The Best Ways To Store Coffee At Home

Have you ever noticed that, in time, stored coffee loses its flavor and smell? This happens because it's not stored properly. When it comes to storing coffee, keeping it away from air, light, moisture, and heat is the key to retaining its freshness and flavor. Therefore, any container that keeps it away from these natural elements will be able to keep it fresh. Some people store their coffee in a see through glass jar. Although it might look good from the outside, it's fails to read more..

Alternative Uses For Coffee Grounds

Let’s face it: coffee is an inevitable part of our lives today. If you start your day with a cup of freshly brewed coffee, you will probably agree with the previous statement. And you are not alone in your crazy love for coffee; according to the latest statistics from the International Coffee Organization, a total of 1.4 billion coffee cups are being poured and consumed everyday all around the globe. With all of the cups being consumed, just think about the vast amount of coffee read more..

How to Keep Grounds Out Of Percolated Coffee

Statistics by the National Coffee Association Survey of 2013 asserts that 83% of American adults drink coffee making the country the largest consumer of the beverage drink. 31% of them proclaim they brew coffee first thing in the morning before doing anything else and assert that this is the most important part of their mornings. While 58% of coffee drinkers brew their drink in the same way every morning, more people are becoming concerned with how to achieve that perfectly flavored read more..

Important Factors to Consider When Brewing Your Cup of Coffee

Irrespective of how you choose to brew your coffee, there are some guidelines you need to follow so as to ensure you consistently get the best cup of coffee. These suggestions should be considered as a means of basically fine tuning your already existing routine of brewing your favorite cup of coffee. They involve paying close attention to the following; To get that superb cup of coffee it is imperative that you purchase your coffee as soon as it has been roasted. Good coffee is read more..

Differences Between Percolated and Drip Coffee

The popularity for the percolator has been waning for some time now. Many people have turned to drip coffee makers to get a more flavorsome cup, claiming that flavor is sacrificed with a percolator. Is this opinion justified and what actually is the difference between percolated and drip coffee? It's a controversial subject in coffee circles. A quick trawl of the internet will find proponents for percolators arguing passionately against drip coffee champions. Percolated Coffee A read more..

Stansport Black Granite 12 Cup Percolator Coffee Pot Review

I think the Stansport Black Granite 12 Cup Percolator Coffee Pot is a great mid-range percolator for the budding or experienced outdoorsman. To let you know why I think this is the case I will have to relate to you a little of my personal experience. A few years ago I started yearning to relive my boyhood days of camping outdoors again. There’s something about the great outdoors: the fresh air and the smell of the forest that is almost primal that you can’t replicate in modern read more..

How to Clean an Electric Percolator Coffee Pot

Your electric percolator coffee pot recycles hot water which passes through the coffee grounds in your coffee basket. This is the action your coffee percolator takes to produce your daily coffee fix. However with heavy use, residues and oils are formed that may affect the taste of your brew – making it bitter and more acidic. Also if the water you use to brew is hard, it may leave the aftertaste of mineral deposits in your appliance over time. It is important then, that you consider read more..

Are Coffee Grinds Good for Plants?

Are coffee grinds good for plants? The one thing about percolating coffee is that it generates a whole lot of used coffee grounds. To me, using them in the garden is a better alternative to merely throwing them in the rubbish. But is it actually beneficial to plants and the soil? The answer is both Yes and No. It is no because, even though coffee grounds have some general benefits when applied on the plants, there are some plants that don’t do well in acidic soils, a condition of the read more..