Coffee Processing

Coffee Processing

This week in the DBMH blog we’re going to be talking about washing your coffee. That’s not to say that you should be washing your precious beans when you get them home; rather, we’re going to be looking at the differences in how coffee is processed between harvest and export. The two main methods I’ll cover are the natural process and the...

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The Exciting English Muffin
The Exciting English Muffin

The Exciting English Muffin

It is a new year and at Dry Bones Mud House we are so excited to introduce a brand new 'made-to-order' english muffin menu. We have been serving the delectable puffs of heaven for the last month, but that was only with sweet spreads like cinnamon sugar, apple butter, paw paw jam, F.R.O.G....

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Acidity and Coffee
Acidity and Coffee

Acidity and Coffee

This week in the Dry Bones Blog, we’ll be expanding on the topic of coffee acidity that we touched on in the last post. Just how acidic is coffee? What are some of the acids present in coffee? What makes a particular brew more or less acidic? All of this coming at ya hot, steaming, and...

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What causes curdling?
What causes curdling?

What causes curdling?

"Um, excuse me sir. I think this half and half is bad. It is curdling in my coffee." Bad half and half or dairy is a logical deduction. I once thought this was the only reason too. Therefore, I would throw out every ounce of what I perceived to be bad creamer if it even hinted at curdling. It...

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Country of Origin: Yemen
Country of Origin: Yemen

Country of Origin: Yemen

For our final entry in the African portion of our Countries of Origin series, I will be focusing on the country of Yemen. Though technically part of the continent of Asia, some of the islands controlled by Yemen are closer to Africa. Yemen’s history also shares very close ties with Ethiopia...

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Country of Origin: Rwanda
Country of Origin: Rwanda

Country of Origin: Rwanda

Rwanda, one of the smallest countries on the African mainland, is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. Located in the near eastern to central region of the continent, it is dominated by high elevation geography such as mountains and savannas. Lakes are also a plentiful geographical...

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Country of Origin: Kenya
Country of Origin: Kenya

Country of Origin: Kenya

This week, I will be highlighting a coffee-producing country right next door to our previous entry. Kenya consists mostly of vast plains, however, the western highlands are particularly fertile thanks to volcanic soil. This, along with the higher elevations and tropical climate, make it a prime...

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Country of Origin: Malawi
Country of Origin: Malawi

Country of Origin: Malawi

Wedged in between Zambia and Mozambique on the southeastern portion of the African continent, Malawi is a little country producing big tasting coffee. With a mostly agriculturally dependent economy, coffee is one of several agricultural products grown primarily in the Northern Region of the...

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Country of Origin: Ethiopia
Country of Origin: Ethiopia

Country of Origin: Ethiopia

For the next several weeks we are going to highlight continents and countries of origin from which coffee is grown, processed, and exported. In coffee terms there are single origin coffees that come from one country and one processing plant. There are also blends of coffee that combine single...

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