The Cake Editrix has a longish post about buying a coffeemaker and you should listen because she's a former barrista.
This is like having Xaviera Hollander give you lessons on sex. Only with coffee. And without the Eau de Guccioni. Okay, it's nothing like Xaviera Hollander, but it is very cool to have someone who actually understands coffee give a tutorial about coffeemakers.
If you're too lazy to read it all, I'll give you the condensed version:
Mr. Coffee FTX29
But really, shame on you. You should be thanking Kathy. She's forgotten more about coffee than you or I will ever know.
7 hours ago