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  1. Intro to Home Roasting Class

    Intro to Home Roasting Class

    Sign up for this roasting basics class. It's going to be a lot of fun.

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  2. A few roasting articles to get you started

    A few roasting articles to get you started

    Did you catch our Maker Faire demo? There's more roasting info here...enter if you dare.

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  3. Sweet Maria's Home Coffee Roasting Demo at The Bay Area Maker Faire

    Sweet Maria's Home Coffee Roasting Demo at The Bay Area Maker Faire

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  4. Hot Rod Home Coffee Roasters: The Spirit of Invention

    Hot Rod Home Coffee Roasters: The Spirit of Invention

    For some people who roast their own coffee, off-the-shelf home coffee roasting appliances don't cut it.

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  5. Air Popper Modifications -Adding a Thermometer

    Air Popper Modifications -Adding a Thermometer

    A thermometer can help you establish a more consistent roasting routine. Adding a thermometer to your air popper measures the temperature of the forced air heat flow after it has passed through the beans.

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  6. Air Popper Modifications -Timing Roasts

    Air Popper Modifications -Timing Roasts

    When I started roasting with an air popper, I found that timing the roasts was difficult.

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  7. Product Guide: Air Roasters

    Product Guide: Air Roasters

    Air roasters are put in the same category because of the hot air thing but they are all different. There's at least one here that fits your needs.

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  8. Air Popcorn Popper Method

    Air Popcorn Popper Method

    We HIGHLY recommend this method because it's easy and it produces very even roasts from the City to the French stages.

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  9. FreshRoast SR500 Tip Sheet

    FreshRoast SR500 Tip Sheet

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  10. The Nostalgia Electric Coffee Roaster (Popcorn Popper)

    The Nostalgia Electric Coffee Roaster (Popcorn Popper)

    Why another popcorn popper?

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  11. Roasting Coffee with a Hot Air Popper: A Few Tips

    Roasting Coffee with a Hot Air Popper: A Few Tips

    Here's some quick tips to help you add a little control when roasting with your hot air popper.

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  12. Air Popper Modifications -Installing an Off Switch

    Air Popper Modifications -Installing an Off Switch

    One drawback of air popper roasting is that it offers no control over the heat. You can gain some by being able to switch the main heating coil off and thereby prolonging the roast process, or modulating the temperature.

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A few roasting articles to get you started

A few roasting articles to get you started
May 21, 2018

Did you attend our demo at the Maker Faire on Sunday? It was a lot of fun meeting our customers in person  and sharing our coffee knowledge with interested folks. If our Maker Faire Demo has brought you here, welcome! The info we shared at the demo is just the tip the iceberg. Here's a few informative articles from our library to send you farther down the coffee roasting path.