The Complete Guide to French Press Coffee

If you’ve never had French press coffee, it’s smooth, rich, and indulgent. Very … French. Pair it with a fluffy croissant or some crêpes Suzette, and you’ll be in paradise. Of course, this doesn’t mean you can’t have it every day. You absolutely should! But maybe you could be making it a little better. In

How to Make Espresso Without an Espresso Machine

If you’re an espresso lover, you know this powerful brew tastes great just about anywhere, any time. The trouble is, it’s all too easy to find yourself in situations—relaxing at home, during a trip to the dentist, or in the middle of your hang gliding lesson—where don’t have access to an espresso maker available. We

How to Buy The Best Coffee Beans

Pour over. French press. Brew duration. Water temperature. You can refine your brewing methods and techniques all you want, but at the end of the day, the coffee beans you use are going to have the biggest effect on flavor. If you’re not buying the best coffee beans possible, you’re cheating yourself out of truly

12 Best Pour Over Coffee Makers

You don’t need a pricey machine to get a delectable cup of coffee. If you haven’t tried making a cup of good old-fashioned pour over coffee at home, you need to get brewing as soon as possible. The biggest benefit of a pour over coffee maker is being able to control exactly how much coffee

The Complete Guide to Coffee Grinders

You’ve undoubtedly heard “If you’re going to do it, do it right.” What constitutes “right” is often arbitrary, and depends on the situation. Let’s specify that here, we’re talking about grinding coffee beans. The type and performance of your coffee grinder has a lot to do with how your coffee tastes, so choosing the right

How to Make Coffee Without a Coffee Maker

Like most people, you probably rely on your drip coffee maker to provide you with fresh, hot coffee every morning. While some of you may have time to brew coffee in a Chemex with freshly ground, home-roasted beans every day, the rest of us wake up, stumble to our pot, push the button, and silently

30 Awesome Gifts for Coffee Lovers

If you have a friend or a loved one who is serious about their coffee, chances are they have all the basic items they need to make their favorite brew. You don’t want to get them something they already have or won’t ever use, so what should you do? Well, get them something awesome, of

11 Best Coffee Canisters

Fresh is best when it comes to food and drink. Steaming veggies for dinner a week after you brought them home from the farmers’ market? Still edible, but you may as well have opened up a can for that kind of stale flavor. The same is true for coffee beans. You won’t see or smell

How to Clean a Coffee Maker

Nobody dreams of sitting in a cozy chair, sipping on a steaming hot mug of chunky, sour, burnt coffee. If you’ve found yourself wondering why your coffee tastes bad, wonder no more. It’s probably taking a turn for the worse because your coffee maker is dirty. But we’re not just talking about a few stray

13 Best Drip Coffee Makers

If you’re like many coffee drinkers, you grab a ready-to-drink cup of joe on your way to work. You barely taste it, slugging it down during your commute. Or maybe you have a Keurig, so you can brew a lightning-fast cup of brown water for your travel mug. So gross. If you’re a regular Roasty