[Homeroast] Suggestions on Popper Roasting in Winter Months?

Marty Wooten mjwooten1 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 13:25:55 CST 2010


Joe,

Finding a sturdy box (or something) to serve as a surround / enclosure that
captures the heated air rather than pulling in cold air and recirculates it
can help.

Marty


On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Joe <charliebrown at nc.rr.com> wrote:

> Hello All,
>
> I'm sort of a newbie at the whole home roasting thing (been roasting for
> less than a year) and my method is using a hot air popper. I've noticed of
> course that now that it's gotten colder out, it seems to take a very long
> time for the beans to roast (sometimes more than 20 minutes to reach first
> crack). Not really being able to roast indoors much since others hate the
> sound of the fire alarm constantly going off, I sort of feel like I'm
> fighting a losing battle against nature. Does anyone have any
> suggestions/recommendations on how to roast outdoors using a hot air popper
> so I'm not freezing to death waiting for the roast to complete? Any tips are
> greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Joe
>
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