cannonfodder wrote:Ditch the thermometer; use your hand, ear and eye. It is just as accurate after a little practice and less fuss. Use the thermometer to check your hand sensation. The milk will change appearance as it approaches that magic point, the sound also deepens.
Well, CF, I did ditch my thermometer and do all that stuff by hand, ear, and eye. Worked okay, but since I use the Sama maybe 10 times per week, I fell back to the thermometer use for consistency of temps. Works for me.
Sort of against lever machine - hand grinder - home roasting principles, I know. But for now its a neat tip and the clip makes it no fuss at all, which is why I posted the pic.