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What are low-maintenance and plastic-free options for making coffee?

A French Press lasts forever. Or until you drop it, whichever comes first. I have a stainless steel thermos French Press which is bullet proof and keeps coffee warm for hours. Or you could be a ...
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Manual vs Automatic espresso machine

Go manual and you’ll never go back. It’s like a stick shift: more fun ‘cause there is more to play with! I think there are numerous advantages: Blessed silence. Pumps are not music to my ears when my ...
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original taste of coffee

How to store coffee: Put coffee in an airtight container and freeze it. Thaw only what you will use in the next week. While thawing frozen beans, keep them in an airtight container so moisture doesn’t ...
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What are low-maintenance and plastic-free options for making coffee?

What nobody has mentioned so far is a simple pour-over setup. Basically like the drip machine, just without the automatic and plastic parts. Assuming that you have an electric or stovetop kettle (or ...
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Manual / inconvenient / minimalist method to make coffee (aim is to reduce consumption)

The bottom right Ubuntu user looks like a coffee pad machine using Easy Server Espresso pods. I say this because it has the rounded bit above the cup which is where the coffee pad seems to go. Such ...
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What are low-maintenance and plastic-free options for making coffee?

Most types of stainless steel are not fully rust proof. For a good compromise between high effectiveness rust resistance and cost, look for products made of 316 stainless steel. This type of steel is ...
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