Monthly Archives - February 2018

Metric Coffee Highlights Geisha from Peru with Willay Release

The Metric Coffee Willay. Photos courtesy of Metric Coffee Peru has not historically been associated with the production of the prized variety of coffee known as Geisha (or is it Gesha?). That distinction is typically given to the variety’s genetic birthplace (Ethiopia) or more recently to Panama, where it has flourished on the high end of the specialty market. Chicago-based Metric Coffee is now hoping to give Peruvian Geisha a little glamour with a limited-release coffee called Willay. Produced by farmer Dionisio [...]

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Seattle’s Atlas Coffee Importers Joins the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe

Atlas Coffee Importers. Facebook photo. The multinational green trading company Neumann Kaffee Gruppe has made a majority investment in the Seattle green coffee import company Atlas Coffee Importers. The financial terms have not been made public. Atlas said in an announcement today that it would be joining the Hamburg, Germany-based company as a subsidiary, though it will “continue as an independent company focused on providing personalized, specialty coffee trading services to benefit the global coffee community.” Atlas joins nearly 50 companies in some 27 countries as [...]

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15 Things to Do When You Miss Your Boyfriend & Can’t Talk to Him

It’s really hard to sit there and do nothing when you miss your boyfriend. Being able to connect in some way is better than basking in your misery. For whatever reason, you can’t be with your man all the time. Maybe you have a long distance relationship or maybe you just have conflicting schedules and can’t get together as much. Knowing what to do when you miss your boyfriend but can’t actually reach him can keep you satiated until you [...]

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Healthy Slow Cooker Butter Chicken made in the crockpot comes out incredibly tender, packed with flavor, and just as good as your favorite take out version. Plus with just 3 Weight Watchers SmartPoints and under 300 calories, it’s a meal you can have again and again, I recently went to Chicago and ate the most amazing butter chicken, better known as Chicken Makhani, from a local takeout restaurant. I hardly ever eat this Indian dish since [...]

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What’s the Deal with Snail Slime Skincare Products?

Just like in the world of fashion, there are fads in skincare too. Today’s activated charcoal and sheet masks are yesterday’s apricot scrubs and Sea Breeze toner. And right now, it doesn’t get much trendier than snail slime. Yes, snail slime! The ingredients that make up this mucus secretion might surprise you; they’re ingredients that are actually quite common in many beauty products. Hyaluronic acid (a moisture-binding ingredient), glycolic acid (rapid exfoliator), and several different peptides and enzymes are found in [...]

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February Coffee Date

Oh. Me. Oh. My. This just in: guess what I’ve made six times in the last two weeks? You’re looking at it, sister. I officially belong to the elite club of people who could live off of lemon olive oil cake FOREVER. As an important side note, cake > bread, is it not? so even though this looks like quick bread, let’s just go right ahead and embrace this as full-blown C-A-K-E. Which would imply that cake for breakfast, afternoon-snack, and post-dinner-snack is about to [...]

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Roaster Maker Loring Appoints New President Gordon Tredger

Daily Coffee News photo. California-based roasting machine maker Loring has announced the appointment of longtime business development executive Gordon Tredger as president, as the company continues to expand its global distribution and sales efforts. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Tredger has taken on various leadership roles over the past decades for companies in various industries, including recently serving as president of solar energy at Fort Collins, Colorado-based Advanced Energy, and as vice president of analytical instruments at Palo Alto, California-based medical equipment maker Varian. “In his past experiences, Tredger has built [...]

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How to Make a Woman Happy: 15 Simple Things that Matter Most to Her

The best thing a man can learn is how to make a woman happy. Although it might seem tricky to you, it’s a lot less complicated than you think. As much as you like to think us ladies are complicated, foreign beings, we’re really not. In fact, a lot of what makes you happy will definitely make us happy. The thing that’s difficult to get around is that understanding barrier between men and women. But once you figure that out [...]

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Skin Balancing Probiotic Rose Milk Cleanser

Healthy bacteria can benefit our digestive tract, immune system, and even… you guessed it, our skin! A gut full of good bacteria can help fight free radicals, which age skin prematurely, and it reduces inflammation both internally and externally. How can we utilize probiotics in our facial routine? A simple homemade cleanser whipped up with probiotic capsules (yes the same ones you take internally!) is a great way to start introducing live bacteria into our skincare. And to boost the [...]

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