How To Roast Coffee Beans At Home

No matter how big of a coffee geek you may be, you are not a true coffee cultist until you know how to roast coffee beans at home. Considering the fact that we are living in an era where doing things yourself is glorified, it is worth a try. You will get hooked to at-home roasting because it is both easy and satisfying. The most common method that you can that is easy and stress free is oven roasting. Things you will need: The first thing that you will need to roast coffee beans at read more..

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..

How to Avoid Coffee Jitters

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world today. It's been that way for over 400 years. People cannot get enough of it. Just look at any Starbucks at any given lunchtime. Some people suffer from coffee jitters as their bodies try to absorb the caffeine found in coffee. Being wired in this way can be a terrible nuisance if not handled correctly. At times, excessive jitters might make you think of giving up coffee altogether (not this writer). You can use a number of 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..

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..