes to try out. A Note Before Getting Started Before reading our recipes, please note you can change these to suit your own tastes. Iced coffee can mean either on ice or blended if you prefer. If you are going for the on-ice route, d ...

19July
2018
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Can Kids Drink Coffee?

You grab that much needed iced coffee through the drive-thru, and you have a child in the back seat who is begging you to have a sip. Should you let them, though? Is it really a bad idea to let kids drink coffee? To best answer the question, we should look at what goes into coffee and come to the conclusion together. The Real Question: How Much Caff ...

17July
2018
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6 Tips for Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

6 Tips for Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee

When brewing the perfect cup of coffee, you may think of things like what to add to the filter, or how much cream or sugar to use. The real trick to brewing the perfect cup of coffee stems down to these six tips first before you think of the other things.   1. Fresh Beans, and Keeping Them Fresh Coffee is best when it’s used within days of being roast ...

16July
2018
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