Musical Genres – Music Is Life

Music is a whole culture unto itself. According to Princeton.edu, a musical genre is an expressive style of music, which is an accurate description; music is all about expressing ourselves and the different styles of music we use to do so.  That is exactly why we have genres, to express ourselves and what we believe […] Continue reading →

Frosty Coffee Pie Recipe

Ingredients: 1/4 cup hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 in.) 3 cups coffee ice cream, softened 1 package (5.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix 1/2 cup cold strong brewed Bit O Java coffee 1/4 cup cold 2% milk 1-3/4 cups whipped topping 1 cup marshmallow creme 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips […] Continue reading →

Jai Java’s Angel’s Blend

I’ve switched gears the past couple of days away from Costa Rican’s and pure Guatemalan beans and have been sampling “Angel’s Blend” from JaiJava. Jaijava is a new roaster on the scene with a small but quality catalog of coffee’s, when you place your order, your beans are roasted and packaged within hours of shipment. […] Continue reading →

Candy Cane Coffee Recipe

Candy Cane Coffee Ingredients: *1-2 cups Freshly brewed coffee of your choice *1 tbsp milk *1 tbsp sugar *Candy Cane Instructions: Pour the brewed coffee, sugar & milk into a glass. Place candy cane into glass. Enjoy!! You can check out Bit O Java on Facebook here: facebook.com/bitojava Bit O JavaTwitter handles: @bitojavajessica @bitojavajoel @bitojavaruss […] Continue reading →

Espresso Cocoa Waffles Recipe

  Espresso Cocoa Waffles Ingredients : 1½ cups pastry flour (whole grain) ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda 2 tsp espresso powder ½ cup brown sugar 1 cup fat free milk 3 tbs light olive oil 3 egg whites A pinch of salt Instructions: In a large glass […] Continue reading →

Colombian Campasina from Queen Bean Coffee

So while I have brought winter charm to the gates of hades, that’s less important than telling you about this coffee. If you have read my reviews you know that I am no fan of Colombian beans. These always seem co be overly bitter and strong to me, despite these misgivings I gave the Colombian Campasina from Mills Coffee Roasers/Queenbean Coffee a try. Continue reading →

Espresso Gingerbread Cake Recipe

Espresso Gingerbread Cake For the cake: 1/2 cup dark molasses (not blackstrap) 1/2 cup very strong brewed coffee or espresso, cooled to just warm 11-1/4 ounces (2-1/2 cups) all-purpose flour; more for the pan 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder 2 teaspoons ground ginger […] Continue reading →

White Spiced Coffee Recipe

White Spiced Coffee  Ingredients: 3 cup(s) whole milk 1 cup(s) whole Bit O Java coffee beans, lightly cracked (bitojava.com/coffee/) 1 1/2 stick(s) (3 inches long) cinnamon sticks 4 whole(s) green cardamom pods 1/4 cup(s) honey Directions: Place the milk and crushed coffee beans in a saucepan. Heat the mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat, […] Continue reading →