Lani Kingston believes that understanding the art and science of coffee helps you brew a better cup. You may or may not care that coffee was discovered in Ethiopia or that the beans are packed with antioxidants, but if you're eager to improve your morning mug, you'll find much to learn in this mini reference guide. And when it comes to upping your coffee game, you have options. It could be as simple as investing in a burr grinder, or you could take the full DIY plunge and start roasting beans at home. Either way, Kingston has you covered. The final chapter offers step-by-step instructions for all the major coffee-brewing methods, including espresso. And if you're interested in taking a deeper dive, you can read about coffee's history, anatomy, nutrition and even how technology has shaped the way we caffeinate today.

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