[Homeroast] Thanksgiving Ramblings

John A C Despres johndespres at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 22:55:44 CST 2010


Now, lemme see... Didn't Auburn pull this one out by the skin of their
teeth?

John

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 7:27 PM, Hank Perkins <hankperkins at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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