Coffee?

vamullen
Bento-ing from: Richmond › Virginia › USA
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So, I have all of this coffee sitting around my house, whole bean. Was wondering if you guys have any ideas of what to do with it, besides brewing (Which I do, but working in a coffee shop kinda makes it redundant) and baking (My oven's busted :<). Open to most stuff :D

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bronwyncarlisle
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Re: Coffee?

Coffee fudge. Make really strong café au lait and use that instead of the milk in a fudge recipe.

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GiiGii
Bento-ing from: Luton › UK
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Re: Coffee?

First thing I thought of was chocolate-covered coffee beans. (http://gifts-chocolate.net/chocolate-covered-coffee-beans)

I found a couple other things too:

Coffee bean cookies (http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/recs/860/Coffee-Bean-Cookies79597.shtml)
Almond and coffee bean brittle (http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/21354/almond+and+coffee+bean+brittle)
Coffee bean syrup (http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/bananas-in-coffee-bean-syrup)

vamullen
Bento-ing from: Richmond › Virginia › USA
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Re: Coffee?

All of those sound good! YAy, I need to try those...

Jiza
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Re: Coffee?

my uncle is an artist and he usually paints with black coffee as if it was sepia watercolor. It's so cool :D

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Stephanie
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Re: Coffee?

A mole would be good, you can use it on meats, eggs, and in general dishes. Chocolate, coffee, and spice.... yum. Here is a chicken recipe I found just as an example:

http://www.hersheys.com/recipes/recipes/detail.asp?id=8395&page=1&per=10...

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Re: Coffee?

Make Kahlua.

Soak the cracked beans in everclear or a clear rum or whiskey.
when it gets kinda dark, strain out the beans and add simple syrup and cream to taste.
Woila! Kahlua.

That plus a little grey goose and a vanilla bean as flavoring in a homemade ice cream=
White Russian Ice Cream!

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Re: Coffee?

Scot's-Irish Coffee:

Dark brewed coffee in coffee mugs with a little space left. Add a shot of Bourbon or Tennessee whiskey. Add an oz of cream or half and half. Add real dark amber grade b maple syrup as a sweetener to taste. Add cinnamon to taste. Stir and enjoy one sip at a time.

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