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How To Choose a Coffee Grinder for Beginners

There’s simply no better way to better coffee than grinding your own beans fresh right before brewing.

Today a basic look at grinder types, terminology and things to consider when choosing your first coffee grinder. Plus, I’ll have some specific product recommendations - solid reliable choices depending on the type of coffee you are brewing, level of use and some other factors.

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Espresso for Beginners: History and Common Misconceptions

So there are many different ways to make a coffee and In many parts of the world when you order a coffee what you’ll get is espresso. It’s also the coffee part of drinks like the cappuccino, flat white, latte and other drinks collectively referred to as milk-based espresso beverages

Today an up close look at espresso, what it is, and some common misconceptions.

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How to Choose an Espresso Tamper

Learn how to choose an espresso tamper. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com covers what you need to know when selecting from various types of tampers including flat and convex shaped heads. Plus, learn about Marc's favorite tamper, customizable tampers and options for those with a limited budget.

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Espresso Machines for Beginners

So, maybe you love lattes, crave cappuccinos or just really enjoy espresso. And, you’ve decided it’s time to have the ability to make your favorite whenever you want at home or in the office.

In this article I’ll cover the basic types of machines to help you decide which is best for your situation. You will learn the pros and cons of each type. And be sure to stick around for the end of the video. I’ll give you specific suggestions in each category. My “can’t go wrong” picks of machines that have excellent reviews, proven track records and represent good values.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Espresso Grinders

As a follow up to my last blog Grinding for Your Brew-Style, I wanted to highlight some frequently asked questions to help clear up some of the muddled information surrounding some grinder terminology. To make it easier on everyone's eyes, I've condensed it into the following FAQ:

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