It's just a little passion we have for our coffee... especially that early morning brew, enjoyed on the deck overlooking the misty valley on calm cool mornings!
Yes, we love our coffee. Some might even say we're coffee snobs! Whatever... I wear the label proudly!
We roast our own green coffee beans either at our suburban home during the week in the gas oven, or in the gas barbecue here at the lodge.
If you appreciate really good coffee and you are not yet roasting your own beans, you might want to consider it.
Simply because roasting your own coffee means you will be sipping the freshest, bestest coffee you've ever tasted!
A couple of quick points about coffee roasting:
So enjoy! You'll soon be sipping unbelievably fresh coffee... and believe me, it does make a difference!
Two of my favorite books about coffee are listed to the right.
If you're seriously interested in home coffee roasting, Kenneth Davids is extremely knowledgeable. His Home Coffee Roasting: Romance and Revival is an excellent resource (although he doesn't cover the gas barbecue method that I show on the video!).
And for a more general discussion about coffee, including information about coffee growing regions and methods, grinding, brewing, as well as a bunch of great recipes featuring coffee, The Joy of Coffee by Corby Kummer is a great investment.