6 Ways to Use Coffee Beans + a Giveaway!
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Rachel L. July 31, 2017
I personally love to make cold brew iced lattes with my infused simple syrups. Also if I'm baking I add coffee to anything chocolate for a more complex flavor.
Jim August 19, 2014
Early morning is my mental prep time for the day and needs to be accompanied by a good cup of coffee from my French press. It is an 8-cup press and, while I could drink that much, I shouldn't (at least not more than once or twice a week). What to do with the remaining coffee? Pour it in a mason jar and put in the fridge. Mid-afternoon slumps require iced coffee!
cookinginvictoria July 18, 2014
No matter what the season, I love a cup of steaming hot coffee in the morning with just a bit of cream. On a warm summer afternoon, nothing beats a cold brewed iced coffee. I also frequently use coffee when baking chocolate cakes and brownies. It adds a lovely depth of flavor. My favorite coffee recipes that are pretty much staples in my kitchen include KelseyTheNaptimeChef's Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies (https://food52.com/recipes/1172-double-chocolate-espresso-cookies) and mrslarkin's coffee syrup (https://food52.com/recipes/11227-coffee-syrup).
Veronica H. July 18, 2014
Mouth-watering spicy pumpkin bread, made with a touch of Hair Bender coffee blend,walnuts and cocoa nibs in the batter. And of course, a cup of Stumptown Hair Bender coffee to validate the goodness.
Matt M. July 17, 2014
My burr grinder isn't the best so it accumulates espresso-grind fine powder in the receptacle. Adding a bit of the powder to overnight steel cut oats gives some great coffee flavor plus a caffeine buzz. Waste not want not.
Jacqueline July 17, 2014
I tweaked my Mother's heavenly cheesecake recipe using coffee....a delicious twist on what was already perfection.
Austin B. July 16, 2014
I generally just like to brew it in a coffee maker and drink it.
Maria July 16, 2014
Just plain old drinking coffee but I'm gonna look into some of these great ideas!
Michał K. July 16, 2014
strong, black espresso from stovetop espresso maker, of course with demerara sugar
Mother D. July 16, 2014
As intended; as a hot way to start the morning or cold afternoon pick-me-up. I use brewed coffee or espresso in several barbecue sauces I make as well and use fresh ground beans as part of my barbecue dry-rub from everything from brisket to ribs.
Cathy July 16, 2014
My mother's favorite icing was mocha, so naturally it became mine. A fresh vanilla cake with mocha icing topped with Homemade coconut ice cream made with coffee and bittersweet chocolate chips. Then there is iced coffee with coconut milk and dark chocolate powder. Double yum, ok now my mouth is drooling! (I use the coconut mild since I cannot always have milk. Can be purchased unsweetened, sweetened, vanilla flavored and blended with almond milk. Really great in my coffee). Coffee is great when used in a beef or pork marinade. Stay green and use the coffee grinds for so many things like flower beds, dying clothes, dying your own paper for card, etc...........
Lori G. July 16, 2014
There is nothing like the aroma of freshly ground Stumptown Hair Bender coffee beans grinding in a Harlo Skerton coffee grinder, except for the rich taste of the fantastic coffee brewing. I would spread the coffee grounds in standing water in my yard. I have heard it can be used as a mosquito repellant.
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