Food Facts and Hacks #1: Coffee

Hello Being A Wordsmith readers! Welcome to my first edition of Food Facts and Hacks. This will be a post series about interesting tidbits and tips related to food. I hope you enjoy it.


Food Facts and Hacks #1: Coffee by Being A Wordsmith


coffee credit:

[kaw-fee, kof-ee]

1. a beverage consisting of a decoction or infusion of the roasted ground or crushed seeds (coffee beans) of the two-seeded fruit (coffeeberry) of certain coffee trees.
2. the seeds or fruit themselves.


Oh coffee, how I love thee, let me count the ways.

Americans drink approximately 3 cups of coffee daily. How about you?

Did you know that…?
  • Coffee’s origin can be traced back to the 16th century.
  • It doesn’t matter how fresh-picked they are, coffee beans are actually tasteless until they’re roasted.
  • Using cold filtered water to make coffee improves its taste.




Interesting stuff, right?

What do you find surprising about these coffee facts and hacks?

Are you a specialty coffee drinker?


See ya later,



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#3: Eggs

#4: Popcorn

#5: Apples

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