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The Beauty of Red Coffee Makers

Red is the color of energy and emotion, so isn’t it only natural that you brew with a red coffee maker? These bright red Ferrari machines add a centerpiece to your kitchen and let everyone know coffee is the boss of your household. Check out these beautiful red coffee makers for a change from the standard of white, black and stainless steel appliances of Suburbia. Read More...

Announcing the Espro Press Giveaway

Coffee Krave is excited to announce that we’re giving away not ONE Espro Press, but TWO Espro Press French press coffee makers. This no-grit press won our love back in August and is a top French press pick. We recently rated it number one in a list of the top Kickstarter coffee projects. Thanks to the team at Espro, we’re able to give away a small (8 oz) and large (32 oz) Espro Press to our readers. Read More...

The Top Kickstarter Coffee Projects

When we are in need of occupying a spare minute (or hour . . . or two), we like to search for coffee-related projects on Kickstarter. The atmosphere of creativity and indie innovation makes browsing Kickstarter project descriptions feel like you have a front row seat to an ultra-exclusive think tank. Read More...

Choosing the Best Milk Frother: A Buying Guide

milk frother

And what is a foam after all, but a big collection of bubbles? And what’s a bubble? It’s basically a very flimsy little latticework of proteins draped with water. – Alton Brown Read More...

14 Coffee Gifts for Your Valentine

“Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.” — Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Read More...

5 Coffee Gifts Under $50

Christmas is right around the corner, but it’s not too late to find something for that special coffee lover in your life. Chances are good this person already has a French press and probably wouldn’t be caught dead with a Keurig. Here are some last-minute gift ideas for a caffeine-filled Christmas on-the-cheap. Read More...

What is the Best Electric Kettle for Coffee?

An electric kettle

“We had a kettle; we let it leak:
Our not repairing made it worse.
We haven’t had any tea for a week…
The bottom is out of the Universe.” Read More...

The Behmor 1600: A Smokeless Home Coffee Roaster

behmor 1600You know the saying—where there’s smoke (and noise, and chaff), there’s a home coffee roaster. Only not so much of that with the Behmor 1600: A Smokeless Home Coffee Roaster ($299).

{OK—not entirely smokeless, but closer to that platonic ideal than most.} Read More...

Save Money with Reusable K-Cups

reusable k-cups

One of the biggest complaints about the Keurig single-serve coffee machine is that the plastic K-cups generate a lot of unnecessary waste since they’re immediately thrown into the trash after brewing one cup of coffee. If you brew a cup of coffee each morning using a K-cup, you’ll throw away 2,555 K-cups. The plastic waste generated by K-cups bad for the environment, but it’s also bad for your wallet if you’re spending money on plastic that will be thrown out anyway. For Keurig users who are concerned about their spending and the environment, there are many different brands of reusable K-cups. Read More...

Espro Press Review

Espro Press

The online reviewing community has created an unofficial tagline for the Espro Press: “all the flavor of a french press with none of the grit.” Read More...

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