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14 Smart Uses for Coffee Filters: Recycle & Save Money

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Coffee filters are a really interesting household item. If you run out of them, there are endless alternatives, like paper towels and even (clean) underwear, that you can use as an emergency replacement. But what do you do if you decide that you don’t need that old drip coffee maker anymore and have a bulk […]

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Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Coffee Maker Review

Mr. Coffee 12 Cup Review

Mr. Coffee 12 Cup – A Quick Look Overall, this coffee maker is quiet, streamlined, and reliable. Keep reading for a list of our favorite features and a few drawbacks. Grab-A-Cup Auto Pause If your mornings are rushed, you’ll love the Grab-A-Cup feature. This allows you to take the coffee pot off the burner before […]

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How to Clean Your Ninja Coffee Bar – The Fast & Simple Way

cleaning ninja coffe maker

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you own a Ninja Coffee Bar. Let’s take some time to appreciate this beautiful machine that makes our favorite coffee drinks. It’s one of the most diverse drip coffee makers on the market. It has such a wide range of settings that we can drink almost anything […]

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Espresso vs Latte: What’s the Difference?

espresso vs latte

Espressos and lattes are tasty, popular drinks that you can find at any café. They can even be made at home! But if you’ve ever been stumped by a coffee shop menu, we’re here to help. Keep reading to find out what separates a latte from an espresso! What is Espresso? Espresso is a concentrated […]

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Lungo vs Espresso: What’s the Difference?

lungo vs espresso

Espresso is a common drink for coffee lovers, but have you ever heard of a lungo? It is similar to espresso, because it is made from an espresso machine. There are a few differences between the two. Learning these differences might change the one you prefer to enjoy. The descriptions of each are below and […]

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Ristretto vs Espresso: What’s the Difference?

ristretto vs espresso

Unless you’re a barista, you may not know what a ristretto is. In short, it’s a concentrated variation of espresso. We will outline how espresso is made and then explain the difference between an espresso and a ristretto. After learning the differences, you might be surprised at how much you want to try a ristretto! […]

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How to Store Coffee Beans – Here’s The Best Way to Keep them Fresh

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Brewing coffee at home can allow us to have a quick caffeine fix whenever we want. To brew at home, you need to store your coffee beans or coffee grounds. So what’s the best way to store your coffee? There are some methods that keep our coffee flavorful and fresh and some methods that do […]

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How to Make Café Bustelo Like a Pro

How to make Café Bustelo

If you’re a fan of espresso but don’t own an espresso maker or machine, we’re here to help! Using a simple drip coffee machine, you can quickly brew a concentrated cup of Café Bustelo espresso. This dark Cuban coffee comes finely-ground and ready to brew. In this guide, we’ll show you how to make Café […]

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The 4 Main Types of Coffee Beans: A Complete Guide

Different types of coffee beans

If you’re an avid coffee drinker, you’ve probably wondered just how many types of coffees there are. Here you will get a complete guide to the different types of coffee beans, the roasting spectrum, and coffee blends, which all have different flavors, bodies, and acidity levels. There are four main types of coffee beans. All […]

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Why Does Coffee Make My Stomach Hurt?

why does coffee make my stomach hurt

Have you ever enjoyed your favorite coffee drink, only to suffer a stomach ache afterward? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. It’s not uncommon to experience stomach discomfort after coffee intake. In fact, there are three main possibilities as to what may be causing this problem. But there’s no need to fear! Most of the time […]

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