Guide

Select the Right Espresso Machine

Espresso was first made in Italy, although there is controversy over whether the name “espresso” comes from a word meaning “fast” or one meaning “to express.” The second explanation is more likely, since the first espresso machines used a small boiler to force steam and boiling water through the coffee grounds under pressure. These early […]

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How to Buy a Ukulele

The ukulele makes a great starter for both adults and children who are interested in picking up a musical instrument. There are only four strings to work with, compared to the six on a guitar. The instrument itself is also smaller and easier to handle for young children. The strings of a ukulele are nylon […]