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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Nespresso Pixie While in Italy I noticed Nespresso  boutiques  everywhere. Nespresso machines use little pods of coffee that come in many different varieties and the stores are a  convenient place to try them out or buy coffee . The machine I know best is the Pixie . It has a 16 bar pressure pump, is ready to brew in about 30 seconds and easily makes both espresso and lungo style coffee at the push of a button. It also takes very little room. The dimensions are just 12.83-Inch length by 4.33-Inch width by 9-1/4-Inch height.   If you want to make a cappuccino, you’ll need to purchase an optional  Aeroccino  milk frother which would also make a good gift.  Both are very stylish machines and just imagine, your dad will think about you every single day when he makes coffee! You can find some models for under $200 on Amazon ,  but if you purcha se it from Nespresso   for $229 you’ll get a $75 credit for coffee.  ThermoWorks ChefAlarm I am a huge fan of the Thermopen which I u...