Pour Over Coffee Best Practices

If you frequent the ever-popular hipster coffee shops popping up all around the U.S., you may have noticed pour over coffee as a menu item. If you’re unfamiliar, pour over coffee is made using a cone-shaped sort of device that sits atop the cup or carafe, that’s fitted with a paper or metal filter. Hot…

What You Need to Know About Olive Oil

This past week, I decided to do a little research into an ingredient that I use every single day — olive oil. Why do I use it every day? Well aside from the fact that I cook every day, I generally prefer the taste of olive oil, the supposed health benefits, and as a college…

Make Your Own Iced Dirty Chai

Now that it finally feels like spring here in Fort Collins, my craving for iced coffeehouse beverages has begun. I’ll be spending my first summer here while I work and take extra classes, (maybe intern as well), and I’ve already begun experimenting with caffeinated iced drinks to get me through my 7:30 a.m. typography class…