The kitchen grind: In my za’atar, I prefer using fresh thyme over dried and running the sesame seeds and thyme through a spice grinder. I keep a cheap blade-type coffee grinder on hand to do grinding for my spices, but they do leave their mark, so you won’t want to use it for coffee anymore. Processing white rice before cleaning the grinder absorbs some of the residual spice fragrance and flavor.
Get a good coffee grinder. Grinding coffee beans immediately prior to brewing leaves the aromatic, flavorful oils intact and makes coffee taste fresher. Most coffee grinders have a “coarseness” setting that lets you to adjust the coarseness of the grind to accommodate different ways.
I gathered for you some information on available coffee grinders. If you are using a traditional ground coffee espresso machine or would like to get one, you should consider buying a coffee grinder to grind the coffee beans mixture of your choice. Here are some nice options, ordered by cost: