So last night, I finally was able to roast some of my green coffee beans purchased on the island of Kauai. We had visited the Kauai Coffee Company, which boasts the number one island-grown product on Kauai – their coffee. We took a tour of their coffee plants, and learned a bit more about their specific processes and history. They have several different types of beans/roasts…among the best is there “private reserve”.
I could have purchased some of their roasted private reserve coffee for $14 per 10 oz. bag.
Or, I could purchase one pound (16 oz.) of their same reserve coffee, but unroasted, for $7 per bag.
It doesn’t take long to realize the better value. And having the beans green allows me to have several different types of roast, depending on how I make them at home!
Seriously….get down with roasting your coffee. It’s pretty easy. Here’s my post from when I first began…..and it gets easier.
Last night I roasted about half a pound over the burner on my grill outside. It’s a medium roast, with a bit of a citrus taste to it. Takin’ it to small group tonight…we’ll see their opinion.
ps. VBS is going well this week at church! Sarah’s Co-Directing it, and here are some pictures you can check out!!!