The Joy of Coffee
The Essential Guide to Buying, Brewing, and Enjoying - Revised and Updated
By Corby Kummer
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Paperback, 9780618302406, 304pp.)
Publication Date: August 2003
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In this revised and updated edition of the most authoritative guide to coffee, Corby Kummer travels the country and the world to give you all the latest information you need to make a great cup at home: The best beans and how to buy and store them The grinder that's essential for great coffee Incisive reports on brewing and espresso-making equipment and tips on how to get the best from them, with photographs of current models A complete, up-to-date list of sources for beans, equipment and Fair Trade organizations
One of the country's most respected food journalists, Corby Kummer is senior editor of The Atlantic Monthly. His 1990 series on coffee, on which this book is based, was nominated for a National Magazine Award. Kummer writes regularly for Martha Stewart Living, Self, the New York Times Magazine, Travel-Holiday and Food & Wine and is restaurant critic for New York Magazine. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.