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How Coffee Beans Should Be Stored

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I know you want your cup of coffee to give out its best characteristics. But it won’t be able to unless your coffee beans are of high-quality and are stored properly. Your main target here is to make sure that the beans are kept well in order to maintain their taste and freshness. Coffee should […]

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How to Make Vietnamese Coffee Like a Pro

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Whether you like it hot or cold, Vietnamese coffee will always have its sweet, utopian taste. The sweetened condensed milk in this coffee is the ideal partner for the dark roasted Vietnamese coffee beans. I won’t prolong the agony of your craving so here’s what you need to do to make a Vietnamese coffee like […]

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How to Roast Coffee Beans Like a Pro

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Before we proceed to how you should roast coffee beans, you should get to know the roasts first. Roasts are divided into four color categories: light, medium, medium-dark, and dark. The lighter roasts have a little higher level of caffeine when compared to darker roasts. That’s contrary to common belief, but it’s a fact. Allow […]

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How to Make French Press Coffee Like a Pro

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Ready to drink your own French Press coffee? Let’s get started right away! For this coffee, you’ll need: Materials: French press (it should be able to handle at least 32 ounces) A kettle (electric or stovetop) Long spoon Optional: Burr grinder Optional: Thermometer Ingredients: ½ cup of freshly-roasted coffee beans 4 cups of water Procedure: […]

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How to Clean a Coffee Maker Properly

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Keeping your coffee maker dirty is a big no-no. It might seem like it’s not, but it can also be the home of mold and bacteria. Disgusting, isn’t? It isn’t as dirty as your kitchen sink or garbage can, but it definitely is unsanitary. A study by NSF last 2011 even found out that the […]

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How to Make Iced Coffee Like a Pro

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On a warm or extremely sizzling day, there’s no better drink than iced coffee. It’s the stress-free and refreshing beverage that you won’t feel guilty to drink. The art of making iced coffee isn’t the planking of ice cubes into your cup of hot coffee. That would make your coffee taste like water in a […]

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How to Recover from Stomach Problems Caused by Too Much Caffeine

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As we all are well aware, too much of anything is bad. In this case, too much caffeine can cause stomach problems, inflammation of the stomach lining, heartburn, and abdominal pain. For those who aren’t familiar with what caffeine really is and how it works, it’s a stimulant that triggers our central nervous system (CNS) […]

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The Health Benefits and Disadvantages of Coffee Drinking

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Coffee, whether you like it hot, iced, or blended, is a heavenly drink humans don’t really deserve. The bittersweet fragrance of coffee can signal the onset of a new day or a daytime break. At some point, it even tells you that you’ve done a great job. A lot of people can’t escape the satisfying […]

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We Will Run Out of Coffee In 2080: True Or False?

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Coffee is loved my many. It’s even one of the most traded commodities in the planet. And a lot of countries develop and export this. The production and distribution of coffee is a difficult process. Before it can reach your cup, it has to undergo several procedures. For instance, in the U.S., coffee beans travel […]

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