Archive for May, 2008

Roasted: Sumatra Mandheling Grade One DP

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

First off, the name of this coffee sounds like it is of much higher quality than my roasting ability. Not to be intimidated, I fired up the Fresh Roast this weekend and gave it a shot. If you've never seen green coffee beans, well, here's what they look ...

Cornholio Framed

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

This weekend I finally found a frame that was (about) the right size for my poster depicting Beavis as "The Great Cornholio". I've had this poster for many years and have always been amused by the transformation of Beavis to Cornholio - especially when triggered by excessive caffeine. ...

Cafe Au Lait with Chicory

Friday, May 16th, 2008

My wife recently returned from a conference in New Orleans, presenting me with a pound of Cade Du Monde's Coffee and Chicory. I had never had Chicory Coffee before. I had only heard tales of how pure Chicory was used as a substitute for coffee during World War ...