Coffee Culture – April 2021

Tea Ritual by Jo Snyder When I was young, my maternal grandmother had what she called “tea at three” every day. Very few things were important enough to disrupt this daily ritual, and I have the fondest memories of sitting down with her to a cup of black tea with a...

Coffee Culture – Jan/Feb 2021

Home Brewing by Jo Snyder It’s probably safe to say that most of us spent the majority of our last year at home. For some of us that might have meant a lot of quiet time, others might have had a more hectic household with little minds to occupy, and still others maybe...

Coffee Culture – November 2020

Fall Favorites with a Twist by Jo Snyder In a season where people are trying to ease up on going out for drinks, dinner, or coffee with friends, it seems that many people are missing out on more than a few creature comforts.  I can’t provide you with a replacement for...

Coffee Culture – September 2020

On Common Ground by Jo Snyder “Coffee really brings people together,” says Dan Gould of Uncommon Grounds. I was fortunate enough to speak with him in August about the history and passion of his specialty roastery.  Dan has worked in coffee since 2001, when he owned a...

Coffee Culture – April 2020

Filter Coffee, Not People by Jo Snyder This month I’d like to give you the scoop on an essential coffee basic: the filter. Unless you like it Turkish style, most of us use filters when we brew our coffee, whether that’s with a machine or as a pour over. Filters seem...