Alex Praytor

Alex Praytor worked her first job as a barista, finished college, and then took a tour to the other side of the globe. She fell in love with espresso and her would-be husband in Europe. She spends her spare time visiting native Texas landmarks, ancient castles, and all the coffee shops she finds along the way. At home, she is a mom, ESL teacher, and writer, who hones her coffee-making skills daily. She enjoys passing on her coffee findings to fellow caffeine addicts in search of the perfect cup.

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Top BPA Free Coffee Makers of 2021 – Beginners Review of Best Non Toxic Machines

When you’re on the hunt for the best coffee maker to fit your needs, you probably go in with a list of wants and needs. However, we think the biggest factor on that list is taste. If we were sure we could get that clean taste and perfect cuppa by buying this coffee maker, our …

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Top 8 Grind and Brew Coffee Makers (Best Coffee Maker With Grinder)

For all the coffee lovers out there, we know that freshly ground coffee is the best-tasting coffee. No matter how good your coffee brand is, it can still be better if it’s freshly ground right before your brew. So what stops us from grinding coffee beans fresh for every cup? The answer usually boils down …

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Top Ninja Coffee Maker of 2021: A Beginners Review of Ninja’s Best Machines

When browsing the coffee maker section to find a coffee machine to replace your old one, it’s hard not to notice Ninja coffee makers screaming out for attention while sitting amongst their competition. The Ninja designs are just a little more edgy, sleek, and will never quite fit in with the crowd. Ironically they are …

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De’Longhi Eco310 Icona Review: Things to Brew On Before You Buy This Espresso Maker

When I headed off to the other side of the pond in my mid-20s, little did I know it would forever change the way I drink my coffee. As an American, I thought that a straight espresso would basically take all the bitterness of the coffee bean and sock it to you along with an …

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Breville Cafe Roma Review [ESP8XL 2021 Update] – Is it Worth It?

While I do enjoy the simplicity of drip machines, for me, nothing beats the flavor of a classic espresso with crema on top. At the beginning of my coffee-drinking career, I thought an espresso existed simply to make delicious lattes, cappuccinos, and perhaps a dirty chai every now and then. While these are great uses …

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Nespresso Vertuoline vs Evoluo: A Tale of 2 Rich Brewers (2021 Winner Is…)

Espresso can be the perfect drink to get you started in the morning. Its rich flavor and smooth texture include everything we love about a coffee packed into a demitasse. But while we may love the taste of espresso and our favorite coffee drinks, we may not always want to be an in-house barista the …

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Best Under Cabinet Coffee Makers: 5 Space Saver Machines (2021 Update & Review)

If you are living in a small space, RV or small apartment, you know how important it is to make every nook and cranny count! The under cabinet coffee maker was designed with small spaces in mind. Most coffee makers take up a fair share of your counter space and are top-access which requires you …

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