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This is best for you if you have a smaller kitchen and want great tasting coffee. After roasting, grinding causes coffee to de-gas within minutes, causing it to quickly lose its aroma and become stale. Our tips and tricks cover methods fit for any level of experience. The Coffee Maven’s editors select and review products independently. We may receive a commission if you purchase through one of our links at no additional cost to you.

Just as importantly, you don’t have to give up valuable counter or cupboard space for a separate grinder. The cuisinart pots and pans set coffee maker is a fully automatic and programmable stainless steel machine. You can set it to start brewing when you wake up, so you have a warm and fresh cup of coffee waiting for you. When taking a look at the DGB 550BK by Cuisinart, you may be overcome by feelings of Deja Vu. The DGB 550BK grind and brew has almost the exact same feature set as it’s sibling coffee maker, the DGB650BC. And yes, both of these coffee makers use blade grinders, causing both coffee makers to be incredibly loud.

It’s the pinnacle of coffee making and dates back to 1884. It’s often expensive and can be a hassle to maintain and clean. I’ve owned it for some time now, and it’s easy to use, affordable and makes a killer cup of joe. That’s a difficult combination to find in a coffee maker. It offers the luxury of using fresh beans with the convenience (and sustainability!) of a programmable, large-serving coffeemaker. Easy to use programmable timer wake up to fresh coffee every morning.

Includes commercial gold tone coffee filter – no need for paper filters. Includes 2 charcoal water filters to improve the taste of your drinks. With just cuisinart pots and pans set two control buttons, you can’t really tinker with this coffee maker. This kind of simplicity is certainly a pro for some but will be a con for others.

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Pre-ground coffee is prone to oxidation where the oils and aromas in the beans are oxidized, resulting in stale, weak coffee. Do the benefits of the Grind and Brew outweigh the drawbacks? If your main goal is daily convenience and time savings, the DGB-900BC is a lifesaver. The automatic programming and all-in-one design streamlines your routine and eliminates early morning hassle.