The alarm blares at 7:55 a.m. After hitting the snooze button a few times, you stumble to the kitchen with sleepy eyes and pour yourself a cup of fresh, hot coffee (brewed on your BUNN of course) and then savor the morning dose of caffeine as you start another day. If this is your daily routine, according to science you may be drinking coffee at the wrong time.
Grinding coffee is one of the most basic tasks that must take place before we can brew great coffee. However, this simple task often gets overlooked as one of the most important ones along the route to great coffee. What exactly happens when we grind coffee? How can different types of grinders and burrs change the grind profile?
Have you ever picked up a bag of coffee and seen enticing food flavor descriptions like brown sugar, sweet potato, walnut, blueberry or even chocolate? During my early coffee years, I thought those descriptions meant those flavors were added to the coffee. Yet, every time I tasted the coffee I wouldn’t taste any of those flavors. So what exactly do those flav
If you were to walk into your local grocery store today it may be hard to find fresh strawberries or corn, because these particular fruits and vegetables are out of season. Fruits and vegetables have seasonality based on when they are being harvested. During harvest times or immediately following harvest it’s usually easier to locate fresh produce.