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How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

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25 Gifts For People Who Only Care About Coffee

Life is about priorities. And by priorities, I mean coffee.

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A New, Awesome Way Coffee Can Help Prevent Aging

Coffee, booze, boozy coffee...they each have to be bad for our skin right? We used to think that anything that dehydrated our bodies also dulled our skin.<p>But our daily shots of espresso (sans whiskey, sorry) may prevent dark spots, according to a new study in the <i>International Journal of …

How to Get the Perfect Cup of Coffee Anywhere, Anytime

AeroPress<p>You don’t have to be a coffee snob to know the difference between a great cup of coffee and one that’s just meh. Most coffee makers—from the …

Web-connected coffee maker plans to school the competition

The $399 Auroma One is built to brew quality coffee tailored to your tastes thanks to its Wi-Fi and app connection.<p>Programmable coffee makers have been around for decades, but modern Web-connected java brewers are still mostly a pipe dream. Auroma Brewing is aiming to change that. The startup has …

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GE Cafe Refrigerator Has a Built-in Keurig Coffeemaker

If you’re remodeling the kitchen, a refrigerator and a coffeemaker are probably two items on your wish list. GE hopes to streamline the …

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The New Bruvelo is the Smartest, Most Compact Coffee Maker Yet

Introducing what might be the most compact coffee maker yet: Bruvelo. A brand-new coffee maker that’s meant to automate the complicated process of …

Working knowledge What a barista thinks you should know

Diego Castro is the beverage director of Collective Coffee in Mount Pleasant. He can hold forth for hours on the finer points of beans and roasts, …

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Smartphone-controlled mug keeps coffee at the perfect temperature for longer

<b>Update</b>: We recently reviewed Ember.<p>The 12-ounce (350 ml) Ember mug uses patented phase-change heat and cooling technology to keep the coffee or tea …

Starbucks Launches 1912 Pike, a Coffee Education Blog

When Starbucks opened its first store at 1912 Pike, in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market, the concept was simple: people who loved coffee wanted …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

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How a cup of coffee affects your body from the first sip

Britons guzzle 70 million cups of coffee each day but few of us realise the extent to which our morning brew affects our bodies from the first sip. Recent research has revealed that a late night shot slows down our internal body clock and stops us sleeping – but it does a whole lot more than have …

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Sleep Study: Drinking Coffee Before Bed Resets Body Clock

Coffee drunk late in the evening resets the internal body clock which regulates a host of biological functions and genes according to a natural …

Awesome Coffee Gear, Part 2 — Tools and Toys

Nearly a year ago, around the time of our big relaunch, we published the updated version of our guide to awesome coffee gear.<p>We still stand by that …

DOLCE LIFESTYLE: 10 Coffee Facts You Never Knew

DOLCE LIFESTYLE: 10 Coffee Facts You Never Knew Staff Report 1) Black coffee with nothing added to it has zero calories. 2) Decaffeinated coffee …

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4040-1_0.jpg<p>Cardamom Coffee<p>Coffee purists beware: This post explores coffee add-ins beyond a splash of cream or milk such as sugar, spice and …

I went to the source of the world's best coffee — and saw firsthand why the industry is in trouble

Not only is this bittersweet drink one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, its active ingredient — caffeine — is the most popular psychoactive drug.<p>We recently visited a coffee farm in Costa Rica, one of the world's most desirable locations for growing and harvesting the crop.<p>The …

The Italian Way To Identify Good Coffee

<i>Image by David Joyce via Flickr</i><p>Coffee to Italy is what wine is to France or what a good cup of tea is to England. It's a drink that's taken seriously and you'll find it almost anywhere in Italy, whether in a busy café or in your sweet and delicious tiramisu. Basically, the Italians know coffee and …

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Starbucks is transforming coffee shops into bars — here's what it's like to go to one

The Seattle-based chain brought their Starbucks Evenings menu to their Williamsburg store on North 7th Street on Wednesday, making it the first New York location to offer wine, beer, and small dinner dishes.<p>The Evenings menu first began in Seattle in 2010 and has now spread to 76 locations.<p>While …

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America's biggest coffee snobs are not in Seattle, but wide-eyed and alert in Alaska

You think your Starbucks cold-brew coffee is trendy? People in Anchorage were buying bottled cold brew five years ago. As for your pour-over black cup made with single-origin beans from a small farm in Africa? Yawn. Fairbanks has been doing that since the 1990s.<p>Little-known fact: Alaska is among …

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Coffee Education for the Masses from Blue Bottle’s Michael Phillips

Two-time U.S. barista champion and 2010 world champion Michael Phillips is helping the world brew better coffee through Skillshare, an online video …

10 Myths About Coffee You Need To Stop Believing

Yes, some folks still believe and it is our goal to educate. Ain’t myth busting grand?Dive in!1 – Coffee Gives You Insomnia –Everyone is different, …

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Press app for iPhone – logging your coffee journey

First things first. If ever there were an app icon that encapsulates the predominant themes of this blog — surely this has to be it.<p>Brilliant. …

One Man's Search for the Perfect Cup of Coffee

They didn’t try to pretend it was good—they’d just doctor it with Coffee-mate or sugar. The stuff tasted like storm runoff filtered through volcanic ash.<p>It wasn’t until last year that I drank the cup that forever changed my coffee-drinking life. This epiphany-inducing beverage was served to me by …

Head Porter & Toriba Coffee Collaborate on a Collection of Coffee Kits

In celebration of its first anniversary, Japanese coffee company Toriba has teamed up with renowned<p>In celebration of its first anniversary, Japanese coffee company Toriba has teamed up with renowned accessories purveyor Head Porter on a collection of coffee kits. There are a choice of sets …

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Better Brewing: 12 Ways to Make Coffee at Home

Photo: SharonaGott<p>With all the time us frugal-living people spend harping on how smart it is to make coffee at home, you think we'd devote a little …

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