How To Make Turkish Coffee

Turkish coffee is one of my favorite ways of brewing my joe. People at my work always peek at my coffee mug with curiosity. In North America this strong coffee is almost unknown. Turkish coffee preparation is similar to the Eastern European, or the Greek, or the Arab coffee. The difference is that the coffee … Read more

Waking Up Fully Caffeinated With The Right Espresso Machine

Mastrena semiautomatic espresso machine

As a coffee fan, there’s probably nothing more horrifying than hearing “Honey, the espresso machine broke!” This sentence literally takes you through the five stages of grief. The first one is denial: “That can’t be! It worked just fine yesterday!

Afterward, you go through all the other stages: anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. You get angry because you no longer have coffee, try to bargain your way into alternatives, and get depressed because you know it won’t work anymore.

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