2019 Holiday Gift Ideas

2019 Holiday Gift Ideas

I know it's not yet Thanksgiving and I'm one of those people that hates to see Christmas candy in the grocery store before even Halloween passes, b...

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Your A.M. Happy Hour.

Your A.M. Happy Hour.

"The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it." ~ Winston Churchill   ...

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Choosing Beyond the Label.

Choosing Beyond the Label.

Whenever I see the latest Wawa commercial with the woman deciding which of the dozen or more coffees she should choose from, I'm reminded how diff...

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The Alton Brown of Coffee.

The Alton Brown of Coffee.

Many of us love the over-the-top food science presented by Alton Brown. I stumbled upon a guy who did the same thing for coffee in a TedX video. ...

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Half a resolution.

Half a resolution.

As I wrote last New Year's Eve on Facebook, resolve to drink better coffee in the new year. But many are health conscious (or at least for the firs...

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Coffee Misconceptions.

Coffee Misconceptions.

One of House Cup's goals is to help average consumers (that's you and me) make and enjoy a better cup of coffee at home. This week we're going to ...

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Drip. Drip. Drip.

Drip. Drip. Drip.

If you've been following along each week, you now know why and how to use great water with great coffee in the right proportions to make a great cu...

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This and that.

This and that.

If you've been paying attention, you have great water and fresh coffee. Now the question is how to put the two together for a great cup of coffee. ...

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The daily grind.

The daily grind.

In our last post, we stressed the importance of fresh coffee, purchased whole and ground just before brewing. Today we're going to share tips on gr...

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Let's stay fresh.

Let's stay fresh.

Now that we have great water, the next important component for a great cup of coffee is of course the coffee itself. Here are some tips to have the...

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It's in the water.

It's in the water.

A good cup of coffee is made up of about 98.75% water so it makes sense that the better the water, the better the cup of coffee. There are a coupl...

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