Coffee grinder or coffee mill. That”s one of the great debates. Actually they are one in the same. Coffee mills were the original _expression, and most commonly found in early literature. Today the term is coffee grinder and preferred by most people four to one. Coffee is what starts the day and keeps us going. People can”t exist without there coffee. And if you have the money fresh ground is the only way.
The reason for inventing the coffee grinder is obvious. Of course you can make coffee the most primitive of ways, boiling the coffee beans, and many have. However, the first grinders were made my the Greeks, Turks, and Romans. Early mills were handmade in this country by blacksmiths and carpenters in the late 1700s and the first half of the 19th century. Antique coffee grinders or mills are a big with collectors today. If you want to be a collector look for mills or grinders unique in some aspect or that have a recognizable manufacturers brand stamped on them.
As you can imagine people love coffee grinders. What better way to have fresh coffee? And the aromas of the fresh ground beans are heaven. Even none coffee drinkers appreciate the smell of fresh ground coffee.
In the ever-changing micro-wave world of new and better we now have the indispensable coffee maker grinder. A one-in-all machine that grinds your favorite coffee beans just before brewing from self filtered water…automatically. Fantastic coffee. The Freshest of the fresh!