Coffee Accessories

Your morning cup doesn’t have to be boring, but it also doesn’t have to be challenging to make. Whether you struggle to drink your coffee while it’s still warm or always find yourself running out the door before you can make yourself a mug, there’s a coffee gadget that can solve your problem.

Best coffee accessories of 2020

Making great coffee requires great equipment. Expensive grinders and brewers are important, but so are things like coffee cups, filters, and cleaning equipment.

Cool Gadgets for Making Coffee

To some of us, coffee is just a thing we do in the morning. We pull up to our preferred coffee spot, order our preferred caffeinated concoction, and go about our business — no big deal.

Tea Cakes Are The New Sneaker Drops

The tea cake is nothing new. Compressed tea bricks date back to before the Ming Dynasty, where they were traded along the ancient Tea Horse Road across Tibet, Sichuan, and Yunnan. In modern times tea cakes (called bǐngchá) are most commonly used for Pu’erh teas hailing from Yunnan, though other kinds of tea cakes and tea bricks are produced...

The Coffee In Amsterdam’s “Coffeeshops” Has Never Been Better

You have to admit it’s getting better. So reports Karina Hof, a longtime Sprudge staff writer based in Holland, who has for years been fascinated by the disconnect between Amsterdam’s famed “coffeeshops”—lounges where legal cannabis is sold and consumed freely—and the actual coffee served therein. In a city with one of the world’s great modern coffee cultures, and centuries...

Strawberry Shortcakes | The Dragon Prince

"Earnest, loyal, and trusting almost to a fault, Commander Gren serves as General Amaya’s lieutenant and Sign Language interpreter. Despite his status as a member of the Katolis army, Gren does not wield a weapon: he considers himself more of a diplomat than a fighter. Peaceful and soft-hearted, Gren is happiest at General Amaya’s side, both her voice and...

6 Remarkable Destinations For Tea In New York City

New York City is often seen as a vanguard of trends, of things to come. It is said, “If you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere.” For a town that is remarkably one dominated by (sometimes excellent) coffee, by an unwavering need for speed, and for a mentality that “time is money,” tea...

How To Brew With A Hario V60 Coffee Maker

The Hario V60 Coffee Maker is a pour-over brewer, and a certified Sprudge favorite that’s perfect for brewing with at home. The V60 was invented in 2004 and is manufactured in Japan by Hario. The name stems from its distinct V shape and 60º angle. The brewer is available in various materials—glass, plastic, metal, and our personal favorite, ceramic...

Are Large Format Lattes The Next Big Trend In Coffee?

Coffee’s many wondrous combinations have long reflected the world around it. Take the Americano, for example: popular legend holds it was created by American G.I.’s serving in Italy during World War Two, who sought the mellow drip flavors of home by combining water to Italian espresso. We’re in a new world war of sorts right now, and the ever-adaptable...

Carrot Stew | The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

"This simple stew sat simmering for a long time to bring out the sweetness of the carrots." —In-game description, Breath of the Wild Carrot Stew Ingredients: 1 lrg. Onion, chopped 3 Tbsp. Butter, Olive Oil, or Coconut Oil 1/2 tsp. Fine Sea Salt (or table salt) 1 Tbsp. Fresh Ginger, peeled & chopped 1 tsp. Garam Masala or 1/2–1 tsp. Curry Powder (depending on your taste) 1 1/2 lbs....

Sage the Smart Grinder Pro Coffee Grinder

Sage the Smart Grinder Pro Coffee Grinder
The perfect coffee needs a precise amount of freshly ground beans. But adjustments in grind size require different grind times to achieve a consistent dose. The smart grinder uses dosing IQ technology to automatically adjust the dose whenever you change the grind. Features Sage the Smart Grinder Pro Coffee Grinder Choose between 'cups' For French press or filter, and 'shots' For espresso to...

Froot Loop Treats & Lemonade | Nightbooks

Nightbooks by A. J. White (author of the Thickety series) is a wonderfully creepy modern folktale filled with mystery, magic, storytelling, and lots of food. Froot Loops play a part throughout the book once they are discovered, and homemade lemonade is also important in the story. I love Rice Krispy treats, so I thought trying Froot Loops treats would...

Mushroom Fajita Burritos | Voltron: Legendary Defender

Ack! The 8th and final season of Voltron: Legendary Defender premiers tomorrow on Netflix! It has been such a wild and fun ride and I'm sad to see it draw to a close, but am looking forward to how things culminate and conclude. Those boys need some rest! Last season (season 7, episode 5) Hunk was his resourceful gourmet self...