Grinding your own coffee is recommended if you want your beverages to have maximum flavor. I look at the main types of grinder for coffee and give examples of my favorite products.
Manual coffee grinders are quiet, don't require a power source, plus they give you full control over the grinding process. I suggest my best 3 crank-operated mills.
Want a cappuccino but don't have a fancy espresso machine? Think you have to go all the way to Starbucks and drop $$$ just for your fix? Think again.
You don't have to pay an arm and a leg for a good coffee grinder in my experience. Here are three suggestions for inexpensive coffee grinders.
Starbucks eating away more of your income than you'd like to admit? A Starbucks barista reveals how to make copycat frappes at home!
How to Brew French Press Coffee at Home. Using a French coffee press is an excellent way to brew a spectacular cup o' Joe. Learn how to make your morning cup better than ever.
Getting that barista-style coffee is simpler than you think. Learn some essential tips to self-brew the best coffee you have ever tasted!
A comprehensive guide that covers both the basics of Starbucks Frappuccinos and all of the components of blended coffee Frappucinos. The author is a Starbucks barista.
If you want it to taste good, you need to keep coffee fresh - Here are 8 tips on how to store coffee so that it doesn't lose flavor.
There are so many types of coffee out there that it’s impossible to count them all. This is without even talking about how every now and then a new type of coffee appears. If someone treats you to a coffee, it’s better to go prepared.
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?
As a barista, I always hear questions like this: What is this coffee? Is this good? What is a flat white? What does Chemex mean? Is it worth trying? So this is a small, friendly illustrated guide for you!
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.
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.
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.
This guide talks all about the macchiatos on the Starbucks menu, including the very popular Caramel Macchiato. Learn all about these beverages from a Starbucks barista's perspective.