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Barista at Home: Grinding Coffee

Barista at Home: Grinding Coffee

The humble coffee grinder. It’s the unsung hero of the coffee bar. Standing in the shadows of flashy espresso machines and towering batch brewers, grinding coffee without fanfare. If espresso equipment were a band, the coffee grinder would be the bass player. Just like solid bass grooves underpin tasty melodies, grinding coffee properly can really help your espresso and brewed…

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Barista at Home: The Espresso Machine

Barista at Home: The Espresso Machine

It’s the concentrated essence of coffee. A pure expression of the flavors locked in the bean. Coffee with its amplifiers turned up to eleven. We call it espresso. After one sip of a well-made espresso, one might wonder how such intensity of flavor is even possible. Baristas know that extracting the best flavors from good coffees takes finely ground coffee,…

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Barista at Home: Coffee Brewing Gear

Barista at Home: Coffee Brewing Gear

The gift-giving season is upon us. Need some ideas for your friendly neighborhood coffee geek? Here’s a hint: home baristas love toys. Make no mistake, professional baristas can MacGuyver rigs to brew great coffee out of some pretty random household items when needed. Having the right tools can make achieving good coffee easier, more consistent, and much more fun though.…

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Great Coffee Takes Quality Water

Great Coffee Takes Quality Water

At Dilworth Coffee, everyone knows we focus on serving you an outstanding cup of coffee. Sure, that begins with the highest quality beans, but equally important in making great coffee is the quality water that is used to brew it. That’s because hot H2O is the solvent that extracts the flavors and oils out of coffee beans. A cup of…

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Opening a Coffee Shop

Opening a Coffee Shop

Opening a coffee shop. Even if it is your dream, it may seem complicated. And in a world where coffee lines die out as frequently as Billboard one-hit wonders (remember Los Del Rio’s “Macarena” or James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful”?), building a coffee business that’s built to last takes more than inspiration. Building a successful coffee business — whether you are…

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Fresh Coffee is the Best Coffee

Fresh Coffee is the Best Coffee

At Dilworth, we want you to know about the coffee that goes into your cup. Because processes that degrade beans begin soon after roasting, fresh coffee that is stored properly has the best flavor. To understand the importance of fresh coffee, let’s start with the process of roasting. Roasting coffee begins when heat is introduced to the green coffee beans. Inside the…

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