A kitchen appliance that has become an integral part of millions of people’s routines is the coffee maker. There is nothing like starting the day with a freshly brewed cup of coffee.

It’s a must have kitchen appliance for all coffee lovers. These coffee makers can also be used for making oats, instant noodles, boiled eggs and much more. This article will take you through usefulness of a coffee maker, how to use the appliance and meals that you can make in it.

What is a coffee maker? 

A coffee maker is an electric countertop machine that brews coffee. It’s a very simple yet highly efficient machine. The hot plate at the bottom consists of a heating element. The water from the coffee maker’s storage runs through these heating elements and gets boiled when switched on.

Once heated the hot water bubbles created moves upwards through these tubes towards the drip plate. This plate sprays water evenly on the coffee grounds in the filter basket. The flowing hot water picks up coffee bean’s oil essence and moves into the coffee pot. The freshly brewed coffee is ready!

An amateur cook can even operate this user-friendly appliance. Modern coffee makers have extra setting options like a pause button, automatic timer etc. that helps you to brew coffee as per your taste and convenience.

How to use a coffee maker

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A coffee maker is easy to use simple appliance. Firstly, add the coffee filter in the filter basket. Then add a measured amount of coffee in it. Make sure you read the instructions on the coffee maker that you have bought. This will tell you coffee to water ratio required by the appliance, it also depends on your taste.

The coffee water tank or reservoir is where you have to pour water. You can use the measuring scale embossed on the tank to check the quantity of water added. Once you have added the coffee and water, plug in the coffee maker and turn it on. Few coffee makers have a manual time setting while others are automatic. Within minutes’ coffee is brewed and gets collected in the coffee pot and is ready to serve.

For the best coffee experience, This enhances the flavor in brewed coffee. Always seal the coffee in airtight containers to keep the coffee aroma intact. Use the right sized grinds for brewing. For a standard coffee maker, the medium grind is good enough. Also, the water should be just below boiling temperature for the brewing process. These few tips will enhance flavors in your coffee.

Coffee Maker maintenance 

a period of time. Hence it’s necessary to clean your coffee maker to retain brewed coffee’s quality. It’s easy to disassemble the pot and the brew basket. These should be thoroughly washed, cleaned and dried before reusing. The rest of the machine should be wiped with a wet or a soapy rag. Wipe the outsides of the appliance and remove any grinds from warming plate. Once all parts are dry, then re-assemble your machine. This basic cleaning method should be followed after every use. Some coffee makers suggest deep cleaning process for a long life of your appliance. Make sure to follow that cleaning process as per manual instructions.

The rest of the machine should be wiped with a wet or a soapy rag. Wipe the outsides of the appliance and remove any grinds from warming plate. Once all parts are dry, then re-assemble your machine. This basic cleaning method should be followed after every use. Some coffee makers suggest deep cleaning process for a long life of your appliance. Make sure to follow that cleaning process as per manual instructions.

Some coffee makers suggest deep cleaning process for a long life of your appliance. Make sure to follow that cleaning process as per manual instructions.

 

A coffee maker is a must have kitchen appliance for all coffee lovers. Share your coffee maker experience in the comment section below.

 

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