June 24, 2021
In this episode, we discuss how to find your perfect cup of coffee. Topics include: identifying how aroma influences your cup, distinguishing mouthfeel from strength and boldness, and finding your perfect espresso. Next, we take the listener through troubleshooting tips including bean freshness, bean storage, proper grind size, water, and equipment. We conclude this episode with some wonderful summer macchiato recipes.
For links to everything discussed in this episode:
Struggling to find your perfect coffee? We’re here to help!
TheQueenBean knowledge center
Three summer-worthy, fruity, chilled macchiato style drinks
April 29, 2021
In this episode we share our favorite ways to repurpose burlap into both useful items for the garden and trendy home goods.
Links to everything covered in the episode can be found on our blog CoffeewithTheQueen.com:
Upcycle burlap in the garden
Crafting with burlap - part I
March 25, 2021
This episode briefly covers the illustrious, scandal-ridden, history of coffee. From the origin story to coffee’s alliance with both the pope and the devil - to killings, revolution, and love, the history of coffee is rich, complex, and sometimes just funny. After our unconventional history lesson, we share our featured recipe - an Almond Joy inspired coffee drink
For links to everything covered in this episode:
Devil’s spawn or elixir of the gods? The brief, troubled, seditious history of coffee
The Boston Tea Party, representation, and how coffee become a symbol of American patriotism
Into the light: how coffee led to The Age of Enlightenment
Almond Joy inspired coffee
December 10, 2020
We are on break this month! Wishing you a wonderful holiday season and a great start to 2021. We will see you for Season 2 of Coffee with the Queen in January.
Nicole & Cindy
November 24, 2020
This is our first-ever data-driven holiday gift recommendation podcast. Unlike years past, where we have given gift recommendations based on our experience (which we do account for here), this year we have constructed many of our gifts and gift recommendations based on recent post-Covid coffee research. From coffee brewing newbies to budding baristas, we have data-driven gift ideas for all your favorite coffee lovers. We end the podcast with some wonderful recipes - perfect for gift giving or holiday dinners.
Here are links for everything covered in this months podcast:
The best coffee gifts for 2020
DIY coffee gifts
Pumpkin coffee swirl bread
Coffee rum balls
October 15, 2020
Nicole and Cindy continue talking about things you forget how to do once you have lived in a city - driving, and hiking and bears oh my!