Updated on June 15, 2019
Making the Perfect Pot of Coffee
Over the years, with good reason, coffee has grown into a multi-million-dollar industry. Not only does it taste great, but it can help get your day started with a little boost of caffeine. With a huge selection of coffee on the market, though, you may be left wondering if you are drinking the best. Below are ways to help you better enjoy your coffee.
To start off, I yourself a coffee grinder. When you grind your coffee beans immediately before brewing, the flavorful oils and aroma makes your coffee taste fresher. Most models of grinders will allow you to adjust the texture of your coffee beans any style of brewing. You can find some coffeemakers that include a built-in grinder.
When starting to make your coffee, ensure the water you are using tastes good and is clean. If you start with water that tastes bad, your coffee will taste bad. Take a moment to test your water quality before brewing your coffee.
If you enjoy coffee that is strong, consider purchasing a French press rather than a drip machine. As the coffee beans or press, more of the oil ends up in your coffee rather than in the coffee machine. That leaves your coffee more flavorful and retains more of the caffeine.
When you are finished with your coffee, save the coffee grounds. Coffee grounds make a great fertilizer for your flowers and other plants while also keeping away pests. Old coffee grounds can also be used to clean your kitchen counter or scrub dirty dishes rather than using chemicals.
Hopefully, you now have more information on how to enjoy coffee. Spend some time sampling difference types and flavors of coffee to find what makes a perfect cup of coffee for you. Then, you can enjoy your coffee to its fullest potential.