Coffee Roaster: The Nirvana Machine

Photography by Larry Cotton.

Lots of folks think that quaffing a cup of coffee from boutique beans comes close to nirvana, but roasting your own beans will bring you even closer. That’s why I call this roaster the Nirvana Machine. I didn’t drink coffee for most of my life, and I even survived without... Read more »

Coffee Upgrade: Leather French Press Cover

Coffee Upgrade: Leather French Press Cover

Is your french press feeling a bit naked? Restore some dignity to your morning cuppa joe with a DIY leather french press cover! Half steampunk and half mountain man with just a touch of country estate thrown in there for good measure, leather has a way of making anything seem... Read more »