Red eye coffee being brewed on an espresso machine

A red eye coffee can overcome almost any morning

Red eye coffee is popular among those who need a powerful caffeine fix to keep them wide awake. It’s a simple drink to make, which makes it perfect for the occasion it’s intended for: a foggy-headed morning.

A shiny glass Chemex sitting on a kitchen counter

A guide to cleaning your Chemex

As cool as it looks, the Chemex’s hourglass shape can make it challenging to clean. Here are some tips to keep that glass sparking.

A hand pulling a jar of cold brew coffee concentrate ot of a refrigerator

Can you heat cold brew coffee?

Yes, you can heat cold brew coffee. It is concentrated, so adding hot water simply heats it up and dilutes it to make it more like a typical cup of coffee.

Dark coffee pouring out of a white mug

How to make your coffee stronger

Using more beans, changing up your brewing method or selecting a darker roast are all things you can do to give yourself stronger coffee.

Smoke rises from freshly roasted coffee beans

How to degas freshly roasted coffee

Fresh is best, right? Well, fresh is good, but with coffee you need to give a little time after roasting to let carbon dioxide escape.

Nespresso Aeroccino4 electric milk frother

The best electric milk frothers

Frothing milk at home can save you a lot of money over buying cappuccinos and lattes at a coffee shop, but you need the right tool for it.

Split image of a cup of espresso on the left and a regular cup of coffee on the right.

The difference between espresso and coffee

Espresso and what we think of as ‘regular’ coffee differ in the way they’re made. Each brew has a distinct preparation method that influences its flavors.

A macchiato from Stumptown Coffee Roasters

What is a macchiato?

The Italian word macchiato means “stained” or “marked.” This could mean an espresso stained with just a touch of milk, or milk stained with just a touch of espresso.