“What goes best with coffee? Another cup.”

Henry Rollins

A Great Cup of Coffee Starts with a Little Bean

(and some handy knowledge about the coffee-making process!)

It really isn't necessary to go to school to learn more about the coffee-making process, but a little bit of knowledge sure helps! We want to confidently create our brew, don't we? 

There are hundreds (if not thousands) of varieties of coffee beans, grown in many parts of the world. Learn more about what type of bean, and which grind, will work the best for you. You'll discover how coffee is actually made, and where to buy these little gems, too!

What's new in the world of coffee beans, coffee facts

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Your Guide to the Best Flavored Coffee Beans

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Fall Flavored Coffee: The Tastiest Autumn Blends

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Can You Use Nespresso Pods Twice? Get the Straight Scoop Here

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How to Make Proffee: A Simple Guide

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What is Red Eye Coffee?

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The Best Decaf Coffee Pods to Enjoy in 2022

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How to Make Coffee in the Microwave (no coffee maker needed!)

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The Difference Between Light Roast and Dark Roast Coffee

Last Updated on October 12, 2021 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

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Best Light Roast Coffee for 2022: How to Choose Yours

Last Updated on January 9, 2022 If you’re looking for the best light roast coffee you’ve come to the right place, my friend. There are many different types of roasts and each one has its own set of characteristics. Light roast coffees are, of course, roasted for less time than their medium or dark roasted

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Last Updated on August 19, 2021 There are many, many coffee-lovers in the world…serious coffee afficionados. You might just not be one of them. And that’s okay, we will love you just as you are. 🙂 And if you’re in the camp of those who are searching for coffee for people who don’t like coffee,

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Need a Coffee Filter Substitute? We’ve Got You!

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Last Updated on August 2, 2021 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

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Weak Coffee? Fix That Problem in 3 Simple Steps

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The Best Way to Make Coffee While Camping: A Must-Have for Adventurous Java Lovers

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