The Coffee Grinder: An Investment For Your Morning Ritual

Coffee lovers will tell you that the best coffee comes from beans grounded immediately before the coffee is brewed. Old Time coffee drinkers know this by heart. That’s why no kitchen is complete without a coffee grinder. Waking up in the morning and grinding up a fresh batch of coffee beans and throwing it into the coffee maker and then anticipating that first sip of fresh hot coffee! Now that is the good life! What Makes a Great Coffee Grinder? When it comes to coffee grinders, there to basic types. One is called burr grinders and the other is called blade grinders. The difference between these two is basically how the beans are processed. Blade coffee grinders use a spinning …

The Bunn Coffee Maker Leads The Way In Variety And Style

It was 50 years ago that the Bunn-O-Matic Corporation began its history of manufacturing its Bunn coffee maker for restaurants and homes around the world. The company, founded in 1957, manufactures is headquartered in Springfield, Illinois. With the incredible rise in popularity of coffee and coffee products, the Bunn coffee maker has become an essential home appliance. Bunn not only manufacturers a variety of Bunn coffee makers, but it was the first company to introduce the paper coffee filter, a staple in coffee making today. The Bunn coffee maker comes in a variety of styles to suit the needs of all java lovers. Some will need to serve hundreds of cups of coffee each day while other are just searching …

The Good And Bad Of Coffee

There have been so many studies over the last twenty-five years about the effects of coffee that many people are confused about the real results. For a few decades, we were told that coffee drinking was unhealthy, and now more recent studies tell us that is not true. Over 400 million cups of coffee are consumed per day in the world, so of course, this is an important issue. The main problem is the caffeine in coffee. Caffeine is a mild stimulant, and therefore raises blood pressure and can increase heart rate. This was of concern to earlier researchers; today, researchers think the effect is so mild and short lived as to be negligible. In fact, we are actually hearing …

The Anatomy Of A Coffee Tree

Coffea, a member of the Rubiaceae family is responsible for the biological heritage of “coffee.” The Rubiaceae family includes more than 500 genera and 6,000 species of tropical trees and shrubs. It is doubtful the average person would recognize an actual coffee tree. Most of us would recognize a roasted coffee bean. Just in case you stumble upon something you think might be a real coffee tree, here is a quick description of one: •Pruned short in cultivation •Capable of growing more than 30 feet high •Generally covered with dark-green, waxy leaves that grow opposite each other in pairs, although a coffee tree can also have leaves that are purple or yellow (dark green is the predominant color) The leaves …

Roasting Coffee Beans At Home For The Freshest Taste

Millions of people around the world have discovered the enjoyment experienced by drinking a cup of fresh-brewed coffee first thing in the morning, whether they make it at home or stop at the local coffee shop on the way to work. In fact, millions of people repeat that experience two or three more time throughout the day. So many people enjoy their coffee that there is at least one Starbucks in most cities worldwide. Whether you enjoy a latte, cappuccino, espresso, or a favorite flavor of coffee such as Vanilla or Hazelnut, and whether you are enjoying your cup surrounded by friends at a coffee shop or alone at your desk, coffee is truly one of the pleasures of life. …

Recipes For Your Coffee Makers

Coffee has been around for so many centuries, and is drunk in so many parts of the world, that there are a huge variety of ways to enjoy it. There are a great many more varieties than we can get out of our cappuccino machines. You can enjoy different coffees on their own, or mix them with flavorings, liqueurs and other beverages to make innumerable combinations. Caribbean coffee, Mexican Mocha, Grog, and the Cubano from Cuba are four of a much greater selection of options. To make a Caribbean coffee, you need to heat a coconut in a hot oven for half an hour. Once the coconut has cooled break it open and grate the flesh inside. Heat this in …

Starbucks Iced Coffee Recipe Versus All Other Iced Coffee

– Are All Recipes The Same? If you like iced coffee then I expect as you are probably a serious coffee lover you love the starbucks iced coffee recipe. If you are reading this article then you have tasted and know what iced coffee is and you will certainly have tried a starbucks iced coffee recipe. But iced coffee is not what you are thinking it is. You do not make a cup of hot coffee and wait for it to cool down or chill it in the freezer to make a glass of iced coffee. You could not be more wrong! Yes of course iced coffee is a variety of a hot brewed coffee, but there is a method …

Special Gourmet Coffee

What is gourmet coffee? It’s anything that isn’t served black, according to many coffee labels and manufacturer’s these days. A gourmet coffee can be anything from what you buy at your local Starbuck’s to that bag labeled ‘Gourmet Coffee’ in your supermarket or online coffee dealer. Gourmet coffee can come with beautiful packaging or in a plain brown wrapper. Whatever it’s wrapped in, gourmet coffee is different, and it smells different too. Some gourmet coffee has chocolate flavors, some are nutty and others are minty. Gourmet coffee is usually ground and ready to brew, so get that coffee machine ready and try out a wide variety of gourmet coffee’s on the market today. Most gourmet coffee comes packaged in either …

Home Coffee Grinder Buying Guide For Serious Coffee Drinkers.

