Reaching for a second cup of coffee (or third...) never requires much effort. However, making a second pot of coffee usually is a much more complicated affair, and no, it's not just because of the jitters. Traditional drip coffeemakers are necessarily somewhat bulky as they have an onboard reservoir system. Water goes in one place and comes out coffee in another. While this transformation may be the engine that drives everyday activity, it cannot be started until the coffee and the water are added to the machine. Best to make that process as easy as possible.
The effects of coffee are well documented as a morning eye-opener and as a pick-me-up throughout the day. However, the caffeinated elixir has another associated trait that makes it enjoyable for coffee drinkers: it has ritual attached to it. Considering the amount of varieties that exist and the steps it takes to brew a pot, it is not surprising that the process is steeped in precision.
Precision is usually best handled by a machine, and for coffee-drinkers, there is the Saeco Bean To Brew 10-Cup Automatic Drip Coffee Maker And Burr Grinder. Available with either a thermal or glass carafe, … Read more
Money may make the world go around, but nothing gets started until people have had their coffee. Luckily for the gears of commerce, coffee is readily available almost anywhere. Unluckily for coffee-lovers, that doesn't mean you will get the exact cup of coffee you want. Some may say coffee is coffee, and just dive in to the closest cup of caffeine on hand, while others are more apt to hold off until their perfect cup is obtainable--and sometimes, just like financial information, that perfect cup needs protecting.
Safe running water on demand is one of the crowning achievements of the developed world. It goes without saying that without indoor plumbing, our daily lives would be much more complicated. We use it without a second thought (except when the bill comes), and enjoy the benefits of having the choice between hot and cold by easily directing the handle of the faucet one way or the other. But when it comes to hot water, sometimes hot simply isn't hot enough.
But I like to take advantage of every second of sleep I can possibly get in the morning before going to work. The thought of pulling out a bag of whole bean coffee and a measuring spoon has thus far been enough to send me with my pocket change to the coffee shop down the street. In any case, it seems like every time I attempt freshly … Read more