The ratio of coffee to water is key to making a great cup of joe. The Black Bear Micro Roastery has made a chart for easy reference, showing you the right amount of water to use with your freshly ground coffee.
If you’re looking to perfect your bar technique, you need to learn how to perform common bar tasks, such as muddling mint without ripping the leaves and the “dry shake,” which makes cocktails with egg white in them foam up. The folks at Serious Eats have all this and more covered in their cocktail mixing guide.
Don’t know a ristretto from an espressino? Want to mix up your coffee options to include more uncommon drinks (some with names like the “dead eye” and “Borgia”)? Then here’s an infographic worthy of posting in your kitchen.
Wine has so many varieties and varying degrees of value that it can be intimidating to order when you’re out to dinner. Gerald Morgan Jr, Sommelier at Simplified Wine, has some tips on choosing and ordering wine that can help alleviate the confusion and intimidation.