PERCOLATOR: a kind of coffeepot


“Back in the day” they called a sofa a “davenport.”   Jeans were called “dungarees.”   And a coffee pot, for the most part, was called a percolator. We didn’t do anything easily in those days. A percolator had its own method of brewing coffee.   There were no packets of ground coffee.   Most people didn’t buy coffee […]

LATTE: coffee made with steamed milk

Sometimes I’m a little slow on picking up on trends.   Some in my family would say that is an understatement. So, when all the coffee talk began I was somewhat less than interested.   My favorite statement (which drives my wife crazy) is that I’m a purist. I love coffee.  But for many years my taste […]