Category Archives: The Basics

How Do You Grind Coffee For An Aeropress?

By | July 23, 2019

The Aeropress is a coffee brewer that brews just a single cup of coffee at a time. It is a piston-style brewer, which steeps the coffee before forcing it through a special filter directly into your cup. While this is a fairly simple method for brewing coffee, you may be wondering what the best coffee grind for an… Read More »

Is it Cheaper to Grind Your Own Coffee?

By | July 24, 2019

You may wonder about the differences between grinding your own coffee and buying it pre-ground. There are many outcomes to consider, including the taste and freshness of the coffee, the convenience, and the price difference. This article will examine whether or not it is cheaper to buy pre-ground coffee or to grind your own coffee beans. Price Differences… Read More »

Why Do Keurig Machines Clog Anyways?

By | July 23, 2019

You’re in a hurry. That alarm on your smartphone didn’t go off as it was supposed to. Or maybe it did but you pushed snooze five times. And now you are late. But, more than ever, you need your coffee, or you will not survive the day. And now, wait, what? Your Keurig machine is only giving you… Read More »

What Does the “Strong” Button Mean on a Keurig

By | November 9, 2019

A while back Keurig started incorporating a button on some of their premium machines called “Strong”. To this day the button is only included on the higher end devices and even some non-Keurig competitors have started adding this button to their premium models. Obviously the setting is designed to increase the strength of a cup of coffee but… Read More »

Does Nespresso Make Good Espresso?

By | January 14, 2020

If you’ve considered purchasing a Nespresso single-serving coffee maker even for a moment, surely the most critical question you’ve asked is “does Nespresso actually make good espresso coffee?” Since the whole point of a Nespresso machine is to get great quality espresso without the time and hassle required to pull a traditional espresso shot, it makes sense that… Read More »

What is the Quietest Nespresso Machine?

By | July 24, 2019

There’s no doubt about it: we live in a world filled with noise. In fact, these days, it’s hard to find any peace and quiet just about anywhere you might find yourself. But perhaps one of the noisiest places that many of us encounter on a semi-regular basis is a coffee shop. Sure, when we think of quaint… Read More »

Are All Nespresso Machines the Same?

By | July 23, 2019

In short: yes and no. I know, I know: that’s not very helpful. But there’s a good reason why we’re hedging this question a bit upfront. Essentially, there are two kinds of Nespresso single-serving coffee machines: the OriginalLine and the VertuoLine. However, there are many different manufacturers and models of each. So, the answer is really: yes, all… Read More »