A cup of coffee is just that, right?

A cup of coffee is how I start my day.  I grind my own beans and use a finer grind to achieve a darker more flavorful brew. I enjoy the taste of coffee, and I thought grinding my own beans was enough to enjoy a great cup.  

I have been a member of the monthly coffee club, which is far from a great cup of coffee,. Its a bitter, shallow flavored, commercial grind that claims to be good to the last drop (yeah right).  It is a good source of caffeine and cheap, but that’s only pros.  So I stopped paying and drinking the stuff.

Recently, I was reading a post on a friend’s blog about making the perfect cup of coffee. Continue reading