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Quick Tip: Grind Size by Coffee Brewing Method

Marc and Morgan from help you zero in on the proper grind size for your brew method of choice and talk about how grind affects flavor. They visually compare grind sizes and make some basic suggestions about what particle size works for different brew methods like turkish coffee, espresso and moka pots, drip, pour over, siphon brewing and french press.

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Quick Tip: How Coffee Brewing Temperature Affects Flavor

Is your coffee or espresso turning out sour or bitter? Marc and Morgan tell you how to adjust brew temperature based on flavor in your cup and the roast level of your beans. Behmor Brazen Plus Coffee Maker: Bonavita Kettles:

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What Are Different Types of Espresso Drinks?

  Cheyenne        Coffee and Espresso

Asking yourself what exactly is a Ristretto, an Espresso, an Espresso Doppio, a Lungo, an Americano, a Long Black, and a red eye espresso drink? I'm going to clear up some confusion surrounding the names of these espresso beverages. An espresso is not a type of bean or roast, it’s a process using pressure to extract a beverage from finely ground coffee. So let’s break it down... Ristretto  The smallest which is sometimes called a...

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What is the Difference Between an Espresso Macchiato and a Latte Macchiato

  Cheyenne        Coffee and Espresso

For starters they both have espresso and both have milk... but are very different. How you may ask? One thing to keep in mind is macchiato translates to spotted, stained or marked. Espresso Macchiato An espresso macchiato is an espresso marked with milk. In classic preparation, an espresso is prepared and a dollop of milk foam is placed on top. But of course there are variations; a common espresso is prepared using half espresso and half steamed and frothed milk.   ...

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Quick Tip: What’s Crema?

What’s Crema Crema, it’s what many espresso lovers are looking for. How Does Crema form, and what does it say about my coffee? Crema on  an espresso is a foam made up of tiny bubbles of CO2 gas. When coffee beans are roasted, some CO2 gas is trapped. When you grind the beans, they start to release the CO2 gas. The heat and pressure of the espresso extraction process picks up the CO2 and supersaturates the brew water. As espresso exits the pressure of...

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Lavazza Coffee

  Cheyenne        Coffee and Espresso

Whole Latte Love always has Lavazza on hand. There's good reason for it. As "Italy's Favorite Coffee" and the brainchild of the late, great Luigi Lavazza this celebrated brand has done what others can only dream of: innovating while remaining true to tradition. What's So Special About Lavazza Coffee? Lavazza coffees come from all over the world, harvested from exotic locals such as Africa, Asia, South and Central America. The company takes great care to customize...

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New Keurig and Cuisinart SS-700 K-Cups Review

New K-Cups Have Arrived! It's summertime and the living's easy, shouldn't your coffee be simple too? Simplicity is the name of the game with Keurig and we're happy to introduce some new K-Cups this season to keep you caffeinated with minimal hassle. These K-Cups are compatible with all Keurig machines as well as the Cuisinart SS-700. Fans of celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, whose restaurants, shows and cookbooks have been American staples since the 80s, can now enjoy...

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How to Make an Organic Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is right around the corner and the coffee shops will soon be lined with customers waiting to order a Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s my personal favorite when it comes to seasonal beverages but you won’t find me waiting in a line to get my fix because I will be making them at home and you can too!   This recipe uses all organic ingredients and has half the calories of a Starbucks Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte. Another bonus is that it has actual pumpkin in...

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