It doesn’t make sense spending over $5 a day on a single cup of café-quality coffee, right? Wouldn’t it be great to have a mini café shop, with you being the number one customer, in your kitchen? The Jura Capresso Impressa coffee machine brings delightful made-to-order coffee prepared for perfection into your home. That is why […]
Espresso 101: Ultimate Espresso Guide
You don’t have to stop at the café and spend five dollars every morning to get a latte. Learning coveted barista skills and techniques don’t require being behind the bar every day. With this guide, I will help you make some of the best espresso drinks you’ve ever had at home. Check out Answers to […]
Espresso 101: The History of Espresso Machines
In our last post, we introduced a new series called Espresso 101. We introduced our new article series on all things espresso by answering some common questions for beginners and will be talking about the history of espresso and espresso machines today. Our brief history lesson will help you on your way to becoming an espresso […]
Espresso 101: How to Choose an Espresso Machine
Shopping for clothes is easy. The process is simple and convenient. When looking at different attire, we can try them out and see if they fit. However, people searching for espresso makers don’t have this luxury. Recently, we begin introducing a series titled Espresso 101. For our third post in this series, the goal is […]
Espresso 101: Answers to Common Questions
Espresso. Some of us know it as our morning fuel. Some of us know it as part of our favorite café creations. And, like myself, some of us know it as the reason we’re alive. No, really. I would die without espresso. Literally. Maybe it’s the little cups and tiny spoons. Maybe it’s the way […]
5 Steps to Ordering Coffee Like a Pro
Ordering coffee can be intimidating, especially if you’ve lived under a rock for the past 20 years or are still brewing Folger’s at home in your grandmother’s percolator. However, if you do venture out from the rock and make your way to Starbucks or Peets or Grounds for Impeachment, don’t panic. “Just relax, it’s a […]
Five Cheap, But Actually Good Home Espresso Machines
Ahh, espresso! So rich, so creamy, so… Why do people always call it “EXpresso?” No matter. First off, let’s get one thing straight: espresso is not a roasting method, but the method of preparation in which highly-pressurized hot water is forced over coffee grounds to produce a very concentrated coffee drink with a deep, robust […]
5 Tips For Buying Your First Coffee Grinder
When people start getting serious about brewing coffee at home, one of the biggest mistakes they make is downplaying the importance of their bean grinder. I did it, too. We obsess over ethically sourced beans and the purity of our water, use up all of our funds on fancy espresso machines and overpriced pour-over filters, […]
The JURA Coffee Machines… Make The Perfect Cup Every Time!
“I need a cup of coffee before we go,” my dad pleaded with me as I grabbed the keys off the kitchen table. If there’s anything I inherited from him, it’s his need to have a cup before doing just about anything. “I’ll make one, too,” I said. Like father, like son. But here’s the […]
An Aeropress Guide: Get Yourself An Early 2017 Christmas Gift
Are you delving deeper into the world of coffee? Do you need a coffee brewer that makes sense for you? Whether you like your coffee flavored in French Vanilla, black without sugar, or loaded with more cream than it can reasonably handle, the process of going from coffee grounds to coffee doesn’t happen by magic. […]
The Beginner’s Guide to Pour Over Coffee
If you’re a coffee aficionado, chances are that you’ve been hearing more and more about the new trend of pour over coffee. This method of brewing originated in Japan, but recently, it’s gained popularity around the rest of the world as well. It’s an easy way to create bold, flavorful coffee that’s custom crafted to […]
Do You Still Suck at Brewing Coffee?
Avoid 9 Common Mistakes That New Coffee Enthusiast Usually Make… You love the aroma of fresh coffee, but it is a hit or miss on how your coffee turns out. Sometimes it is great and other times it sucks! When you’re just beginning this happens, you’re likely to make some mistakes that will affect the […]
Are You Becoming A Coffee Snob And Don’t Even Know It?
As you enjoy your first taste of morning coffee, you wonder when the exact moment came when you decided you wanted to truly enjoy the experience of coffee rather than merely drinking it to wake up. You love the aroma of the beans, the process of preparing your morning cup, and the anticipation of your […]
The Quest for The Perfect Coffee Beans
Goats Discovered Coffee Beans Before Humans. Coffee heritage can be traced back centuries to fields in Ethiopia. A known legend says that a goat herder, Kaldi, discovered the potential of coffee beans by seeing how his goats responded after eating the fruit. The goats wouldn’t want to sleep at night. Kaldi tried the fruit with similar […]
7 Steps To Getting Started Brewing Coffee At Home
A properly brewed cup of coffee is 98.75 percent water and only 1.25 percent flavors and oils. You see, the most vital ingredient in a high-quality cup of coffee and often the most overlooked ingredient is water. The ideal water temperature for brewing coffee is 198 to 202 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the Specialty Coffee […]
If You Like A Keurig Coffee Maker, Are You A Bad Person?
Did you know that today in the United States, coffee is a multi-billion dollar industry? One in every four Americans owns a single serve coffee machine and sales are continuing to increase. Their popularity comes from their ability to brew a cup of coffee faster than ever. Tweet: Why, then, do Keurig coffee makers have […]
The Capresso Coffee Machine Basics Everyone Should Know
Have you seen one of those old fashion percolator coffee machine sitting on a stove top burner? Most people haven’t seen an old fashion percolator coffee machine sitting on a stove burner, let alone the electric version of that same coffee machine sitting on a counter. Today, almost all coffee machine use a drip system […]
How To Choose A Capresso Coffee Machine?
For those who are non-coffee enthusiast drinkers and just want a quick caffeine boost in the morning, it really doesn’t matter what coffee maker they purchase. However those who really enjoy the taste of coffee and can distinguish the difference in the flavors, it is worth the investment of time to find just the right coffee […]
Jura Cleaning Tablets
Jura cleaning tablets will clean the inner components of the Jura Capresso coffee machine, but you will still need to clean the surfaces of the machine and removable parts. Wiping down the machine with a soft cloth and cleaner that is safe for the parts that are being cleaned. The feeder channel cover should be […]