quick links (speedlinking)

Espresso Facts/Tips and Honey Bean Coffee Review by Coffee Nate

Learn about espresso and hear the taste by taste coffee review by Coffee Nate about Honey Bean Coffee.  Check out the coffee review at:

http://www.coffeenate.com/espresso-tips/

Coffee Can’t Hurt, Might Help

There is always ongoing research as to how coffee effects the body.  Coffee used to get a bad wrap, but not anymore.   Studies show that it couldprotect against diabetes,  heart disease and stroke, liver cancer, cirrhosis and Parkinson’s disease.   Coffee is also helpful for athletes to help them achieve the optimum in performance. 

 Why did earlier studies not show this?  Perhaps it is because many coffee drinkers also smoke which skewed the previous tests on coffee.  It is important to account for all factors when doing medical research so that you can truly evaluate the specific thing that you are testing, in this case, coffee.

For more information and to read the full story, check out the following link.  

 http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/health/la-he-coffee18-2009may18,0,2647860.column?track=rss

This article was written by Judy Forman.  You can check out her site at www.myhealthsense.com

Drink the Coffee and Don’t Worry About the Cup!

I stumbled across a blog today that had a little story about coffee on it. Well, I would say it is a little bit more than just coffee. A bit of wisdom, humor, and unfortunately about putting on the dog when we already have what we need. Check it:

Life as a Coffee … I found this at: Amazing Posts

Quick Links (speedlinking) #4

Good day! Here is a bit more linkey love for you. Enjoy!

Portland Roasting Company. Their site is as yummy as their beans look.

Journey’s: A newish coffee blog, Journey’s. Been about for two or three months. Check em out!

Smelling the Coffee : Interesting coffee blog. Thought you’d enjoy it, plus, I love that blog title. :D

Just Coffee: All about Fair Trade

Slashfood/Coffee Area: Slashfood isn’t all about coffee but they have a nice coffee area. Besides, I love visiting their blog. Great place to go.

Quick Links (speedlinking) #3

It is time for more speedlinking love. These are places I’ve found that I like and want to share with you. Non-affiliate linkage always. Check them out if you have the time. Note: not always coffee related.

non-coffee linkage
Dancing Deer Baking Co. This stuff looks mighty yummy!

Coffee related:

CoffeeSnobs Fun place!

Coffee Kitchen Good source for coffee makers/espresso machines

Coffee Related Quick Links #2

Here is #2 in a series of ‘???’ quick link posts. Just places I’ve found that I really like and hope for you to enjoy as well.

1. Bloggle.com Coffee and Commentary

2. Espresso Journey The journey from instant coffee to pro barista of a young man in New York City. Interesting. One of the most detailed of a coffee review in photos I’ve seen.

3. Pug Java Um… coffee for people who love Pugs? ha! I like that.

4. Steaming Bean Coffee Company These people need to get on the stick and send me some coffee to review. That Midnight Espresso, Organic French Roast, and Dark Kenya AA sound devine! Nice site too. I’ve included this one for you because you can enter a monthly drawing for free coffee! Just follow the link but look around at what they got while you’re there. It is so yummy!

5. My Espresso Journey Interesting read. :)

Coffee Related Quick Links #1

I thought I would try to get in some new links every week or so by finding sites that you may or may not have seen before. I’ll call it quick links. This will be the first entry. Enjoy!

Non-Coffee site but really cool:

Chocolate and Zucchini What can I say? This place has some wonderful (not some but LOTS) recipes and articles. Well worth your time to visit.

Coffee Fool:
Truth on Fresh: Oh I am sorry. What did I do? Ever since putting The Coffee Fool online, I have been beaten regularly by customers for clueing them into the secret on ‘fresh’ coffee.

Coffee and Conservation
Resources on the coffee and habitat connection. For the conscientious consumer

How to Brew Beer in a Coffee Pot
Hmm… brewing beer in a coffee pot. I found this to be rather interesting. Check it out!