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Mastering the Pour Over

  Hands down our favorite way to brew coffee at home is the pour over.  Sights, sounds, and smells all come together to create the "perfect" cup of coffee. There are several devices available to brew pour over coffee, we have had the best results with the C70 pour over brewer by Saint Anthony's Industries https://hawthornehillcoffee.com/collections/pour-over-brewers-by-saint-anthony-industries-usa/products/c70-ceramics-brewer Sticking with the 17:1 water to coffee ratio will generate an incredible cup of coffee.  The entire process will take less than 5 minutes and the results will astound you.  The coffee will finish bright, and smooth while highlighting the unique flavors that each origin holds within the coffee beans. The simplest way to brew using the pour over method is to grind 30 grams...

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Making Great Coffee With Your Automatic Drip Coffee Maker

            The most common method of brewing coffee at home is hands down the traditional "Automatic Drip Coffee Machine".  You can certainly make a great pot of coffee by following just a few key steps.  Here's how to get the most out of the old tried and true coffee maker!  When I chat with people about coffee the common confusion surrounds the term "cups of coffee".  A cup of coffee doesn't equal a measured cup (8 fluid ounces) like you would find on your measuring cups. Typically a "cup of coffee" will equal 5 fluid ounces.   Most coffee makers will have indication lines with corresponding numbers indicating the number of "cups of coffee" that you are...

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Making Great Coffee at Home

We love great coffee, and like many things it always seems to taste better when someone else has made it for you.  We have created a culture around stopping into our local, or large chain coffee shop as part of our morning commute. Now with COVID most of us are finding ourselves working from home.  Times are strange, and we might be hesitant to venture out to our favorite coffee spot to grab a coffee and then dash back to our "home office". Rest assured with minimal equipment and a little patience you can create an incredible cup of coffee at home.   It all starts with the beans,  the higher quality the ingredients the better the outcome. This is especially true with...

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