[Homeroast] Need Help - Almost an Empty Nester

david savir davidandliz_savir at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 6 05:15:02 CDT 2015


Why on earth did you ever buy a keurig?
 
> From: sam at tregar.com
> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:07:32 -0700
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Need Help - Almost an Empty Nester
> 
> Maybe you can convince him to use one of these:
> 
> http://www.amazon.com/Keurig-Reusable-Coffee-Filter-Single/dp/B000DLB2FI
> 
> You could load a few of them with (sadly, pre-ground) home-roast and put
> them in sealed container for him to use.  It would help the earth too -
> less plastic Keurig waste!
> 
> Sam
> 
> 
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 7:41 AM, Carol Lugg <heislord at elpasotel.net> wrote:
> 
> > Good morning! I have what I suspect is not a unique problem, and I would
> > like to ask you for your help. For several years now I have used a
> > Hottop to roast my coffee and the Rancilio grinder. I have kept them in
> > pretty much mint condition. My problem is that we recently purchased a
> > Keurig, and while our youngest son likes my home roasted, French Press
> > made coffee, he seems to have taken to the Keurig, and uses it pretty
> > much exclusively now, because it's faster. I love roasting my coffee,
> > but if no one else is going to drink it besides me, a lot of it goes to
> > waste. My husband doesn't drink coffee, and our oldest son is married
> > and lives 2 hours away now. He loves my coffee, but as you can see,
> > that's not option either.
> >
> > What I would like to know, is what are my options? I don't know that I
> > am ready to sell my equipment, but it is taking a lot of space on our
> > counters, and it's kind of sentimental to me, because my husband, who
> > doesn't even drink coffee, bought all of this for me.
> >
> > I also have an old FreshRoast that I bought several years ago, when I
> > first got into this, to see if I would really want to continue doing this.
> >
> > Any ideas? I'm a little lost right now. I miss my coffee drinking buddy,
> > but I also understand the ease of the Keurig for a young man. Are there
> > any roasters that wouldn't cost boatload of money and would fit my
> > needs? I have been thinking about getting a different grinder too,
> > mostly because I would like one that does a better job at getting the
> > grind right where I want it. Any ideas in this department would be
> > helpful too.
> >
> > I know this post has taken a lot of twists and turns might be a bit
> > confusing, but I love roasting my beans, and I just don't get to do much
> > of it any more, since I can't drink that much coffee that quickly.
> >
> > Thanks for your help!,
> > Carol Lugg
> > (Sunny and hot Colorado)
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