Holiday Cookies: Gluten-Free Chocolate Meringues

… extraordinary than their floury friends. These easy-to-make meringues come together in a snap. Warming the egg whites helps dissolve the sugar, and warm whites actually whip up more fully than cold whites. Be sure to beat the egg white mixture until you get stiff peaks but the mixture remains glossy (over-whipping will result in a dry meringue). And as with anything involving chocolate, choose a good-quality dark cocoa powder and your favorite bittersweet (or even semi-sweet) chocolate for the …

GO CUBES are the future of coffee 

cold-brew coffee and aim to improve clarity and focus, without causing unwanted side effects like jitteriness. According to founders Michael Brandt and Geoffrey Woo, chewable coffee could revolutionize your a.m. routine — if only the mainstream could sweep aside its suspicions about “brain-enhancing” drugs.     To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: GO CUBES are the future of coffee – Tech Insider …

New coffee craze charges up drinkers

… alternative that gives you that caffeine boost,” said Brendan Allen, a barista at M Café in Bozeman. Nitro brewed coffee is made by taking cold brewed coffee and infusing it with nitrogen, similar to the way soda is made. The coffee is cold brewed then placed in a keg and pressurized. The entire process of production for one keg takes about four or five days. “I like it because it’s quick and refreshing. It has a nice, smooth and sweet taste. It just has a nice creamy texture …

Coffee versus tea: It’s the ultimate hot drink face-off 

… The following infographic, while adding fuel to the fire, will provide some interesting history and perspective on the two most popular beverages of the cold-weather season. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Coffee versus tea: It’s the ultimate hot drink face-off : TreeHugger …

Say goodbye to bitter iced tea with this (easy) recipe

By Erin Negley | August 26, 2015 There’s still time to perfect your iced tea game before it’s pumpkin spice latte time. The key to a not-so-bitter iced tea? A little time (but this is actually pretty easy). The heat brings out the tannins in tea, which can become bitter. cold-brewing tea creates a smoother flavor. We’ve shared a recipe for cold-brewing coffee and the concept is similar with tea. Take loose-leaf or tea bags, add water and infuse for six to 12 hours in the fridge. Strain it, …