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Coffee 101: Home-Brewed Right

There is certainly more to it in making a great cup of coffee. It’s easy to pour whatever is available around you; it can satisfy the “kick” but not always the taste you crave. If it’s good coffee, for me, it doesn’t even need the milk and sugar. If you’ve ever had that perfect cup, you know what I’m talking about! Like any creamy dark chocolate (rich in cocoa flavor, complimented by fruity or nutty notes), coffee can be enjoyed in the same way. Of course it needs to start with the right coffee beans and your pick of roast, but nutty and fruity notes can also be savored in coffee. My favorite cup is Peet’s Coffee’s deep roast, Guatemala San Sebastian, and the dark roast, Uzuri African Blend. Every time I go in to get my soy café au lait, dry, it’s heaven in a cup. I just tried making coffee this morning and well, not so heavenly (even when using a great brand)! So, I set out to see what can be done at home …