When most people think of coffee, they consider it the hot beverage that starts off your workday.
However, there are so many different ways to enjoy your beans. From cold brews and cappuccinos in the morning to that French café down the street, coffee is more than a drink – it’s a culture.
Coffee In Cooking
One of the most forgotten forms of coffee culture is through its use in culinary dishes. When used in cooking, coffee is a strong flavor that can be used in either sweet or savory dishes. Ground bits of the coffee bean can be used as a spice just like you would use basil or thyme. Brewed coffee from your coffee maker can be used to add a smoother texture to your dishes. You can even use the beans without crushing them. Chocolate covered coffee beans are a common snack that only involves roasting the bean and covering them in chocolate. They go great as a garnish, or even in a snack mix.
I’m SO CLOSE TO BEING DONE with our living room redo. Y’all, this pregnancy tiredness is kicking my booty! (But that’s what’s supposed to happen in pregnancy, so I will take it!)
One of the things we’ve done is get new furniture – out with the microfiber and in with the leather, and none too soon! (I imagine cleaning up spit-up and other bodily fluids is much easier when it comes to leather!) And one of the pieces of new furniture is a new coffee table/ottoman.
I struggled with this for a while. I wanted something unique, yet functional, yet not too big, yet flexible. I finally settled on something (and you’ll have to wait until I reveal the room to see it) but what I really should have done was just gone to Chairish.com.
Have YOU been to Chairish? Chairish makes it fun and easy for design lovers to buy and sell vintage furniture and decor to one another! Their shop exclusively features curator-approved treasures in a full-service and trustworthy environment. Just in coffee tables alone they have some awesome finds! Check these out…