Category Archives: Coffee

Brewing with the Saeco Aroma

While we are visiting my folks in Oregon, I’m using a new espresso machine and grinder. I am somewhat serious about brewing espresso, but packing up my equipment and taking it with us on the plane is kinda out of … Continue reading

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Best Shot Ever

So I’ve had my Rancilio Silvia and Mazzer Mini machines for over a month now and finally brewed the best espresso I’ve ever made. I just started a new bag of Peet’s, the Espresso Forte, and used a slightly new … Continue reading

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Say Hello to My Little Friends

Borrowing a line from Scarface, let me introduce you to my little friends, Miss Silvia and the Mini. They are my means to making a wonderful cup of espresso. They replaced the Krups steam toy and companion burr grinder, which … Continue reading

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Brewing My Own

I have recently been contemplating purchasing an espresso machine (and grinder to go with it). At first I visited ConsumerSearch to find reviews to determine what would be the best purchase. But that quickly turned into a long diversion of … Continue reading

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No More Starbucks

As of today, I’ve had it with Starbucks. I’ve used up the last of my Starbucks card and had the most disappointing iced caffe mocha yet. Normally Starbucks is simply filling a need, it is by no means my preferred … Continue reading

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From no dentist to great coffee

I was standing in front of the dentist’s office yesterday morning for my 9 o’clock appointment. The door was locked, and there’s no window to see if anyone is inside. This isn’t the first time this has happened, so I … Continue reading

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