I wake up to the off-key anxiety clock. With great effort I get out of bed and make my way to the kitchen. With one eye open, I manage to deal with yesterday filter and coffee grounds out of the coffee and amazingly I am able to remove them and put in the trash. I fill the pot with H2O, and finally get new coffee filter in the maker. As I struggle to open the canister of coffee, the spell of this wonderful grinds tingles my senses and I begin the expedition to become part of the living again.
Coffee (even decaf) is delicious for those who are coffee drinkers. There are seemingly a million ways in which coffee can be prepared and served.
If you do have the money, there is something special about going to the coffee shop. Simply ordering a cup of coffee won’t suffice. You’ll need to specify which coffee and what size. Specialty coffee drinks are all the rage among business professionals; it’s easy to pick up a shot of espresso, a latte, or a cappuccino on your way to work, or on a lunch break. However, if you just want a regular coffee (black or with cream and sugar), naturally you can get that too—just say so!
Making coffee sure has changed over the years. Although it still smells the same, how we brew our coffee isn’t the same as it used to be. Many years ago, coffee was brewed on the top of a wood stove. You could smell it cooking wherever you went in your house. That is also true when you make your coffee in that type of pot on your modern range top.
Whether you enjoy drinking coffee or not, the possibility is pretty good that there is coffee available nearby—at home, at work, and in every street corner, it really is everywhere. This shouldn’t be a surprise since coffee is the second most popular drink next to water and the second most widely used product next to oil. Indeed, coffee is a normal part of every sector in our society, and how significant that role is, is something we will soon figure out.
Having become a regular part of our daily life, coffee has not been given much thought except for people wondering every now and then about the health benefits that it has on them. But there’s more to just the great taste and the caffeine rush we get with every cup of our favorite coffee. Here are some interesting facts about coffee that you probably did not know: