Coffee and espresso based recipes are most often associated with sweeter dishes like tiramisu, but there is much more that the nutty beans can do when being cooked with.

Rubbed into meats before cooking or stirred into marinades and glazes, the smokey, deep characteristics of freshly ground coffee provide a perfect foil to hearty meat flavors. From sweet and savory combinations like Coffee and Brown Sugar Bacon to flavor-rich dishes like Coffee-Marinated Short Ribs, there really is a coffee-kicked recipe for everyone.

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