Category Archives for "Brewing"

5 Simple Ways to Grind Coffee Without a Coffee Grinder

5 Simple Ways to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Coffee Grinder [Some By Hand] Grinding whole-bean coffee right before brewing ensures freshness, reduces exposure to flavor-destroying oxygen, and helps to protect the natural flavors of the coffee from becoming bland and stale. But what if you don’t have a grinder? How can you grind fresh beans every […]

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How to Make Turkish Coffee: Tips, Tools + A Guide For Mastering Turkish Coffee at Home

How to Make Turkish Coffee: Tips, Tools + A Guide For Mastering Turkish Coffee at HomeWhether you’ve had it before or are just itching to try some for the first time, learning how to make Turkish coffee is an easy process. But, while relatively straightforward to make, what this world-renowned coffee style represents is anything but […]

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How To Make An Americano

How To Make An AmericanoStanding in a crowded café in Rome, I ordered an Americano. The room fell silent and everyone turned to stare. The Barista smiled and poured me a double shot. I mimicked adding hot water to it but he didn’t seem to know what I meant. While it seems that this drink is very […]

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How To Tamp Espresso [The LAST Tutorial You’ll Ever Need]

You’ve done everything right: Bought a well-rated machine, hunted down the perfect bean, and ground it properly. Your fav serial crime podcast is on-deck. The house is quiet. Life is good. You’re ready for that rich, creamy shot.  Then you take that first sip of rich, dark liquid… WTF!! It’s weak! What happened? You may need to learn how to […]

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