How to Unclog a Keurig Coffee Maker & Fix Common Problems

By | July 23, 2019

When you are in a hurry, there is nothing as frustrating as your Keurig only offering you a half cup of coffee. If this happens, it is a surefire sign that your Keurig is clogged and in need of a cleaning. Many Keurig coffee maker owners don’t realize that their Keurig needs to be cleaned at least every… Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Can You Use Other Pods in a Nespresso Machine

By | July 18, 2019

Back in the dark days of old, those of us who had single-serve coffee makers like those from Nespresso and Keurig only had a handful of coffee capsules or pods to choose from—and the quality often left much to be desired. Luckily, with the rapid spread of these time-saving brewers, there are now more coffee options than we… Read More »

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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 »

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Do Nespresso Machines Make Regular Coffee

By | October 10, 2019

This question itself implies that Nespresso machines aren’t known for making “regular” coffee, and this is mostly true, depending on your definition of “regular” coffee. When most people refer to this “regular” coffee, they’re usually referring to a standard cup of coffee, brewed in some form of a drip process—whether that’s a typical drip brewer or a pour… Read More »

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How to Reprogram Nespresso Machines to Brew Bigger Shots

By | July 11, 2019

If there is one (and I mean only one!) downside to Nespresso machines, it’s that the serving sizes they produce are so small! If you’re like me, you probably often find yourself downing cup after tiny cup of Nespresso coffee and having to continuously go back to make more. Luckily, there is an incredibly simple solution: reprogramming the… Read More »

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