It’s no secret that I absolutely love coffee. In fact, I went from very much disliking the smell and taste of the popular beverage as a child to being an adult coffee connoisseur with a love of freshly ground, perfectly roasted beans brewed to perfection. And while I can get the results I crave at home, the process is time consuming and can sometimes make a mess.
That’s where the new Breville the Grind Control Coffee Machine comes in, and it is any true coffee lover’s dream come true! With a built-in grinder and a plethora of customizable settings, making the perfect cup of coffee has never been so easy! I recently received the machine to review and I had it out of the box and on the counter within minutes.
I fully believe that better beans make better coffee, so I chose a fair trade, organic Kicking Horse blend for the machine. The grinder compartment on top of the machine holds a full pound of coffee beans without compressing the beans too much and I loved the convenience of not having to load a grinder every time I wanted to make coffee. The grinder let me choose how finely the coffee was ground as well, so I could get a smooth, dark espresso brew with no trouble at all. [Read more…]