Category: Beverages

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Italian Wine Guide for Christmas 2014

In Italy, very rarely do you have a meal without wine. The Italians are masters at pairing the proper wine with the correct food. When selecting the proper wine, it is very important to take very close attention to what your main course is going […]

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You will be surprised to see how easy it is to roast coffee at home.

How to Roast Coffee at Home

In the Triplo G Italian Kitchen, we are always looking to have a little fun.  I’m not sure why, but it always irritates me when we buy fresh roasted coffee beans.  Why are these so expensive?  Now, I’ll be the first to admit, we are […]

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Homemade Caffe Macchiato, as prepared in our home, The Triplo G Italian Kitchen.

Photo Worthy Food – Caffe Macchiato

Since we got the new espresso machine, boy oh boy, have we ever been having fun.  Today we made Caffe Macchiato.  What is a Caffe Macchiato you ask?  Well, we will tell you what the Italian version is, not the Starbucks version.  (Now, I am really […]

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The Breville Barista Espresso Machine, photo compliments of Amazon.

Product Review – The Breville Barista Express Coffee Machine

Well, it was the end of an era.  My original espresso machine finally bit the dust.  About 6 years ago, I originally purchased a DeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Maker, Stainless machine.  It was a great purchase to the entry-level espresso world.  When I bought that […]

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Hard Apple Cider, the easiest of all alcoholic drinks to make.

Easy Hard Cider

Fall is in the air.  The leaves are changing color and beginning to fall.  The nights have become cool and crisp.  Halloween is right around the corner.  Now, why not get in a festive mood by brewing some of your own Hard Apple Cider.  For […]

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