8 COFFEE HACKS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN YOUR LIFE
If you like doing everyday mundane things in smarter or unorthodox ways to make it fun, we have prepared a list of coffee hacks that will keep you astonished and make you wish you had known them earlier. Not convinced? Well, keep reading to find them out for yourself.
- POPCORN MAKER TO ROAST COFFEE
One of the best coffee crafting experiences at home is roasting the coffee. It’s exciting to watch the process of roasting as the green coffee pops and crackles. Popcorn makers function the same way as large scale coffee makers do, i.e by flipping and heating them completely.
- A TOUCH OF SALT TO REDUCE BITTERNESS
If the morning coffee turns out to be a little too bitter for your taste, there’s a better and quicker alternative than adding sugar. Add a pinch of salt – yes, it sounds weird, but it is a two-second fix against the bitter taste of the coffee. The sodium counteracts with the overpowering taste of the coffee. Why didn’t we know that before?
- A BLENDER CAN BE YOUR SUFFICE YOUR CRAVING FOR COLD BREW
Suppose you are at your parents’ or relatives’ place and want to brew a cold coffee for yourself, but don’t have the required things. Well, you do, only you aren’t aware. A blender and some patience can brew you a perfectly tasting cold coffee. Shocked how you were not aware of it? Well now you do, and you should try a hand at it.
- COFFEE-ICE-CUBES FOR ICED COFFEE
Are you a fan of iced coffee and hate it when it’s watered down by molten ice? Well, we have sorted it for you. All you need to do is freeze some leftover brewed coffee in the ice cube trays and voila, you have a homemade iced coffee with a perfect coffee pod flavor. You can choose to do this with milk or cream, giving your iced beverages a fulfilling taste.
- CURING THE COLD CUP
We have all noticed our piping hot coffee gets cold quite fast when poured in that cold cup kept in the pantry. So how do you keep your coffee warm for a long while? It’s pretty simple, just rinse your coffee mug in warm water before pouring the coffee. Yes, even we don’t know why did this not occur to us before?
- ANNOYING COFFEE STAINS
I am sure we all have had such moments when we notice an annoying coffee stain on the coffee mug before pouring the coffee. If it doesn’t go away with the dishwashing liquid, the next best option is baking soda. Scrub those stains after pouring some baking soda and it will drive the stains out in a few seconds. The hack also applies to travel mugs, carafes thermoses, and also coffee makers, you might have to add some vinegar to disinfect.
- IF DRINKING COFFEE IS A PART OF THE PROCESS
If drinking coffee is your company to complete the article, or finish writing the java codes, you must have often found yourself in moments where coffee is far from being warm. The usual next step is to heat the coffee in the microwave. You might not know or have noticed yet, but the microwave either heats the coffee unevenly or burns it. You should reheat it on the stove on a low flame to prevent it from burning. It just takes a few minutes but keeps the taste of the coffee intact.
- FRENCH PRESS IS YOUR TOOL FOR ESPRESSO AND LATTES
Craving for a rich, concentrated, and smooth espresso, but do not have the expensive machine? No worries your very own French Press will work just fine. Grinding the espresso beans and pouring enough hot water to keep them submerged will create a great espresso facsimile.
Now that the espresso is brewed let’s up the game by making the machine prepare you a frothed milk for the latte. Take the warm milk that you have heated on the stove or microwave and pour it into the blender. Once done, move the plunger up and down quickly a few times, and you will have a rich, frothy textured milk that will perfectly go with your French Press espresso. What are you waiting for? Go ahead and try it.
We hope that these newfound coffee hacks have made you excited to try them at the earliest, so get started.