Monday, November 8, 2010

Wake up! And try these Coffee Creations!

It's Monday (and we remembered to adjust our clocks yesterday) so the first thing we're reaching for is a big ol' cup of coffee. Gotta satisfy that caffeine fix to get the week off on the right foot.

Sure, we all know you can drink coffee. But, can you eat it? And is it delicious? The answers to both those questions are a resounding "Yes," so let's check out some classic and creative ways to use coffee in your next meal.

Don't worry, there's not nearly enough coffee in most of these recipes to keep you up all night, but feel free to substitute decaf for regular. Using the FoodPair search engine, we found our 6 favorite coffee recipes. Give one a try today!

Cardamom & Coffee Zucchini Bread
Wake up in style with coffee-infused zucchini bread.
Ingredients in this recipe: egg, zucchini, sugar, brown sugar, salt, all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, canola oil, coffee beans, canned pineapple, ground cardamom

Country Fried Ham with Redeye Gravy
For a heartier breakfast, check out this easy, 3-ingredient recipe.
Ingredients in this recipe: ham, milk, coffee

Coffee-Rubbed Roasted Chicken
For lunch or dinner, try coffee-rubbed chicken.
Ingredients in this recipe: garlic, chicken, butter, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, coffee beans

Lou Lambert's Coffee-Rubbed Roasted Brisket
Slow-cooked brisket comes alive with coffee.
Ingredients in this recipe: carrot, paprika, brown sugar, chili powder, black pepper, kosher salt, brisket, yellow onion, ground coffee, coffee, dark beer

Coffee Granita
Granita is a light, easy and delicious dessert.
Ingredients in this recipe: sugar, water, espresso

Coffee Ice Cream
We always scream for ice cream.
Ingredients in this recipe: egg, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla extract, milk, coffee beans, ground coffee

Let’s get cooking (and eating)!

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  1. Mmmmmm... coffee is delicious! If you're turning my coffee into something solid, can you turn my pastry into something liquid? Blueberry muffin puree?

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