All You Need to Clean Your Spice Grinder Is a Bit of Rice. Here's How You Do It.

There is nothing quite like a cup of freshly ground coffee. Knowing How to Clean a Spice Grinder or Coffee Grinder is an important kitchen tip to always ensuring you have your cup of coffee in the morning. The same goes for freshly ground spices; they make a world of difference that you can taste when preparing all sorts of recipes. Grinding your spices offers a more pronounced flavor to the recipe than simply using pre-ground spices without any added cost. Cleaning a spice grinder can feel like a laborious chore with so many nooks and crannies to get clean. And if you don't properly clean it, you might subject yourself to cooking with other spices or jumbling together odd combinations, and dealing with bits of months-old flavor spice and coffee dust. The good news is that this kitchen tip only requires using a bit of rice to get your coffee grinder looking like new again. All you have to do is put some rice into your coffee or spice grinder, then grinding it for approximately a minute, until the rice looks like dust. The rice bits will magically dislodge any residual spices and absorb their fragrant oils, eliminating all traces of flavor. The rice will do the same for any coffee dust that is left in the grinder.

Coffee is a popular brewed drink that is prepared from roasted coffee beans. Coffee beans are the seeds of the berries that come from the Coffea plant. The Coffea plant is native to some islands in southern Asia and subtropical Africa. The Coffea plant was exported from Africa to countries around the world and coffee plants are now cultivated in more than 70 countries. You will find coffee cultivated primarily in the equatorial regions of the Americas, India, Southeast Asia, and Africa. The two most commonly grown coffee varieties are the highly regarded arabica and the less sophisticated but stronger and more hardy robusta. Once ripe, coffee beans are then picked, processed, and dried. Dried coffee beans are then roasted to varying degrees, depending on the flavor that is desired. Roasted coffee beans are then ground and brewed to produce coffee as a beverage. The earliest evidence of coffee-drinking appears in the middle of the 15th century in the Sufi shrines of Yemen. It was in Arabia that the coffee seeds were first roasted and brewed, in a similar way to how they are now prepared. Coffee seeds were first exported from Eastern Africa to Yemen, as the coffee plant is thought to have been indigenous to the former. Yemeni traders took coffee back to their homeland and began to cultivate the seed. Coffee is now a beverage that is enjoyed all over the world.

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