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Mi Tierra Cafe & Master Chef

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The San Antonio Express-News printed an article about Mi Tierra on May 7th, 2015 which included a photo of the front of the cafe with a large H and H Master ...

Delaware Punch Bottle

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The bottle caught our eye since it was manufactured by Three Rivers Glass, who did the Crystalvac Jars for H and H. The bottle is depicted in the book “Texas...

San Antonio Nexapa

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We found this book on Ebay. It is a true account of the life of a pioneer family on a coffee plantation at the foot of Mt. Tacana in Mexico. Measures 8-3/4”...

Cold Brewing Coffee

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A recent trend in making coffee is cold brewing. To try making it ourselves we chose a Cold Bruer, another successfully Kickstarted product. By loading fres...

Merit at Local Coffee

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With a drip coffee brewing system working, we have been sampling coffees from San Antonio. An independent coffee shop here is Local Coffee where we picked up...

Harnit & Hewitt Co. Mocha Blend Coffee

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This is a coffee tin from The Harnit & Hewitt Co. in Toldeo Ohio. They sold products as “H&H Coffee” like this One Pound Mocha Blend.

Added H and H Crystalvac Jar

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We were able to grab another large H and H Crystalvac Jar from Georgetown, Texas on eBay. This one has the original wire handle but is missing the lid. The o...

All About Learning Coffee

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Over the holidays I took some time to read books about coffee. From enthusiasts to artisans to roasters to historians, they all have a lot to say about coffe...

2lbs H and H Bags

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Albert, one of our local pickers, found some more H and H sacks. Two of them are for 1lb Bags. But, this “2lb Bags” version is new to us. If only we could fi...

A Very Special Tour

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We were able to give a very special visitor a tour of the factory who hadn’t been there since she was a child. She is the granddaughter of Rudolph Menger. Ru...

The Bulletin from St. Mary’s

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St. Mary’s Chruch in San Antonio produces The Bulletin. We got a copy of Volume 13, No. 1 from Februrary 1936.