[Homeroast] Thanksgiving Ramblings

Hank Perkins hankperkins at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 15:33:26 CST 2010


Thanks everyone. Dr said I have a chest infection. After $206 at the pharmacy and a few hours I feel better physically. However as a third generation Auburn grad I am a different kind of sick watching this game. 



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On Nov 26, 2010, at 3:15 PM, Yakster <yakster at gmail.com> wrote:

> Our thanksgiving was nice, with Turkey, Ham, Mac & Cheese, Candied Yams,
> Cranberry sauce, potato salad, stuffing, green beans with bacon, cabbage
> with ham hocks, apple pie, sweet potato pie, pumpkin spice muffins with
> cream cheese frosting, and some other dishes I'm not remembering right now.
> It was great to get together with family on Thanksgiving.
> 
> I brought over coffee, of course, to prepare in stainless steel press pots.
> No room in the kitchen due to all the foods so I took my Vario and electric
> kettle into the laundry room.  I pressed a Colombian Royal Select Decaf that
> I hear was good, and also a pot of El Salvador Matalapa -Tablon El Amate
> followed by a pot of Ethiopia Dry Process Jimma -Nigusie Lemma.  Everyone
> else preferred the Ethiopian coffee with comments on how sweet it was and
> that some people didn't need to add sugar, but I really preferred the clean,
> more subtle orange flavors in the washed El Salvador coffee.  I used up the
> last of this coffee this morning with an Americano for the Wife (she's
> decided she likes Americanos, which is easy for me when I'm pulling shots)
> and two doubles for me.  I'll really miss this coffee when it's gone, just
> two more batches at 300 g per batch for the two pounds I got.
> 
> Hank,
> 
> Sorry to hear that you're not feeling well.  I hate being sick on the
> holidays.  I hope you feel better soon.
> 
> The Quest sounds interesting to me, I'd consider it as my next, future
> roaster.  Since I've lowered by Behmor batches to 300 g to improve my
> profiles, the jump to the Quest wouldn't be all that difficult, especially
> with the idea that you could crank out back-to-back roasts at a higher
> rate.  I've actually been enjoying doing smaller batches of more different
> coffees to have the ability to mix up what I'm drinking and have a nice
> variety on hand.
> 
> As for the rest of the weekend, I think we're staying in and avoiding any
> shopping mania.
> 
> -Chris
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