Gevalia Coffee OfferWritten by Gary Gresham
Ever wonder how Gevalia coffee offer works? Simply try one pound of Gevalia coffee and you receive a 12-cup programmable Gevalia coffee maker as a special gift. Here’s how Gevalia coffee offer works: You will be sent two ½ lb packages of Gevalia coffee of your choice and free Gevalia coffee maker with understanding that you will continue to receive additional shipments approximately every six weeks. After your introductory coffee shipment, next shipment will arrive about one month later with selections you have chosen in your initial shipment. Then approximately every six weeks you will receive additional shipments of four ½ lb packages of Gevalia coffee. You may be cancel this arrangement any time after receiving your introductory shipment without obligation to accept any further shipments. The free Gevalia coffee maker is your to keep regardless of your decision. You may also choose different blends or types of coffee and change frequency of your shipments at any time. You will be billed each time you receive a shipment. Prices may vary and a shipping and handling charge will be added. Your satisfaction is always guaranteed and you may return any item for a complete refund.
Roast Your Own CoffeeWritten by Jim Cameron
For years, idea of roasting your own coffee beans has been kept a mystery by coffee roasting industry. It had been deemed “too hard” or “too complicated”. Well these are new times and truth is out; it’s easy, fun and economical and can be done in a number of ways using items you probably already own! There is nothing like a cup of coffee, which has been freshly roasted, ground and brewed to perfection. There are a growing number of enthusiasts who are roasting their own coffee beans and enjoying benefits of truly fresh coffee at about one-third to one half price of beans from your local coffee shop. All that is needed to roast your own coffee beans at home is green coffee beans, available from a number of sources, an oven, cookie sheet, oven mitt, metal colander and a wooden spoon. Preheat your oven to 500F, spread raw beans evenly one layer deep on a cookie sheet, place on middle rack of preheated oven and watch them roast. In about 8-10 minutes there will be a crackling noise and smoke with a coffee essence. At this point roast moves quickly and you need to pay close attention. About 2-3 minutes after crackling, your coffee beans should be at shade you like them. Carefully (using oven mitt) remove cookie sheet from oven and pour beans into metal colander. Stir beans with wooden spoon to help cool quickly. Do this over a sink or outside, as there is chaff that comes off beans during roasting. And remember; NEVER leave your roasting coffee beans unattended. Almost any appliance used to pop popcorn can be used to roast coffee beans. The hot air poppers are great, however, you may want to roast outside or in your garage as they blow chaff out and can be messy. There are a number of manufacturers of home coffee roasters, including several that use a gas grill and rotisserie. The internet is full of sources to purchase raw beans, but you want to make certain supplier you use knows their beans and “cups” their coffee before selling it to you (see supplier list below). Many other sources can be found using your favorite search engine. If you’re interested in using a gas grill to roast your beans there are several manufacturers of drums fitted for gas grills that work great (See suppliers below