This question occurred to me today, as I was thinking about my days as a bustling barista at Starbucks, clinking those standard, bar-style shot glasses around (on a typical day one or two of them would break). One ounce is hardly anything… so (I figured) one “shot” must be more than that. Sure enough, the [...]
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I’ve been havin’ me some Peet’s Italian Roast the last few days (Peet’s coffee went on sale again the other day). This is my first time trying this particular Peet’s blend and, my initial reaction is less than excited. It’s a bit flat, kind of like any super dark blend you might get from Starbucks. [...]
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September 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Coffee Accessories, Espresso, Filters
An espresso pod is pre-packaged espresso ready to be loaded into a standard espresso maker to eliminate the hassle of having to grind the beans, pour them into the filter and tamp it yourself. They tend to come in cloth-like coffee filter packaging. They’re clean to use and clean to throw away after you’ve pulled [...]