Coffee Gear at Home – Your Coffee Gear Buying Guide
If you’re looking to upgrade your current coffee maker or add more gear to your coffee arsenal, you’ve come to the right place. At CoffeeGearatHome.com, we write comparisons and buying guides to help you with your buying decision.
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French Press vs Pour-Over, Which Coffee Method Tastes Bolder?
Manual coffee brewing methods are becoming increasingly popular as people look for a more flavorful and authentic cup of coffee. Whether you’re an experienced at home barista or just starting out, there are two popular manual brewing methods that stand out for their bold flavor: French press and pour-over. Both involve pouring hot water over … Read more
What Happens When You Use Fine Espresso Grind for French Press
In a previous article, we have established that to make a properly strong pot of french press, grind size is an important fact. Your have to use coarse grinds that will allow to plunger to be pressed correctly without getting stuck or clogging the mesh filter. Can You Use Espresso Ground in a French Press? … Read more
Pressing Down a French Press: Should It Be Hard or Quick?
For someone who is using a French Press pot for the first time, you could be wondering if what you are doing is correct, just like many things we use for the first time. One of the things that most French press users ask about is the ‘plunge down’ step, when you push down the … Read more
Does French Press Make Strong Coffee?
French press coffee is a popular brewing method for those who want to enjoy a strong, flavorful cup of coffee. The French press uses hot water and coarsely ground beans to make an incredibly robust brew that’s full of flavor. Unlike other methods, the French press doesn’t require paper filters or complex tools; all you … Read more
Is Your Coffee Maker Overflowing The Grounds Basket? 5 Reasons Why and How To Fix Them
Grounds overflowing inside the filter basket of a coffee maker is a common issue that happens all the time. This problem isn’t specific to one brand, it happens to the best of machines: Cuisinart – Bunn – Ninja – Mr Coffee …. You name it! The good news is, this isn’t caused by the machine … Read more
Is Espresso Equivalent to a Cup of Coffee? [Espresso vs Drip]
When most people think of coffee, the first thing that comes to mind is a hot, black drink made from roasted beans. However, there are different ways to make coffee, and each has its own unique flavor profile and set of enthusiasts. One such way to make coffee is by using an espresso machine, and … Read more
Mr Coffee Brewers: What You Need to Know
Mr Coffee is one of the most popular brands for drip coffee makers. While it now makes other coffee machines like espresso machine or single serve brewers, it’s still mostly famous for drip coffee machines. So in this post, I will be answering a collection of most common questions about Mr Coffee’s drip coffee makers. … Read more
Bold vs Regular Coffee Setting: What Do They Mean?
If you use a drip coffee maker, or just recently purchased one, you might have noticed a ‘Bold’ button or option. Whether you have a Mr. Coffee, Hamilton Beach, Cuisinart … most of these brands have the ‘Bold’ button, or sometimes it’s called ‘Strong’ button (depending on the model). I’m going to help you understand … Read more
Was Nespresso’s Bianco Leggero Discontinued? What’s the Alternative?
As a Nespresso Vertuo user who drinks milk based coffee drinks, you’ve probably used and tried the very popular Bianco Leggero pod. This double-espresso pod is part of the Barista Creations collection, formulated especially to be enjoyed with milk. It’s a personal favorite of mine, I constantly used it for my hot and iced coffee … Read more
Coffee Percolators: 9 Things You Need to Know
Coffee percolators are a great way to make a pot of coffee. They heat water and then force it up through the coffee grounds, which results in a more flavorful cup of coffee. Percolators are considered to be an old school method of making coffee. It was popular back when drip coffee makers were not … Read more