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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!

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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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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

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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

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How to Buy, and Brew, Non Bitter Coffee
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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,

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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

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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

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The Difference Between Light Roast and Dark Roast Coffee

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.

Cadi Randolph The Coffee Files