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The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide The countdown is on!  Here are how many more shopping days you have left for your gifts to arrive in time for Christma...
Coffee Tasting Notes

Coffee Tasting Notes

When we teach coffee tasting at our shop, we use the attached notes to help our customers learn how to really taste the different varieties of coffee.
How to Brew Using a French Press

How to Brew Using a French Press

French Press Instructions:

  1. Heat water in kettle to boiling (measure water to match volume of French Press)
  2. Measure 1 oz. of coffee beans per 16 oz. of water.
  3. Grind coffee for a drip or French Press setting.
  4. Put coffee in French Press
  5. Add some hot water to coffee grounds and allow it to soak 1 minute.
  6. Add remaining water, stir, then cover with lid. Steep for 3 minutes.
  7. Slowly press lid to bottom and pour.
How to brew espresso with a Moka Pot | How to froth milk at home

How to brew espresso with a Moka Pot | How to froth milk at home

In college, I would invite my friends over and make them a mocha using my Moka Pot and hot chocolate. We had a lot of fun using this basic tool! - Jennifer
How to Brew Using a Pour-Over

How to Brew Using a Pour-Over

Pour-Over

  1. Heat 16 oz. of water in kettle to boiling. Once boiling, let it sit
  2. Measure 0.80 oz. coffee beans (approx. 1 rounded Tbsp. per 4 oz). Adjust the amount of coffee to your taste as you experiment with a pour-over
  3. Grind into a pour-over filter (a slightly finer grind is better)
How to Brew Delicious Coffee Every Time

How to Brew Delicious Coffee Every Time

How to Make Coffee:

  1. Begin with freshly roasted coffee beans.
  2. Grind the beans right before brewing.
  3. Use filtered water.
  4. Ideally use a French press, although you’ll get a good cup of coffee from a drip maker too.
  5. Use approximately 1 rounded tablespoon of coffee per 8 oz. of water, to your taste.
Christmas in July 2022

Christmas in July 2022

Santa is coming! ...and we are SO EXCITED! Join us Friday July 15th anytime from 9am to 3pm to celebrate Christmas in the middle of July! We have so much fun in store for everyone of all ages! Santa will be flying in at 10am and so much more will be happening. Like live music, snacks, specials, activities for kids...
Christmas in July this Friday!

Christmas in July this Friday!

You're invited! This Friday, July 16th, 2021, 10 am - 4 pm. All day, enjoy free bakery samples and coffee samples, free activities for the kids lik...
Support Small Business with Shop Local T-shirts

Support Small Business with Shop Local T-shirts

We're excited to partner with local businesses to offer Shop Local - Lima, Ohio shirts! These shirts are printed in Ohio. We are all facing difficu...
Where the Coffee Shop Meets the Cubicle

Where the Coffee Shop Meets the Cubicle

This article gives a good summary of the business incubator idea we have for the second floor of the Meeting Place on Market:  https://www.bloomber...