• Air-Roasting
    Air Roast VS Drum ‘Coffee Roasting’

    Roasting There are two basic methods of roasting. This is true of both commercial roasting ...

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    How to Choose Green Beans

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

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    A Dedicated Roaster

    It was not long before I had managed to convince myself that I needed to find a way to roast ...

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    Time to Upgrade the Coffee Roaster?

    My first attempt at home roasting had proven to be quite successful, but I had learned a lot ...

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Fresh Roasted Coffee Taste

Fresh Roasted Coffee In this video we taste a fresh roasted coffee from a Benettis, a local roaster here in Kansas City and give you the chance to win coffee. We also jump into the coffee forum and discuss some really exciting topics around ...

Coffee Variety

Coffee Variety After roasting a few batches of the varieties of beans that came with my initial order, and roasting them to a couple of different roast levels, it was time to expand my green coffee bean inventory to include a variety of coffees ...

The Nesco Professional Roaster

The Nesco roaster is a solid home roaster. It combines fluid bed (a stream of hot air) with a mechanical auger that keeps the beans constantly moving so that they roast a little more quickly and a lot more uniformly. Nesco Roaster The controls ...

Understanding Behmor Profiles

If you have ever used a Behmor or have had the opportunity to see one in person you may have seen the P1-P5 buttons. At first, they can be very confusing, but thanks to the manual and internet, I now have a guideline for which profile setting to ...

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes :: First Time Roasting Coffee

I began roasting coffee at home the way that many people, from what I have read, began home roasting: with a side vented hot-air popcorn popper.  As I said in my first post, the first time I had ever seen someone with home roasted coffee I ...

Pallet to Palate – My Coffee Journey

I don’t know about you, but since I was a child I have been taught to appreciate quality. My dad always used to say to me: “Son, you get what you pay for” and I have grown up believing him. Regardless, we sometimes lack the judgment to be able ...

Home Roasting Kenya to a Full City Roast

Hey everyone! It’s been a fun week in the world of roasting. I hope everyone had a chance to check out my first article. Opinions are welcome here. I’ve been getting to know my Behmor a little better now. I roasted up some Guatemala Finca La ...

Adventures in Home Roasting

Welcome to home roasting, a Sunday special with me, Jamie from The Coffee Adventures. I am a coffee addict as most of you know, who has a serious passion for coffee.  I’ve been roasting coffee for a few months now and have recently moved up ...