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The Best Latte Machine -Does Your Espresso Machine Steam Milk?

The Best Latte Machine -Does Your Espresso Machine Steam Milk?

Many espresso machines come with latte or cappuccino-making functions but they can cost thousands of dollars. Which ones can prepare a decent milk-based beverage? After hours of searching the net, we’ve found options to help you find the best latte machine for you!...

9 Best Kenyan Coffees: Which Kenyan Coffee Should You Buy?

9 Best Kenyan Coffees: Which Kenyan Coffee Should You Buy?

When it comes to a coffee region that can produce top premium gourmet coffee with consistency, coffee snobs will navigate you to Kenya. It's a famous coffee region for a well-developed palate as the Kenyan coffee beans house a full spectrum of flavors and nuances. If...

Trendy Built-In Espresso Machines for a Kitchen Upgrade

Trendy Built-In Espresso Machines for a Kitchen Upgrade

Remodeling a kitchen adds value to your home. It improves your quality of life, it shows off your design abilities and it allows you to upgrade your kitchen with energy-saving and compact appliances! Why stop at your coffee maker? So, if you're planning to put up that...

10 Best Sumatra Coffee: Unusual Beans with  Extraordinary Flavor

10 Best Sumatra Coffee: Unusual Beans with Extraordinary Flavor

Ever wonder what makes Starbucks coffee unusually delicious? It's all in the choice of coffee beans! As a matter of fact, Starbucks uses Sumatra coffee beans in some of its coffee blends to balance the taste of its roast. That's why Starbucks is one of the primary...

What’s the Best Coffee for Cold Brew?

What’s the Best Coffee for Cold Brew?

We’ve chosen nine great coffees to try for your next cold brewing session at home. It's hard to drink hot coffee when it’s hot outside. So, to please my cold beverage craving I thought I’d give cold brew coffee a shot. It’s very popular lately so we've spent hours...

Top 11 Best Light Roast Coffee Options

Top 11 Best Light Roast Coffee Options

Light roast coffee is not for everyone. It has different flavors than dark roast because it is more vibrant and has less oil but it can also seem watery or more sour to some. Big Cup of Coffee has made a list of the top 11 light roast coffee options worth brewing as...

25 Best Coffee Subscriptions

25 Best Coffee Subscriptions

What do you do if you're missing your favorite joe while in self-quarantine? Do you order online from coffee shops like Scooter's and Starbucks just to satisfy those coffee cravings? Do you regularly check Amazon.com in hopes for a restock on your favorite Blend?...

Best Coffee Maker with a Grinder

Best Coffee Maker with a Grinder

Long ago, having a coffee maker at home was a luxury. Today, it’s a necessity. Many people have found the convenience of owning a coffee maker at home. Not only does it allow you to get unlimited refills of coffee but you get to LOVE what you brew and drink because...

Best Espresso Machine Under $200

Best Espresso Machine Under $200

After tasting a “proper” espresso from your favorite coffee shop you’re probably thinking of brewing your own coffee at home. Unfortunately, owning an espresso machine that most professional baristas use can be a bit painful to our pockets. Don’t get worked up! We’ve...

Best Dark Roast Coffees

Best Dark Roast Coffees

What's the difference between dark roast coffee and all the others? Is there more caffiene in dark roast? Is it stronger? We'll help you find your favorite dark roasts, learn all you need to know about the roasting process, the flavors, how much caffiene, and where to...

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Our favorite Beans

The quality of your coffee beans can make a huge difference in the flavor and aroma of your morning cup. But how do you figure out which beans are the best?

We have a list of best coffee beans for you to try, but before we get there, let’s talk about the fundamentals of beans and how they’re measured, ranked and categorized.

OUR FAVORITE COFFEE MAKERS

The only thing worse than starting your day without a warm cup of coffee? Starting it with a bitter mouthful of burnt-tasting java. Ugh.

Some coffee makers seem to be a safe ticket to over-extraction land, but some others are guaranteed to provide you with a barista-worthy black coffee. So how do you avoid buying the first type?

OUR FAVORITE COFFEE grinders

You’ve got your bean and coffee maker picked out. Now, how do you plan on grinding those beans for a fresh brew?

Wanna grind for different methods? Read on. Your grinder will be the most important piece of your coffee equipment, so take the time to consider these features in order to make the best informed choice!

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The Best Latte Machine -Does Your Espresso Machine Steam Milk?

The Best Latte Machine -Does Your Espresso Machine Steam Milk?

Many espresso machines come with latte or cappuccino-making functions but they can cost thousands of dollars. Which ones can prepare a decent milk-based beverage? After hours of searching the net, we’ve found options to help you find the best latte machine for you!...

Will Reusable Coffee Pods Save the World?

Will Reusable Coffee Pods Save the World?

One of the environmental concerns that have caught the public’s attention is the piles upon piles of coffee pods ending up in landfills each year. It’s a major environmental issue as it contributes to the growing problem with plastic disposal. Yet, many coffee pod...

Larrys Coffee: A Glimpse into Sustainable Coffee

Larrys Coffee: A Glimpse into Sustainable Coffee

Based in Raleigh, NC, Larrys Coffee aims to provide a slow roasted cup of coffee while making the roasting process both environmentally and socially responsible. As a Certified B-Corporation, Larry's coffee blends line are certified Fair Trade, Organic, and Shade...

9 Best Kenyan Coffees: Which Kenyan Coffee Should You Buy?

9 Best Kenyan Coffees: Which Kenyan Coffee Should You Buy?

When it comes to a coffee region that can produce top premium gourmet coffee with consistency, coffee snobs will navigate you to Kenya. It's a famous coffee region for a well-developed palate as the Kenyan coffee beans house a full spectrum of flavors and nuances. If...

Oxo Conical Burr Grinder Review: Can it Grind Coffee Best?

Oxo Conical Burr Grinder Review: Can it Grind Coffee Best?

Whether you're an espresso or a French Press fan, a burr grinder is best for grinding coffee beans. Finding a grinder brand is easy but getting a product that provides consistency and flexibility is hard. After long hours of searching the internet about burr...

Chemex vs French Press Review: Which Tools Can Make the Perfect Brew?

Chemex vs French Press Review: Which Tools Can Make the Perfect Brew?

This review of manual coffee brewing tools is interesting because it’s Chemex vs French Press. Can either brew a perfect cup of coffee?  Is Chemex better? Is it just fancy drip coffee? What’s more perfect than french press? This is a reminder that you have  complete...

De’Longhi Eletta: A Good Deal? or Not?

De’Longhi Eletta: A Good Deal? or Not?

The DeLonghi Eletta is a super-automatic espresso machine manufactured by a Treviso-based appliance company, DeLonghi. It makes a delicious brew and a perfect foam for any milk-based coffee drinks. With its customizable drink options, one-touch recipes, and features...

Trendy Built-In Espresso Machines for a Kitchen Upgrade

Trendy Built-In Espresso Machines for a Kitchen Upgrade

Remodeling a kitchen adds value to your home. It improves your quality of life, it shows off your design abilities and it allows you to upgrade your kitchen with energy-saving and compact appliances! Why stop at your coffee maker? So, if you're planning to put up that...