7 Easy Tricks to Make Your coffee More Eco-Friendly

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One of the newest versions of a coffee pot today is the Keurig Coffee Machines.  This pot has been designed for easy use for one cup of coffee at a time.  It has grown quite popular by consumers because of its easiness to use and the variety of different flavors of coffee that can be purchased to be used with this pot.  The coffee is designed in a small plastic cup that when you put it in the coffee maker a hole is poked and the water will run through the cup and into your coffee cup waiting at the bottom.  There is a variety of flavored coffees such as mocha, French vanilla, decaf, regular roast, breakfast blend, do-nut flavored and way too many to name.
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How to reuse your K cups

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The range of single coffee makers, with disposable cups has become very popular in the home. Reusing K cups can not only to reduce costs but also maximize efficiency, so that we can continue to enjoy the freshly brewed taste in under a minute. Additionally, some people have concerns about the amount of disposable waste they produce.

However, the Keurig coffee maker has a reusable cup, which can be reused at least four times, and possibly more. Reusing your K cup can be broken down into a few steps and all that is required is a small piece of regular tin foil. Here’s how to do it:

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Top 5 Keurig coffee makers


The Keurig coffee makers have revolutionized the way we drink coffee. This is because unlike regular coffee machines, they are also hot water dispensers. This means that they can also be used to make tea, cocoa and other drinks. There are various designs depending on your budget, and are very convenient for the whole family. Below is a guide to 5 of the best Keurig coffee machines covering their older K-Cup design. We will be producing an updated review guide later in the year looking at their new Keurig 2.0 series of brewers, of which we recently purchased being the K550 (a very good machine too).

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What are the best K cups for 2014?


K cup varieties are becoming increasingly popular and are now available at a wide variety of store outlets. Additionally, Amazon has numerous delightful varieties available to order. The makers of the popular Keurig coffee makers, who founded the multibillion K cup industries, have a long established tradition, for making great tasting coffee. However, as found within other industries, there have been attempts by competitors to provide cheaper alternatives.

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How to Use a Keurig Single Cup Coffee Maker


There appears to be two main concerns that people have about using a single coffee maker. Firstly, that they may not be able to use their own coffee and secondly that there is a lot of waste with disposable K cups. However, the most unique feature of the Keurig Coffee maker is its simplicity. It is exceptionally simple to operate, yet gives perfect results, every time. Unlike regular coffee machines the Keurig can also be utilized as a hot water dispenser, which means that it is similar to making coffee using a kettle. The Keurig machines also come with a reusable cup; therefore there is less worry about too much wastage

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Top Coffee Makers – What Features to Look For


When you are looking for a coffee maker there are some features that you should not overlook. Some top coffee makers have perfected the manufacturing of their coffee machines to the extent that they made out of their models a benchmark having the features that are desired by most of the users.

The features that you should be looking for when choosing your coffee maker is not something that is cast in stone. Every consumer has his own preference, however there are some features that are important to most users without which the coffee experience would be lost.

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How to Brew Coffee – 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Brewing Your Coffee

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How to brew coffee might look an obviously simple and straight forward process. This is correct to a big extent. Brewing coffee is not a complicated thing and it is becoming even easier with the advances made in coffee machines.

As simple as it is, there are certain mistakes that you are making that comes between you and your perfect cup of coffee. I have listed those mistakes below so that you are aware of them and so that you can avoid making them when you prepare your next cup of coffee.

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Advantages of Pod Coffee Machines

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Owning one of the pod coffee machines is an idea that must have passed by many of coffee fans all over the world. These machines are considered a blessing for those who need a good cup of coffee without having to spend much time in preparing it.

These coffee makers do not work in the traditional way. No grinding or brewing is required; instead coffee is supplied in small pods that are covered with a paper filter. Each pod has 7 grams of coffee in it, an option for a double shot (14 grams of coffee) is also available for those who prefer their coffee strong.
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