Do coffee beans go bad?

Answer Sunlight, air, moisture and heat can all negatively affect the taste of coffee. After coffee beans are roasted, the oils in the beans come to the surface and turn rancid within a few days, altering... Read More »

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When you buy coffee beans, or pre-packaged ground coffee, how do you know if it's Arabica or Robusta?

Here's some hints to helping you find Arabica beans:If it doesn't say 100% Arabica, it probably isn't.If it costs less than $10, it's probably robusta.If it comes in a can, it probably is robusta.I... Read More »

Do coffee beans need to be ground to make coffee?

Coffee beans must be ground in order to make coffee. Coffee is brewed, meaning that hot water flows through the ground coffee beans, extracting oils and flavors on its way. In the case of espresso,... Read More »

Are coffee beans really beans?

Coffee beans are known as beans because of their resemblance to beans but coffee beans are actually seeds. Once a coffee plant is ready to be harvested, coffee beans are gathered from the pulp of r... Read More »

How to Decorate a Coffee Mug With Coffee Beans?

What better way to declare to the world that you are a serious coffee drinker than to decorate a coffee mug with real coffee beans? Read the steps below to learn two easy ways to use coffee beans t... Read More »