Trash-Mochas

Trash-Mochas

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Simplicity can be a good thing. So can just trying to not be a snob, especially over coffee. At home I am a barista for Kirk (I spent 9 years being a barista – and even published a short book last year on it The Natural Barista: Latte Syrups & Drinks) and love making gourmet […]

The New VIA Latte? #Fail

The New VIA Latte? #Fail

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I wanted so much to love the new line of VIA Lattes. I mean really wanted to like it. It is very rare for me to be disappointed in a Starbucks product, if anything I encroach the line of being a fangirl. In most Starbucks you can currently pick up a sampler stick (one 8 […]

Food Find: Peppermint Mocha VIA

Food Find: Peppermint Mocha VIA

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The line of flavored/sweetened VIA coffee packets has been great – trust me, if you can still find the Pumpkin Spice flavor, stock up! Anyhow, the newest is here – Peppermint Mocha (ignore the picture/price online – it is a box of 5 and cost less than what is online). This is easy to make and gives a delicious cup, […]

Food Find: Nescafe Memento

Food Find: Nescafe Memento

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Awhile back I had come across Nescafe® Memento™ drink mixes at the store and picked up Caramel and Cappuccino, Mocha is also offered. Finally with the cool weather I felt like trying it out – I am quite skeptical when I try flavored instant coffee beverages. Most are sickly sweet and chalky in texture at best. So these sat […]