I use a food scale every single day when I’m home. Every single day. In fact, it’s usually one of the first things I use in my kitchen each morning, when I measure out my coffee beans for my Chemex. Sure, I could probably at this point estimate what 34 grams of coffee looks like, but I’d rather not take the risk of a less-than-perfect brew.
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