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Dena Haines

Dena Haines is a co-founder and blogger on EnjoyJava - and is working to make it the best coffee blog in the world.

She also blogs about travel at Storyteller.Travel and photography at Click Like This. Dena is a partner at Storyteller Media, a publishing company she started with her husband, Bryan.

A Quick History of Java Coffee: Why is Coffee Called Java?

The origin story of java coffee is a tale of smuggling, colonization, and exportation. What is java coffee? And why is coffee called java? Learn the history of your favorite drink in this quick history. The term java, which is used to describe coffee, originates from the island of Java, Indonesia. The Dutch smuggled coffee …

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How Much Potassium in Coffee? Regular, Decaf, Instant, 6 Additives

Curious about potassium in coffee? We’ll break down the amount of potassium in coffee – regular, decaf, and instant. Plus the amount of potassium in 6 common coffee additives. We also compare coffee potassium versus other common foods. An 8 oz. cup of black coffee contains 116 mg of potassium. At just 2% of Daily …

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Peruvian Coffee Guide: Beans, Brands, 11 Regions, Flavor Notes

There are a bunch of different varieties of coffee on the market today. You probably know about some of the more popular regions producing coffee. But did you know Peruvian coffee has a rich history? Peruvian coffee is cultivated in Peru and exported all around the world. Peru is a South American country with mountains, …

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Brazilian Coffee Guide: Beans, Regions, Flavor (World’s Largest Producer)

Brazilian coffee has a long and storied history. Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world (since 1840). It has many different beans, regions, and specific flavors. While Brazilian coffee isn’t as widespread as it used to be, it’s still a common find in nearly every country. Brazilian coffee comes from a wide …

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4 Best Coffee Beans for Cold Brew: Roasts, Brands, Grinds

Making cold brew at home is super easy. But what are the best coffee beans for cold brew? In this guide, you’ll learn about the best grind, roast, and brands for making an amazing cup of cold brew coffee at home.  There are countless options when it comes to choosing a cold brew roast, brand, …

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Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Coffee: Complete Guide to Yirgacheffe

Yirgacheffe coffee is from southern Ethiopia and is one of the best coffees in the world. In this post, you’ll learn about Ethiopian Yirgacheffe: how to roast, brew, and pair this delicious drink. Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee is considered one of the best coffees in the world. It comes from the town of Yirga Chefe in southern …

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Ethiopian Coffee Guide: Beans, Regions, Flavor Notes, Origins

If you’re a coffee lover, you’ve got to try Ethiopian coffee. With so many options, where should you start? In this guide, you’ll learn about the best beans, regions and methods for coffee from Ethiopia.  Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee and has some of the most dynamic flavors you’ll find anywhere in the world. …

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How to Remove Coffee Stains (15 Methods) White Shirts, Upholstery

So you spilled your coffee? Don’t worry. Here’s how to remove coffee stains – from five common surfaces. This post will help you clean coffee stains from clothes, carpet, upholstery, coffee mugs, and teeth. These 15 methods to quickly take care of those brown coffee spots. With too many things to do (and not enough …

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How to Get Coffee Out of Carpet (Fresh, Old, Wool, Car Stains)

A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is one of the many delights in life. But one quick accident and drop of the cup can turn that delight into a nightmare as that delicious beverage seeps into your carpet. As you watch the stain grow, you’re left mourning the loss and needing to know …

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How to Make the Best Coffee at Home: 7 Tips to Brew Better

It isn’t hard to make an amazingly good cup of coffee at home. These simple tips will up your coffee game and have you wondering why you ever bought drive through coffee. In this post, you’ll learn how to make the best coffee at home with seven simple tips. Looking for specific coffee recipes? Check …

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