6 Disadvantages of Using a French Press to Brew Coffee
While there can be no doubt that French presses produce tasty coffee, there can also be some downsides to these makers. This article lists and looks at six issues that people can have with French presses.
How to Drink Coffee the Italian Way
Italy is well known for its traditional coffee culture. I give some pointers on how to enjoy your coffee 'the Italian way', from the comfort of your own home (or coffee shop). Despite the recent introduction of American chains, Italy's coffee culture remains unique in the world!
How to Prolong the Life of Your AeroPress Coffee Maker Plunger Seal
One of the parts that will need replacement in your AeroPress Coffee Maker is the rubber seal (also called the plunger). When taken care of, this part should last two to three years. To prevent premature wear and tear of this plunger, follow these tips.
How to Make Dalgona Coffee With Step-by-Step Photo Guide
Dalgona coffee is a viral coffee trend that originated in South Korea. Let me show you how to make this foamy and sweet iced coffee at home!
Review of the Oster Prima Latte, Espresso, and Cappuccino Maker
I was searching for an easy-to-use coffee maker that could brew a decent cut of Cappuccino. Oster’s BVSTEM6601SS-033, which is also marketed by Mr. Coffee, appears to be a good choice. This is my review.
Review of the Oster Coffee Burr Mill: Inexpensive and Consistent
I was searching for an inexpensive burr mill that would consistently grind coffee beans to a size suitable for use in an espresso machine. Oster’s BVSTBMH23-033 coffee mill appeared to be a good option. This is my review.
How to Make a Cappuccino (Without Using an Espresso Machine)
Want a cappuccino but don't have a fancy espresso machine? Think you have to go all the way to Starbucks and drop money just for your fix? Think again. This recipe will show you how to make a quality cappuccino with nothing but coffee and milk.
How to Make Coffee With Soya Milk Without It Curdling
Learn how to make really great-tasting milky coffee with soya milk without the milk curdling and separating. Non-dairy lattes are firmly back on the menu now that I have solved this curdling conundrum.
Extreme Diabetes Management: Rise-and-Shine Frothy Morning Latte
Start your day in style by making a coffee latte to kick off your morning! Just three ingredients and a milk frother are needed to create this satisfying boost to your morning energy.
Which Fast Food Chain Has the Best Coffee?
We all like to get a quick cup of coffee for the road in the morning before work. Who has the best coffee though? I share my thoughts and opinions on the matter with you. Prices listed have probably changed quite a bit since I first wrote this. I know some McDonald's no longer have dollar coffee.
Finding the Best Cold Brew Coffee in NYC at the Hester Street Fair
Don't get the jitters trying to find the best cold brew in NYC! Complete with photos and links, check out the competitors from the Hester Street Cold Brew Competition. Matte black latte, anyone?
A Review of Gerhart's Coffee: A Story in Every Cup
This article reviews Gerhart Coffee Company's "Running Pump Roasting" coffee blends. I was so inspired by the "story in every cup" that I included a fictional short story along with my factual review!
Coffee 101: Bean Types, Brewing Methods, Growing Regions
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. From bean to brew, discover how coffee affects the economy and environment.
Where’s My Coffee? A History of Our Favorite Brew
Nearly everyone is a coffee drinker, but few know where it comes from. Here's a short history of this magical hot black liquid. Coffee has been a favorite drink since the 15th century. Whether you like it hot or on ice, people from Europe and North America drink over 10 pounds per year.
5 Simple Things You Can Do to Get Barista-Style Coffee
Getting that barista-style coffee is simpler than you think. Learn some essential tips to self-brew the best coffee you have ever tasted!
How to Make Your Own Homemade Seattle Freeze Frappuccino
Wondering how to make a perfect Seattle freeze Frappuccino without going to a coffeehouse and breaking the bank? I got you.
How to Brew Dunkin' Donuts Coffee at Home: Insider Tips
Brew up a fresh pot of coffee just like Dunkin' Donuts does it. Trust me, I used to work there, so I know some of the tricks!
What's the Best Stovetop Espresso Maker? My Moka Pot Review
Are you looking for a good stovetop espresso maker? This article reviews a couple of the top options around. And don't worry, you won't believe how affordable brewing this way can be!
The 3 Best Espresso Thermometers for Your Home Kitchen
Getting the milk just right for your cappuccino or latte is essential. Here is my top 3 list of the best espresso thermometers currently available.
Breville BES870SL Espresso Machine: Pros and Cons From an Owner
We've owned the Breville BES870XL Barista Express Expresso Coffee Machine for 10 months. This is our unbiased review.
What Is the Difference Between Arabica and Robusta Coffee Beans?
There are two main types of coffee beans: arabica and robusta. This article explores the differences between them.
Reusing Nespresso U Espresso Machine Capsules When Other Methods Fail
This article is about how to get more use out of your Nespresso U pods when the foil method does not work. I also included a frothed milk recipe that can be made with the Nespresso frother.
How to Make Espresso at Home Without an Espresso Machine
Discover alternatives to using espresso machines for making your own espresso drinks at home or on the go.
How to Make Great Coffee Using an Espresso Machine
"How To Make Great Coffee" sounds so simple, doesn't it? Yet it is a fine art of simplicity and complication. There are four main steps involved in making great coffee. Here I have laid it all out.
How to Make Homemade Starbucks Frappuccinos (With 5 Recipes)
A Starbucks barista reveals how to make copycat frappuccinos at home.
Smart Drink Choices at Starbucks: Choose This, Not That
It always amazes me when someone points out the calorie count of some basic items at local fast-food establishments. Starbucks is no exception. Here I delve into the healthiest choices Starbucks offers.
How to Make the Perfect Cup of Instant Coffee
Sometimes our morning coffee tastes better than at other times, and we may not know why, especially when we stick to our chosen brand—in my case, Nescafe's Alta Rica. Here are some wonderful hints and tips to make sure you make the best cup of instant coffee each time.