For love of coffee...one cup at a time


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!

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Coffee, Beans, & More


Learn how to make a good cup of coffee at home. It's not hard if you know what to do. What type of bean, or grind, is best for a coffee maker? How strong should you brew your coffee? You'll find out right here! 

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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!)


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Best 4 Cup Coffee Makers

The Best 4-Cup Coffeemakers - 2020 Review For many of us, a good day gets off to a great start with a fresh, hot cup of coffee. In fact, our morning is missing something if we don't have a mug of java in our hand. Going from a bleary-eyed "I need coffee!" to the first

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Coffee for Beginners – The Definitive Guide for Newbies

Coffee for Beginners a definitive guide to making, and enjoying, a good cup of coffee Preparing a cup of coffee doesn’t have to be difficult, and in fact, there are a number of simple preparations. Easy peasy. But, I’ve been brewing java for over fifty years, so of course I think it’s a simple process.

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How to Make Good Coffee at Home, Simplified

How to Make Good Coffee at Home, Simplified Crafting a really tasty cup of coffee isn't rocket science, but there are some fundamentals that, if you decide to follow them, can result in a cup of java that is, well, memorable. So, the question of how to make good coffee at home is a legitimate

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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.

Candi Randolph The Coffee Files