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Learning how to make your own coffee at home shouldn't be.
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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!)
Best Espresso Cups: Our Top 8 Recommendations
Last Updated on April 18, 2022 Do you love espresso? If so, you know that the key to a great cup of espresso is using a high-quality cup. Not all cups are created equal! In this blog post, we will discuss the different factors you should consider when choosing the best espresso cups, and we
How to Make Proffee: A Simple Guide
Last Updated on March 5, 2022 There are over 100 species of coffee beans around the world, and the different varieties of coffee blends that can be produced from these are staggering. From the popular espresso to the ultra-expensive and exotic kopi luwak, there is a coffee for every palate and pocket. Modern-day consensus is
Maple Syrup in Coffee: A Healthier Alternative to Sugar?
Last Updated on February 24, 2022 Maple syrup in coffee. Have you ever considered this natural sweetening option for your cup of joe? Why would you reach for the maple syrup instead of the sugar? You might choose to add maple syrup in coffee because it is a natural sweetener. Sugar is also a sweetener,
French Press vs Drip Coffee: Which Will You Choose?
Last Updated on February 8, 2022 Coffee lovers around the world will agree on this point: making a great cup of coffee can be a learning experience, but is definitely worth the effort when you find the brewing method that hits your java sweet spot. There are so many different ways to brew a cup
What is Red Eye Coffee?
Last Updated on January 25, 2022 What is red eye coffee? It’s the morning brew (or anytime brew) that gives you more than just a caffeine jolt. A red eye is simply drip coffee with an extra espresso shot added in. The name comes from the red eyes you may get after drinking it, but
How Does a Keurig Work?
Last Updated on January 13, 2022 Keurig coffee makers are one of the most popular ways to brew coffee at home, but most of us take for granted that our fresh cup of hot coffee is going to brew quickly and taste great. Have you ever thought about the question, how does a Keurig work?
The Best Coffee for First Time Drinkers? Here’s the Scoop
Last Updated on March 5, 2022 Coffee can be a bit intimidating for first-time drinkers. You might not know where to start, what kind of flavors you like, or if it’s just the right time for you. Coffee has a distinctive taste as well, and add to that, coffee beans themselves can be a bit
Can You Put Heavy Whipping Cream in Coffee?
Last Updated on November 30, 2021 If you’re wondering, can you put heavy whipping cream in coffee? Yes, of course, you can! But first, let’s take a look at what exactly heavy whipping cream is and how it can affect the taste of your java. Heavy whipping cream is simply regular whipping cream with more
If You Accidentally Bought Whole Coffee Beans, Here’s What To Do!
Last Updated on November 23, 2021 Uh oh. You’re yearning for a cup of coffee and suddenly realize that you accidentally bought whole coffee beans from the grocery store. If you don’t have a coffee grinder ready and waiting, those beans can go stale and be wasted. And wasting money on anything is not cool.
Why Do People Put a Match Head in Coffee?
Last Updated on November 21, 2021 You’ve probably heard of people putting match heads in coffee, and you might have even seen someone stir one or two match heads into their cup of joe. But why do they do it? Why put a match head in coffee? The reasons behind this strange practice are actually quite
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.