winter storm roast
by, 02-25-2013 at 06:30 PM (621 Views)
the snow was coming down, and it was cold ...
i plugged in the hot plate and put the wok ontop ... it took
a while but it got warm and eventually hot ...
i poured a plastic bucket of green beans into the wok and waited.
my nose was cold, my cheeks and fingers ... eventually i used my wooden spoon
and stirred the beans.
they smoked a little, the guy walking his dog asked what i was up to, i chatted and kept stirring ...
i turned down the heat from 10 to 8 and listened to the cracks and sizzles and watched the smoke.
i wasn't there yet .. they were light brown .. cinnamon colored ..
i turned the heat up and turned and shook the wok
and watched the beans as they eventually went from tan to brown ..
when they were done i put them in the bag to let them cool down, and out gas and wait until i needed them ..
last night it was getting late, i had processed a few rolls and realized my supply of sumatranol was not doing well ..
i removed 750cc and went to make some coffee ...
i scooped 11 scoops, and filled the perk to 10 ...
i put water in, and plugged it in ...
i took out the jezvah and put a scoop in the grinder ..
on 10 its like flour
into the jezvah as the perk bubbled and made sounds
a half teaspoon of sugar
on the heat
then the water
.... 3 times the foam went up
my cup was ready.
the perk stopped and i unplugged it ..
my coffee was ready as i put the cup down
and filled it
steaming and dark, smelling like flowers
the room was dark as i sipped slowly
it wasn't as bad as i remember ..
sweet from the sugar but it reminded me of the smells of summertime ..
when i was done i put the cup on the plate and turned it 3 times ..
i waited and put my thumbprint on the bottom, not looking untll the end.
i studied the cup.
there was a woman, sparkly stones and a trail ...
it was getting late and i worked on a selling page on ebay ..
i wrote my descriptions and uploaded images that looked like
static, the sun on the water .. i soon grew tired and went to sleep.
it was morning and the clock said 6:30 ..
as i shook the sleep from my head l thought of the dream i just had
the warm summer sun at the beach with my wife and kids.
this film was processed today in the coffee i made last nght.
i agitated for 1min then the film steeped for 28minutes when i agitated again, for 40 seconds.