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Light Roast vs Medium Roast vs Dark Roast

Light Roast vs. Medium Roast vs. Dark Roast

Light Roast vs. Medium Roast vs. Dark Roast When it comes to expanding your coffee horizons, you can make some educated guesses based on two aspects: the origin of the beans and the roast. The origin of the beans obviously affects the flavor—different soils and types of beans change what ends up in your morning […]

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How to Make Bulletproof Coffee - Best Recipes and Tips

How to Make Bulletproof Coffee – Best Recipes and Tips

How to Make Bulletproof Coffee – Best Recipes and Tips Look, I’m just going to be upfront with you: I’m super against fad and trendy diets. I think they come with a lot of health risks and can be really disappointing for everyone except the company raking in the dough. Here’s where I cave a […]

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How to Descale a Keurig_ Vinegar vs. Descaling Solution

How to Descale a Keurig: Vinegar vs. Descaling Solution

Descaling is particularly important in single-serve machines including Keurigs. It’s absolutely necessary for a well-working (and clean!) machine.

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How to Make Coffee Without a Coffee Maker Featured

How to Make Coffee Without a Coffee Maker

I hear you’re in a bit of a pickle, my fellow coffee connoisseur! Your single-serve machine has crapped out after too many months of ignoring the descaling indicator (we warned you!), your trusty coffee pot brewer has finally kicked the dust after many years of honorable service, your glass french press shattered, or you’ve found […]

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Chemex Coffee Brewing Guide Background and Tutorial

Chemex Coffee Brewing Guide – Background and Tutorial

Chemex Coffee Brewing Guide – Background and Tutorial This is one of those oldie-but-a-goodie moments. While a Chemex may look modern, you’ll find this relic in museums. It had its humble beginnings in 1941, where this pour-over method stole away high-brow coffee drinkers from the endlessly-popular percolator. Peter J. Schlumbohm is the creator of the Chemex, […]

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How to Make Pour Over Coffee at Home

How to Make Pour-Over Coffee at Home – The Ultimate Guide

How to Make Pour-Over Coffee at Home – The Ultimate Guide Like all superior brewing methods, pour-over coffee takes a few extra gadgets and minutes to prepare, but it yields results that are incomparable. It requires precision, as well as a certain amount of trial and error, as all good things do. In this guide, […]

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