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Try French press coffee with this $10 Bodum (40% off)

See what all the French press fuss is about, and save some counter space while you're at it.

David Watsky Senior Editor / Home and Kitchen
David lives in Brooklyn where he's spent more than a decade covering all things edible, including meal kit services, food subscriptions, kitchen tools and cooking tips. Since earning a BA in English from Northeastern in Boston, he's toiled in nearly every aspect of the food business, including as a line cook in Rhode Island where he once made a steak sandwich for Lamar Odom. Right now, he's likely somewhere stress-testing a blender or researching the best way to make bacon. Anything with sesame is his all-time favorite food this week.
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French press coffee makers have some distinct advantages over the bigger machines. For one, they save you some serious counter space, since the average French press is about the size of a large jar. You can also easily sling your French press along to an Airbnb or camping trip if you're worried there won't be life-giving coffee there. If you've felt the urge to go French, snatch this Bodum 3-cup French press coffee maker for 40% off, marked down to $10 right now.

French press purists contend that coffee filters remove oils and flavors from the beans, so the French press method, with no coffee filter used, results in a fuller taste.

When CNET's Brian Bennett tested French presses, a similar Bodum model made his list of the best French presses for brewing strong, well-balanced and richly flavored coffee. The Bodum holds 12 ounces and is one of the smaller models, but it's a great size for a household with one or two coffee drinkers.

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