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Tips on How to Store Your Pet Food Properly

Let’s face it. Having a pet is hard work. You constantly need to tend to their needs, and it isn’t as if they miraculously learn how to feed themselves. However, despite the effort that it takes to raise and care for our pets, we do it gladly – and this definitely applies to their pet food. They have the ability to crawl into our hearts, and we end up wanting only the best for them, sparing no expense. When it comes to their food, most pet owners are very picky. They do loads of research to find the best [...]

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How to Store Your Coffee

Most new coffee enthusiasts tend to go on a shopping spree and accumulate way too much coffee in one go. The result is a stockpile that could supply an army. After the novelty of variety has died out, the first question that comes to mind is whether the coffee will go off. It is a dry substance, so can it actually go bad? The short answer is that it can, and it will go off if enough time has passed. If it isn’t stored properly, the rate of deterioration will only increase. But how can you tell if your [...]

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What is the Difference Between Tea Bags and Loose Leaf Tea?

People are funny creatures. Often times it happens that we prefer one thing over another even though there is technically no difference between the two things. If one takes tea, for example, the and the difference between tea bags and loose leaf tea, the same variety of leaves are used to produce the same product. In terms of taste, the end product tastes exactly the same. The only difference is really in the packaging. Whether you prefer loose leaves or a tea bag, if it comes from the same plant, there shouldn’t actually be a difference. However, apart from [...]

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Secrets to Making the Perfect Cup of Tea

Anyone who loves tea has a particular way of making the perfect cup. Apart from the quality of the leaves, the taste is in the method. Although there are some superstitious methods out there, there are also certain tricks that do influence the quality of the cup. There are also a couple of mistakes that the average tea drinker makes that seriously affect the taste. Making the perfect cup of tea is not just a matter of pouring boiling water over a couple of leaves. In fact, it takes some skill to produce the perfect cup. Keeping your tea [...]

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What’s the Difference Between Cold Brew Coffee and Iced Coffee?

Coffee drinking has become much more than just a morning pick-me-up. Nowadays it’s a global culture and has become a drink that is savored by its consumers just as much as good wines are. Coffee is that any time of day, any time of year comfort that can be both solitary and social, and as the seasons change so do our choices of how we like to enjoy our daily dose of joe – and increasingly that cup of joe is enjoyed in the form of cold brew or iced coffee. During the chilly winter months, nothing beats a hot, [...]

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Should I Store Coffee in the Freezer?

Coffee, that ubiquitous drink that is enjoyed the world over. Who has not woken up to that delicious smell off freshly brewed coffee or warmed their hands on a mug on a chilly winter’s evening? We all enjoy our coffee, whether hot or cold, sweet or bitter, black or white or anything in between but how do we store coffee to keep it as fresh and delicious as when we bought it? If you are a coffee aficionado then correct method for storing coffee is second nature, but to most of us who simply enjoy this delicious brew, the correct [...]

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Factors Influencing Caffeine Levels in Tea

Who doesn’t enjoy a great cup of tea? How many of us wonder about the factors that influence the caffeine levels, and quality of different tea varieties? What is Caffeine? It is a stimulant, which naturally occurs in several different plants. Since it is water soluble, it can be extracted into a cup when brewing tea, coffee, or other beverages that contain caffeine. Various factors influence the caffeine levels in tea They include but are not limited to: climate, geographic location, preparation, blends, and environmental changes. For example, tea harvested during peak season tends to have a higher caffeine content than tea harvested [...]

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