Some years ago (maybe 10?) I got into home roasting coffee. My set up was an old 1500 watt air popcorn popper and a metal strainer. It has been awhile since I've roasted, but my wife is hosting a baby shower tomorrow and asked me to roast some of the last bags of decaf I had on hand (all the regular has been roasted and consumed). I usually roast outside, but I thought I'd try inside today to stay out of the heat. I think I managed ok, since none of the smoke detectors fired! Here are some pictures, with my #35 Churchill playing the star: The first picture shows my set up (you may spot the finished jars in the background). The second picture is the "roaster" base and reservoir (had to show how much sediment has accumulated over the years). The third picture is the top of the roaster, which was originally a translucent orange, but has since become a smoke-burned brown. Fresh roasted coffee is the best, hands down. You can make the roast as light or as dark as you please, and the source of the beans makes a lot of difference in the flavor you experience.