Coffee Ice Cubes

 

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Make these coffee ice cubes simply by filling an ice cube tray with coffee from your SG220 and freezing it over night. Prepare coffee as you normally would and pour over the coffee ice cubes. When the ice cubes melt, they won’t dilute the iced coffee flavor. If you prefer, you can also pour milk or creamer over the coffee ice cubes for a refreshing treat.

To find out more about Capresso products, visit www.Capresso.com.

The Capresso Perk, a Contemporary Upgrade of a Classic

Perk up your weekend with our new 12-cup Capresso Perk! This stylishly simple brewer brews from 4 to 12 cups of piping, hot coffee in less than a minute per cup. Its automatic keep-warm function ensures that coffee is ready whenever you want it.

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The Capresso Perk is simple: fill with water and ground coffee, plug in and brew. Ideal for parties and special occasions, it features a drip-free pouring spout and detachable power cord to simplify serving.

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The design includes a stainless steel filter basket and perk tube, and a locking lid for added safety. An illuminated indicator light shows when coffee is ready. Internal water level and coffee markings make for easy filling.

It’s also countertop-friendly, with a heat-resistant base that’s safe for any surface.

The 12-Cup Capresso Perk is available at www.Capresso.com.

The New Ultima PRO – For The Perfect Espresso, Every Time

What makes a perfect espresso? It has to be hot, with rich, concentrated coffee flavor and a thin layer of foamy crema on top. It’s easier than ever to bring espresso perfection into your home with the Capresso Ultima PRO.

The Ultima PRO makes it easy to brew delicious espresso and cappuccinos. Here are some of its advantages:

  • 15-bar pump that provides optimal pressure for rich crema, the thin layer of foam that is the mark of a perfectly brewed espresso.
  • Illuminated buttons that are easy to program for one or two espressos.
  • Self-tamping portafilter provides perfect espresso tamping automatically.
  • The high-pressure frother is ideal for preparing cappuccinos and other specialties, while the hot water function can deliver hot water for Americanos or tea.
  • 34 oz. removable water tank for added convenience.

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The Capresso Ultima PRO has an actual retail price of $199.99 and is now at www.capresso.com.

Capresso Café PRO Espresso & Cappuccino Machine

Espresso lovers, we have a new product for you! Our Café PRO Espresso & Cappuccino Machine is perfect for beginners, baristas, and everyone in between.Capresso_CafePRO_3-4 NT_300dpi

Create a café at home with the new Capresso Café PRO, a professional-style espresso and cappuccino machine with heavy-duty stainless steel construction.

Advantages are:

  • An advanced pump boiler system for faster, more consistent results
  • State-of-the-art boiler that increases brewing pressure and temperature stability
  • Two heavy-duty espresso filters that let you choose your favorite brewing style
  • 15 bar pump for optimal pressure for rich crema
  • Commercial style power frother for perfectly foamed or steamed milk for delicious cappuccinos and lattes
  • 42-oz, removable water container
  • Large, integrated cup warming tray

 

The Capresso Café PRO has an actual retail price of $299.99 and is now at www.capresso.com.

Eggnog Steamer

Tis’ the season for eggnog! Melt away the chill of winter and celebrate National Eggnog Month with a frothy twist on the holiday classic. Creamy, hot and delicious, this Eggnog Steamer recipe is certain to put you in good spirits.

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Eggnog Steamer

1 serving (8 ounces)

  • 4 ounces of your favorite eggnog (we used a non-alcoholic version, but adults over the age of 21 can choose a more “festive” variety)
  • 4 ounces skim milk
  • Whipped cream
  • Freshly ground nutmeg

Place the frothing disk in your Capresso froth PLUS and make sure it is securely snapped inside the bottom of the frothing pitcher. Add skim milk and eggnog into the frothing pitcher. Place lid and press the “Hot” button. Once the cycle is complete, pour into a serving glass. Top with whipped cream, ground nutmeg, and enjoy!

Tip: A little nutmeg goes a long way, but just a pinch will add great flavor! Use freshly ground nutmeg when possible.

To find out more about Capresso products, visit www.Capresso.com.

Fun Facts About Coffee & Tea

Find out more about what you’re brewing in your Capresso machines every morning with these fun facts about coffee and tea!

