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!
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!
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!)
How to Make Pour Over Coffee Without a Scale
How to Make Pour Over Coffee (without a scale) A simple, unscientific yet curiously satisfying method So, let's clarify something from the get-go. Am I a coffee snob? Yes. I only drink strong, black, fresh coffee, preferably whole bean, that has been ground just prior to brewing. If it's weak, old, or full of cream
The Best Coffee Beans for Espresso and How to Choose Them
The Best Coffee Beans for Espresso & How to Choose Them Brewing a tasty, rich, and satisfying shot of espresso is a little bit like an art. It's much more than plopping a pod into a single-cup brewer, or absently tossing a few scoops of ground coffee into the drip coffee maker. No, my friend,
Is It Time to Drink Less Acidic Coffee? Learn More and Choose the Best Brand
Less Acidic Coffee - Is It Time to Make the Switch? Learn More and Choose the Best Brand for You A love of coffee is something many of us share, and once hooked on the aroma, taste, and kick that a fresh, hot cup of java provides, it is not easy to give up. But
Best Automatic Pour Over Coffee Maker
The Best Automatic Pour Over Coffee Maker A perfectly brewed cup of pour over coffee is, well, almost heavenly. If you've experienced it, you know exactly what I'm talking about. Rich, clean flavor, brewed exactly the way you want it. The down side to the process is that it's a little bit labor intensive, particularly
Best Kona Coffee Brands
The Best Kona Coffee Brands What to Know Before You Buy True coffee lovers are willing to invest some time, and a few dollars (sometimes a LOT of dollars!) into their coffee beans and coffee gear. So the search for the best Kona coffee brands and where to purchase them is not unusual for this
Best Espresso Machine Under 100
Best Espresso Machines Under $100 - 2020 Review When Italian Luigi Bezzera filed a patent in the early 1900's for a machine that forced boiling water and steam through coffee grinds into a cup, he probably had no idea what would come from that. Or, maybe he did. The word 'espresso' (not ex-press-o, please) 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.