One Cup At A Time: How Do You Make Coffee For One Person?

When you’re the only one in your household who drinks coffee, there’s pretty much no point in buying a drip coffee maker, especially when there are plenty of single serve coffee makers that will suit your needs perfectly. If you’re interested in buying one, you should check out this single serve coffee maker reviews.

Same goes for those of you that don’t drink coffee at all but still want to be able to brew a cup for an occasional guest or two.

You’re at the right place – today I’m going to answer one of the most common questions among coffee drinkers:

How do you make coffee for one person?

Let’s take a look at your options!

Chocolate Caliente: Mexican Hot Chocolate Abuelita

In Mexico, preparing hot chocolate is not only a tradition but also a kind of art. Everyone who has tried the Mexican version of this globally popular sweet drink has liked it. The reason for that lays in their choice of the main ingredient – the chocolate.

Namely, they do not use the dark, overwhelming chocolate that is used in most parts of the world, but rather chocolate which is milder and appeals to everyone.

Moreover, special ingredients such as cinnamon, create a refreshing flavor that is quite comforting and stimulating at the same time. If you happen to be in Mexico, be sure to visit their supermarkets and stock up on tablets of rustic chocolate de mesa- this is table chocolate they use to prepare the authentic Mexican hot chocolate.

The most sought for and liked brand is Mexican hot chocolate Abuelita which is produced by the Nestle company. It is made of cacao paste and sugar, but has just the right amount of cinnamon too!

Read on to find out more about the Mexican version of this great winter delight, and to learn what is the best way to prepare Mexican hot chocolate Abuelita!

Top 3 Shrimply Delicious Mexican Shrimp Soup Recipes

Mexican cuisine is highly appreciated for many reasons, and one of them is Caldo de Camarón – Mexican Shrimp Soup. If you love shrimps, this hearty soup full of flavors and nutrients will take you over the moon. If you are Mexican, it is sure to take you down the memory lane as well. It is a dish deeply rooted in the Mexican tradition and always made with love.

Read our top three Mexican shrimp soup recipes and find the one that you will make a part of your family tradition!

How To Make Fideo – The Tasty, Easy-To-Make Response

Today we cook Fideo! It is a traditional Mexican dish which is made by lightly frying thin noodles in oil to give the dish a toasted flavor just before smothering the noodles in a chipotle-spiked tomato sauce. It is very delicious and incredibly inexpensive!

Though the noodles are served as a first course traditionally, we don’t think we can restrain ourselves not to demolish the main course serving. Plain pasta with tomato sauce just met some serious competition.

There are a few secrets to this dish. First, you should always use fresh tomatoes, fresh garlic, and fresh onions. It won’t taste the same if you opt to use the canned stuff. Next, the technique which makes this recipe so unique is the fact that you fry the raw noodles before you add the water.

You will fry the noodles in a little bit of oil that covers all of them evenly. Just be careful though because they can change colors to being done to almost burnt in a minute or two. It can be very tricky. You will have to stir it regularly, but we promise it is worth it though.

How To Cook Frozen Asparagus – Eight Popular Ways

Asparagus makes a flavorful accompaniment to salads, meat dishes, casseroles, and soups. It is quite healthy too. A half cup of frozen asparagus, which is typical serving size contains 30% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Fresh asparagus is available in most grocery stores, but if you can’t find fresh, frozen is a suitable alternative.

If you do some research on asparagus, you will quickly learn this veggie is full of antioxidants, and it is best in the spring. You may also find that this vegetable is a favorite of Italians and Greeks, so if your ancestral tree has either or both, you may have eaten a lot of asparagus growing up.

Latin American Soul Food – How to Make Caldo De Pollo

There’s something about soups; we mean good, homemade soups. When you combine a bunch of ingredients in a large pot, cover them with water and let them simmer, a certain magic starts to happen. Spectacular flavors get released and formed due to this mixture of different elements, and we love to say that soup is truly a dish with a soul.

Now, what are soups good for? To be served as an appetizer? Sure, that’s a good way of enjoying them. However, they show their true value and purpose when in need of something to get you out of your blue mood or help you recover from a cold.

Now, in this article, we will be visiting Latin America again and our dish of the day is caldo de pollo. This is a hearty and delicious chicken and vegetable soup popular In Mexico and many South American countries. In our work, we’ve encountered so-called “soup lovers” who have never even heard of this heavenly meal, so we decided to educate the culinary enthusiasts and shed some light on how to make caldo de pollo. Get your pots out and let’s get started.

How To Eat A Tostada Without Making A Mess

America is a huge country filled with different cultures and traditions that over time mixed into one big melting pot. Still, distinct features of certain traditions persevere to this very day, especially when talking about food. One of the most beloved cuisines in the US is without a doubt Mexican food.

As a matter of fact, one could say that modern Mexican food is “as American as apple pie.” So, what are the first things that come to your mind when speaking about this culinary tradition? We suppose that it’s burritos, tacos, and chili, right? Most folks love these dishes because they’re delicious and easy to eat, in terms of handling.

However, one particular food remains in the shadow of great Mexican cuisine, and not because it is less tasty than any of the previously mentioned dishes, but because most people simply do not know how to eat it without staining their shirts and faces.

Yes, we are talking about the infamous tostada. In today’s article, we will talk about this food and give you some tips on how to eat a tostada the right way. We hope that our strategies will help you have a less messy and frustration-less meal.

México In Your Kitchen: How To Make Entomatadas

Mexican food is very popular in the USA, and it is definitely for a good reason! It is an excellent and unique cuisine which offers an array of interesting, colorful, and most importantly tasteful meals. The recipes are usually not too demanding or too difficult to master, but you always have to add the secret ingredients- love and passion.

Latino Americans are renowned for their passion for life, and they are no different when it comes to cooking either. We guess that their meals are so hot and spicy for this reason as well. If you want to cook Mexican food, you also need to be passionate about it. We will help you with the basics and show you how to make entomatadas. The word entomatada literally means ‘covered in tomato.’ Entomatadas are a basic dish well known to most people in México which makes them perfect as a starting point in your quest to master the Mexican cuisine.

How To Make Hot Tamales? We Respond With Delight!

For a snack or a treat, nothing takes the place of the traditional Mexican favorite hot tamales. This delightful treat may seem challenging to make, but with a little bit of preparation, you will stack them up like a pro.

The best way is to make them over a couple of days because this way you won’t get overwhelmed. Who says that you have to make them twenty dozen at a time? With our recipe, you can make up to four, and you won’t be exhausted afterward.

Traditionally hot tamales are made at Christmas time in large batches. We want you to feel like you can have homemade ones anytime because they are amazing especially right out of the steamer.

Let’s go the easiest way, by breaking the process down into two days.

How To Cook Chanterelles The Best Way

Chanterelle mushrooms are also known as egg mushrooms or golden chanterelle. They are loved by the cooks from the entire world, and they can be found in many places across the globe. They differ from one to another depending from which part of the Earth they come from.

They usually vary in size, where the ones from Europe and Asia are the size of a thumb, in the eastern US they are much bigger, growing to a size of a fist. The largest ones are found in the western US, where they reach the size of two hands!

There are some claims that European chanterelles are tastier than the ones from the west coast, and you are free to try all of them! Here’s how to cook chanterelles, the best way!