Paper filter vs. metal filter: Which makes the best cup of coffee? – CNET

By Taylor Martin | December 8, 2015 The type of filter you use when brewing coffee does matter. Learn whether you should be using reusable or disposable filters to make your daily cup of coffee. Should you use a metal or paper filter when brewing coffee? While the answer mostly hinges on personal preference, there are some important things to note about the differences in paper and metal filters. Learn how different filters can alter the appearance, taste and cost of your morning cup. Taste …

Graphene Manufactured Using Tea Tree Extract Paving Way For Cheaper Method: Study

… U.S. found that graphene can be grown from the tea tree plant Melaleuca alternifolia, which is also used to make essential oils for traditional medicine, according to reports Friday. The researchers also found that they could manufacture a significant amount of almost defect-free graphene in a matter of seconds to minutes, while current methods usually take several hours. Also, unlike current methods, the new technique works at relatively low temperatures, without the need for catalysis or …

Chocolate & Orange Madeleine Cookies – A Beautiful Mess

By Emma Chapman | July 3, 2015 I feel sort of bad because I don’t have anything red, white and blue to share with you before our Fourth of July weekend begins. Total fail on that. I’m pretty sure you can click around and find plenty, but still. No, instead I decided to fill your mind with thoughts of chocolaty goodness—total weekend food no matter what you’re celebrating this weekend. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: …

Not Your Grandmother’s Cup of Tea: 5 Steeped Cocktails for Summer :: Drink :: Lists :: Paste

… summer, he also likes to utilize jasmine and chamomile teas for more floral, warm weather cocktails. No matter what the season, his menu always features a creation using Gordon’s gin infused with Luzianne tea. Currently, that drink is the Daisy Bae. “It’s an ode to the South and sweet tea,” he says. “This particular drink was designed as a kind of bitter, alcoholic fruit tea.” Just add mason jar, folded fan and a lazy summer day of porch-sittin’. To continue reading this article …