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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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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 ...