Pure Kona Coffee

Written by Gary Gresham

Pure Kona Coffee is gourmet coffee grown only onrepparttar Island of Hawaii. It is grown onrepparttar 137868 dark volcanic lava rock slopes of Kona which is located onrepparttar 137869 west side ofrepparttar 137870 Big Island. This area is approximately one mile wide by thirty miles long. It is situated between two volcanoes, Hualalai and Manua Loa. The elevation ranges from 500 to 3000 feet. The unique island microclimate distinguishes pure Kona coffee from all others. Special care is taken throughoutrepparttar 137871 process of creatingrepparttar 137872 Kona coffee bean. The sunny mornings, cloud-covered rainy afternoons and mild nights create an ideal growing condition forrepparttar 137873 best Kona coffee. The trees thrive inrepparttar 137874 fertile volcanic soil and natural shade provided byrepparttar 137875 mango and macadamia nut trees. This allowsrepparttar 137876 Kona coffee bean to mature slowly and flourish. Kona coffee is hand picked, pulped, dried and hulled then sorted by size and shape. It is sun dried and then roasted depending on desired results. A good roasting process can make a big difference in taste. Roasting is referred to as an “art form” by many inrepparttar 137877 trade.

Making Homemade Pasta for Dinner Tonight

Written by Shauna Hanus

Homemade pasta cooked al dente (torepparttar teeth), is a chewy and light treat. Here arerepparttar 137534 simple steps to making fresh pasta for dinner tonight.

Ingredients for pasta

3 ˝ cups sifted all-purpose flour 4 eggs 4 to 5 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon salt

Placerepparttar 137535 flour in a large mixing bowl. Make a well inrepparttar 137536 center and droprepparttar 137537 eggs in. Addrepparttar 137538 salt andrepparttar 137539 water a small amount at a time. Blend together to make a dough ball.

Placerepparttar 137540 dough ball on a dry pastry or baker’s board. Knead until it is smooth and elastic.

Coverrepparttar 137541 dough and allow it to rest for 30 minutes.

Dividerepparttar 137542 dough into four parts. Flatten each part with a rolling pin then dust lightly with flour.

Adjustrepparttar 137543 pasta maker torepparttar 137544 widest setting. Crank each part through at this setting.

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