I was home sick recently, and while I lay in bed too weak to change the channel, I endured endless hours of daytime TV. I think it was during an enthusiastic exchange between Kathy Lee and Hoda that I learned about these handy little strips for testing the caffeine levels of your coffee.
According to the marketing propaganda, as many as 30 percent of decaf coffee orders in restaurants aren't exactly decaf. I can believe that. After all, it can be hard to remember whether the orange pot is the one with or without the go-juice.
True confessions time: How many of you have tried to pass off caffeinated coffee as decaf to your guests—either at home or in a restaurant?