What Kind of Coffee Grinder Is Best?

Maria Cleaveland of Equator Estate Coffees & Teas thinks that the blade grinder most of us have in our kitchen just doesn’t do the trick because it produces an inconsistent grind. She recommends burr grinders, which crush the coffee beans rather than smash them, and which offer the most control.

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