An upside-down Technivorm coffee carafe with a crack in the glass

How to fix a crack in your coffee pot

This particular mishap can make for a devastating morning, so let’s learn how to fix a cracked coffee pot—and prevent cracks from happening in the first place.

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.

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.

A pressurized portafilter for brewing espresso.

What is a pressurized portafilter?

A pressurized portafilter distinguishes itself from a non-pressurized portafilter by adding extra pressure immediately after coffee extraction. It does this through a design that features a basket with a two-layer bottom.

A nice stream of espresso flows from the portafilter into the cup

How to make espresso

The road to espresso mastery is one of trial and error. Understanding this complex coffee is as much an artistic process as it is technical. By the end of this guide, you’ll know how to make espresso.

Cuisinart DCC-3200 coffee maker.

The best coffee makers under $100

Choosing a coffee maker for your kitchen can make your head spin, because there is such a wide variety of brewers available. Here we have 8 of the best for under $100.