Coffee Latte

Bring home the art of perfect latte making. These easy recipes for peppermint, pumpkin, and mocha latte drinks will turn you into a coffee connoisseur.

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Hot Coffee Latte Eggnog

Midwest Living

You make your own eggnog, spiked with a little Kahlua, for this holiday drink.

Total: 30 mins

Vanilla Iced Coffee

Ladies' Home Journal

Vanilla Cafe Latte

Midwest Living

In just five minutes you can make this hot drink for breakfast or for dessert. Top it with cinnamon or grated chocolate.

Total: 5 mins

Cafe au Lait

Better Homes and Gardens

Cream and coffee just naturally go together in this New Orleans favorite sipper.

Total: 15 mins

Chocolate Mint-Dipped Biscotti and Minty Mocha Latte

The Food Channel

When craving specialty coffee, try making a Minty Mocha Latte at home, complete with chocolate dipped biscotti.

"No More Coffee-Speak!" Says One Retailer

Ever listen to some hipster ordering a half-caf, no-foam, two pump vanilla soy latte and think, "I'd have what he's having, if only I had a clue what he was actually having?" Debenhams department store in Great Britain feels your frustration, and it's changing its coffee menus to replace confusing terms with plain ol' English, reports Eater.com. Hence, the Plain English Campaign that trades "cappuccino" in for "frothy coffee," "latte" for "really really milky coffee" and "mocha" for "chocolate flavoured coffee," according to a press release from the retailer.

Starbucks-Style Latte: Buy It vs. Make It

It's the most-quoted money-saving cliche in the history of women's magazines: "If you save the $2 you spend on a latte each morning, just imagine what you'd save in a year!" Well, that doesn't take a few things into account. First of all, making coffee at home isn't free.

New Starbucks Black Coffee Tops $7 a Pop

We're not gonna lie. Paying nearly $5 for a grande eggnog latte at Starbucks makes us feel a little Grinchy. But it's got eggnog in it, so we pony up and watch our stomachs grow three sizes that day. But spending $7 for the coffee chain's new Costa Rica Finca Palmilera variety? What a bunch of beans! The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports Starbucks' latest premium cup o' joe, "made from a rare, heirloom, hard-to-grow coffee varietal called 'Geisha,'" is a whopping $40 for half-a-pound. Wanna order a tall size? Fork over $6. A grande? That'll be $7. What'sread more

Easy New Year's Resolutions: Drink More Coffee!

Sure coffee gives you the jitters if you O.D. on it, but sipped in moderation, your daily joe can help fight disease. According to a Finnish study of around 1,500 middle-aged folks, the lowest risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease was found in people who drank three to five cups of coffee a day. And, over the long term, according to the Nurses' Health Study, drinking coffee (caff or decaf) was tied to an 8 percent decrease in the risk of type 2 diabetes in women. No, this isn't an all-access pass to latte and cappuccino; stick toread more

Summer Coffee Shop Favorites You Can Make at Home

Skip the lines and save yourself some time and money by making these simple coffeehouse favorites at home!

Madeleine, Be Mine

eye level? Just as I've finished ordering my latte, I feel a tug on my sleeve and find myself acquiescing to two sets of big brown eyes begging for these cake-like cookies to be added to the order.

Pumpkin Spice Latte: Buy It vs. Make It

By now, we've all heard the tired old financial saw about how if we took the $2 we spend on a latte each day and put it in savings, we'd have a nice little nest egg by the end of the year. In fact, that tired old saw is so old, you'd be hard-pressed to find a $2 latte anymore, and the $520 "nest egg" would barely pay your past-due cell phone bill, am I right? These days, the seasonal treat that is the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is $3.95 for a "tall" (which is the "small" 12-oz size),read more

10 Top Savory Pumpkin Recipes: For Pumpkin's Biggest Fans

Ok, we'll admit it: Halloween isn't even here yet, but already we're kind of taking pumpkins for granted. C'mon, can you blame us? Ever since a certain national coffee chain unleashed the pumpkin-spice latte, pumpkin (or at least, pumpkin spice) has been the official flavor of fall, popping up in all sorts of sweet treats from candies, cookies and muffins to breads and biscotti. Somewhere in all that, doesn't the pumpkin itself actually kind of get, well, lost? As much as we love our pumpkin desserts, we've found the perfect way to give our autumn sweet tooth aread more

Is a $450 Starbucks Gift Card Caffeine Overload or a Pleasant Perk?

It's hard to escape the buzz surrounding Starbucks. The coffee company has been all over the news recently. This week, the chain announced plans to open 1,500 more stores in the U.S. in the next five years. Last week, we wrote about the $7 cup of black coffee the chain plans to eventually roll out nationwide. And soon, you'll be able to charge that pricey cup of brew to your $450 Starbucks gift card. Now, that's some serious caffeine. The Starbucks Metal Card (made of etched steel) will buy you $400 worth of goods -- the otherread more

U-Make Half-Caff Soy Latte! Will a Machine Replace the Barista?

Your day is not going particularly well. You're in a funk. You could use a double hit of espresso, so you pop into your nearest Starbucks only to be told by a smiling barista to "have a nice day." And all you want to say is: "Mind your own business." Not to mention: "Step on it!" You need that cuppa NOW. In the future, you might not ever have to talk to a barista again. According to Quartz, a startup called Briggo has created a robotic coffee shop that allows customers to order a whole slew of customizedread more

Coffee: Know Your Label Lingo

The morning cup of joe is a sacred ritual for millions worldwide. Coffee perks us up in countless ways, from the smell of it brewing in the early hours, to its rich roasted flavor, to the healthy dose of caffeine that makes us more alert. (See "Coffee: It's a Healthy Brew.")

Now You Can Inhale Your Caffeine -- Literally

Forget cream and sugar; for that matter, forget coffee altogether. For those that want to skip the pour entirely and get their daily caffeine fix even quicker, say hello to AeroShot, a lemon-lime flavored caffeine powder that you inhale through a little plastic canister. You've been warned.

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