Coffee With The Queen
Spilling the Beans -  Dating in NYC

Spilling the Beans - Dating in NYC

April 9, 2020

Listen in while Nicole and Cindy chat over coffee. In this vignette, Nicole and Cindy share details of their worst dates in NYC.. and they couldn't be more different. 

The Spring Coffees: Fruit, Floral, Grape, Berry, and Citrus-toned Beans

The Spring Coffees: Fruit, Floral, Grape, Berry, and Citrus-toned Beans

March 26, 2020

Episode 7 of Coffee With The Queen discusses the spring coffees, those with beautiful bright citrus, berry, grape, floral, and fruit tones. In this episode, we define the common terms used to describe these bean characteristics, how beans develop different flavor notes, and which countries and regions grow these lovely spring-perfect coffees.

To learn more about the topics discussed in this podcast, please visit the following links:

Decoding coffee flavor descriptions

Regional coffee profiles

Decoding basic coffee lingo

This month's recipes:

Fruit in your coffee? Yes, and it's delicious

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Coffee Identity Labels

Coffee Identity Labels

February 29, 2020

Episode 6 of Coffee With The Queen covers coffee labels used to capture aspects of a bean's identity such as single origin, Fair Trade, direct trade, small batch, and certified. Learn which labels signify quality and what these labels mean for growers and consumers. For a deeper dive into topics covered in this podcast, please visit the following:

Single origin, microlot, co-op, small farm: what's the difference?

Direct Trade or Fair Trade?

Is small batch roasted really better?

Bird friendly, Organic, Fair Trade...coffee has a lot of certifications. Here's what they mean.

This month's recipes:

The Queen Bean's take on a Dark & Stormy

Flaming Spanish coffee

German rum coffee

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Achieveing your 2020 goals – coffee can help!

Achieveing your 2020 goals – coffee can help!

January 31, 2020

Episode 5 of Coffee With The Queen features information on how coffee can help you achieve your personal goals for 2020, including tips on brewing a great cup of coffee at home, spices and herbs you can add to your coffee to boost its health benefits, and when to drink your coffee to maximize its effectiveness. For more information please check out the following links:

Brewing a great cup of coffee at home:

Brewing guide

Know your grinds

Coffee additives:

Adding spices and herbs to boost the health benefits of coffee

Some delicious and healthy recipes using spices

The right time to drink your coffee:

Maximize coffee's effectiveness

 

Roasts, Blends, and Bean Freshness

Roasts, Blends, and Bean Freshness

December 31, 2019

Episode four of Coffee With The Queen features information on coffee roasts and blends followed by a discussion of bean freshness. The bonus section shares tips and tricks for combining peppermint with coffee. For more information please check out the following links:

Coffee roasts

Coffee blends

Bean freshness

Coffee & mint

DIY Coffee Gifts

DIY Coffee Gifts

November 30, 2019

Episode three of Coffee With The Queen features several Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Coffee gifts, followed by a discussion of the wellness benefits associated with coffee. For more information please check out the following links:

DIY coffee gifts

Coffee Wellness benefits

Brew Methods

Brew Methods

October 31, 2019

The second episode of Coffee With The Queen discusses various coffee brewing methods.

 

For more information on the topics discussed in this podcast please check out the following links:

Brew Methods:

The best way to brew coffee? There isn't one. There are many great ways to brew coffee!

Coffee on the go! Brewers that allow you to make a great cup anywhere

Deciphering your single serve coffee brewing options

To learn more about coffee gift-giving, please visit the following blog entries:

How to buy a great coffee gift

Queen Bean Coffee Company 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Salted caramel coffee recipes:

Salted caramel mocha

Salted caramel kiss martini

Bean Basics: Arabica vs. Robusta

Bean Basics: Arabica vs. Robusta

September 30, 2019

The first episode of Coffee With The Queen discusses basic information about coffee, focusing on the differences between Arabica and Robusta.

For more information on the topics discussed in this podcast please check out the following links:

 

Coffee With The Queen Trailer

Coffee With The Queen Trailer

August 21, 2019

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