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2014-09-29 12:33:56

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the chilly days and holiday entertaining season ahead, KitchenAid is debuting several new coffee and espresso machines that are sure to help keep everyone warm and cozy. Designed with new brewing technologies, the machines bring barista quality to the home kitchen and celebrate the art of handcrafted coffee. Further details about the products listed below can be found at KitchenAidCraftCoffee.com. To view the...

2014-05-07 12:35:41

Laila Ghambari, of Seattle, WA, Will Represent the US at the World Barista Championships in June UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- De'Longhi's Seattle-based barista partner, Laila Ghambari, has taken home the coveted title of 2014 United States Barista Champion. The competition, hosted by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), scored competitors on everything from flavor to foam for a multitude of coffee-based drinks. Participants were tasked to make...

2014-04-07 08:36:15

Leading Coffee, Espresso and Kitchen Appliances Manufacturer Continues to Bring Barista-Quality Coffee Into the Home NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KRUPS, a worldwide leader in contemporary kitchen appliances, is proud to announce its partnership with award-winning, champion barista Samuel Lewontin. Sam will partner with the brand to share his expertise and passion for creating unique, barista-quality coffee recipes at home using state of the art appliances from KRUPS....

2013-05-24 23:18:55

The unique and flavorful coffee was praised by Jack Nicholson´s character in the movie ℠The Bucket List´. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Cluwak.com, a company that is devoted to offering its customers the unique and incredibly flavourful Kopi Luwak coffee, has just launched its brand new website. The history behind the new site is as fascinating as the coffee itself. When Edward Cole, played by Jack Nicholson, referred to Kopi Luwak as “the rarest beverage...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'