[Homeroast] Thanksgiving Ramblings

Hank Perkins hankperkins at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 18:27:58 CST 2010


Business Major. First Third Gen Grad. At Auburn   Class of 1981

We were written up in the Alumni Mag


It isn't about coffee but...
 War Damn Eagle!!!

Thanks,
Hank 

Sent from my iPhone

On Nov 26, 2010, at 5:57 PM, Jim Gundlach <pecanjim at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> When were you at Auburn?  I taught there from about 1978 till 2008.
>       pecan jim 
> On Nov 26, 2010, at 3:33 PM, Hank Perkins wrote:
> 
>> 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. 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> 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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