Monday, August 31, 2015

Drink Recipe of the Day: Hot Cinnamon Bun Latte

Hot Cinnamon Bun Latte

Used in this Recipe:

Hot Cinnamon Bun Latte


- 12 1/2 oz of steamed milk or hot water
- 1 1/2 oz of espresso
- 2 scoops of Cappuccine Cinnamon Bun Mix

  1. Stir until dissolved
  2. top with foam and sprinkle with cinnamon

Food Recipe of the Day: Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup
Acorn Squash Soup is a low fat recipe from Vitamix that can be made hot in a Vitamix blender.

Used in this Recipe:

Acorn Squash Soup


- 2 cups of chicken broth
- 1/2 cup of low fat evaporated milk
- 1/2 medium acorn squash, cooked, peeled, and seeded
- 1 teaspoon of maple syrup
- a pinch of nutmeg
-1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- salt and pepper to taste

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 4-5 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Drink Recipe of the Day: Almond Chai Chiller

Almond Chai Chiller
Used in this recipe:

Almond Chai Chiller


- 4 oz of milk, water, or coffee
- 1 oz of almond syrup
- 2 scoops of Cappuccine Indian Chai Latte Mix
- 14 oz of ice

  1. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth
  2. Pour into a cup and top with whipped cream.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Recipe of the Day: Kale and Cheddar Omelet

Kale & Chedder Omelet
Now until the end of September 2015, when you buy the Swiss Diamond HD Nonstick Crepe Pan you get a free spatula and a recipe card for this recipe.

Used in this Recipe:

Kale & Cheddar Omelet


- 1/4 cup of red onion, diced
- 2 cups of kale, chopped
- 1 teaspoon of olive oil
- 1 strip of lean bacon
- 2 eggs
-2 tablespoons of water or milk
- Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 1/2 cup of shredded Havarti cheese
- 1/2 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese

  1. Toss the kale with the red onion and olive oil.
  2. Heat a Swiss Diamond crepe pan over medium heat and cook the bacon until crispy. Chop it into small bits.
  3. Add the kale and onion to the pan and saute for about 5-10 minutes or until the onion is soft and the kale has changed to an intense shiny green.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside. Wipe off the crepe pan to remove excess grease.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs with two tablespoons of water or milk until the white is fully mixed in. Sprinkle in salt and pepper and whisk a little longer.
  6. Gently reheat the pan until warm. Pour the eggs in, and sprinkle with the kale mixutre, the bacon, and the cheeses.
  7. Cook until the chees is melted and the eggs are mostly set.
  8. With a spatula, flip half of the omelet over onto the other side and let cook for just a couple of minutes to finish cooking the eggs.
  9. Slide the omelet onto a plate and serve.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Drink Recipe of the Day: Cookie Covered Matcha Tea

Cookie Covered Matcha Tea
Taking a very familiar dessert flavor and combining it with a less common flavor of Matcha. This is a fun twist for a whole new blended beverage experience.


- 8 tbsp of Big Train Cookies 'n Cream
- 1 tbsp of Cappuccine Matcha Green Tea Latte Mix
- 5 oz of milk
- 10 oz of ice

  1. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth
  2. Top it with whipped cream and crushed up cookies.

Gourmet Guidance

Welcome to Gourmet Guidance

Here at JL Hufford we want you to get the most out of any product you purchase from us. So we have made a video series on our YouTube Channel JL Hufford Coffee & Tea Company. Gourmet Guidance is a quick look at some of our products and how to use them. But that's not all you can find on our YouTube Channel. Check out other series such as JL Hufford: Behind the Beans and how to with Wusthof House Chef Mike. Learn something new and have some fun while watching JL Hufford videos.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Bodum Double Wall Drinkware

Have you checked out the Double Wall Glasses from Bodum? They are a great drink-ware option for many reasons! They provide a coffee experience like no other! We use them here in the office every morning and LOVE them! While keeping your beverage hot or cold, the cups themselves do not get too hot or too cold to handle, which is a really great feature. They are both dishwasher and microwave safe and are mouth blown for handcrafted quality. The cups come with a year manufacturers warranty through Bodum directly. The Bodum cups are definitely a conversation piece you will want to add to your kitchen! Check them out here!

Bodum Pavina Coffee 8 oz Glass Set 4558-10US