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Life can be hard.
Learning how to make your own coffee at home shouldn't be.
Explore the Coffee Files and unlock the mystery of how to make your own coffee that's a pleasure to drink. Whether you're searching for the best coffee maker for your budget and preferences, the perfect coffee bean and grind, or some interesting facts about the beverage itself, you'll find what you need right here.
Our goal at the Coffee Files is to keep things simple and uncomplicated, providing our expertise and fact-finding results with you in order to help you learn to make good coffee at home!
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The Scoop About Coffee
Just starting out in your coffee adventure? Learn more about the product and how to brew it. Interesting facts about coffee, where does it come from, how is it made, and more!
Coffee Makers & Such
So many choices and brewing methods, from ultra budget friendly to top of the line. Standard coffee maker, pour over, french press, moka pot...discover what is best for you. (Hint: it might be a variety of brewing methods!)
The Best Decaf Coffee Pods to Enjoy in 2021
Coffee is a beloved beverage throughout the world. If you’re a coffee lover like me, it is near and dear to our heart. And while most people enjoy drinking their coffee with caffeine, there are times that it is in a person’s best interest to forego the caffeine. Decaffeinated coffee may be the perfect solution
Best Travel French Press Options When You’re On The Go
There are countless ways to drink coffee while on the go, but many of them cause you to sacrifice taste or convenience. And if you’re a French press lover it can be even more difficult to get the result you’re after. So, here is a welcome solution, my friend. A French press travel mug allows
How to Buy, and Brew, Non Bitter Coffee
Most people don’t enjoy the bitter taste of coffee. Smooth, rich taste? Yes. Bitter? No way. Coffee lovers know that their morning cup of coffee is an all-important element to the start of their day, and it needs to be just right. There’s nothing that will spoil that first sip of java like a bitter bite
How Long Do Keurigs Last? 5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Coffee Maker
Keurig coffee makers are one of the most popular ways to make a cup of joe. They’re easy to use, fast and convenient. But what happens when your coffee machine stops performing well, or even worse, it breaks? Coffee lovers can become less than pleasant when their morning caffeine fix is not available! So, we’re
How to Make Coffee in the Microwave (no coffee maker needed!)
Why would you want to know how to make coffee in the microwave? There are any number of reasons, my friend. Maybe your beloved coffee maker just went kaput and you need a caffeine fix NOW. Or, you’re in a location that lacks coffee brewing gear. You might be feeling a little lazy at the
Altruistic Joe Coffee Review
Altruistic Joe Coffee may be a new name for you in the world of coffee brands. It was for me until recently. But I’m so glad that I have joined the growing group of coffee lovers who have tasted the fresh, rich roasts that Altruistic Joe offers. And this is no ordinary, run-of-the-mill coffee roaster,
How Long Does Cold Brew Last? Discover How to Make It Well & Enjoy It Longer
Cold brew coffee is a delicious and simple way to make your own coffee at home, and coffee lovers everywhere are discovering the joys of this less acidic, smooth, creamy cold coffee. It’s also more economical than buying it from the store or cafe. Your brew needs to be stored properly, though, or the cold
What You Need to Know Before Buying a Smart Home Coffee Maker
When you wake up in the morning, chances are that a cup of delicious coffee is on your mind. But making a good cup of coffee can be kind of a hassle, especially first thing in the morning, or when you’re in the middle of something really, really important and feel the pull of a
Coffee Doesn’t Wake Me Up Anymore – Why is That?
You love coffee, but you’re not convinced that it loves you as much anymore. It’s still enjoyable, but you just can’t rely on that cup of coffee for a morning pick-me-up like you used to. So what’s happened? You’re thinking, “This coffee doesn’t wake me up. How can that be?” In short, there’s a reaction
The Difference Between Light Roast and Dark Roast Coffee
Coffee drinkers are a diverse group, and the vast majority of them have their own opinions on what tastes best. Some enjoy light roast coffees while others prefer dark roasts, and yet another loyal group of java lovers will only tread the middle ground with a medium roast. But which is better? And, what is
Hi there...I'm Candi, creator of The Coffee Files.
For me, only the best tasting cup of coffee will do. Yes, I'm a coffee snob. And I'm happy to report that even if you're a coffee newbie, you've come to the right place! Let's discover how to make good coffee at home, together. Read more about me here.