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Once you wake up and smell the coffee, it is hard to go back to sleep.

What is Espresso & How to Make it

Espresso is just a shot of super strong coffee, right? Actually, it’s not. Espresso is the foundation for many popular coffee beverages and so learning how to make a good espresso the proper way (with and without an espresso machine) is essential for any...

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BUNN GRB Velocity Brew Review

With the BUNN GRB Velocity Brew, the designers focused on giving you a fast solution in bulk, so you can make up to 10 cups of coffee at a time. Note that this is not a fancy machine with many adjustable features. But what it does, it does relatively well....

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BUNN NHS Velocity Brewer Review

The Bunn NHS Velocity Brew is not your typical coffee maker. It does not have an aesthetic appeal, and in fact, stands out as a quirky appliance in the kitchen. Fortunately, appearance and design are hardly the best ingredients for a delicious cup of...

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Hamilton Beach 49980A Review

The Hamilton Beach 49980A is compact, simple to operate, and capable of delivering single serve or full pot coffee brews. In addition, you can choose between ground coffee or pods. As every coffee enthusiast, I believe there are only a few things better...

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Black & Decker CM2035B Review

If you’re not fussy about your brewing system or you’re simply looking for an affordable coffee maker that will still impress you, I may have your solution here. It’s the Black & Decker CM2035B coffee maker. This unit has all the basics without the...

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CuisinArt Dcc-1200 Review

I love finding appliances that actually surprise me in how consumer-orientated they are. With the Cuisinart DCC-1200, you’ll discover many small details that simplify getting your daily cup of coffee. But, you will also find some hiccups in design and...

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Zojirushi EC-YGC120 Review

Do you love variety? This is perhaps the number one reason why the Zojirushi EC-YGC120 jumped to the top of my priority list when I first read about it. I love my scalding cup of coffee in the morning, but will never say no to an iced version on a hot...

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Nespresso Vertuo Review

How do you ensure your next espresso will take as little effort as possible? You trust an intelligent machine that will do some of the thinking for you. The Nespresso VertuoLine uses barcode-driven technology to distinguish between different blends and...

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KitchenAid KCM0802OB Review

During its launch around two years ago, the KitchenAid KCM0802 was marketed as an automatic pour over coffee maker. While it did not amuse me, for I like the ritual of making pour-over coffee manually, it certainly provided relief to those who love pour...

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Jura Impressa C65 Review

Jura Impressa C655 Espresso Machine was on my wishlist for a long time. As a coffee aficionado, I was looking for a reliable and reasonably priced machine that can make me Starbucks style coffee. Now that I have got it, I couldn’t resist...

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