Coffee Brewer

Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee when you’re in the great outdoors

If you camp or work outdoors, you may find yourself without a cup of coffee when you really want one.  With this compact kit, you’ll be able to have coffee whenever you have a fire or a camp stove to heat some water.  The Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee System packs up to look like a …

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Keurig admits defeat and announces they will reintroduce a My K-Cup reusable coffee pod for their 2.0 brewers

Many of the commenters on my Keurig 2.0 Model K550 Coffee Brewing System review, and those at Amazon and other online retailers, said they were through with Keurig machines if they were restricted to using only official Keurig coffee pods.  Reasons varied from the higher prices charged for the Keurig-branded pods, to  concern for the amount …

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Brew fresh coffee anywhere with the Cafflano Klassic

This may look like a travel mug, but it’s a full coffee brewing station.  Unscrew the lid, and you’ll find a coffee grinder and a filter basket inside.  Put 20g of coffee beans in the grinder, crank the handle to grind the beans directly into the permanent filter basket, then slowly pour hot water through …

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The single-cup coffeemaker that grinds your own beans before brewing coffee

Most single-cup coffeemakers require you to use pre-made pods with coffee inside.  If you fill your own reusable pods, you can use your own freshly ground beans, but you have no idea how long ago the stuff in those pre-made pods was ground.  To insure you have the freshest, tastiest cup of coffee without having …

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Perfect Pod Eco-Fill 2.0 Deluxe and Eco-Carafe for Keurig 2.0 reusable coffee capsules review

When I reviewed the Keurig 2.0 K550 Coffee Brewing System last November, the only complaint I had was that you can’t use your own coffee in a reusable capsule nor can you use store-brand pods.  Green Mountain Roasters, Keurig’s parent company, had put some sort of “DRM” restrictions in their new 2.0 machines so they …

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Gift ideas for coffee and tea drinkers

Today is Black Friday, the official beginning of the holiday shopping season.  Coming up with gift ideas for everyone can be difficult, but here are a couple of ideas for the coffee and tea lovers. The Aerobie AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker has everything that the coffee lover needs to make a perfect cup of …

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Keurig 2.0 Model K550 Coffee Brewing System review

Keurig coffee brewing systems have been around for a while now.  There have been a lot of models over the years, but they remained pretty much the same.  They still only brewed a single cup at a time.  They all used the little pre-filled K-Cups available in a wide variety of flavors and brands.  If …

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Brew your coffee your way with this Timbuk2 travel kit

If your coffee is the key to a good morning for you, and if the cost of getting it your way is no object, then the Blue Bottle Coffee Travel Kit from Timbuk2 Bags is the perfect addition to your travel gear.  The kit is packed in a Timbuk2 bag with 14-oz waxed canvas exterior with …

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Old school single cup coffee maker

You don’t need a fancy coffee machine to make a single cup of coffee with the Rocket Fuel Pour-Over Coffee Brewer.  Simply insert a standard #2 coffee filter in the “red rocket-themed contraption”, add coffee grounds, and set it on top of your favorite coffee cup.  Pour in the hot water, and you’ll have a …

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Have freshly brewed coffee at the end of the world

With the Jetboil Flash Cooking System Java Kit, you can have fresh coffee when you’re camping, riding out the power outages in the aftermath of a storm, or while trying to survive the zombie apocalypse.  With each 100g Jetpower canister, you’ll be able to brew 12 liters of coffee in the FluxRing cooking cup with insulating cozy (one …

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Get your mobile java on with Nomad, The Go Everywhere Espresso Machine

Out camping and need that espresso fix, but can’t find a coffee shop? Nomad, The Go Everywhere Espresso Machine, a Kickstarter project from UniTerra, can solve that problem. Nomad is a portable hand-pumped espresso machine that is small and sturdy enough to carry almost anywhere. To use the Nomad, you add hot water to the water …

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Krups XP1000 Solo Steam Espresso Machine review

If you’re a coffee person, chances are you’ve owned a Krups product over the years.  They run the gamut in small appliance product offerings from toasters and blenders to juicers, panini presses, and high end pump espresso machines.  It was a Krups drip coffee machine that got me through my college years, and although I …

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The Best Part of Waking Up? Is Starbucks in your K Cup!

At Last!!!!!!!!  My cry has been heard! Not to be outdone by Dunkin Doughnuts, Starbucks is now getting into bed or…waking up…not sure which… with Keurig K Cup.   Dunkin Doughnuts has announced that you can now purchase their coffee blend in the single serve K Cups designed for the Keurig Coffee Brewers. Earlier they …

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