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How To: Basic Espresso Technique - Dialing in Grind Size

How To: Basic Espresso Technique - Dialing in Grind Size

by Marc Buckman January 12, 2018

Learn how to dial in coffee grind size for making espresso. Marc from Whole Latte love shows you a basic technique for setting grind size to make good espresso. Learn ...
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Scale in Dual-Boiler Machines

by Ed McGuire January 04, 2018

If you have or are considering a dual-boiler espresso machine here’s how you can eliminate or reduce scale build-up. So scale is the enemy of espresso machines and wit...
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How To Choose a Coffee Grinder for Beginners

How To Choose a Coffee Grinder for Beginners

by Whole Latte Love November 02, 2017

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 c...
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How to Use Jura Cleaning Tablets

How to Use Jura Cleaning Tablets

by Whole Latte Love August 17, 2017

In this quick tip we’ll show you how to clean a Jura machine using cleaning tablets. So we’ve got a Jura ENA Micro 9 here. It’s the machine I use every morning in the ...
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How to Make Cold Brew with the Yama Drip Maker

by Nick Brown June 20, 2017

Cold brew coffee is one of life's best kept secrets. Brewing coffee with cold water does seem to be a bit of a contradiction, and while preparing it can be a bit trick...
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How To Make Basic SCA Coffee Brew Water

by Whole Latte Love June 16, 2017

The Specialty Coffee Association has specific standards for the water used to brew coffee to ensure a superior quality extraction of coffee solids. But how do you get ...
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What Grind Setting Should I Use?

What Grind Setting Should I Use?

by Marc Buckman April 14, 2017

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How To: Pre-Infusion on E61 Brew Group Espresso Machines

How To: Pre-Infusion on E61 Brew Group Espresso Machines

by Marc Buckman March 23, 2017

Learn how to test and use pre-infusion on espresso machines equipped with the E61 brew group.
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Tested: WiFi Timer Switch for Espresso Machines

by Whole Latte Love March 10, 2017

Learn how to automatically start your espresso machine from anywhere. A timer that works with both android and iOS devices as well as systems like google home and assi...
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How To Test Water Hardness for Espresso and Coffee Machines

by Whole Latte Love March 10, 2017

You have a new espresso or bean to cup coffee machine and it came with a water hardness test strip that looks like this. In this video I’ll tell you why it’s important...
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How to Screw Up a Latte and Barista Commandments

How to Screw Up a Latte and Barista Commandments

by Marc Buckman March 10, 2017

So how do you screw up a latte? Before we get to those let's cover a couple of barista commandments.
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Espresso Single Dose Tamper Trick with Ceado Grinders

Espresso Single Dose Tamper Trick with Ceado Grinders

by Whole Latte Love March 10, 2017

Learn how to stop "Popcorning" of coffee beans when grinding single dose without a bean hopper in Ceado espresso coffee grinders. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com shows yo...
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