[Homeroast] Need Help - Almost an Empty Nester

Jon Currey jon.currey at pobox.com
Fri Aug 7 16:52:33 CDT 2015


Not shipping until early next year, but this only roasts (up to?) 4 oz at a
time and is very compact:

http://www.ikawacoffee.com/at-home/

It was a Kickstarter project, but their Pro model has been on sale for a
year or two, so I think they know what they are doing.

Jon.

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Sandy Andina <sandraandina at me.com> wrote:

> Same here. I roast for gift-giving, but also just before I take a trip. (I
> pack a hand grinder, mini-kettle, Aeropress and plastic travel mug—unlike a
> mini-Keurig or Nespresso Pixie, they fit in my suitcase). Brewing a fresh
> cup of home-roast (I bring regular & decaf) is a little touch of luxury,
> making it unnecessary to use the questionably-cleaned in-room machine and
> its terrible stale preground coffee packs. Besides, grinding and brewing
> homeroast makes the room smell wonderful!  I greatly appreciated having my
> own beans in Madrid and Seville when the rooms did not have their own
> coffeemakers. (My room in Barcelona had a Nespresso, but knowing that in
> advance I brought my own capsules which cost 1/3 of the room service price).
> > On Aug 7, 2015, at 4:08 PM, Seth Grandeau <grandeau at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm the only coffee drinker in my house.  I use a Behmor (first
> > generation).  My solution is two fold:
> > #1, give homeroast as gifts to friends.  It's always appreciated and you
> > get to introduce people to things like Kenyan fruit bombs, that they'll
> > never experience at Starbucks or "Dunks"
> > #2, I set up a corner of my home office as my "coffee corner".  I have a
> > couple of plastic storage boxes, to hold greens (separated by region),
> and
> > I covered them with coffee burlap sacks for decoration.  On top of this
> > sits my Behmor and a collection of coffee nicknacks (hand grinders, old
> > burrs, etc).  No wasted counter space in the kitchen
> >
> Peace & Song,
> Sandy Andina
> www.sandyandina.com
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