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Tassimo Coffee Maker
Coffee Makers, Keurig,

Tassimo vs Keurig

[box] Tassimo Vs. Keurig: Top Sellers   Keurig B50 Elite This larger Keurig single serve coffee maker is perfect for a family of four.  Buy |   Tassimo Single Serve Coffee Maker This single-server maker uses T-discs with bar codes to make a perfect cup of coffee each time. Buy | [/box] Many people are looking for a single-serve coffeemaker, but there are so many options out there that it can sometimes get overwhelming. Two of the most popular brands are Tassimo and Keurig, but how can you possibly choose? It’s like choosing between two political candidates! …Okay,

storing coffee
Coffee Makers,

How to Store Coffee Properly

Coffee tastes the best when it’s made from freshly roasted beans, but of course we can’t all go out to get a fresh batch of roasted coffee beans every morning. Here are some tips on how to store your coffee beans and keep their flavor fresh.   Containers for Storing Coffee When you first get your coffee beans, it usually comes in an opaque, vacuum-sealed bag that keeps out air and moisture. To store coffee, get a container with a tight lid that can keep out both water and air. This will keep your coffee fresh for a longer time.

what is espresso
Espresso Machines,

What is espresso?

When I was younger, I was so anxious about ordering coffee because I had no idea what words like latte and cappuccino meant. And what is espresso? Instead of ordering a coffee drink that looked too complicated to even think about brewing at home, I would just order a simple cup of black coffee. Even after looking up these coffee drinks online, I couldn’t remember what they were, and I especially had trouble understanding espressos. So What is Espresso? Espresso is a way to brew coffee, and it’s also a type of coffee drink. To make an espresso a jet

Coffee travel mug
Accessories, Mugs,

The Best Coffee Mugs to Keep Coffee Hot: Our Picks

By the time I make it to the subway during the winter, my coffee is already cold. I can’t think of a worse way to start a commute. After repeating this experience one time too money, I sought out a travel mug that keeps coffee hot for hours. I researched many different options on the way. Here’s our list of the best coffee mugs that keep coffee hot. 1. Contigo Autoseal West Loop- A Solid Pick The Contigo travel mug wins our top pick not because of its ease of use and very reasonable price point. The West Loop keeps coffee hot for

reusable k-cups
Coffee Makers, Keurig,

Save Money with Reusable K-Cups

One of the biggest complaints about the Keurig single-serve coffee machine is that the plastic K-cups generate a lot of unnecessary waste since they’re immediately thrown into the trash after brewing one cup of coffee. If you brew a cup of coffee each morning using a K-cup, you’ll throw away 2,555 K-cups. The plastic waste generated by K-cups bad for the environment, but it’s also bad for your wallet if you’re spending money on plastic that will be thrown out anyway. For Keurig users who are concerned about their spending and the environment, there are many different brands of reusable

Accessories, Milk Frothers,

Nespresso Aeroccino: The Nespresso Frothing Companion

You all know the famous saying: a man is nothing without his frothed milk. (I have that embroidered on a tea towel at home.) Today we’re taking a look at the Nespresso Aeroccino line of milk frothers. These beautiful little devices can make your cappuccinos and lattes more delicious. The Nespresso Aeroccino milk frothers can be a great complement to your current coffee maker, even if it’s not a Nespresso machine. This machine is great for anyone who wants a coffee drink with foamed milk at home, but doesn’t want to head over to a coffee shop to get it. In

Arabica vs Robusta
Coffee Makers,

Arabica vs Robusta: What’s the Difference?

Hearing people talk about the many differences between Arabica and Robusta coffee is like hearing people talk about the different tastes and notes in wine. I have no idea what they’re saying and I’m wondering why they’re not just drinking it already. I’ve decided to do some research so I won’t have to just stand there, smile, and nod when this topic comes up in conversation, and we’ve put together a guide to help you out too. Arabica vs Robusta: Taste We figured our readers would want to know about the difference in tastes before we delved into the background

nespresso pixie
Coffee Makers, Keurig,

Choosing the Best Single Serve Coffee Maker

[box] Our Picks for the Best Single Serve Coffee Maker    Keurig B130 DeskPro Small, easy-to-use and affordable. Great for the kitchen or your office. Buy |   Keurig B40 This larger Keurig single serve coffee maker is perfect for a family of four. Buy |   Nespresso Pixie Nespresso is well-known in Europe for its gourmet single-serve coffee machines. Buy | [/box] Single serve coffee makers have gained popularity over the past few years. If you’re contemplating buying one, it can be difficult to navigate through all of the options. Here are some helpful tips for

clean coffee maker
Coffee Makers,

How to Clean a Coffee Maker

Even though drinking a nice cup of coffee is the best part of our day, a lot of us either forget to or put off cleaning our beloved coffee makers. A dirty coffee maker can result in a cup of coffee that tastes disgusting, so we’ve made a guide on how to clean a drip coffee maker using white vinegar. White vinegar is especially helpful for cleaning if you live in an area that has hard water. Vinegar’s acidic properties help get rid of mineral buildup and because vinegar isn’t toxic, you won’t have to worry about your clean coffee