St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of all things Irish: Soda bread, beer, whiskey, shamrocks and the color green, including, for those of us who live in the Chicago area, a green river. Here at Coffee by the Roast, St. Patrick’s Day is a great reason to celebrate another fine Irish tradition, Irish Coffee.Read More
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This week, we’re shining the spotlight on one of our favorite coffee from Brazil, Organic Brazil de Fatima.Read More
Thursday, March 14 is Pi (π) Day. Pi Day has been a national holiday since 2009, but the celebration started at San Francisco's Exploratorium in 1988. March 14 is Albert Einstein's birthday and the numeric representation of the date, 3/14, matches the first three digits of Pi, 3.14. Those interested in Pi and it's history can check out this link. For the rest of us, a great way to celebrate Pi is with... Pie. All of us here at Coffee by the Roast enjoy a cup of coffee with our pie, but Catie puts coffee in her pie. She shared her recipe for Coffee Pecan Pie, a caffeinated take on Classic Pecan Pie. She starts with this recipe:Read More
Earlier in the week, we posted about inexpensive brewing methods and invited the readers of this blog to join our conversation. Some who responded offered to share their insights on coffee brewing with other coffee lovers.Read More
This week, we're shining a spotlight on Organic Timor Coopertiva, one of our favorite co-op coffees from one of our favorite coffee growing regions.Read More