A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.”

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:

how to make coffee in a moka pot

How to Make Coffee in a Moka Pot: A Guide for the Beginner

How to Make Coffee in a Moka Pot: A Guide for the Beginner A Moka pot is a curiously fascinating little coffee maker. The distinctive design sets it apart from any other coffee-brewing device, and the process is, well, a bit mysterious to most. When it comes to learning how to make a great cup of coffee in a moka pot, it's certainly more than throwing some pre-ground coffee in a filter and pushing the 'start' button, but definitely a method that can be learned and enjoyed. If I can do it, so can you! If you enjoy getting

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what is white coffee?

What is White Coffee?

What is White Coffee? Get All the Scoop Here! 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 foray into the world of white coffee, hang onto your mug because you're in for quite a ride! You'll also see my review of white coffee as a first-time experience. More about that below. If you happen to click on a

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how to make pour over coffee without a scale

How to Make Pour Over Coffee Without a Scale

How to Make Pour Over Coffee (without a scale) A simple, unscientific yet curiously satisfying method So, let's clarify something from the get-go. Am I a coffee snob? Yes. I only drink strong, black, fresh coffee, preferably whole bean, that has been ground just prior to brewing. If it's weak, old, or full of cream and sugar, I'll take a pass. Am I an OCD coffee snob? No. I'm after the result, the bottom line. How I get there doesn't have to follow an exact set of rules, specific equipment (that costs an arm and a leg), and a

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how to make espresso coffee without an espresso maker

How to Make Espresso Coffee

How to Make Espresso Coffee Without an Espresso Machine When it comes to learning how to make espresso coffee without using an espresso machine, there are some fundamentals that are really helpful to know and understand. The goal, of course, is to create that magical, dark, aromatic brew that will give you the jolt, satisfaction, and enjoyment you're looking for, without investing in an espresso maker. Well, my friend, I'm here to tell you that it can be done. Will the shot of espresso that you create taste exactly like a shot produced from an espresso machine? Not exactly.

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how to make strong coffee in three simple steps

How to Make Strong Coffee

How to Make a Good, Strong Cup of Coffee  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 too common when attempting to up the strength of the brew. Of course, we all have our own personal definition of “strong coffee”, too, so my interpretation may be quite different than yours. That’s why brewing strong coffee at home isn’t a black-and-white process. Be that as it may, brewing a

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coffee for beginners

Coffee for Beginners – The Definitive Guide for Newbies

Coffee for Beginners a definitive guide to making, and enjoying, a good cup of coffee Preparing 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 the fact that I’ve acquired knowledge and specific tastes over the years. And there is so much diversity, between the types of coffee, the strength of the brew, the method of the brew…it can be overwhelming. So, if you’re just tippy-toeing

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