Biodegradable K-Cups: These are Your Best Options

By | July 23, 2019

Keurig coffee has been the craze since the 1990s. It picked up in 2006 and by 2013, Green Mountain Roasters has sold over $827 million worth of brewers and accessories. Planning to own a Keurig machine too? To help you decide, here are some pros and cons of using a Keurig brewer. Pros: Brewed coffee in an instant,… Read More »

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Are Keurig Machines Better than Cuisinart K-Cup Coffee Makers?

By | July 23, 2019

One billion people around the world could not begin their day without coffee. Well, that number is arguably the approximate total of all coffee drinkers around the world. But in terms of coffee consumption, this number can easily double or triple. Why? People who love coffee often drink an average of 2-3 cups every day. Now, the average… Read More »

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How Long Do Green Coffee Beans Stay Fresh

By | June 19, 2018

I’ve met a new friend recently who roasts his own coffee beans. I was fascinated so I decided to head over to his place to watch the action and try his coffee. I was definitely expecting something amazing and he didn’t disappoint. With my two year old son in my arms we watched him slow roast the beans… Read More »

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Can You Clean A Coffee Maker With Apple Cider Vinegar?

By | July 1, 2018

Unless you have a well stocked pantry at all times you may find yourself all out of distilled white vinegar when it comes time to clean the coffee maker. I know that many people go seemingly forever between coffee maker cleanings and when the bug strikes to get this task off your to-do list you want to take… Read More »

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How To Get “Coffee Smell” Out Of A Travel Mug

By | June 5, 2018

Every tea drinker knows that you can’t (or shouldn’t) use a travel mug for both coffee and tea. The coffee smell (and taste) can linger for a long time and this is problematic for those who like to drink tea all the time. In most cases true tea aficionados use a dedicated mug for their tea so that… Read More »

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How To Roast Green Coffee Beans At Home

By | June 1, 2018

Very recently I finally bought my first burr coffee grinder and now that I have one I’m getting tempted to roast my own coffee beans at home. You can usually buy green beans a lot cheaper than pre-roasted beans and you can control just about every input along the way… you know, outside of the growth and sourcing… Read More »

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The Different Coffee Brewing Methods Compared with Pros & Cons

By | June 5, 2018

In the coffee world everybody has their own preferred coffee brewing method. Some may even prefer two methods depending on the specific circumstances of their day. I for one love making both stovetop espresso and french press coffee. These are my favorites by far. I’m fine with drip coffee and I’ve had good coffee from a percolator too… Read More »

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The Best Coffee To Use In An Espresso Machine

By | June 1, 2018

I’ve found that the simple questions asked by beginners are usually very common. Most beginners have the same questions:What coffee is best for espresso? Is espresso roast the same as espresso? Can I use espresso coffee beans in my coffee maker? Etc. For instance, at the store you will see all the big brand ground coffee containers and… Read More »

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