Monthly Archives: February 2010

A Quality Burr Coffee Grinder Makes A Difference

Capresso Metal Infitity Coffee Grinder on Sale $119.99

The Metal version of the Capresso Infinity adds elegance and weight to this very versatile coffee grinder. With a wide range of settings, the Infinity can grind from Turkish fine to course for French Press.

The coffee grinder is an essential piece of equipment found inside houses of coffee lovers. It grinds espresso beans into fine or medium grounds, suitable for traditional coffee makers. A coffee grinder is an important appliance for coffee drinkers. It grinds the beans for brewing purposes. It produces fresh and aromatic flavors of coffee. It can make fine or coarse grounds, depending on the user. It has become more popular now, tracing its beginnings in the old fashioned pestle and mortar.

Top grinders, like the Capresso Infinity and the Baratza Virtuoso grind coffee into a removable receptacle. This is great for drip coffee and French press and still works ok for espresso. Other espresso grinders grind into a doser, for example the Mazzer Mini and the Rancilio Rocky. The doser is designed to catch and store the ground coffee until a dose of coffee is needed for a shot of espresso. This works great in higher volume espresso environments; just pull the dosing lever and a measured portion of coffee is dropped into your portafilter basket. Grinders with a doser are not convenient for drip and French press as they only dispense a little coffee at a time. The last group of coffee grinders is called “doserless”, the Pasquini K2 and the Rancilio Rocky Doserless are examples. Doserless grinders simply have a chute where coffee slides out into what ever you choose to catch it with. This makes them versatile for a range of coffee and espresso preparation. They also have a distinct advantage for the typical low volume home user, with a doserless model, you only grind what you need at any given time. The most elegant solution for espresso comes from Mazzer, the electronic doing grinder has all the advantages of a doserless grinder, but neatly measures the correct amount of ground coffee for the perfect shot of espresso.

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Review of the Jura Capresso ENA 5 Super Automatic Espresso Maker And Coffee Center

Jura is a Swiss-based company known for producing high end small kitchen appliances. They have been in business since 1931 and are considered to be the pioneers in the espresso machine industry. Jura joined forces with Capresso seven years ago, and together they have put out some of the best espresso coffee makers available on the market today.

Jura Capresso ENA 5 Black
Your Price $1,199

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Espresso Machines

Author: Katya Coen

Baristas are trained in the art of making the perfect espresso. It requires a lot of patience and practice and is not easy to master. However, there is an easier way. An espresso machine. Espresso machines make espresso a much simpler beverage to create by controlling the temperature precisely.

There are several different types of espresso machines available, each functioning in a different manner. There are piston-driven espresso machines, semi-automatic machines, and automatic espresso machines.

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Home Espresso Machines 101

Author: Katya CoenHome espresso machines have become more popular than ever in the past few years. With the cost of stopping for an espresso skyrocketing, more and more families are opting for buying a home espresso machine.

 

Home espresso machines are scaled back versions of the commercial ones used in coffee shops. How scaled back is up to you. You can spend a lot of money and have a top of the line, do it all machine or buy a lower end machine and still make wonderful espressos.

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving – A Refurbished Jura Capresso Impressa J5

The Jura J5 is the newest super automatic espresso / coffee machine from Jura Capresso. It features several functional advancements making it a great choice for the home or office. The heart of the Jura Capresso J5 is new Ceramic Valve Technology. By utilizing advanced ceramic engineering, the pathway coffee travels within the J5 is substantially reduced, the result is better & hotter coffee with even thicker crema. The compact design of the Impressa J5 features smooth lines with elegant accents as well as cup illumination.

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Espresso Yourself – With A Jura Capresso Espresso Machine

The Jura capresso ENA4 super automatic espresso and coffee centers are the slimmest yet, less than 9 1/2 inches wide. Offering super easy bean to cup functionality. The Jura Capresso ENA from 1st In Coffee, features a professional grade coffee grinder to provide outstanding crema coffee, espresso, cappuccino and latte. Grinds, tamps, brews, serves and self cleans in less than 60 seconds. Special price $699.

The majority of coffee experts considers brewing coffee fast and under high pressure the ideal process to extract maximum flavor and aroma from your coffee. The high pressure and the short brewing time prevent the extraction of bitter oils and release less caffeine than other brewing methods.

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