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.

Even if you’re someone who hasn’t been drawn to coffee, maybe you don’t even care for the taste of it, we’ll do our best to sway you with the wonders of the coffee bean as well as brewing techniques that are simple yet produce a delicious cup of joe.

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

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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, Beans, & More

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Learn how to make a good cup of coffee at home. It’s not hard if you know what to do. What type of grind is best for a coffee maker? How strong should you brew your coffee?

Coffee Makers & Such

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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.

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Recent Articles

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    Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Are you looking for a way to make your morning coffee extra special? Adding a little vanilla extract could be exactly what you need to sweeten coffee. In coffee, the subtle hint of sweet vanilla brings out the warmth and complexity of this beloved beverage. But before you jump on the garnish-your-coffee bandwagon, it’s important to know the pros and cons associated with adding vanilla extract to coffee. …

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  • Coffee Lingo You Should Know!
    Last Updated on January 17, 2023 Learning coffee lingo can be fun, and at the same time, expand any coffee lover’s knowledge of the coffee world! From drink-related to gear-related to bean-related terms, the different words will help you order the right drink wherever you go. While most of us are satisfied just guzzling down our mugs of coffee, it is a true coffee lover that can tell you the difference between an Americano …

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  • Can You Froth Coffee Creamer? An Easy Guide for Coffee Lovers
    Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Are you a coffee lover who’s looking to up your game? If so, then you might be interested in learning how to froth coffee creamer. It’s not as hard as it sounds and it can really take your coffee-drinking experience to the next level. So if you’re ready to learn how to froth creamer, keep reading. We’ll give you all the tips and tricks you need to get …

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  • Coffee with Salt Benefits
    Last Updated on February 3, 2023 The Benefits of Adding Salt to Your Cup of Joe Who knew that adding a pinch of salt to your morning cup of joe could be the best way to enhance it? You may think that sounds a bit crazy but trust us, it’s not as unusual as you might expect. There are some surprising coffee with salt benefits. If you’re searching for ways to reduce the bitter …

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  • How to Drink Black Coffee and Enjoy It
    Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Do you enjoy a good cup of black coffee? If not, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people find the taste of black coffee to be bitter and unappetizing. However, there are many reasons why drinking coffee black can be beneficial for your health and your overall well-being. In this blog post, we will discuss how to drink black coffee, including the benefits of drinking your java black, …

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  • How to Keep French Press Coffee Hot: 5 Best Options
    Last Updated on December 19, 2022 If you’re a coffee lover, then you know that there’s nothing quite like the French press. This unique coffee brewing process results in a rich, smooth cup of coffee that is unlike anything else. However, as the minutes go by, your precious brew is cooling off in the carafe as well as in your coffee mug. While making French press coffee can be learned (it’s not difficult once …

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  • Should You Put Honey in Coffee?
    Last Updated on December 9, 2022 As a coffee lover, there are many different sweeteners you can put in your coffee. Some people prefer sugar, others like artificial sweeteners, and yet others like to add syrups to their coffee. One lesser-known addition is honey. Honey has been used as a natural sweetener for centuries, and it has some unique benefits that other sweeteners don’t have. In this blog post, we will explore the history …

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  • Make DIY Instant Coffee at Home with This Simple Recipe
    Last Updated on December 2, 2022 Do you like the taste of instant coffee? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably “no.” But did you know that it’s possible to make your own instant coffee at home using whole coffee beans? You might decide that the small amount of effort required to grind your own coffee beans into a fine “instant coffee” powder will make all the difference! In this blog post, …

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  • How to Keep Coffee Hot in a Coffee Maker
    Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Do you like coffee? Do you like to drink it hot? So do I. But many times that is easier said than done, particularly if your brewing method includes using a standard coffee maker. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to keep your coffee piping hot. There are a variety of different methods that you can use, and some are more effective than others. Keep an …

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  • Should You Put Buttermilk in Coffee? Pros and Cons
    Last Updated on February 3, 2023 If you’re looking for a way to make your coffee even more delicious, you may want to consider adding buttermilk instead of traditional coffee creamers. But is this a good idea? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of adding buttermilk to coffee. As coffee drinkers, we can be very particular about what is added to our java. Sometimes we want to minimize the bitter taste …

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