Espresso vs Americano: What’s the Difference?

espresso vs americano

Both espressos and Americanos are drinks made with espresso, typically served hot. One has a more concentrated coffee flavor and the other one has more flexibility for the consumer. The differences between the two drinks are minimal, but still evident. What is espresso? Espresso is straight coffee concentrate, usually enjoyed with nothing added. It has […]

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Café au Lait vs Latte: What’s the Difference?

caffe au lait vs latte

There are so many ways to drink coffee. Sometimes we know just what we want, and sometimes it’s hard to choose. This choice is made even harder when you don’t know what every drink on the menu is, let alone how it’s made. An example of one of these drinks is a cafe au lait. […]

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Best 4-Cup Coffee Makers – Small Models Reviewed 2019

coffee beans

Every day, it seems like coffee makers are getting bigger and bigger. The truth is that most of us don’t need a giant coffeemaker, but the manufacturers know they can charge more for bigger models. If you’re like most of us and have no need for a large, expensive coffee maker, then you should love […]

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Frothed vs Steamed Milk: What’s the Difference?

frothed vs steamed milk

Lattes, mochas, cappuccinos all have something in common, besides being delicious espresso beverages. They’re all made with hot milk. However, when it comes to coffee beverages not all hot milk is alike. There’s frothed milk and steamed milk. The truth is, that the minor differences between them, result in 2 completely different drinks. Let’s find […]

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Best Instant Coffee 2019 – Top Picks, Reviews & Guide

Instant coffees up-close

What’s the first thing that comes into mind when someone says the word coffee? You probably think of the bold beverage that rescues you every day at the crack of dawn. Maybe you think of the ritual around grinding the beans and making your own brew at home. It’s less likely that you would think […]

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Coffee Pods vs K-Cups: What’s the Difference?

K cups vs Coffee Pods

Have you recently purchased a single-serve coffee maker like a Keurig, and now you’re wondering if you can use both coffee pods and K-Cups in it? Outwardly, coffee pods and K-Cups look similar enough that you’d think they’d be interchangeable. Unfortunately, they are not. But if you have your heart set on using a particular […]

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9 Healthier Sugar Alternatives For Your Coffee

Nine Healthier Sugar Alternatives For Your Coffee

For roughly 200 million men and women in the US, once our feet touch the cold hard floor, our first thought turns to the morning coffee routine. As we shuffle-stumble into the kitchen, staying on autopilot to make the morning coffee is as easy as breathing. But perhaps your morning sugar intake has you hesitating […]

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How is Coffee Decaffeinated? A Closer Look at 4 Methods

As the second most-consumed beverage in the world, coffee’s effectiveness can’t be denied. And we owe it all to a little chemical called caffeine. Caffeine is a natural stimulant found not only in coffee, but tea and chocolate as well. It’s the world’s most widely consumed psychoactive drug, commonly used for helping jump-start the day. […]

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Best Travel French Press Mugs 2019 – Reviews & Top Picks

a travel french press mug

A good cup of coffee at least once a day is a must for coffee lovers, and a trip or any outdoor activity shouldn’t be a reason to miss out. Luckily, inventions such as French press mugs ensure that you never have to skip coffee. While these provide you with coffee wherever you are, the […]

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AeroPress Review: Pros, Cons & Verdict

Brewing with the aeropress

I’ve been using the AeroPress on an everyday basis for the last six months. I picked up this coffee maker after seeing it grow in popularity. I think it’s safe to say that there’s no other coffee maker or brewing technique with such a cult following as the AeroPress. People have come up with dozens […]

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