[Homeroast] Heat Gun method (was List Traffic at Zero)

Scott Thile sethile.pipes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 11:29:11 CDT 2010


That's very helpful information Allon, thanks! I enjoyed seeing the stuff on
YouTube too..

I appreciate the help! Scott

> I use a fry basket nestled inside an aluminum rice cooker bowl, inside
> of a large shallow stainless bowl.
> Whatever you use, don't use teflon, as it will offgas nasty poisonous
> stuff at high temperatures.
> 
> Anyway, I usually start with the heat gun on low for about 3-4 minutes,
> stirring constantly, at a fairly close range, then turn it up to high
> and modulate the distance according to how I feel the roast is going.
> 
> I generally hit 1st crack at around 10 minutes, then finish up by
> around 14-15.
> If you need to go faster, hold the gun closer.
> I do around 350-400g roasts.
> You will need some way to cool your roast quickly when you're done.
> 
> Try this:
> http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=heatgun+roast
> 
> for ideas.
> -
> allon
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