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Dena Haines

Dena Haines is a co-founder and blogger on EnjoyJava - and is working to make it the best coffee blog in the world.

She also blogs about travel at Storyteller.Travel and photography at GudPixel. Dena is a partner at Storyteller Media, a publishing company she started with her husband, Bryan.

How to Make Turkish Coffee (Cezve): Simple 5-Step Recipe

Turkish coffee is made in a beautiful cezve, coffee pot. It is known for being very strong coffee. Here’s how to make Turkish coffee at home. You’ll use very fine coffee grounds and a low coffee to water ratio. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make Turkish Coffee With a …

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How to Make Instant Coffee Taste Better: 7 Tips for Great Flavor

Making instant coffee isn’t super complicated. But when you learn how to make instant coffee correctly, you’ll be surprised how much better it tastes. To make it correctly, it takes longer than an instant. But not by much. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make Instant Coffee Here are a …

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How to Make Vacuum Pot Coffee: Easy 9-Step Recipe

The coffee vacuum pot maker is a complicated method of brewing coffee. Also called the siphon coffee pot, the vacuum pot is a great way to experiment with your coffee. Here’s how to make vacuum pot coffee. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make Vacuum Pot Coffee Here’s the basic …

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How to Make AeroPress Coffee: 8 Steps for a Great Brew

AeroPress coffee is unique because of its inverted brew method, allowing the grounds to steep longer. Here’s how to make AeroPress coffee. Including pour and plunge (original) and inverted. Plus temperature and grind tips. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make AeroPress Coffee AeroPress Coffee Tips: Drizzle a small amount …

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How to Make Coffee in a Percolator: Easy 6 Step Recipe

Making percolator coffee is somewhat foolproof. The maker keeps things pretty automated. But there are still a number of tweaks and guidelines for making great percolator coffee. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make Coffee in a Percolator Here’s how to make a great pot of percolator coffee. Percolator Tips: …

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How to Make Great Chemex Coffee: Easy 6-Step Recipe

One of the most popular of the pour-over brewers, the Chemex coffee maker looks more like a decorative, glass kitchen vase than a coffee-making gadget. Here’s how to make Chemex coffee. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. Chemex Coffee Maker Here are a couple of tips for great-tasting coffee from your Chemex …

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How to Make Pour Over Coffee: 5-Step Recipe for Great Coffee

Pour over coffee is one of the simplest brew methods. You don’t require electricity or fancy machines. Just hot water, ground coffee, and a pour over brewer with a filter. Here’s how to make pour over coffee. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make Pour Over Coffee Here’s how to …

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How to Make French Press Coffee: Easy 5-Step Recipe

Brewing French press coffee is a simple process. You don’t need filters or electricity. Just a source of hot water, coffee grounds, and a French press. Here’s how to make great French press coffee. This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make French Press Coffee Here’s how to make a great …

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How to Brew Great Drip Coffee: 6 Tips to Make Drip Coffee

Sure, there are lots of fancy (and expensive) ways to make coffee. But did you know that you can make great coffee with your drip coffee maker? This guide is part of our How to Make Coffee series. How to Make Drip Coffee Here’s how to make a great cup of drip coffee. Drip Coffee …

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How to Make Coffee Taste Good: 5 Brew Tips for Better Coffee

The most important part of great-tasting coffee is the coffee itself. And the way you brew it also affects its flavor. Here’s how to make coffee taste good. To make coffee taste good, there are five components. I recommend choosing medium-roast, medium-grind Arabica beans. Watch out for water that’s too hot – it can make …

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