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    Where To Find Green Coffee Beans

    There are probably as many perspectives on how to find good quality green coffee beans as there ...

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    So You Want to Roast Coffee? : Part 3

    After my last installment, you probably wonder at the title of the series. You might be ready ...

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    So, You Want to Roast? : Part 2

    What do you get when you lock Juan Valdez and Orville Redenbacher in a cell together? Roasted ...

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    So, You Want To Roast Coffee? : Part 1

    If you’re reading this, I fear your heart has been smitten by that little brown “bean” we ...

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    My Best Tip for Home Roasting

    For the next several posts I am going to try to share some of what I have learned about ...

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Where To Find Green Coffee Beans

There are probably as many perspectives on how to find good quality green coffee beans as there are home roasters. I would not say that my method is the best, but I guess sometimes it is better to be lucky than good. I am one of those people who ...

So You Want to Roast Coffee? : Part 3

After my last installment, you probably wonder at the title of the series. You might be ready to turn it right back at me; “So, you want to roast coffee?” Thankfully, my answer to that question was, and is… yes! My desire to roast coffee at home ...

So, You Want to Roast? : Part 2

What do you get when you lock Juan Valdez and Orville Redenbacher in a cell together? Roasted coffee, of course! And if you didn’t get that, maybe you’ve never heard about roasting coffee in a hot air popcorn popper. If not, this installment is ...

So, You Want To Roast Coffee? : Part 1

If you’re reading this, I fear your heart has been smitten by that little brown “bean” we affectionately refer to as coffee (a.k.a. the list of coffee names that Dave Parton wrote about.) You may recognize the symptoms. It starts with a casual ...

My Best Tip for Home Roasting

For the next several posts I am going to try to share some of what I have learned about roasting coffee in the Behmor 1600 home coffee roaster. If you are a home roaster or if you are a fan of Sweet Maria’s website on the internet you may know ...

Roasting Coffee Indoors – Episode #186

This is part 2 of Jason’s first time roasting coffee at home indoors. In part one he showed the modifications he made to this popcorn popper in order to roast coffee at home. In this episode he is going to let you take an inside look at ...

NEVER LEAVE THE ROASTER UNATTENDED!

I don’t want this to end up being a shameless plug or advertisement for any particular roaster, but I am going to share my experience. If you have been following each of my posts, you know that I began home roasting in a popcorn popper. You may ...

Roasting Coffee with a Popcorn Popper

Jason roasts coffee for the first time ever on a popcorn popper outside in his backyard. The whole roasting process took around 5 minutes. Roast Coffee at Home If you want to try this at home all you will need is: 1) Green Coffee 2) Popcorn ...

Roasting Methods

Why does the same coffee taste different when roasted in a fluid bed (moving air) roaster than it does when roasted in a drum roaster? Just like the same foods can be made to taste different by cooking them differently, coffees can be made to ...

A Basic Understanding of Flavor Profiles

I must apologize for the previous post, it was far more technical than I had intended, but I trust that it was not so technical as to be boring. Also, to understand the information contained in it is essential to understanding why your coffee ...