Paper filter vs. metal filter: Which makes the best cup of coffee? – CNET

By Taylor Martin | December 8, 2015 The type of filter you use when brewing coffee does matter. Learn whether you should be using reusable or disposable filters to make your daily cup of coffee. Should you use a metal or paper filter when brewing coffee? While the answer mostly hinges on personal preference, there are some important things to note about the differences in paper and metal filters. Learn how different filters can alter the appearance, taste and cost of your morning cup. Taste …

To tame bitter coffee, skip the sugar and add some salt instead 

By Akshat Rathi | October 19, 2015 Pass the salt. (Reuters/Nacho Doce) Coffee is my go-to choice for a cognitive boost. I enjoy a morning cup of joe (almost every alternate day), but like a lot of people I’m not a fan of coffee’s bitter flavor. So to mask it, apart from adding lots of milk, I guiltily dump in a sugar cube (or maybe two). I’m not alone. Even connoisseurs of coffee, such as the Specialty Coffee Association of …

If Non-Dairy Coffee Creamer Doesn’t Contain Cream, What DOES It Contain?

… That’s quite a cocktail to stir into your morning cup of coffee. Some creamers may have a few other ingredients, such as artificial flavorings, but that list above is the base of it. There is, however, a fairly big difference between the liquid and powdered non-dairy coffee creamers, being that powdered versions contain sodium alumionosilicate. This stuff is an anticaking agent and it is highly flammable. Don’t take our word for it though, let Dave Grohl prove it to you (and never …

Your morning coffee is about to get a little cheaper | New York Post

By Nicolas Fernandes | July 1, 2015 Photo: Shutterstock That morning cup of joe is going to start costing a little less for many caffeine lovers. J.M. Smucker said Wednesday it is cutting the price of its Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Cafe Bustelo, Cafe Pilon, and Millstone brands of coffee by about 6 percent. The cut could force rivals, like Kraft, the maker of Maxwell House, to follow suit, some on Wall Street said. The price cut follows a …

Love Coffee? Make Sure Your Brew is Sustainable « Know

By Nicholas Persac | March 31, 2015 Think twice before making that next pot of coffee. When you’re deciding between regular or decaf, and black or cream and sugar, you also need to ask: shade or sun-grown? One University of Texas at Austin researcher says that choice can help improve sustainability practices in the $100 billion global coffee industry. To explain the impact your morning cup of joe can have, Shalene Jha, an assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology in the …