 

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1) A coffee plant can live up to 200 years. When sprouting, the top of the plant looks like a little seed, which grows into a bushy plant that can live for two centuries. – Via Huffington Post

2) Approximately 85% of tea consumed in America is iced. – Via TeaUsa.com

3) Any type of coffee roast can be used to make an espresso; the grind size and preparation are what makes it an espresso. – Capresso Espresso Facts

4) Espresso has 1/3 less caffeine than drip coffee. – Capresso Espresso Facts

5) There are two primary types of coffee cultivated for drinking: Arabica and Robusta. – Via Good Housekeeping

6) To extract the best taste from your tea start every time with fresh, cold filtered water. Never re-boil water that has been left in the kettle as the taste could be stale or flat. – Capresso Guide to Steeping Tea

7) In 2014, Americans consumed over 80 billion servings of tea, or more than 3.60 billion gallons. – Via TeaUsa.com

8) Used tealeaves are good for growing roses and ferns, and can be used to help lower the soil’s pH. For more on Tea in the Garden, view our blog post here.

 

To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.

Capresso Clean Grind

Is your Capresso coffee grinder part of your daily routine? Show it some TLC with our new Capresso CleanGrind. It makes it easy to keep your coffee grinder clean, so you can enjoy the freshest tasting cup!

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Did you know: Coffee residue and oil buildup can decrease your grinder’s performance and result in a poor tasting brew.

  • The new Capresso Clean Grind removes any stale coffee residues or oils that can build up in your machine with consistent usage.
  • Made from natural ingredients, Clean Grind can be used once a month to keep your grinder in top condition, or when switching between flavored and non-flavored beans.
  • Great for conical burr grinders, disk burr grinders and blade grinders.

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Capresso Clean Grind has an actual price of $12, and is available at www.Capresso.com.

Grilling & Coffee

Summertime and the grillin’s easy. Coffee is the best pick-me-up in the morning, but have you ever thought about using it as a spice rub for your favorite meat? Fire up your grill! We’ve gathered some great recipes that use our favorite ingredient – coffee!

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Capresso grinders are great to finely grind beans for these recipes. Have you cooked with coffee before? What’s your favorite recipe?

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Coffee Rubbed Rib-Eye from Food Network.

Coffee-Rubbed Cheeseburgers with Texas Barbecue Sauce from Epicurious.

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                      Coffee Rub from Eating Well.              Barbecue: Coffee-Rubbed Ribs from SeriousEats.

 

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Capresso Coffee Spice Rub

 

Happy Grilling! To find out more about Capresso, visit www.Capresso.com.

Hazelnut Candy Latte

National Gourmet Coffee Day is this Saturday. Creating gourmet espresso based-beverages at home is easy with the Capresso EC PRO, and what better way to celebrate this holiday than with this toasty-sweet hazelnut drink topped with Ferrero Rocher chocolate hazelnut pieces. Choice-3 50% Hazelnut Candy Latte 1 serving

  • 1 ounce hazelnut syrup
  • 4-6 ounces milk
  • 1-2 shots of espresso
  • 2 Ferrero Rocher chocolate hazelnut candies, finely chopped

In your Capresso EC PRO Professional Espresso & Cappuccino machine, pull 1-2 shots of espresso and set aside. Froth 4-6 ounces of milk using the EC PRO’s frother. Pour the hazelnut syrup and espresso into a large mug, and add the frothed milk. Top with finely chopped Ferrero Rocher candy pieces, and enjoy!

You can find more recipes at www.capressoblog.com and more information about Capresso products at www.capresso.com.

Mother’s Day Gifts from Capresso

Whether your mom loves coffee, tea or espresso, Capresso offers the best in Mother’s Day gifts with high-quality espresso machines, efficient electric water kettles and stylish coffee makers.

For the Coffee-Loving Mom:

The new Mini Drip 5-Cup is a compact programmable coffee maker that quickly brews 25 ounces of Mom’s favorite coffee into a glass carafe with an ergonomic handle, brew-through lid and drip-free pouring spout. It features digital controls with an easy-to-read LCD display and 24-hour clock/timer, for programming brewing at Mom’s desired time.

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For the Tea-Loving Mom:

The stylish new H2O Steel PLUS lets Mom heat water for her favorite blend of tea with ease. The stainless steel kettle boils water faster and more efficiently than stovetop kettles, giving Mom more time to enjoy teatime. This premium electric water kettle enhances the tea experience with variable temperature control. It features four temperature settings to accurately brew any type of tea, plus an innovative automatic warming function.

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For the Espresso-Loving Mom:

Mom can create barista-quality espresso drinks in the kitchen with the new Capresso EC PRO Professional Espresso & Cappuccino Machine. This sophisticated machine is easy to use and allows Mom to experience the rich taste of espresso, cappuccino or latte without visiting the local coffeehouse.

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For more Mother’s Day gift ideas, visit Capresso.com.