Drinks

Holy Petronus! You Can Get Pumpkin Juice at Starbucks. — Food News

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This just in from the front page of the Daily Prophet: Starbucks has made all of your wildest dreams come true with pumpkin juice. The best part? You don't even have to go all the way to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to get one. Thank you, Starbucks. Thank you.

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We Tested 7 Instant Coffees & Here’s the Best One — Travel Intelligence

The words "instant coffee" have long come with a bad reputation, the result of low-grade coffee used to make an inexpensive cup. But instant coffee has always had one thing going for it that has kept people coming back: It's easy. Boil some water, add in the instant coffee, and you're done. In a fast-paced world, it's no surprise that we want quick alternatives, and fortunately these days there are several brands trying to improve the instant coffee game and the reputation.

As an avid coffee drinker, I happen to love the ritual of brewing coffee, whether I am at home or whether I am outside, which means it's rare that I opt for an instant coffee. But the growing selection, some sourcing high-quality beans (and ensuring fair wages for the people who grow them), enticed me to give a few different instant coffees a try.

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The Secret to Brewing Good Coffee Outside — Travel Intelligence

I love having my daily cup of coffee — for the caffeine, but also for the ritual involved. That's why, when I set off on a two-week bike trip at the end of summer, I brought along a pretty serious coffee setup. Taking a normal ritual and doing it somewhere entirely different is special, which is why I'm such an advocate of making coffee outside.

So what do you need to make good coffee outside? Well, there's one secret you should definitely know — plus a few more tips and tricks of the trade.

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The Grocery Store Coffee Taste Test: We Tried 15 Brands and Ranked Them — My Morning Cup

As Americans become more sophisticated about their morning cup of joe, the coffee aisle at the grocery store is expanding. Now there are single-varietal beans alongside those tubs and cans your grandparents drank, but with all that choice comes the dilemma of what to buy.

To help you zero in on your perfect cup, we sampled 15 of the most readily available coffees usually found at supermarkets nationwide and ranked them.

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I Got on a Plane for a Cocktail & It Changed My Life — Europe on a Bite-Sized Budget

It was midweek when I found myself staring outside the plexiglass window of my landing plane, worrying my lip as the typical Dublin rain blurred the lights of the airport.

What am I doing? I asked myself as the "unbuckle seat belts" sign dinged overhead.

This is not what a rational, put-together adult would do, I lectured as I wrestled my carry-on out of the overhead bin.

I can't believe I'm doing this, I murmured as I rolled it towards Customs, a little sweaty from the spontaneity of the whole thing.

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​Starbucks Is Finally Bringing Back Pumpkin Whipped Cream — Food News

Every September it's not the school supplies or apple picking adventures that mark the final return of fall — it's the arrival of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte. Seriously, that sweet, baking-spiced brew is like a cozy cashmere sweater in a cup. And now the coffee chain is about to take your coveted PSL and take it to the next level.

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