Why Does My Coffee Taste Bitter?

While some bitterness in coffee is acceptable, and often desired by many coffee drinkers, bitterness that overpowers the other flavors of the coffee is never pleasant. Morning coffee that is too bitter can be rough on the tastebuds and can undoubtedly be a rough way to start your day.  Coffee has a …

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Which Coffee Beans Make the Smoothest Coffee?

If you’re anything like me, coffee is what allows me to get through the day. Whether you are the sole provider for your family or a stay-at-home mom, your days are full of work and hard decisions. Sipping that perfect cup of coffee is what keeps me sane. And when I say …

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How Many Cups of Coffee Can I Get From a One-Pound Bag? 

You’re one of those people who doesn’t feel alive until you’ve had at least two or three cups of coffee. The small coffee bags sold at grocery stores and coffee shops make you laugh, as you need much more coffee than that. You’re thinking of buying coffee beans by the pound. How …

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What Coffee Beans Make the Strongest Coffee?

You may be one of those people that a regular strength coffee doesn’t quite cut it. What you crave is a strong cup of coffee with bold flavor. First, let’s discuss what strong coffee actually means. There’s often some confusion regarding what a strong cup of coffee refers to. The interpretation of …

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Are Coffee Beans a Fruit?

I remember a coffee roaster once telling me his favorite piece of coffee trivia was that coffee beans are not beans at all. People call them beans because of how they look. Beans don’t look like leaves or branches, so I figured they must be part of the fruit. Is my cappuccino …

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Should Coffee Beans be Refrigerated?

Trying to keep your coffee beans fresher for longer is a goal for most coffee lovers because fresh is always better. Not only will your cup of coffee taste better, but the aroma from freshly ground coffee beans is also sought after. You may have heard that keeping your coffee beans in …

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