If you use a Keurig K-cup brewer, there’s a great alternative to throwing away hundreds of K-cups per year, and that’s a refillable/reusable cup like this one from Ekobrew. For $17 (Amazon link), you get a stainless steel cup that you can fill with your favorite ground coffee. There’s also a plastic version available for […]

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Designer Enrique Luis Sardi has crafted this edible espresso cup for the Italian coffee company Lavazza. With a cookie outside and frosted inside (to make it watertight, and also sweeten the espresso), may seem like a fanciful concept that will never make it out of the laboratory, but it’ll actually be hitting the market in […]

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After a thousand or so shots of espresso, my beloved Gaggia espresso machine finally gave up…no lights, no pump, nothing. Depressed, I took it apart to troubleshoot the problem, and was delighted to find it was a relatively simple issue of a malfunctioning power switch! My joy turned back to depression when some online searching […]

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Here’s an interesting variation of the original french press design…instead of a single metal mesh filter, it basically adds a second filter. This allows for the filtering of more of the fine particles that conventional french press filters let through (as such a fine mesh filter would get clogged up filtering out the larger coffee […]

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Seems I’m a bit late to the game reporting this, but…if you own a Tassimo Single-Cup brewer, it’s been recalled due to a burn hazard. Bosch models numbers TAS100, TAS200, TAS451, TAS46, and TAS651 are potentially affected if their date code is in the range of FD8806 through 9109, as is the Tassimo Professionl TAS6512CUL […]

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