What Is a Cortado Coffee? 

You’re new to the world of coffee but expanding your horizons all the time, which is why you’re interested in cortado coffee. You have only a passing knowledge of this brew but would love to learn more. What exactly is cortado coffee? Cortado coffee is a Spanish caffeinated beverage that combines milk …

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The Top 12 Pour-Over Coffee Mistakes 

You love a good cup of pour-over coffee, but when you make it at home, it doesn’t always come out as good as when you visit the local café. You figure there might be something you’re doing wrong, but what? Here are some of the most common pour-over coffee mistakes: Grinding the …

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How to Make a White Coffee (Not a Flat White)

You’ve heard of people taking their coffee black but never white. You’re very intrigued and would love to try making white coffee at home. How do you do it? Here’s how to make white coffee at home: Grind white coffee beans (or buy pre-ground beans) Tamp the grounds in the portafilter Pre-soak …

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What to do if Your Coffee Tastes Burnt?

When that alarm sounds in the morning, there’s nothing like those first sips of steaming coffee to get you started. But when those sips present you with a burnt taste, it will surely put a damper on your morning and quite possibly your entire day. So, this begs the question: Why does …

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Should I Brew Coffee with Boiling Water? 

You like a steamy hot mug of coffee in the morning, which has given you the idea that perhaps you should begin brewing your coffee with boiling water. This way, the java will be at the optimal temperature. Is this a good idea? Brewing coffee with boiling water is not recommended, especially …

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Espresso Powder vs. Instant Coffee – Which Is Better? 

When you don’t have time to make coffee from scratch (or nearly scratch) in the morning, you might opt for a faster solution like espresso powder or instant coffee. Between these two quick sources of coffee, which is better? Both espresso powder and instant coffee have their pros and cons, but espresso …

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