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Why Do You Need a Ground Coffee Sifter – The Kruve Sieve Set

Kruve Sifters Set

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Kruve Sifters Set

Do you really need a ground coffee sieve at all? No, you don’t need it if you own a $700 grinder. You also don’t need it if you can’t distinguish an espresso from a drip coffee. However, if you want to improve your coffee taste, and to get consistent results, you need it. I’ll show you in a bit why most grinders on the market are just not good enough. We also have a review of one of the best sifters on the market, the Kruve.

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How to Make Coffee with a Drip Coffee Maker – Infographic

Infographic describing step by step the automatic drip coffee brewing

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Automatic drip coffee maker is the most popular brewing device. One of the reasons for its popularity is the unmatched convenience. The machine does almost everything for you, and if you follow the recipe, you can get a great cup.

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Best Budget Drip Coffee Makers – Cuisinart vs Kitchenaid vs Hamilton Beach

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Red Drip Coffee Machine

One of the things we love, (or need), in the morning is a freshly brewed cup of coffee. Oftentimes though, we don’t have the time to fix ourselves a natural kick of caffeine. Grinding some coffee beans and boiling water doesn’t seem that complicated. Well, with a busy schedule this is just-another-thing to add to the morning chores. That’s why we have the coffee machine.

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How To Make Coffee with A French Press [and Espresso]

French Press Brewing Guide Infographic

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The French press is one of the most inexpensive coffee makers, and it is pretty versatile. People who like a stronger, and bolder cup, appreciate this coffee brewing method.

Many times French press is compared to espresso, because of the ample body, and the strong aroma and flavor. Even if technically French pots cannot make real espresso, we can get a cup that resembles it. We just have to tweak the amount of water we use during brewing. We have a full French press brewing guide here if you want to get into the fine details and perfect your technique.

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Home Barista Tools and Accessories – 12 Essential Espresso Tools

Barista Tools and Accessories

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Barista Tools and Accessories
As you start making espresso at home, you will face various tasks that require you to use specific tools. The minimum of barista tools needed depends on the espresso maker you are using, and how perfectionist you are.

If you aim for espresso greatness, you need the right equipment. A variety of espresso brewing tools and accessories can help you in a few ways:

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How to Make Espresso with an Espresso Machine – Infographic

SemiAutomatic Machine Espresso Machine Brewing Guide Infographic

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Brewing espresso with a semiautomatic machine is a skill that starts to disappear. The convenience of super automatic machines shifts the buying preferences of the modern coffee lover. There is also the beverage preference that plays a role but is not the subject of our brief guide. This infographic is the shortest guide possible, to get you started. We have the written version after the graphic and is a bit more detailed. However, if you want to perfect your technique, and pull cafe quality shots, check our detailed espresso brewing guide.

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How to Make Coffee with a Moka Pot – Infographic

Infographic - How to Make Coffee with a Moka Pot

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We created this infographic for the time-pressed coffee lover that needs a strong coffee and needs to stay on a low budget. Many people call it stovetop espresso maker, because it brews a strong and bold coffee, and it uses pressure during extraction. And we agree with that, moka pot is in many ways very similar to an espresso. Moreover, we can use it to prepare a beautiful latte or a delicious cappuccino, or a flat white. Here is the infographic, and at the end of the graphic, you also have a written version of it. 

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How to Make Espresso without an Espresso Machine – Three Great Tasting Espresso Alternatives

Espresso Cup

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Espresso CupEspresso is my favorite way of brewing coffee. Everything from the intoxicating aroma and pungently sharp flavor, to the astounding amounts of caffeine per ounce, make it the most desirable coffee cup. I brew a cup every morning, from the comfort of my home. It’s my ritual;

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How to Make Coffee with an AeroPress – Infographic

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Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use an AeroPress. Coffee prepared this way is a bold, full-bodied cup. At the same time, the cup is very smooth, without the harsh notes and the bitterness associated with French Press. It is an inexpensive way to make an espresso alternative. Here is the recipe as an infographic, or lower on the page as a text.

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5 Great Cappuccino Cups – How to Buy a Cappuccino Cups Set

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Arte Italica Tuscan Cappuccino Cup and Saucer with SpoonMy wife asked me a couple of days ago to find her the best cappuccino cups set on the market. Kind of a tall order, but hey, I didn’t want to disappoint her. The cappuccino set was going to be a gift for a close friend of her. I knew what I needed to find, so it looked like it was going to be a quick job. Material, size, form, I knew all of that, it just had to match my wife’s taste. You’ll see how a seemingly easy task turned up to be a very difficult one. I’ll tell you the story, and you’ll find out how I picked my cappuccino set, and in the process, you’ll learn what to look for when you are shopping for cappuccino cups.

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5 Best Espresso Cups – 5 Demitasse Cups

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Choosing the best espresso cup is not as easy as one might think. Yes, we know, you can probably drink your shot from any small cup. Espresso though is more than downing a strong coffee to get you started in the morning. It’s a ritual, and it is as much about the experience as it is about the taste and the jolt of energy you get. I personally think my shot tastes better when I drink it from a nice cup. Even if it’s a disposable cup, it has to be pretty and functional.

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Smokey Barn Review – Coffee Roaster Profile

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Specialty coffees, while not a new trend, are starting to become more and more popular. Coffee lovers nowadays prefer to order their beans online, from trusted sources or satisfy their coffee needs through high-end coffee retailers rather than buying supermarket generic or brand-name beans that oftentimes fail to deliver on their so-called quality guarantees.

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Espresso vs Nespresso vs illy iperEspresso – Capsule Espresso Machines vs Semiautomatics

side by side espresso and portafilter and tamper

Last Updated on January 18th, 2020 by Dorian Bodnariuc You are on the quest to getting the best shot of espresso, and naturally, you need to compare Espresso vs Nespresso. …

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Coffee Roasters Profile – Strangers Coffee in Norfolk – UK

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Today we are exploring a European coffee roaster. I came across Strangers coffee roasters during my research for some Africans coffee beans. Someone suggested Strangers Coffee as a source of some great beans. I thought I’d give them a try; my friend offered to carry the beans across the ocean for me. Living in North America makes the logistics a little complicated, but it was well worth. I loved their beans, in fact I liked them so much, I wanted to showcase them on Coffee Brewing Methods.

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The Best Manual Coffee Brewing Method – Pour Over vs French Press vs Aeropress

Pour over with Hario V60

Last Updated on December 29th, 2019 by Dorian Bodnariuc Manual brewing methods are the newest trend in the coffee world. All respectable coffee shops provide at least one type of …

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