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Make Better Coffee

Your perfect cup of coffee is waiting to be brewed.
Our simple tips, tricks, and guides are here to help.

Buying Coffee

Discover amazing single-origin coffee and superb blends — taste the wide range of coffees this caffeinated world has to offer.


50 best gifts for coffee lovers
Picking the perfect gift can be hard. Unless you’re the world’s best gift-giver, it’s best to start with something that …
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10 Best Coffees for AeroPress
The power of the AeroPress shouldn’t be wasted on stale, low-quality coffee. Whatever your budget, it’s time that you found …
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8 Best Nespresso pods for lattes and cappuccinos
What’s the most convenient way to make a delicious cappuccino? I’ll give you a hint: It rhymes with “espresso”. Whether …
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Bones Coffee may have the coolest packaging art of any coffee brand. They also have some of the most fun …
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9 best coarse ground coffee brands
Most coffee grounds are not made for French press or cold brew coffee. The medium-ground and fine-ground coffees in your …
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18 best coffees for French press
French press lovers aren’t looking for plain, old drip coffee. They want something especially suited to their favorite brewing method.  But …
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Making Coffee

Learn the best, simplest, and most cost-effective ways to make high-quality coffee — whether you want stronger black coffee or a fun, new latte.


Espresso vs latte: the 6 key differences explained
Espresso shots and lattes are some of the most popular coffee shop drinks. Even though lattes are made from espresso, …
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Can you make espresso in a Ninja coffee maker?
The Ninja Coffee Bar and other Ninja Coffee Makers advertise themselves as specialty coffee systems, with recipes for lattes, cappuccino, …
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Nespressso Vertuo vs Original: Which is better?
It’s hard to beat Nespresso for convenient, delicious espresso and coffee. But with so many Nespresso machines to choose from, …
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5 Best Nespresso Vertuo machines compared
Nespresso Vertuo machines are the most convenient way to get an espresso shot and a cup of coffee all from …
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Long shot vs ristretto: Which espresso suits your taste?
Coffee shop menus just keep getting more complicated. Just when you finally figured out espresso, lattes, and cappuccinos, they start …
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5 Best Budget Coffee Grinders
We can’t all afford a $200 coffee grinder. Here’s the good news: A budget coffee grinder can still have a …
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Coffee Facts

Dive deeper into the fun and unique aspects of coffee culture while gaining a deep understanding of the coffee bean.


How many ounces in a shot of espresso?
Coffee shop menus could use some clarity. If you aren’t used to terms like espresso and ristretto, your next order …
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Do Nespresso pods expire? And 3 coffee pod storage tips
In a perfect, world, you’d always have fresh Nespresso pods for your morning cup of coffee. But we all have …
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Are Nespresso pods safe? Your guide to capsule coffee health risks
Nespresso pods are so convenient that many of us drink several of them a day without even thinking about it. …
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Can You Reuse K-cups? 2 Reasons not to, 3 tips for if you do
We all love the convenience of Keurigs, but they can get quickly become expensive. When you’re looking to cut costs, …
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How much coffee is in a K-cup? And how much caffeine?
K-cups are really one of the easiest ways to make coffee. Even if you’re already using them, though, you may …
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Can you put milk in a Keurig? Making Keurig lattes the right way
Keurig coffee is already delicious, but a splash of milk can really bring out the flavor. You could add the …
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Zak Kann, Founder of Easy to Espresso

Hey! I’m Zak — writer, chemist, and proud owner of Easy To Espresso.

I’m on a journey of coffee discovery, looking for the best coffee beans, brewing methods, and tricks of the trade.

I hope my journal helps you as much as it does me!