Growing Coffee at Home – Is It Even Possible?

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Coffee lovers know that the best coffee experience comes down to freshness. No matter what kind of coffee you prefer, if it isn’t fresh, it isn’t going to taste good. With that in mind, it seems nothing could create a fresher coffee experience than growing coffee at home, right? What does it take to grow, … [Read more…]

What is Maragogipe Coffee? An Elephant in the Cup

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I was recently introduced to a type of Arabica coffee I’d never heard of before. We won’t find this coffee on the shelves of our grocery store. And we probably won’t even find it in the majority of specialty coffee shops. It’s called Maragogipe, and it’s the rarest coffee I’ve personally had the good fortune … [Read more…]

How is Whole Bean Coffee Roasted?

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When coffee beans are first removed from the fruit of the coffee plant, they don’t look anything like the rich, dark brown beans with which we’re so familiar. Although we commonly refer to all unroasted coffee beans as green, only the immature raw beans are green like peas. Mature raw coffee beans range in color … [Read more…]