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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.
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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!)
French Press Tips: Secrets to Brewing Great Coffee
Brewing coffee in the comfort of your own home can be an enjoyable ritual. One of the more popular ways to brew coffee is by using a French press, also called a “coffee press” or “cafetiere.” This process has been around since late 1800s and remains one of the most preferred methods for brewing delicious
The Best Way to Grind Coffee Beans at Home
If you’re a coffee drinker (and I’ll bet you are!), chances are your morning routine starts with a great cup of coffee, or at least that’s the goal. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to grind your whole coffee beans just before brewing. Is there really any other way? And even though
Weak Coffee? Fix That Problem in 3 Simple Steps
A great cup of coffee is a staple in many people’s lives. It wakes us up, it keeps us going, and simply put- it tastes great! However, one of the most common complaints about coffee is that when brewed incorrectly, it will be too weak. For many coffee lovers, there’s nothing worse than taking that
Coffee 101: What’s The Difference Between Percolator and Drip Coffee?
If you’re a coffee lover you probably have a favorite brewing method. I know I do. My preferences lean toward the strong, rich, brews with nothing added to them. Just a black cup of coffee. There are subtle, and not-so-subtle differences in brewing methods, and in this post we’re going to compare percolator coffee vs
The Best Way to Make Coffee While Camping: A Must-Have for Adventurous Java Lovers
Java in the Wild: The Best Way to Make Coffee While Camping There are some things that just don’t seem like they should be difficult to do. Making coffee is one of them. But if you’re camping (okay, maybe it’s not actually ‘the wild’ but it sure is different than standing in your kitchen at
Best Electric Gooseneck Kettles for Your Home: A 2021 Review
What is a gooseneck kettle, and why would you want to have one? And in case you’re wondering, yes, these are the kettles with the long, slim, curved necks that resemble, well…a goose. Thus the name, my friend. A gooseneck kettle is a type of kettle that has the spout at an angle. They are
7 Fun Ways to Make Coffee: A Guide to Creative Brewing
Coffee is an essential part of the morning for many people. It wakes us up and gets us going. There are so many different ways to brew coffee at home, but there are ten that really stand out as being unique! See how some of these methods compare with your own favorite way to make
How to Use a Coffee Sock: A Simple Guide to a Great Cup of Joe
How to Use a Coffee Sock: A Simple Guide to a Great Cup of Joe A coffee sock can be used to make a better cup of joe than you might have been getting from your drip brewer. But wait. You’ve never heard of a coffee sock? No…it’s not a coffee-shaped sock, and it doesn’t
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.