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How Do You Make Great Coffee in a French Press?

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Making coffee with a French Press is not only easy, but will produce a cup coffee that is far superior to any k-cup machine. If you were not aware of it then give it a try for yourself using fresh ground coffee such as SOZO Coffee Roasters.

The tools are basic and the process is simple.

 

Getting started:

  • French Press
  • Fresh Ground Coffee
  • Grinder (unless beans are already ground)
  • Hot Water
  • Timer (can use iPhone)

Step 1. If using whole beans and a grinder then grind the beans to...

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We Love Root Beer Video!

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We love root beers at BeveragesDirect so we thought we would make this cute, little video.  Have you tried our Ultimate Root Beer Sampler?  Great way to taste root beers from around the country. You can see from the reviews it makes for a fantastic gift.  Cheers!

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What Makes a Soda Kosher?

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Have you ever wondered what makes a bottled or canned soda kosher? Many food products that conform to the set of Jewish dietary laws known as kashrut (also kashrus or kashruth), are certified as kosher by any one of hundreds of agencies and individual Orthodox rabbis worldwide. When you buy kosher sodas, such as a Dr. Brown’s soda, you might have seen the letter “U” encircled by the letter “O” on packaging, which is the symbol of kosher certification from the Orthodox Union, one of the largest and...

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Spring Grove Sodas Featured On Finding Minnesota

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Have you ever watched Finding Minnesota?  Well just in case you missed the most recent report on WCCO 4 News Weekends we have it here.  John Lauritsen reports on Spring Grove Sodas located, where else, in Spring Grove, MN.  Give it a view and learn about the history of Spring Grove Sodas and even take in some exciting footage of a bottling plant in operation.


Ready to order some Spring Grove Sodas?  Spring Grove Soda Collection

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Cool Mountain Gets Crafty With Some New Flavors

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Cool Mountain Beverages is a craft soda maker based in the midwest.  For years they have been offering consumers a wide range of interesting flavors with pure can sugar.  Currently Cool Mountain markets - Green Apple, Strawberry, Black Cherry, Root Beer, Cream Soda, Orange Cream and Blue Razzberry. Recently they launched two new exciting flavors…California Peach and Royal Grape.

Bill Daker President states “We have spent the past 19 years researching historical recipes and flavor providers, developing the perfect blend for each...

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