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 alt.coffee: Salton popper/roaster
Author: La_Maudite (---.qc.sympatico.ca)
Date:   05-24-02 08:19
THREAD: http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=slrnablreg.3le.steve%40wizard.dyndns.org

KEYWORDS: Home Roasting


Steve Ackman (steve@SNIP-THIS.twoloonscoffee.com) wrote:
> I got an e-mail from someone who had read about using a popcorn
> popper for roasting coffee. He'd also read something about putting
> a can on top of it. Apparently, he just took an empty can and
> upended it on top of his popper... a plausible use, I suppose, if
> he'd read about tweaking thermostats to get a high enough
> temperature, and he was thinking about creating a kind of oven
> effect to preserve some of the heat.
>
> Anyway, his thermostat kept cutting the machine off, and after
> several tries, and a few batches of ruined coffee, he finally
> figured it out for himself. I know there are several pages "out
> there" with poppers pictured, but I figured it couldn't hurt to
> add one more. :-)
>
> http://twoloonscoffee.com/popper.html

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