Roast Coffee Beans

How To : Roast coffee beans

The next step in ultimate coffee brewing. Roasting your own beans creates the freshest cup of coffee. Roasting beans at home, ultimate coffee luxury. Forget Starbucks!

From Beans to Your Cup : A Coffee Primer

To say we're a nation of coffee-lovers is putting it mildly. Americans consume 400 million cups of joe in one day alone, but how well do we actually know our morning BFF? We know it comes from a bean, and that more coffee drinks exist than there are ways to skin a pig, but wha ...more

How To : Coffee Beans Still Fresh? Here’s How to Check

Everyone starts their mornings differently, but one common thread amongst the masses tends to be the consumption of coffee, albeit in many different forms—instant, pre-ground, K-Cups, Nespresso, and so on. And I'm sure that we all have our own preferred methods, as well. Don' ...more

How To : Grind coffee beans

Learn how to grind coffee beans. You don't have to do everything the easy way. Coffee tastes better with fresh-ground beans, and it doesn't take long to learn how. You Will Need * Whole coffee beans * And a coffee grinder or blender Step 1. Measure the beans Measure out th ...more

How To : Roast coffee

Dean Forrest has his own coffee roasting business and in this video series he shows you how to roast coffee. He is using larger commercial size equipment, so the process may be a bit different if you're trying to do this at home. Part 1 of 16 - How to Roast coffee. Roast coffe ...more

How To : Roast seven-hour lamb with minted cannelloni beans

Put away seven hours of your time, because you're about to make seven hour leg of lamb. This is actually an easy dish to make, but takes about seven hours of roasting to complete, so start it early in the day. Try out the whole recipe here, for the seven hour lamb and minted c ...more

How To : 11 Fun & Useful Facts About Java

Coffee! It's so amazing that J.S. Bach wrote a comic opera about caffeine addiction. Meanwhile, more than half of Americans 18 years or older start their day with a cup of the hot stuff. Most of us take coffee for granted, but it's a bean that can surprise you. Read on to unde ...more

How To : Get Rid of Lingering Food Smells in Your Kitchen

However much you love cooking fried fish for dinner, there's no need for your kitchen to smell fishy for days afterward. Keep your post-cooking funky kitchen smell to a minimum by boiling cloves in water, simmering lemon peels, oven roasting coffee beans, or leaving bowls of w ...more

Real Brain Food : What Geniuses Actually Eat, Part 1

It's common knowledge that certain foods foster brain development, health, and memory. Fish almost always makes the list, as do any foods that are loaded with antioxidants like blueberries, nuts, whole grains, green tea, and dark chocolate. Spices like turmeric are being studi ...more

How To : Make DIY customized soap

Looking to give a personalized gift for a birthday or for the holidays? How about a personalized bar of soap, specific to your friend or family's style? In this episode of ThreadBangers's Decor It Yourself, Meg visits Bobbie Thomas, an editor for the "Today Show" and learns ho ...more

How To : Prank a co-worker with the coffee trick

Mad at that co-worker who got the big promotion? Or just a little bored in the office? This step by step prank tutorial video shows how to pull a harmless practical joke on a co-worker by building a false bottom for a cup of coffee and filling it will marbles or beans. Use thi ...more

How To : Make bacon, egg and cheese flavored coffee

In this video, we learn how to make bacon, egg, and cheese flavored coffee. This is great if you don't have time for breakfast, because it combines your food with your coffee. You will need: grated cheese, bacon bits, and powdered eggs. First, pour instant coffee into a bowl a ...more

How To : Make bo kho (vietnamese beef stew)

Titlibo Nihaan shows us how to make Bo Kho(Vietnamese Beef Stew,in this video. The ingredients for this are,500 grams of beef,3 chopped shallots,1 small onion, thinly sliced,soy sauce,nuoc mam sauce,a bunch of fresh basil,2 red chillies,3 cloves of garlic,1 tablespoon lemon gr ...more

How To : Use coffee for Christmas table decorations

Coffee as a table decoration? You bet. You're probably used to having coffee in a cup as a hot drink or a cold latte, but coffee - rather, coffee beans - has so many uses than just for food. If you're in need of a quick holiday centerpiece, you need little more than coffee be ...more

How To : Brew coffee with a French press

In this video from sethd85 we learn how to brew coffee with a French press. For this you need coffee beans, a French press, something boil water in, and water (filtered preferred), and a coffee grinder. First boil water. Now use 2 tablespoons of coffee beans and grind them up ...more

How To : Make great coffee

Tired of making less than stellar java in your drip maker? Getting great coffee at home is simple with the right ingredients! Watch this video to learn how to make great coffee. You Will Need * Fresh beans * Grinder * Cold water * Coffeemaker * Milk * Flavored syrup * Liqueu ...more

How To : Make a perfect cup of coffee

This video shows you in 6 simple steps how to make a perfect cup of coffee. You should buy whole coffee beans that you keep in an airtight container. You will need a coffee grinder. You can find them in kitchen stores. You should run the water you use through a filter before m ...more

