We’ve tried it. And now we’re pushing back because those ‘Big Company Gurus’ just didn’t understand!    We’re Bringing The Coffee House Home…Again!! One of our customers shared her approach & brought her Coffee House Home ..Again!   Melissa loved the concept and after exchanging a few ideas with our Customer...

Michele, just became a loyal customer after hosting an in-home  tasting with American Serenade and learning how delicious her morning cup of coffee can be when using our coffees in her Keurig machine.  She even tells us she took her bag of Espressivo (Guatemalan French Roast) with her on an overnight family trip to a water park because she needed to make sure she...

Here at American Serenade, we love seeing pictures of how our customer’s are spending ‘Grace Time’ as well as enjoying our products during that special time.  Below are two customer posts sharing their Thanksgiving weekend ‘Grace Time’.  Kristin’s Grace Time in Ohio Kristin’s husband returned from serving our country in...

Posted on Nov 19 2013 - 11:36am by Lisa
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I love everything about Thanksgiving.  The family time, the grocery shopping, the food and pies!  I even enjoy the last-minute hustle of trying to get the turkey, gravy and mashed potatoes all done at the same time! I  have to admit this is my favorite meal of the year for a multitude of reasons.  Growing up, we had the entire Thanksgiving meal for our Christmas...

Posted on Oct 30 2013 - 5:12pm by Lisa
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When you think of Halloween candy, there are many that come to mind.  However, when you walk through the stores there is always one bag of candy that stands out and is synonymous with Halloween, Candy Corn.   We could not pass up the opportunity to create a way to include a holiday favorite in your home coffee bar.  Here is our recipe. ...

American Expressions Dinnerware Beautifully Practical & Exclusively Made in the USA   American Serenade continues to provide exceptional yet practical and affordable USA made products that are part of the American family experience. This is exemplified in our concept of American Expressions, a wonderfully fresh & practical approach for your tableware. Expressions dinnerware is non-toxic, lead free, oven proof, dishwasher & microwave safe. Creating a practical flexibility you can comfortably use during a quick afternoon...

Posted on Oct 24 2013 - 8:16pm by Lisa
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I love fall.  The beautiful colors of the trees, neighborhood bonfires with s’mores & the change from wearing short sleeves to cashmere & scarves (my personal favorite transition).   However, when I think of fall beverages, other than tea, the one that comes to mind most is Apple Cider.  Something about the smell, the warm cup in your hands and how...

I tried the Red Solofil k-cup that you sell and recommended with your Snicker doodle flavored coffee. What a HUGE difference between that filter and the Keurig filter we were previously using. Brews the full cup and tastes richer. Will definitely be buying more of your k-cup filters!!- Michelle   “Being a long-term and faithful drinker of coffee from Caribou...

Posted on Oct 16 2013 - 6:46pm by Lisa
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Grace was hanging out in the classroom with one of our customers.  Megan is a teacher and a monthly coffee club member.  She is also a Society Level club member and as a result just received her Grace Mug as a thank you from American Serenade & Grace.   Here is what Megan has to say about one of her favorite coffees that she receives every month, Harvest Spice.  “Harvest Spice is a great coffee for the fall season.  The flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg, truly taste like fall.  You can really taste all the flavors throughout...

PrintMocha Mint Delight Coffee Rating: 51 Part of our series of Turn your Home into a Coffee House. With just a few simple ingredients on hand, you can create your favorite speciality coffee treats at home, on your time!IngredientsAmerican Serenade Mocha Mint Coffee Home made whipped...

I love coffee houses and specialty coffees.   Some days, though it is not convenient to make a trip when the urge arises or it ends up being a matter of expense that keeps me at bay.  So bring the coffee-house to your home by buying a few simple ingredients.   Having a coffee-house experience in the comfort of your own home is easier than you may think….and...

Posted on Oct 7 2013 - 4:46pm by Lisa
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PrintGourmet Iced Coffee Recipe Rating: 51 Easy recipe making gourmet iced coffee at home to keep in the fridge. Ingredients1/2 pound of coffee grounds (Cinnamon Hazelnut or French Vanilla or Unflavored) 2-4 quarts of cold water InstructionsAllow 1/2lb of coffee grounds sit in 2-4 quarts...

PrintCorrect Measurements to Brew our Coffee High grade Arabic bean coffee is less dense than other coffees and therefore requires you to use more coffee to reach desired taste. This will not create bitterness or too strong of a coffee. Lower grade coffees require less because they are more...

PrintAmericana Red, White & Blue Sangria Recipe Ingredients750 ml bottle of Finale Red Wine or Finale White Wine 1/2 cup of frozen concentrated orange juice 1/2 liter of ginger ale 2 ounces of brandy 1 small package of frozen mixed berries InstructionsMix all ingredients together in container Place...

PrintIced Tea w/Loose Leaves- Cold Steep Method 6 hours 1 Gallon Tip: More steeping will make it stronger. You can always add more water or ice to dilute. Too much tea makes it bitter. For a faster method, check out our hot steep method. If you prefer Sun Tea, black teas works best.Ingredients7-10...

PrintIced Tea w/Loose Leaves- Hot Steep Method We recommend the following teas for iced tea: 1. Ginger & Lime Green Rooibos 2. Earl Grey 3. Ginger Peach OolongIngredients7-10 teaspoons of loose tea 3 Cups of hot water 2-3 cups of iced cold water ice cubes InstructionsBring the filtered,...

Posted on Oct 7 2013 - 3:55pm by Lisa
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PrintPeach & Apricot Sangria Ingredients1 750 ML Cadence Wine 6 tablespoon pink frozen concentrated lemonade 1/2 cup of white sugar 3/4 cup of vodka 1 bag frozen peaches 1 cup ginger ale or club sodaInstructionsSlice peaches into thin strips Combine all ingredients Let sit in the fridge...

We invite you to get to know our Organization. And for us , that begins with  “Lady Grace”.  Of all the faces we could select to represent American Serenade, why choose Grace? You may follow her personal Journal here over the coming months. But first please let me introduce you as I first met her.   It all began with a Wish, a Mistake and a Gift… My...

At American Serenade, we love Holidays!  A holiday is the perfect excuse for Grace Time with your family and friends!  You’ll usually find none of the normal distractions as offices, schools and shops are closed. We’re allowed that breathing time to enjoy a nap, BBQ, the game, or just some quiet time with the kids. Whatever activity you choose, make it special with American Serenade products.   We have the perfect wine selection for your Grace Time on our website, www.americanserenade.com. Our recipes:  www.coffeewinetea.com Whether...

I get the chance to meet a lot of people by showcasing what American Serenade has to offer at the farmer’s markets.  I love meeting everyone and trading stories about how/when/why/where they drink coffee, tea & wine. It’s at these farmer’s markets where I am often asked, “What is American Serenade all about?”.  The answer is simple....