Home Flavored Coffee: Way More than Hazelnut

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A lot of coffee aficionados cringe at the mention of flavors. True that you’ve got to enjoy a bean unadulterated to really taste it, and that the best tasting brews stand on their own. But there’s something to be said for a spicy cinnamon café de olla or cardamom-laced Turkish coffee. Personally, I love adding a bit of fresh spice …

Cinnamon Sticks and Fortunetelling: Stove-Brewed Coffee

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A couple of years ago, my dad took my sister and I out for Turkish coffee in Houston. We happily sipped tiny mugs of the thick, foamy, potent brew all the way down to the bottom, where a layer of thick dregs stuck to the cup. “Now flip it over onto your saucer, quick,” my dad instructed, demonstrating with a …