It's time to put away the coffee scoop, the tablespoon, and the measuring cup: Use a kitchen scale for the most accurate and consistent coffee brewing. (It won't make you a geek, but it will make your coffee taste better.)
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On paper, making coffee should be easy: Ground coffee plus hot water equals delicious, right? We discover one more reason this "simple" recipe is so hard to follow: How much is a "cup," anyway?