The Scoop About Coffee

The Scoop About Coffee

Brewing a delicious and satisfying (a-h-h-h-h!) cup of coffee should be simple, right? Well, sometimes yes and sometimes not so much.

But, never fear, my friend. I've got you covered. Your questions about how to make good coffee at home, or a really strong cup of coffee, even espresso coffee (without the expensive espresso machine!). are all answered quite nicely right here.

Maybe you're a true novice to the java world, and just want to know how to get started drinking coffee so you can be, well, a cool coffee drinker.

Discover the answers to these questions and many more, right here. Prepare your java with confidence!

Here's the latest scoop:

adding vanilla extract to coffee

Is Adding Vanilla Extract to Coffee a Good Idea?

Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Are you looking for a way to make your morning coffee extra special? Adding a little vanilla extract could be exactly what you need to sweeten coffee. In coffee, the subtle hint of sweet vanilla brings out the warmth and complexity of this beloved beverage. But before you jump

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coffee lingo you should know

Coffee Lingo You Should Know!

Last Updated on January 17, 2023 Learning coffee lingo can be fun, and at the same time, expand any coffee lover’s knowledge of the coffee world! From drink-related to gear-related to bean-related terms, the different words will help you order the right drink wherever you go. While most of us are satisfied just guzzling down

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can you froth coffee creamer

Can You Froth Coffee Creamer? An Easy Guide for Coffee Lovers

Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Are you a coffee lover who’s looking to up your game? If so, then you might be interested in learning how to froth coffee creamer. It’s not as hard as it sounds and it can really take your coffee-drinking experience to the next level. So if you’re ready to

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coffee with salt benefits

Coffee with Salt Benefits

Last Updated on February 3, 2023 The Benefits of Adding Salt to Your Cup of Joe Who knew that adding a pinch of salt to your morning cup of joe could be the best way to enhance it? You may think that sounds a bit crazy but trust us, it’s not as unusual as you

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should you put honey in coffee

Should You Put Honey in Coffee?

Last Updated on December 9, 2022 As a coffee lover, there are many different sweeteners you can put in your coffee. Some people prefer sugar, others like artificial sweeteners, and yet others like to add syrups to their coffee. One lesser-known addition is honey. Honey has been used as a natural sweetener for centuries, and

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buttermilk in coffee - pros and cons

Should You Put Buttermilk in Coffee? Pros and Cons

Last Updated on February 3, 2023 If you’re looking for a way to make your coffee even more delicious, you may want to consider adding buttermilk instead of traditional coffee creamers. But is this a good idea? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of adding buttermilk to coffee. As coffee drinkers, we

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can you put powdered sugar in coffee?

Can You Put Powdered Sugar in Coffee? Get the Scoop Here

Last Updated on February 3, 2023 Even though people who like black coffee like to brag about how great it is, for some, waking up every morning to that bitterness can get old. After all, chances are you’ll be going through multiple cups during the day. It’s all the more reason to make the experience

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why does my coffee taste watery

Why Does My Coffee Taste Watery? Here’s How to Fix It

Last Updated on November 4, 2022 If there’s anything that can make a rough morning worse, it’s coffee that tastes watery. When you depend on your first cup of coffee to help you power through the day, the appallingly warm, bitter brew can do the exact opposite.  So you ask, why does my coffee taste

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naturally sweet coffee

Naturally Sweet Coffee: What You Need to Know

Last Updated on November 30, 2022 Is it possible for coffee to be naturally sweet? It might sound like a strange question, but natural sweet coffee does exist. In this blog post, we’ll explore what makes coffee taste sweet and discuss some of the best naturally sweet roasts and blends. We’ll also answer some common

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can you burn coffee

Can You Burn Coffee? How to Brew a Better Tasting Cup of Joe

Last Updated on August 4, 2022 Do you love the taste of coffee? If you do, you’re not alone. In fact, millions of people around the world enjoy a cup of coffee every day. But what if your coffee doesn’t taste as good as you’d like it to? Is there something you can do to

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best espresso cups

Best Espresso Cups: Our Top 8 Recommendations

Last Updated on February 4, 2023 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

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maple syrup in coffee

Maple Syrup in Coffee: A Healthier Alternative to Sugar?

Last Updated on December 6, 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,

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french press vs drip coffee

French Press vs Drip Coffee: Which Will You Choose?

Last Updated on December 6, 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

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can you put heavy whipping cream in coffee?

