Be Your Own Barista: 6 Incredible Budget Espresso Machines

By | 2018-01-15T13:03:06+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Equipment Reviews|

Coffee snobs love to turn their noses at the fast-food cafe culture that’s become common in our society. This isn’t entirely fair. While it can be easy to mock brands like Starbucks for offering mediocre beverages drowned in flavors at too-high of a price, their popularity has allowed people to experiment with their own (better) [...]

Definitive Nespresso Buying Guide + 9 In-Depth Reviews

By | 2018-01-14T17:47:31+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Coffee Makers|

Nespresso machines have become some of the most popular coffee set-ups out there. When you use a good machine, it’s easy to see why. People love the convenience and the ability to make good coffee, and while some java snobs may look down on Nestle’s machine, it certainly delivers both. While the Nespresso system delivers [...]

Fresh and Fast Java: 5 Amazing Grind and Brew Coffee Makers

By | 2017-12-26T20:31:31+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Coffee Makers, Uncategorized|

To make a quality cup of coffee, experts agree on a few things. Whole beans are a must. Once a coffee bean is broken up and exposed to air, it starts losing its freshness. Ground coffee sits on a store shelf for days, weeks, or even months before you buy it. It’s going to lead [...]

Best Black/ Cyber Monday Friday Coffee Machine Deals 2017

By | 2017-11-15T10:19:03+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Coffee Makers, Grinders, Keurig|

If you're looking for a fancy new coffee machine, Keurig, Nespresso, Ninja Coffee Bar, coffee grinder or espresso machine, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the perfect time to brew up a great deal. We're monitoring them all month long, so keep checking back and good luck scoring an awesome deal!   Black Friday deals on [...]

Want a Delicious Brew? 5 of the Best Tasting Coffee Makers

By | 2018-01-01T10:04:22+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Coffee Makers|

I love coffee. I make three cups a day (at least) and consider it a beverage, art, and ritual. As much as I love the beverage itself, I love setting my hand grinder and figuring out what the impact of various methods and factors will be on the coffee I make. When you think like [...]

Best of Both Worlds? Hamilton Beach Flexbrew Long Term Review

By | 2017-11-09T20:27:38+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Coffee Makers|

Single serving coffee brewers are no longer the newest craze, but they have established themselves as a great staple for the household.  But anyone who has owned a single serving brewer can attest to the frustration involved when having people over and needing to brew multiple cups at once. Nothing brews multiple cups quite like [...]

Coffee on the Go: 5 Top Coffee Maker for a Motorhome

By | 2017-12-28T03:34:50+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Coffee Makers|

A decade ago, my aunt and uncle sold their house and furnishings and bought a motorhome. They drive from country to country enjoying the sites and making new friends along the way. They pick a destination and then stay there for weeks if not months. Sounds like a dream come true, right? One of the [...]

6 Delicious Flavored Coffees to Try Today

By | 2017-10-16T09:18:49+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Coffee Reviews|

Flavored Coffee is one of the most popular beverages today. The idea of fall as Pumpkin spice season, Winter as the peppermint period, and spring as time to brighten up with a blueberry or raspberry java has become as American as an apple pie flavored latte. Some coffee snobs turn their nose up at flavored [...]

Hot or Iced: 6 of the Best Coffee Carafes for a Crowd

By | 2018-01-23T09:23:32+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Equipment Reviews|

I don’t know about you, but I need coffee to start my morning routine. I’m usually being tripped by our dog who is very eager to get outside. He’s first, but coffee’s a very close second. My first cup is always a cappuccino or latte. Then when work calls, I need more coffee, but don’t [...]

7 Top Coffee Beans to Make the Best Espresso at Home

By | 2017-09-29T12:04:44+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Coffee Reviews|

There’s one thing that makes me downright furious when I talk to casual coffee drinkers. That’s their tendency to understate the benefits of a good espresso. A lot of people think of espresso as just “coffee on steroids” or “coffee that comes in a fun tiny cup.” But the reality is: espresso has a number [...]