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Coffee Makers and Such

Coffee makers come in so many shapes, sizes, functions, and budgets. It can be hard to choose which preparation will work best for you. What do I do? I mix it up and brew different types of coffee depending on the day and my mood. It keeps things interesting! 

If you're searching for a simple and no-nonsense way to find the type of coffee maker for your lifestyle, you are in the right place, my friend.

What's new in the world of coffee preparation and gear...

how long do coffee makers last

How Long Do Coffee Makers Last?

Long Live Your Coffee Maker: How Long Do They Last? Coffee gear is something that every coffee-lover must have. Because we’re all unique in our preferences, the gear itself varies: drip coffee maker, French press, ceramic pour over, espresso machine, single cup machine, and the list goes on. So, it’s a sad day when you realize your coffee maker is on its last legs. You’ve made the decision to replace it, but wonder, how long do coffee makers last? After all, you want great coffee each time it’s’ brewed. And a coffee pot will only last so long, then

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best dual coffee maker

Best Dual Coffee Maker for 2021

The Best Dual Coffee Maker for 2021: Our Top 5 Picks We love things that multi-task, don't we? I mean, why buy something that does one thing when you can buy a model that does two things? That's where we come in, friends, when the search is on for the best dual coffee maker.  Single cup? Travel cup? Large mug? Service for 3, 4, 6, or more? We've searched the options to present to you the best dual coffee maker for 2021 to make your coffee drinking experience a bit more enjoyable, efficient, and with options that fit your

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best bpa free coffee makers

Best BPA Free Coffee Makers

Best BPA Free Coffee Makers: Learn More and See the 5 Top Picks of 2021 If you're searching for the best BPA free coffee makers, we've got you covered. And, although you've probably done your homework regarding BPA, what it is and why you might have a concern, we'll give you some helpful information and guide you to the experts for more detail. We're here to help as much as we can, knowing that our expertise is in the search, discovery, and recommendation of the best coffee makers that are free of BPA. As for the rest, we'll provide

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best coffee maker under 50

Best Coffee Maker Under 50

How to Find the Best Coffee Maker Under $50 in 2021 There are two things we know about folks who are searching for the best coffee maker under 50 bucks.  They want: 1) A good (not just okay, but really good) cup of brewed coffee using 2) an affordable coffee maker. It's pretty simple for sure, but there are still variables that should be considered. After all, we are unique java-lovers with our own preferences, lifestyles, and priorities. Our goal at The Coffee Files is to do the research and the narrowing down for you, and provide a clean,

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best automatic pour over coffee maker

Best Automatic Pour Over Coffee Maker

The Best Automatic Pour Over Coffee Makers for 2021 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 if the schedule (and the clock) are telling you that it's time to get movin'. When I have the time, there is no other way to brew my java than with my trusty little ceramic pour over, #2 cone-shaped coffee filters, and

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best espresso machine under 100

Best Espresso Machine Under 100

Best Espresso Machines Under $100 - 2021 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 an Italian word, no surprise there, that is the past participle of the word esprimere. It means "to express" or "to press out". So our term, caffé espresso literally means "pressed-out coffee". If you were to be brewing a caffé espresso in Italy it would

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