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Green Beans

Green Beans

This is what green coffee looks like. The best places to find it are independent coffee roasters that...

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Green Beans

Green Beans

In the "roaster", ready to go. The roaster in this case is an old hot air popcorn popper that...

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Roast On

Roast On

A few minutes in. The beans have started losing water and cracking open. There are two distinct 'cracks'...

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Light Roast

Light Roast

Getting a little closer. If I stopped now, this would be a light roast, maybe leaning a little closer to...

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Dark Roast

Dark Roast

Pretty much done here. When they get oily, it's time to stop. Unless you know exactly how long to go for...

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Cooldown

Cooldown

After you've finished roasting, the key is to cool the beans off quickly. I dump 'em in a pan, and then...

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Grinder

Grinder

Your typical blade grinder slightly burns the beans as it's grinding. For quality coffee, and definitely...

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French Press

French Press

The french press, or bodum, or cafetière, or whatever you want to call it is essential to proper coffee...

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Enjoy

Enjoy

After all that, a Starbucks mug? I realize the irony. I just liked the mug. So how's the coffee?...

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