What’s The Best Coffee Grinder You Can Buy

By | July 1, 2017

The coffee grinder is the workhorse of any home brewing station and coffee house. You can have the best coffee in the world but if you have a bad grinder then your cup of coffee will be severely lacking. If you want to make the best coffee possible then you need to spend a bit on a good… Read More »

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Cheap Burr Coffee Grinders That Are Actually Worth Buying

By | June 30, 2017

As you surely know not all coffee grinders are worth their weight and not all of them deserve to grind your coffee. The best coffee grinders use burrs to actually grind your coffee beans into usable grounds. The cheap blade grinders simply shred beans apart leaving many irregularly shaped bits including larger grind as well as powder. Even… Read More »

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So Many Insulated Travel Coffee Mugs For Sale

By | June 28, 2017

There really are more insulated travel coffee mugs than you could ever possibly take a close look at. I’ve tried to narrow down the category here for you to make things easier. If you are looking to buy a really great thermal travel mug then you’re sure to find something perfect for your needs on the following pages.… Read More »

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The Many Uses for Coffee Grounds in the Garden

By | June 28, 2017

I’m slowly becoming a bit of a gardener these days. Prior to my life here in Klamath Falls I lived in the big city on a condo with no yard. These days we own a home on a half acre with plenty of room to raise chickens, garden, and generally spend tons of time outdoors without ever leaving… Read More »

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The Five Most Famous Places To Get Coffee In Seattle

By | June 28, 2017

Not too long ago I hit up Seattle for the first time – May actually. I was in coffee heaven. In the United States it would actually be hard for you to find a city with a more widespread coffee culture than Seattle. Maybe it’s the weather, there may be something in the water, but either way, truth… Read More »

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French Press Coffee Can Increase Your Cholesterol: Is This True?

By | June 28, 2017

While ding some research on my last post on coffee induced dehydration I found an interesting set of stories on the risks of unfiltered coffee on one’s cholesterol levels. First I came across an article published on NBC news discussing some of the basics of the findings. In short researchers in recent years have determined convincingly that people… Read More »

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FAQ: Can You Use A French Press To Make Tea?

By | June 28, 2017

This is a common question tossed around by everyone at some point or another. At first glance the simple and obvious answer is sure, of course. It’s the same concept after all. Steep leaves (as opposed to grounds) and then strain them out with the plunger. Upon deeper consideration however you’ll find that steeping tea leaves in a… Read More »

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Does A French Press Make The Best Coffee?

By | June 28, 2017

I sure think it makes the best coffee but it doesn’t offer a lot of versatility on the specialty drink dept. Depending on your level of sophistication you can make a really great coffee that is strong or weak or anything in between with a french press. You can easily play with brewing times to optimize your preferred… Read More »

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