coffee

The four-barrel carburetor of coffee makers

The four-barrel carburetor of coffee makers

Wendy revisits the subject of the French press for on-the-road coffee making. in part with "Daily Rant" blogger Salena Lettera. ...

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Love’s to donate portion of coffee sales to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Love's to donate portion of coffee sales to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Love's Travel Stops will celebrate National Coffee Day Sept. 29-30 by donating $1 for every 24-ounce cup of coffee sold to a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

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The French press riders

The French press riders

Beware the French press: "I made a little pot of delicious smelling, inky-black coffee ... I was immediately inspired to clean the bathroom, walls, floors, dogs, picture frames and window caulk in every room of our home."

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Coffee is king! The once-upon-a-time story of the brew’s origins

Coffee is king! The once-upon-a-time story of the brew's origins

"Whether you pay for it or not, coffee is king on the road, still out-selling energy drinks, and being consumed by 80% of the population on a daily basis. All hail the mighty bean."

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Eating for health and happiness

Eating for health and happiness

"The more you understand about the necessary nutrients and minerals your body's amazing chemical reaction needs to stay balanced, the easier it is to feed your brain."

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Caffeine use reduces crash risk for truck drivers, says study

Caffeine use reduces crash risk for truck drivers, says study

A study done in New South Wales and Australia on about 1,000 truck drivers concludes that using caffeine reduces crash risk by about 63 percent.

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Coffee, costs, photos, repairing CSA: Reader roundup

Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.

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Chatting with Aaron Tippin at Uncle Pete’s

Chatting with Aaron Tippin at Uncle Pete's

I bet you I-40 regulars know Uncle Pete's -- formerly Tennessee 40 -- at 1210 Sparta Pike in Lebanon, Tenn., at I-40. It might well give any stop east of the Mississippi a run for the money for the "most distinctive" honor. Adorning its walls is a collection of more than "4,875 coffee cups," says Uncle Pete Norman himself, owner. "Never bought one, but I've drank out of every one." Pete's special proprietary bean blend ground ...

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Owner-operators’ road trip guide from Atlas

Owner-operators' road trip guide from Atlas

Atlas Van Lines' King of the Road operator survey, conducted earlier this year, garnered close to a couple hundred responses to questions running the gamut of operational details and preferences for various businesses delivering services to drivers the nation over. Favorite coffee? Dunkin Donuts. Best fast food? Subway. Biggest difficulty on the road? Eating right, followed by the rigidity of the hours-of-service regs. Atlas put together the following "Road Trip" infographic from the responses, from which ...

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Truckstops = Coffeehouses with copious rig parking?

Truckstops = Coffeehouses with copious rig parking?

A new index tracking sales of goods and services at highway truckstops, the McLane-NATSO quarterly index, recently tracked an interesting rise in the sale of hot beverages like coffees, cappucinos and teas at truckstops. That category of sales jumped 34 percent in 2010 compared to the previous year, suggesting to me at least a little more than freight picking up. Turns out NATSO thinks so, too -- in some sense, anyway. "Truckstops ... are continuously diversifying ...

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