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How to Brew Perfect Coffee

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8:31AM PST on Dec 4, 2013

I'd feel more like a barista if I could figure out how to decorate with the steamed milk. mine never turns out like the ones at the cafes.

3:44PM PDT on Aug 18, 2013

Thanks!

3:14AM PDT on Jul 4, 2013

Thank you :)

4:44AM PDT on Jun 24, 2013

Thank you :)

5:38AM PST on Jan 22, 2013

nice article, not sure i agree with it all though! i much prefer the french press than a farty cone that i then have to dispose of, whilst the coffee rinds, i can throw in the compost bin, no problems! each to their own for taste. i prefer a deep blend, nutty in flavour. it's much better if you can support your local coffee shops, we have one in our town centre [in wrexham, wales, uk] and she sells beans of all varieties and at a good price

3:44PM PDT on Oct 9, 2012

To each their own

8:24AM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

Interesting and delightful. Most of the time at home I drink tea but on occasion will make coffee. Good tips. Remember my Mom making coffee in the old style percolator.

7:35PM PDT on Jul 8, 2012

thanks

6:42PM PDT on Mar 11, 2012

Coffee is awesome

1:24PM PST on Nov 17, 2011

Good to know, thank you

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