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Topic: why are the beans we get from you always dry & the ones we... OK- Here we go- DT diverted topic:1st Bread matcheen roast ..get from the local roaster have a oily sheen? (4 msgs / 115 lines)
1) From: raymanowen
I finally got a buck for the last couple of gigs. Brand Spankin' New Oster
Bm still on shelf at thrift store. Even driving the little Gas Hog Bronco
that makes a huge sucking sound when I unlock the gas cap, the $4 at half
price wasn't impossible, so I'm happy, happy!
I was delirious when I pushed the GO! button on our old Oyster! Bread
matcheen [Oster becomes Oyster! at the First Correct Use-] after I put 400g
of Costa Rica SM Select Peaberry in the former bread pan.
400g still fills a 1qt fruit jar brim full when I do a near- Vienna roast.
My notes say this wants to stop much earlier than that. First Crack was like
a fireworks display being fired in the back yard- and I was on the back
porch. That sound was a real surprise!
I was listening closely for 2nd after that. The mirth of the beans might
have fooled me. I never got the big smoke signal, and maybe only imagined I
started to hear the onset of 2nd while it was stirring. The Oyster dough
cycle stops periodically to rest the dough ball for a few seconds, and
Second was certainly Not Going at all during the silent periods.
That Coffee *$hop that makes it a habit not to stop roasting when they
really should, has set a "Dead man" roast limit switch that I don't ever
want to touch with SM beans, thank you.
Maybe I chickened out a little early- whatever-
The 24g in my 16oz Captain Morgan stein/ Cup says not, not, Not Early. TV/
Gold mesh cupping method.
Cheers -RayO, aka Opa!
"The indisputable truth is that no coffee is fresh if it isn't fresh
roasted." - - Martin Diedrich

2) From: raymanowen
I finally got a buck for the last couple of gigs. Brand Spankin' New Oster
Bm still on shelf at thrift store. Even driving the little Gas Hog Bronco
that makes a huge sucking sound when I unlock the gas cap, the $4 at half
price wasn't impossible, so I'm happy, happy!
I was delirious when I pushed the GO! button on our old Oyster! Bread
matcheen [Oster becomes Oyster! at the First Correct Use-] after I put 400g
of Costa Rica SM Select Peaberry in the former bread pan.
400g still fills a 1qt fruit jar brim full when I do a near- Vienna roast.
My notes say this wants to stop much earlier than that. First Crack was like
a fireworks display being fired in the back yard- and I was on the back
porch. That sound was a real surprise!
I was listening closely for 2nd after that. The mirth of the beans might
have fooled me. I never got the big smoke signal, and maybe only imagined I
started to hear the onset of 2nd while it was stirring. The Oyster dough
cycle stops periodically to rest the dough ball for a few seconds, and
Second was certainly Not Going at all during the silent periods.
That Coffee *$hop that makes it a habit not to stop roasting when they
really should, has set a "Dead man" roast limit switch that I don't ever
want to touch with SM beans, thank you.
Maybe I chickened out a little early- whatever-
The 24g in my 16oz Captain Morgan stein/ Cup says not, not, Not Early. TV/
Gold mesh cupping method.
The new Oster is making happy smells with a fresh loaf of whole grain bread.
Nice textured flour is the best use of a spare blender, and black pepper
corns go well in whirly gig coffee grinders.
Cheers -RayO, aka Opa!
"The indisputable truth is that no coffee is fresh if it isn't fresh
roasted." - - Martin Diedrich

3) From: Floyd Lozano
is there an actual list of makes and models of the best breadmakers for
coffee roasting use?  I don't want to have to unbox the entire section at
Target!  I've heard Oster and Sunbeam I think, and am guessing anything with
a roundish pan and metal stirring assembly is a good thing?  A definitive
list would sure help me!
-F
On 3/20/07, raymanowen  wrote:
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4) From: raymanowen
Floyd,
Check out Vicki Smith's references on roasting with the Bread machine. She
has both a web page and a blog, I think. The bread machine is a fabulous
adjunct to the heat gun for roasting. Thanks for the tip, Vicki
I thought people were just foolin' when they talked about the Plastic
paddles in some bread machines. Saw my first ones today after I already had
the Pristine new Oster in the damn Bronco. The second Thrift store I hit ha=
d
a veritable wall of bread machines. They all looked brand new- must "make a
Great Gift!" Genuine plastic paddles were on a couple I saw.
The genuine plastic paddles are quite thin compared to all the other metal
ones I've seen. Bread usually bakes around 325 - 350 F but the paddle=
s
aren't spinning under load at that point. Coffee is vigorously agitated at
its roasting temperature of around 400 or better. Picky plastic parts!
Target displays every item for sale precisely so you don't have to rummage
through sealed boxes to inspect your Veeblefetzer. The managers would have
to be insane to not do that... Everything is out on display at the Tag
stores.
Now, I'm going to have some more fun on the back porch. It's addictive fun.
At least I can forestall recovery until I exhaust beans and Wampum or Mason
fruit jars...
Cheers -RayO, aka Opa!
"The indisputable truth is that no coffee is fresh if it isn't fresh
roasted." - - Martin Diedrich


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