COFFEE Beans at Home
Enjoying Your Own Home Roasted Coffee
You can now roast your coffee beans in your own kitchen and savor
great tasting coffee in the comfort of your home without
having to go to a coffee shop.
To start roasting coffee beans at home you need to have a
roaster or a frying pan. You may also choose to use
a popcorn popper for the same purpose. Do ensure
that the roasting implement is clean and has no left
over residues from previous activities as they might
leave behind an unpleasant smell and flavor in your
However a dedicated coffee bean roaster will be much
better as it will give you the best results
possible. The coffee bean roaster is becoming
indispensable for most modern kitchens as people
take to drinking more and more home roasting coffee.
The best coffee is made from freshly roasted beans
especially from those which have been roasted in
small batches, as roasted coffee beans are very
susceptible to damage from exposure to oxygen. Home
roasted coffee always tastes far better than the coffee
which has been roasted and stored in stores and cafes
for a long time. The taste of coffee beans that you
have stored earlier may lose their flavor and aroma.
This is especially true of beans cultivated exclusively for their
bean roaster is revolutionizing the coffee industry
as well as ushering in a brand new paradigm of quality
for coffee enthusiasts who are planning on making their
own coffee at home. Truly the coffee bean roaster
has started a revolution of people who have started home
roasting coffee on their own.
For home roasting coffee beans you need to heat them to a
temperature range of 460 degree to 530 degrees
After that you need to ensure there is adequate ventilation
because roasting coffee beans results in a lot of smoke.
You might want to turn on an exhaust fan and open
the windows. You should also disable any smoke detectors
if you have any.
Dome based bean roasters have an attached thermometer,
but if you don't have one, then you may easily use a
confectioners thermometer as a ready substitute.
You will know the beans are fully roasted when they turn from a
green color to a chocolate like brown. You
can roast the beans to any level that you please, with
the brownest color indicating less caffeine
and a non acidic taste. However if you like the
acidic taste, and more caffeine, you should roast to a
You should also stir the beans every thirty seconds or so
to prevent sticking. A cracking noise is also normal
at this point. You also need to turn off the heat
before the beans are done to the desired level as
they continue to cook after they have been taken off.
After a point you might hear a second series of popping, and you
should have taken off your beans by now, as they are now
starting to become overdone.
After you have finished roasting, you should allow them to cool
and then shake them gently to chaff the beans and shake
off their skin. You can use a mesh to facilitate
Have fun with home roasting coffee as it can give you the best
coffee you will ever taste.
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