Serving up a big dinner sometime during the holiday season? While you may have your menu all planned out, have you thought about coffee yet? In some parts of the world (France and Italy, for example), not having coffee after a long, drawn-out meal would be unthinkable. And while even in those places there are people who will opt out of after-dinner coffee, you're always offered a small black cup to round out your meal.
But after-dinner coffee doesn't have to be reserved for restaurants and European travels. Here are some tips for great after-dinner coffee at home.