Drink Coffee, Live Longer!

A new study shows that two cups of coffee per day may decrease the odds of heart failure. Luckily, here at Coffee Wholesale, we take the doctor’s orders very seriously and drink lots of coffee every day!  We have recently … Continue reading

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Reguluh Coffee Please

In New York City, it is customary to order your coffee Black, Light, Extra-Light, or Black-and-Sweet. However, coffee with milk and sugar is a “Regular Coffee.” After living in New York City for several years, I visited a town out … Continue reading

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How To Get Out of KP (Kitchen Patrol)

My dad told me a story about how, during World War II, he was assigned to “Kitchen Patrol” (KP). One particular day, his job to fill the coffee carafes and set them on each table. He saw these large vats … Continue reading

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Toffee, Clea, or Me?

Years ago, as a young new teacher, I helped at parents’ night by filling and pouring coffee and tea from two large silver (fancy ones – that’s probably why I got in trouble) tea pots. Unfortunately, it was a boring … Continue reading

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Even a Bunn Takes a Vacation Now and Then

I thought I lost my Bunn! Was I ever distraught. I tried everything: a different outlet, the circuit breakers. Yet nothing would bring my Bunn back to life. Oh no! I had to drink INSTANT COFFEE!!! Then, as though inspired … Continue reading

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Varooooooom Cream Please

My husband, who is not familiar with the standard lingo of American coffee houses, did not know that when ordering a coffee drink you need to tell them “with room for cream”. That way they don’t fill your cup up … Continue reading

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Pour-o-Matics, Housekeepers & Land-o-Fills

I live in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and had just returned from a delightful holiday trip to see my kids in Florida. But not one decent cup of coffee during the whole trip. I was craving my Bunn … Continue reading

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Ladies, He Might Be Irish, but . . .

About 6 years ago when I was an apprentice roaster, a little Italian woman came into the shop I was running. Her first question: “What’s your nationality?” “Irish” I quickly responded. “Your a Mick. Shouldn’t you be in a bar … Continue reading

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Gimme a Double Shot of “Espresso Love”

This past summer I worked at Esquires Coffee House in Surrey, B.C. (Canada). It was a place with a really cool atmosphere so guys would always be bringing their girlfriends by for coffee. One night, a young teenage couple came … Continue reading

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Drinking Coffee Since Age 2 — Believe It!

I have only my mother’s recollections to pass on and she recently passed away at the age of 92. According to her memories, we (my parents, my brother and I) were living in an old home which had been converted … Continue reading

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