Coffee Forward Pairing Menu

If you are a coffee enthusiast, you will be thrilled with this innovative menu that uses coffee as a secret ingredient. Whether it is combined in a salad dressing, infused in savory & spicy rub or a spicy red eye gravy, coffee can impart mouthwatering flavor, without being overpowering. This menu is easy to make and best of all utilizes a staple of simple pantry essentials.

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Cost Per Serving

$ 12.40

ChefBear Complete Meals - tossed green salad with coffee-infused dressing

tossed green salad with coffee-infused dressing

Start your next meal with this simple tossed salad of dark leafy greens. Amaze your taste buds with the delicious vinaigrette that pairs the sweet savor of balsamic vinegar with the nutty flavor of coffee. Add some protein and enjoy this salad for light meals.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - coffee & ancho chili-infused short ribs

coffee & ancho chili-infused short ribs

Use your Instapot to make the most tender short ribs ever! The succulent ribs are infused with the complex flavors of ancho chilis, chipotles, brewed coffee and aromatic spices. The meat falls off the bone and the veggies are delightfully tender. Don't forget to drizzle some savory red-eye gravy on top!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - aioli mashed potatoes with chives

aioli mashed potatoes with chives

How could you possibly make a classic comfort food like mashed potatoes even better? Find out with this easy potato recipe that includes creamy homemade aioli. It makes your potatoes ultra- fluffy and imparts a delicate flavor. Serve it as a side with any of your family’s favorite meals.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - tiramisu


Thank the Italians for giving the world irresistible tiramisu. This easy dessert recipe is a tasty balance of creamy mascarpone, delicate lady fingers, cocoa and a flavorful infusion of espresso. It makes an elegant presentation in less than 30 minutes.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - spiked coffee cocktail

spiked coffee cocktail

Turn your love for coffee up a notch with my easy cocktail recipe! It includes the essences of vermouth, cherry liqueur, whiskey, bitters and a dash of espresso. Serve them in a martini glass for an upscale presentation with fabulous flavor.

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