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 Automatic Pour Over Coffee Makers (2022): 9 Best Brewers for Beginners & Pros

If you enjoy drinking small-batch specialty coffee brews, single-origin coffees, or using lightly roasted coffee beans, a pour-over method can showcase all the intricate flavors of your brew like no other. The pour-over brew process usually consists of a Chemex glass carafe (or a similar brand) with a focus on your water temperature, coffee-to-water ratio, …

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11 Best Espresso Machines Under $100 of 2022: Complete Guide & Review

An espresso machine can turn a kitchen countertop into an at-home coffee bar. You can try your hand at espresso-based specialty drinks and even work on your latte art skills. However, one of the main things holding you back can be the price of the espresso machine. Some espresso machines are definitely not priced for …

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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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