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5 Amazing Budget Coffee Makers Under $50 2019

By | 2020-01-10T15:30:52-05:00 November 28th, 2019|Coffee Makers|

Budget coffee makers have come a long way. You don’t have to spend a fortune to score a decent cup of coffee. The main differences between coffee makers under $50 compared to pricier models comes down to fancier features such as brewing time, self-cleaning functions, and thermal or glass carafes. If you can’t live without [...]

Definitive Nespresso Buying Guide + 9 In-Depth Reviews

By | 2020-01-02T01:18:03-05:00 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 [...]

The Best Multi-Cup Keurig? Keurig 2.0 K250 Review

By | 2019-11-26T09:42:00-05:00 July 21st, 2017|Coffee Makers, Keurig|

  Avid coffee drinkers can rely on a Keurig for its instant and no mess coffee brewing style. After all, who wants to deal with the mess of coffee grounds and old soggy filters? But with this ease, some complain that brewing one cup at a time is inconvenient and that’s a legitimate problem. The [...]

Be Your Own Barista! The Best Espresso Machines Under $1,000

By | 2019-11-26T09:39:27-05:00 July 24th, 2017|Coffee Makers, Equipment Reviews|

Good morning fellow coffee enthusiast. We know all too well how mornings go. You’re up but not quite ready to start your day. Your hair is standing up in some spots and flattened in others. Plus, your pajamas are just so comfy and warm. Visions of lattes, macchiatos, and double espressos fill your thoughts, but [...]

Practical and Pretty: Secura French Press Review

By | 2019-11-26T09:34:39-05:00 August 16th, 2017|Coffee Makers, French Press|

It seems that at least once a year, I learn of a new way to enjoy coffee. Pour-overs, cortados, chemex, and the list just goes on. A few years ago, I took the plunge and bought a French Press without doing any research. I didn’t know anything about the different models on the market. All [...]

DIY Starbucks: Can the Verismo Re-Create Your Favorite Drink?

By | 2019-11-26T09:29:31-05:00 August 23rd, 2017|Coffee Makers|

Verismo reviews Take your favorite coffee shop drinks and make them at home. Wake up to a caramel macchiato. Chill with an iced coffee. Wow your friends with homemade lattes at your next book club. That’s the experience delivered by the Starbucks Verismo System. There’s another reason to buy a coffee machine. How does saving [...]

Stylish and Affordable: 4 Amazing Moka Pots for Stovetop Espresso

By | 2019-11-26T09:24:41-05:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2019-11-26T09:16:55-05:00 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 [...]

Best of Both Worlds? Hamilton Beach Flexbrew Long Term Review

By | 2019-11-26T09:16:05-05:00 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 [...]

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

By | 2019-11-26T09:14:44-05:00 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 [...]