Cortado vs Flat White – What’s The Difference?


Anyone who frequents a fair amount of third wave coffee shops (read: not a chain like Starbucks) has probably become accustomed to a range of initially weird-sounding drinks on the menu. Two you may have seen are the cortado and the flat white. These seem like innocuous drinks at first, but if you’ve researched them, … Read more

Beginner’s Guide To Immersion Brewing Coffee

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There are lots of ways to make coffee at home, and each of them will give you a different result. That’s part of why making coffee is so great––you can try all kinds of different brewing techniques and devices to find the one that’s right to you. Pour over coffee is ideal if you’re after … Read more

Beginner’s Guide To Pour Over Coffee

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If you’ve visited any coffee shop in the last few years, you’ve probably seen a barista using a long-necked kettle to delicately pour water over coffee. Pour over coffee is considered one of the best ways to make coffee, and it’s easy for you to get great pour over results from the comfort of your … Read more

Beginner’s Guide To Coffee Processing Methods

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Coffee doesn’t just get picked off the tree and shipped. The way coffee is processed will noticeably change the final result in your cup. After coffee cherries are picked, they’re sent off to stations for processing. These stations are often located on the farms themselves, and they’re often run by a small team of farmers … Read more

Beginner’s Guide To Making Coffee At Home

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If you’re on a journey to make a great cup of coffee, look no further. Making coffee at home isn’t as intimidating as it seems, and it doesn’t take years of practice to brew some great coffee. It does seem complicated at first. If you browse the Internet for coffee making advice, you’ll see a … Read more

Red Bird Espresso: Popular Espresso Beans Reviewed

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Making espresso at home is no small feat. You have to learn an entirely new set of skills, get the right equipment, and practice for weeks or even months. It helps when you have high quality beans to serve as a constant, and that’s where Red Bird Espresso comes in. Located in southwest Montana in … Read more

How To Roast Coffee Beans In A Popcorn Popper

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If you walk into an upscale coffee shop you might be intimidated by the sheer volume of fancy roasters and espresso machines they use to churn out one great-tasting cup after another. And after seeing all of this expensive state-of-the-art machinery we are guessing you may be surprised to learn that all of your favorite … Read more

How To Clean Your Keurig Without Vinegar

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If you own a Keurig you already know about the one-cup convenience they offer.  You also understand just how mess-free and hassle-free they are, saving you tons of time in terms of cleanup.  However, occasionally even the Keurig machines can become scaled due to water deposits, and this scaling can begin to negatively affect the … Read more

Boost Your Zen Mind With Coffee Each Day

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Have you been looking for ways to heighten your awareness and information processing each day? Well, according to Tufts University, coffee can do just that for you! Research shows that coffee has the ability to boost how your brain processes information. So, if you’re not a coffee drinker, then you might want to think about starting. … Read more