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.

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. Do one or multiple of the following to enter (please use the widget below to enter) Follow us on Twitter (two entries)– Current followers receive a free entry Like Coffee Krave on Facebook (two entries)– Current fans...

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. Not yet familiar with the genius that is Kickstarter? It’s a crowd-funding platform for creative projects, and you can learn more about it here.   So, what coffee projects are trending? The Medium Espro Press: We haven’t been shy about our love for the large Espro Press. Back on Kickstarter by popular demand, this redesign project...

Choosing the Best Milk Frother: A Buying Guide

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   Hypothetical Scenario: You, Dear Reader, have decided you want more foam in your life, on a consistent basis. Alas, you either don’t have a home espresso machine, or you have a home espresso machine but it isn’t up to the task.   Do you: a)      Make the daily trek to your local coffee shop b)      Go the DIY route c)       Buy a dedicated milk frother   If you answered “c” – buy a dedicated milk frother, this...

14 Coffee Gifts for Your Valentine

“Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.” — Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Looking for a sweet coffee gift for your Valentine angel . . . ? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our top 14 suggestions for coffee-related tokens of your affection: 1. To present your love (and your coffee) in form Talleyrand himself would appreciate: A vintage Ibrik 2. For the beginning home roaster: A green bean sampler from Sweet Marias 3. To say: “My love will last beyond February” – a coffee subscription from Counter Culture Coffee   4. An artistic infographic: Know Your Coffees 5. To keep love hands-on and fresh:...

5 Coffee Gifts Under...

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...