technique: coffee roasting 5

technique: coffee roasting
Freshly roasted coffee is great. Believe me, I am extremely skeptical of any fad where something cheap is marketed as having a more “special” version that conveniently costs more of your money to experience. Since I don’t have any kind of developed palate when it comes to wine, for example, you can find me sometimes...

coffee roasting: roasters

coffee roasting: roasters
As a foodie technique, roasting coffee is becoming one of the greats… you can’t go wrong with something so homemade, economy conscious, and delicious. It does, however, tend to have a polarizing effect on your cred, so be warned: some people will think it’s awesome and ask how to do it, and some people will...

coffee brewing

coffee brewing
I love coffee, which doesn’t make me unique, but does make me warm and happy in the mornings as I enjoy a hot cup of home-roasted goodness. My days in college as a Starbucks barista gave me a head start on coffee snobbery, and now that I’m several years older and a few hundred cups...

coffee grinders

coffee grinders
Grinding your own coffee is a great entry level activity if you’re trying to become either a foodie or a hipster. In both cases, you’ll eventually have to take a few more steps to get any cred, but for now let’s take a look at making big pieces of coffee into smaller ones, and why....