What Are The Best Insulated French Press Coffee Makers?

By | June 28, 2018

I’ve been using a simple french press coffee maker almost daily for nearly three months now. I actually go back and forth between it and my moka pot which I use to make stove top espresso both for myself and for my wife’s Americanos. There is no denying that cheap french press coffee makers make coffee that is… Read More »

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The Difference Between Milk Froth And Milk Foam

By | June 28, 2018

So what’s the difference between making milk froth and milk foam anyway? Is there a difference at all? These were the very first simple questions I had about frothing milk when I started experimenting with making lattes and cappuccinos for the first time in my own home and they’re probably the first questions most beginners have too. First… Read More »

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The Best Stovetop Espresso Makers

By | June 28, 2018

If you like espresso straight up, a perfectly balanced Americano, or you like to make quality after dinner coffee drinks then you need a good espresso maker. Sure, you could spend a fortune on a fancy espresso/cappuccino machine but I would prefer you spend as little as possible on a simple item that will make you excellent espresso… Read More »

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Large French Press Coffee Makers

By | June 28, 2018

Back in my not-so-distant past I was known for drinking lots and lots of coffee at a time. I used the largest travel mugs to tote around my coffee and I would refill it once or twice every day. This kept me mostly amped from dawn until dusk. These days I drink higher quality coffee with less volume.… Read More »

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The Best Manual Grinder For French Press Coffee

By | June 28, 2018

As I continue my research on manual coffee grinders it occurred to me that I typically make one of three different types of coffees these days. I make coffee in my french press, my Moka Express, and I make large batches of coffee in my drip coffee maker. In all cases the coffee grind should be different sizes.… Read More »

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Why Are Arabica Coffee Beans Better Than Robusta?

By | June 26, 2018

Did you know that majority of the coffee in the world can be classified under two types? Yes, you may love café mocha, machiatto, cappuccino, Americano, long black, espresso, lungo, ristretto, mochaccino, java mocha and many more. But all of these come from two major types of coffee beans, Arabica and Robusta. Coffee Production Between Arabica and Robusta,… Read More »

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What’s The Difference Between Lungo And Espresso

By | June 26, 2018

The first time I tried an espresso, it was an awakening of sorts. It opened up a totally new way of looking at coffee. At first, I thought it would be too bitter for my liking. But it turned out surprisingly delicious. As they said, once you have tried espresso, you will always look for it. The bittersweet,… Read More »

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The 5 Best Airtight Coffee Canisters

By | June 27, 2018

Fresh brewed coffee is always a welcome treat, anytime of the day. There are several factors that contribute to freshness of coffee. Unfortunately, there are also natural factors that make coffee bad, stale or just disgusting to drink. There are several ways to keep coffee fresh. Roast your own beans. You can buy green coffee beans from coffee… Read More »

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The 5 Best Removable Water Reservoir Coffee Makers

By | June 27, 2018

There are time that accidents happen in the kitchen, right? Admittedly, I can be clumsy at times and one of the worst things that happen to me was I placed the coffee grounds on the water reservoir. Yes, I made that mistake. It’s quite funny when I look back at that time. But cleaning up that mess was… Read More »

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