Espresso Accessories

Who got an espresso machine for Christmas? I did—an Ascaso Dream if you must know. It doesn't work on its own though, so I'm currently kitting it out with a few choice accessories to get the whole barista thing just right. Aprons not included. For CH's hands-on reviews of coffee makers, see Coffee Classics and Coffee Innovations. Dualit Espresso Cups Made from stainless steel and …

Coffee Classics

Last week, CH featured the latest in Coffee Innovations—from a coffee maker that displays weather forecasts to Nespresso's no-fuss, high-end Le Cube. This week we turn our attention to the classics, rounding up the best (and some of the more unknown) traditional ways to brew a cup of Joe. Leaving out cone filters and French Press (choices are more or less straightforward in those styles), …

Coffee Innovations

There are more coffee products than ever, many boasting features promising to change your morning ritual and keep you caffeinated. We sifted through a range of coffee makers and culled a few noteworthy innovations. Single Serving Coffee Makers The Coffee For One from Rare Device is a ceramic French press with a matching mug and a stainless steel press that makes a 14oz serving. Coffee …