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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]