[Homeroast] BBQ roasting in a paint can

msmb msmb at suddenlink.net
Mon Jul 7 16:19:46 CDT 2014


good thought!  And I am realizing that I really need vent holes to at least
move some air.  i imagine that the smoke along can give the beans a bad
taste.


On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM, kevin creason <ckevinj at gmail.com> wrote:

> Do you have vanes in the can to force the beans to tumble? They may just
> slide around and so only get roasted on one side and some beans more so
> than others.
> On Jul 7, 2014 3:46 PM, "Michael Schinasi" <ms012645 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > For many years now i have used an I-roastl; IR 1 then IR-2.  But as a
> > result of an enormous power surge in my house the IR 2 is fried.  For the
> > moment went back to a popper; OK, not great.  I have no heat control.
>  so I
> > went out and bought an empty quart  paint can cleaned it out thoroughly
> > --it comes with an epoxy interior; after putting it on heat and
> scrubbing a
> > bit it is mostly off-- and then drilled holes so it could go on my
> > rotisserie.  No vent holes.  Then I used a profil which i think comes
> from
> > SM's: 340/2 min-380 3 mino/ 450 4 min.  The imprecision of the BBQ
> > thermostat did not seem to be a problem since the roast proceeded as it
> > should.  But when i was finished (just used a couple of handful of beans)
> > it was pretty uneven.  Does this characterize BBQ roasting?  Does it have
> > to do with speed of the rotiserie?  Any suggests aside from buying a
> > Behmoor?
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