Serious coffee drinkers wouldn’t consider anything less than grinding their own beans at home. Grinding beans does take a bit more time but as any connoisseur will tell you, it is well worth the effort. The reason for this is that coffee beans like any other food product oxidize when they are exposed to the air. Once the beans have been ground they have a much larger relative surface area than the unground bean plus there is no outer layer of protection so they suffer this effect even more. Consequently grinding beans at home produces the least exposure to air and hence the freshest grounds. In making the perfect cup of espresso what is important is that you grind only …

Producing Quality Beans For Our Coffee Makers

Coffee requires very special climatic conditions to thrive, and it only grows in tropical areas with a steady supply of rain and sunshine. Even so, from its origins in Ethiopia, where most of the beans are still harvested from wild plants, coffee production has spread around the globe. The main producing areas are centered on the equator, in a slim band twenty five degrees to the north and south. Over seventy nations produce the beans, and the commercial value of coffee today is astonishing. Almost a third of global production occurs in Brazil. Columbia is the second largest producer, although it is perhaps the better known for producing fine roasts. Coming in third is Indonesia, followed closely by Mexico, where …

Preparing The Freshest Cup Of The Brew

The Coffee Roaster, which is a mechanical device, comes in all type of shapes and sizes. This particular machine can also range in a few hundred dollars to nearly a thousand in prices. However, in this case a high priced product does not usually guarantee that it will be a high quality machine. This article will help you to choose the perfect coffee roaster by giving you helpful tips on what machine to choose. How much involvement do you want? When you decide to buy a coffee roaster you should also think about how much you will be involved in roasting the beans. There are many of us who like to experiment by mixing, stirring and measuring the roast. If …

Organic Coffee: Preserving The World One Cup At A Time

Many people wonder what organic coffee is all about. How does it differ from regular coffee? Is the cost worth it? These may be some of the questions that you think about when you hear or read the words “organic coffee.” Here are some facts that you should know about organic coffee. Organic coffee is not really a new idea. Organic coffee farming is actually the original way to grow coffee. Consider it as part of the trend of going back to the old ways. People are beginning to realize that perhaps the older methods and traditional ways are better than the newer and modern methods. But why is the coffee called “organic coffee”? Organic coffee is named “organic” because …

How To Making Coffee And Espresso

How to buy the roasted coffee? After harvest the beans of coffee. The next step is roasting the beans with high temperature about 220-260 Celsius. Grind them to small molecules. The taste and smelling of the roasted beans may be different in each time, up to many factors such as the size of coffee after grind, roasting time or coffee sources. These are the tips for select the best roasted beans: 1. Buying amount of coffee as you need for only one week. 2. The smelling of the roasted beans should be nice and no smelling of contaminate objects inside. 3. Do not buy roasted beans from the store or supermarket that estate near by the strong smelling food shops. …

Have You Given A Thought To Where Your Cup Of Espresso Is Coming From?

The most amazing fact about the coffee beans is the trees having an expansion over 70 countries, from Brazil to Indonesia, still requiring a narrow range of conditions to produce those quality ‘beans’, while the total output remains small at large. ‘Beans’ as it is said so, is however a deliberate attempt to mark it in a single-quote, for the thing that gets ground and roasted to brew up the delicious drink is a seed and not a bean at all. The coffee tree, which can easily grow up to twenty feet or more than that, bears the fruits that contain the coffee seeds. However some wild varieties of coffee trees can grow to over 15m or 45 feet. Most …

Grinding Coffee: For Coffee Lovers

If you are a coffee lover, perhaps it is time for you to learn to grind your own coffee. If you don’t have the slightest clue of where to start, then this article is for you! To begin, there are two main types of coffee grinders on the market today: burr grinders and blade grinders. Blade grinders grind the beans unevenly and without consistency in the grind. Since there are no settings on blade grinding units, you basically grind until you achieve the coarseness or fineness you need. The blade grinder causes static electricity and tends to make the process a bit messy if you aren’t used to doing it. Burr grinders, on the other hand, grind the beans evenly …

Great Beans For The Perfect Espresso

The popularity of coffee is ever growing with coffee chains like Starbucks on every high street, espresso machines in every restaurant and a coffee vending machine in every office. Considering the number of countries that now produce coffee beans; over seventy around the globe, the conditions necessary for coffee growing are highly specific and the overall output is not that high. Although we always refer to coffee beans, the term is actually misleading as the green or red object that is roasted to make coffee is in fact a seed. It is found at the center of fruits that grow on trees, often about twenty feet tall but often reaching up to forty feet. The fruit looks a little like …