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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 [...]

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 [...]

Stylish and Affordable: 4 Amazing Moka Pots for Stovetop Espresso

By | 2017-09-15T10:14:20+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Coffee Makers|

Living in the north of Italy, every morning was accented by the same routine:  Pull the moka pot out of the cupboard, fill it with coffee grounds and water, then relax as the coffee brewed. When my Bialetti moka pot began to stutter and bubble, telling me in its own way “I’m ready, come grab [...]

Quick, Simple and Fun: Keurig K200 Longterm Review

By | 2017-09-04T10:17:25+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Keurig|

Keurig is without a doubt one of the most popular coffee machine brands in the world today – facing competitors such as Nespresso, Starbucks Verismo and Dolce Gusto. However, Keurig has variety on its side, with countless k-cup pods to choose from delivering various coffee tastes, textures and beautiful aromas. One of the most popular [...]

5 Delicious Decafs: The Best Beans When You Don’t Need the Buzz

By | 2017-08-31T18:23:44+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Coffee Reviews|

Many coffee fanatics, myself included, have formed an all-day coffee habit. Maybe you can relate. While this is fun for a while, in the long term it can cause sleep problems and concerns about cardiovascular health (200 beats per minute is normal, right?!). Add to that the anxiety and upset stomach caused by too much [...]