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

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accidentally bought whole coffee beans - here is what to do

If You Accidentally Bought Whole Coffee Beans, Here’s What To Do!

Last Updated on February 1, 2023 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.

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why do people put a match head in coffee

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

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can you make iced coffee with hot coffee

Can You Make Iced Coffee with Hot Coffee? Get All the Scoop Here!

Last Updated on October 25, 2021 You’re a fan of iced coffee, but you want to know, can you make iced coffee with hot coffee? That’s a great question, my friend. Iced coffee is great because it has the taste and caffeine boost that you love about hot coffee, without being too hot for your

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how to buy, and brew, non bitter coffee

How to Buy, and Brew, Non Bitter Coffee

Last Updated on November 30, 2022 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

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altruistic joe coffee review

Altruistic Joe Coffee Review

Last Updated on September 28, 2021 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

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coffee doesnt wake me up

Coffee Doesn’t Wake Me Up Anymore – Why is That?

Last Updated on October 22, 2021 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

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zero waste coffee

Zero Waste Coffee: What, How, and Why It Might be Time to Hop Aboard

Last Updated on November 2, 2022 Coffee lovers are very loyal to their brewing methods and brands, but many are also aware of how the coffee is grown and processed, as well as the impact of waste products on the environment. Even though it may seem like ‘one small thing’ every piece of waste we

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can old coffee make you sick?

Can Old Coffee Make You Sick?

Last Updated on July 14, 2021 Can Old Coffee Make You Sick? Find Out Before Brewing Your Next Pot We’re busy folk, aren’t we? And we don’t always have time to grind fresh coffee beans or run to the store for a new bag of ground coffee. So what are the risks of using old

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caffeine pros and cons

Caffeine Pros and Cons

Last Updated on November 2, 2022 Ah, Our Beloved Caffeine: Is It Good or Bad for You? One of the most popular beverages in the world is coffee, with about 80% of the world’s population consuming some form of caffeine every day. If you narrow that down to North America, that statistic jumps up to

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can you reuse coffee grounds

Can You Reuse Coffee Grounds? 3 Reasons Why You Might Not Want To, and 3 Better Alternatives

Last Updated on November 26, 2022 Most coffee lovers consume more than one cup of coffee per day. I’m a 3-per-day coffee person, and it’s pretty doggone important that each cup is fresh, rich, dark roasted, and satisfying. Drinking coffee is not the most expensive habit there is, but depending upon the brand, roast, brewing

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how long is coffee good after brewing

How Long is Coffee Good After Brewing

Last Updated on July 24, 2021 How Long is Coffee Good After Brewing? Make Sure It’s Good to the Last Drop! Coffee – the most awesome way to start the day! With its delicious aroma and taste, it is sure to put a smile even on the sleepiest face. There is just something so pleasing

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baking soda in coffee

3 Reasons Why Baking Soda in Coffee is a Good Idea

Last Updated on February 3, 2023 3 Reasons Why Baking Soda in Coffee is a Good Idea If you love your morning coffee but it doesn’t seem to love you back, it could be the result of the acidity in the java. Sometimes the acid found in coffee can cause an upset in the form

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what is white coffee?

What is White Coffee? Get All the Scoop Here!

Last Updated on July 30, 2021 What is white coffee? Well, let’s take a closer look at these odd looking little beans and learn more about why they look the way they do, and what their appearance means to a cup of brewed white coffee. If you’re a java lover and this is your first

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how to make strong coffee in three simple steps

How to Make Strong Coffee at Home

Last Updated on December 6, 2022 How to Make a Good, Strong Cup of Coffee at Home in 3 Simple Steps Knowing how to make strong coffee isn’t rocket science, but can sure be frustrating when your efforts to get the jolt a little stronger are just not panning out. Overly bitter, burnt-tasting java is all

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coffee for beginners

Coffee for Beginners – The Definitive Guide for Newbies

Coffee for Beginnersa definitive guide to making, and enjoying, a good cup of coffeePreparing a cup of coffee doesn’t have to be difficult, and in fact, there are a number of simple preparations. Easy peasy. But, I’ve been brewing java for over fifty years, so of course I think it’s a simple process. I forget about

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how to make good coffee at home

How to Make Good Coffee at Home, Simplified

How to Make Good Coffee at Home, SimplifiedCrafting a really tasty cup of coffee isn’t rocket science, but there are some fundamentals that, if you decide to follow them, can result in a cup of java that is, well, memorable. So, the question of how to make good coffee at home is a legitimate one and

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