Episode #8 : Home Roasting Series #2 |The Skillet Method

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Green Coffee Source

Welcome back to!  This week features a simple method of roasting green coffee in the convenience of your kitchen.  All you need is some green coffee, a covered heavy gauge covered skillet, and a metal collander.  Last week I showed you how to roast using an airpopper, this method makes it easier to reach greater depth in the roasting process.  I found that roasting in the popper was difficult to progress beyond the first crack.  I believe that some machines reach higher temparatures, and perhaps roasting outdoors in a northern cliamate may have contributed to this.  Either way, I found the skillet method more consistent once you learn the smells, appearances, and sounds of roasting.  Roasting coffee in a skillet on your stove top is very easy, it [Read more…]

CoffeeNate Episode #1 : The French Press

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Wow, after weeks of waiting with baited breath you are about to embark on the online coffee revolution!  My set has been turned into a construction zone which severely hampered efforts to get this site off the ground, but NO MORE EXCUSES!  I’ve put the distractions aside and have produced the first CoffeeNate video.  This week I am covering a simple brewing method that produces a superior tasting cup of coffee.  You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on a brewer to make a great tasting, high quality cup of coffee!  The French Press is a very underrated way of making coffee.  Follow the simple instructional video guide and you’ll be making your own tasty joe in minutes.  One of the most important things you will need is [Read more…]