News : Homemade beauty recipes

This is a great website to browse if you're not into slathering unpronounceable ingredients onto your skin. The beauty industry is very much self-regulated, which means it is not required by the FDA or by any law to disclose all of the ingredients in a product. And there is al ...more

How To : Make cold-brewed iced coffee

This video demonstrates how to prepare Iced Coffee. For this recipe, you will need the following: ½ cup of cold water, sugar, 1/3 cup measuring cup, coffee grinder, and coffee beans. You will need to grind the coffee a few pulses at a time, because it will need to be course. P ...more

How To : Make Arabic (or Turkish) coffee

Enjoyed throughout the Middle East, Arabic coffee is deliciously rich, and easy to make at home. Watch this video to learn how to make Arabic (or Turkish) coffee. You Will Need * 3 c A long-handle Turkish coffee pot, called an ibrik * 1 tsp Dark-roast coffee, ground as finel ...more

How To : Make contemporary installation art

Each & Every One of You (EEOOY) is a mock TV show pilot that teaches ordinary people how to make contemporary installation art. If these words strike fear into your heart or make you cringe with memories of seeing contemporary art and wondering what the hell it was all about, ...more

How To : Make brown sugar topped baked sweet potatoes

Mmmmmm. We all wish it was Thanksgiving every day with this delectable baked sweet potato. Betty puts a great spin on a traditional side dish with her unique toppings. In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a luscious Brown-Sugar-Topped Baked Sweet Potato to accompany ...more

How To : Make roast beef easily with Mahalo

There's no better way to warm up after a nippy fall day outdoors than by taking a bite into a delicious slice of tender and moist roast beef. Served with a side of green beans and mashed potatoes it truly is an incomparable comfort food and one we will never get tired of. To ...more

How To : Make lemon garlic roasted chicken

Garlic adds so much flavor to just about any dish and is a wonderful addition to combine with chicken. The one pot chef uses a plastic bag in which he throws the chicken in with a tasty garlic marinade and lemon halves before cooking. Ingredients (serves 4) 2 large lemons 3 ...more

How To : Make spicy honey wings

Need some wings to spice up the afternoon barbecue? Make some spicy honey wings, which are perfect for any football game. This is definitely a gooey and finger-licking good recipe. Try them out for yourself and see if you don't think they're the best ever. Jason Tremblay, hea ...more

How To : Make Ethiopian coffee at home

Place your coffee beans in a metal plate over a heating source. Push the beans around with a utensil. Push them continuously so they do not burn. After a while, they should begin to change color from hay yellow to a more blackish color. Once the coffee beans are mostly black ( ...more

How To : Make Amazing Affogato with Ice Cream Cubes

In Italian, the word affogato means "drowned." Kind of a morbid name for such a delicious goodie, right? But there's a reason it's called that. For those of you not in the know, affogato is a coffee-based treat usually consisting of a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream "dro ...more

How To : 11 Excellent Ways to Reuse Your Empty Coffee Cans

After you've completely emptied out your coffee can of its coffee beans, put your caffeinated high to good use by getting crafty and productive with the empty vessel that now lies before you. You can use an empty coffee can to bake bread, keep toilet paper dry on camping trip ...more

How To : 5 Surprising Uses for Your Coffee Grinder

During my time living in dorm rooms and small apartments, I would find myself in need of many different appliances—a food processor for making hummus, a blender for vegetable smoothies, or even a mortar and pestle for muddling mojito-bound mint leaves. Luckily, there was one t ...more

How To : 10 Reasons You Need to Add Cinnamon to Your Coffee

Creamer, milk (whole or skim), sugar, or even butter—you've probably added at least one of these to your coffee to improve its taste at some point. If you're looking for something different, though, try a new twist with a dash of cinnamon. This sweet, sharp spice can do so muc ...more

How To : Turn Any Pot Roast Recipe into a Crock Pot One

Fall is here, and it's time for warm, filling meals... that don't involve a lot of effort, because it is getting cold outside and you spent a full day at work wishing you were on the couch with a blanket over your head, dammit. Solidarity, my friend—you are not alone. As a me ...more

How To : 6 Delicious Ways to Cook with Coffee

No offense to water, but if I could survive on coffee alone, I would. I swear I'm not addicted... I just really, really, really love the taste of a cuppa joe, whether it's hot, cold, frothed, milked, flavored, plain, whatever! And while my favorite thing to do with coffee will ...more

How To : Save Time & Money with These One-Pot Meals All Week

Dinner is meant to be enjoyed after a long day away from home—it shouldn't cause stress or fuss. But for many, that's exactly what a home-cooked meal represents, especially on a work night. The prep work, the steps involved in following the recipe, the numerous amount of bowls ...more

How To : 3 Amazing Non-Coffee Uses for Your French Press

My French press is one of the most important tools in my kitchen. It's indispensable, and it's no small exaggeration when I say that I use it on a daily basis thanks to my coffee addiction. However, it gets used for a lot more than just my morning cuppa (and my second morning ...more

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