Do Oily Coffee Beans Clog Your Grinder?

coffee beans with ground coffee

The process coffee lovers use to make the beverage has come full circle. Before the 19th century, families used to grind beans to produce this hot drink. That’s until a pair of Pittsburgh brothers introduced pre-roasted coffee in 1964. In the 20th century, freeze-dried instant grounds became available, further simplifying preparation. Today, many people have returned to … Read more

Why Does My Cocktail Shaker Leak?

man using cocktail shaker

So, you’ve got yourself a cocktail shaker for your home bar and you’re ready to start mixing up drinks like the home bartender you desire to be. Maybe you’re ready to start making that martini or that gin fizz, and then the next thing you know your hands are covered in liquid. Yup, your cocktail … Read more

Are Wine Coolers Beer?

wine coolers

Chances are pretty good that you’ve encountered wine coolers at least once in your life. I remember being in high school and having some of the cool kids show up at a party with some wine coolers and thinking we were all so cool drinking them. Wine coolers are often though of as a girly … Read more

Does Coffee Have Carbs?


For people who love coffee, the question of how many carbohydrates are in a cup of their morning pick-me-up can be a complicated one.   Black coffee has been on the “approved” list of goods in many diet plans for decades due to its low calorie content.   On the other hand, there are multiple magazine … Read more

Does Coffee Mold?


The fact that coffee comes from a plant is no surprise to most people. In fact, a good amount of marketing emphasizes the coffee bean as the primary source of the drink as well as its heritage in Central and South America. However, until someone has left a used filter in a coffee machine for … Read more

Why Does My Bunn Coffee Maker Overflow?

bunn coffee maker

Your coffee machine can determine if you’re going to have a good day or not. And a brewer that produces great coffee and works as expected is crucial to getting your morning right. I don’t know about you, but an overflow of coffee or water from my coffee machine is the last thing I want … Read more