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Jun 21, 2019

It seems that Maxwell House and Folgers are making people feel sick.

A lot of people have been reporting that Maxwell House coffee is making them sick. Some say the same about Folgers. So what’s going on?

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Jun 17, 2019

Reviews of top coffee makers we have tried here at Coffee Detective.

These are our hands-on reviews of top coffee makers and espresso machines. Thumbs up all around.

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Jun 15, 2019

Coffee Reviews in plain English

Reviews of coffees sent to us by coffee roasters and producers from around the world. Always written in plain, non-technical English.

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Jun 15, 2019

Review of Crown Town Colombian coffee from No Coast Coffee Roasters

This is a medium-roast Colombian coffee, from No Coast Coffee Roasters. A subtle taste profile, with balanced layers of flavors.

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Jun 15, 2019

Are some brands of instant coffee better than others?

QUESTION: My father-in-law is coming to visit from the UK and I have been warned that he likes instant coffee. Yikes! Now I have to buy some instant,

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Jun 14, 2019

Coffee-themed poems for coffee lovers

I write poetry from time to time, most of it not about coffee. But among them are some poems with a coffee theme. These are the ones you’ll find here.

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Jun 13, 2019

How to make coffee without a coffee maker.

If you ever find yourself without a coffee maker, it’s good to know you can make a brew just with coffee and hot water.

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Jun 12, 2019

Coffee/Water ratio for my coffee maker

QUESTION: I recently bought a low-cost Mr. Coffee drip machine and noticed it requires 1 tablespoon of coffee per less than two ounces of water for desirable

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Jun 11, 2019

How to make espresso with an Aeropress espresso and coffee maker

A video demonstration of how to make expresso with the Aeropress espresso and coffee maker.

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Jun 11, 2019

For dorm room coffee, go for single serve or hands-on brewing.

One way to make coffee in a dorm room is with a single serve coffee maker. Another way is to take the hands-on approach.

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