The Basics of Coffee Roasting for a Better Taste

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Are you looking for that perfect flavor in your morning brew? Are you having a hard time figuring out why your at-home coffee isn’t tasting like it is supposed to? You might have the right method down, but aren’t doing other key steps depending on …

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Grind Your Own Coffee Beans

freshly ground coffee

Aside from being delicious, it increases your energy, enhances health, and can lower your risk for various diseases (like Alzheimer’s and Type 2 Diabetes). Most people don’t realize, however, that they can up their coffee game by grinding the beans themselves.

Can You Grind Coffee Beans in a Blender?

whole coffee beans in bean hopper

Grinding your whole-bean coffee correctly before brewing it makes sure it remains fresh. It also helps reduce its exposure to oxygen that is known to destroy its flavor and prevents the coffee from turning stale and bland. That said, not every machine comes with a …

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How to Sharpen Coffee Grinder Blades: Tips and Tricks

grinding whole coffee beans

When it comes to coffee grinders, there are two types that you can choose: blade grinder and burr grinder. While blade grinders have rotating blades like a propeller, they are not created mainly for coffee beans; however, it’s widely used for grinding coffee beans. On the other hand, burr grinders are similar to those manual, vintage coffee grinders, but with an electric motor inside. They have two abrasive surfaces, known as burrs, that grind the coffee into a very fine powder.

How to Clean a Coffee Grinder the Right Way

coffee grinder and whole coffee beans

If you are a coffee lover, you surely know that when it comes to the taste of coffee, several factors play an essential role. Besides having a good coffee machine, it is maybe even more important to have a coffee grinder. If the coffee grinder is not well-maintained, oils and small particles will cling to every nook and cranny of the grinder. Over time, it will affect the grinder’s performance. Also, many people use grinders, not only for coffee but for spices, too. If you don’t clean it the right way and often, your coffee will develop a poor taste over time.

Blade vs. Burr Coffee Grinder: What is the difference?

homemade coffee blade grinder

If you are a regular coffee drinker and have a sophisticated taste for coffee, you may have thought about grinding and making your own coffee. Since you will have to buy a coffee grinder, the main question that comes to mind is whether to buy a blade or burr coffee grinder. When choosing between these two types of grinders, there are various things to consider. Both of them have their pros and cons, so you should pay attention to that when buying a grinder. A coffee grinder can be an investment that you will use for years, so it’s better to consider everything before buying one.

Manual vs. Electric Coffee Grinder: Which one is better?

Manual vs. Electric Coffee Grinder

If you love coffee and want to start making your own, this is probably one of the questions that popped out first. Coffee that you can buy at the grocery store is always the same. But if you make your own coffee, you can always do a bit of experimenting to find a taste that suits you the best. Also, coffee is much tastier when you make it by yourself.