Coffee Beef Stew
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Coffee Beef Stew

Serves 4 Warm and wonderful, coffee and beef are a scrumptious pair in this hearty winter stew. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1-1/2 pounds lean stew beef, cut into cubes 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 green bell peppers, halved, seeded, thickly sliced 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 5 tablespoons dry white […]

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Coffee = Less Stress?
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Coffee = Less Stress?

Coffee may not be the first thing that you think of when it comes to reducing stress. In fact, having a caffeine buzz is usually the last thing we intend when we want to relax! However, some studies have now identified that drinking coffee can potentially reduce emotional and physical stress. Coffee’s effect on brain […]

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EGG NOG LATTE
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EGG NOG LATTE

Eggnog Latte Recipe Servings 1 large latte INGREDIENTS 1 cup cream or milk 1/2 cup strongly brewed coffee or espresso 4-6 pastured egg yolks Not sure about this? See the paragraph below for more info. 3 tablespoons maple syrup – or more to taste 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg plus more for sprinkling […]

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CLASSIC GINGERBREAD LATTE
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CLASSIC GINGERBREAD LATTE

Another great recipe for our holiday coffee series. WHAT YOU’LL NEED: • 2 oz shot of espresso • ½ cup steamed milk • 1 tbs molasses • ½ tsp vanilla extract • ½ tsp freshly ground ginger TOPPINGS: • A pinch of nutmeg (or cinnamon)   RECOMMENDED COFFEE: Texpresso The gingerbread latte is fairly common around the holidays, so […]

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CREATIVE WAYS TO USE COFFEE ON THANKSGIVING
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CREATIVE WAYS TO USE COFFEE ON THANKSGIVING

As the most food centric holiday, Thanksgiving takes a lot of prep. Although passing out on the couch with your pants unbuttoned is part of the holiday tradition, that doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate coffee into your Thanksgiving feast!     THE PRE MEAL: Breakfast Salad with Espresso Vinaigrette Let’s start with a pre Thanksgiving meal. […]

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Cinnamon Graham Latte
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Cinnamon Graham Latte

Ingredients 3 tablespoons of Big Bend Coffee Roasters ground coffee 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon molasses 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/4 cup half & half 2 tablespoons marshmallow topping 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons crushed cinnamon graham crackers Instructions Size: Cup setting Brew: Classic Following the measurement above, place the ground coffee into the […]

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How to make Mexican Spiced Coffee
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How to make Mexican Spiced Coffee

Well, it’s November, the nights come quick and the cold weather is upon most of us. I love this time of year and it’s time to get into the Holiday Spirit. Here is the recipe I like for Spiced Mexican Coffee! Serves 8 INGREDIENTS SPICED SUGAR SYRUP 4 1/2ounces (roughly 1/2 9-ounce cones) piloncillo roughly chopped, […]

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We will be at the Hill Country Rainwater Festival
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We will be at the Hill Country Rainwater Festival

Big Bend Coffee Roasters will be there serving up our delicious, just roasted Dark Skies blend. Come by our booth and say hi and enjoy a hot cup of coffee. We hope you’ll take a bag of this Texas roasted, Organic and Kosher coffee back home with you too! The Hill Country Alliance has packed […]

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16 Quick Coffee Facts for National Coffee Day
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16 Quick Coffee Facts for National Coffee Day

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but on National Coffee Day (today!) there is such a thing as a free cup of joe (here are just a few of the places where you can get one). So why not repay the freebie favor by regaling your barista with any one of […]

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Does coffee offer health benefits?
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Does coffee offer health benefits?

Answer From Donald Hensrud, M.D.  Coffee has been around for a long time and blamed for many ills — from stunting your growth to causing heart disease — but newer research shows that it may actually have health benefits. Recent studies have generally found no connection between coffee and an increased risk of heart disease […]

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