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using my Moka to make coffee was the way I started the day for years

Bialetti, the Italian maker of the moka pot, a stovetop coffee machine and one of the most iconic kitchen appliances ever created, announced recently that the company is in major trouble—tens of millions of Euros in debt, unpaid salaries and taxes, revenues that are way down and look to be staying

It's not espresso and it can not match the creme you get from even a $300 low end nine bar espresso machine, but the Moka is great way to make coffee. The trick it to use cold water, room temperature beans, low heat on the stove and stop the brewing before the coffee gets to a boil. Those basic steps and you'll have a great cup of coffee every time for the cost of a $30 pot.
From The Humble Brilliance of Italy's Moka Coffee Pot

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